NAACP Educational Scholarship

Since 2011, the NAACP and SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon have partnered together to award a $2,500 educational scholarship to students from a diverse background with plans to complete a degree in a health-care-related field. Individuals who reside in Jefferson County and are currently enrolled in, or plan to begin their degree in a health care-related degree program in the fall of 2018, are eligible to apply.

Application Instructions

  1. Open, print and complete the application
  2. Include the following documents when you submit your application:
    • Copy of your most recent transcripts
    • Minimum of two letters of recommendations from supervisors, instructors, etc.
    • Letter of acceptance to degree program (if available)
    • Essay describing why you are pursuing a degree in your chosen career
  3. Mail all application materials to:
    Brenda Alexander
    System Vice President, Human Resources
    SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon
    1 Good Samaritan Way
    Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Applications and all documentation are due by December 31, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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