SPRINGFIELD, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield is now accepting health care career scholarship applications from students who attend Cedar Mountain, Comfrey, Red Rock Central, Springfield or Wabasso High School.
“We are proud to offer $1,000 scholarships again this year to talented young people interested in careers in the always exciting and dynamic health care industry,” says Scott Thoreson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield administrator. “These scholarships are intended to provide support to students in our area to get the education they need to launch into health care careers and perhaps even bring their talents back to serve patients in the Springfield area.”
The $1,000 scholarships are open to senior high students or graduates from Cedar Mountain, Comfrey, Red Rock Central, Springfield or Wabasso schools planning to pursue a health care degree. Applications are due by April 19, 2019, and available from school counselors and Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield, located at 625 N. Jackson Ave. in Springfield.
“The health care industry is in constant need of compassionate professionals across all departments and service areas,” adds Thoreson.
The scholarships are made possible through donors who have supported Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield. This is the 23rd year the scholarships are being awarded, which to date have totaled $56,000 for 100 students.
Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.
Press ContactAmanda Dyslin