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Perham hospital accepting scholarship applications

Students pursuing careers in the health care field are eligible for Perham Memorial Hospital and Home's Health Care Career Educational Scholarship. Applications are being accepted until March 1, 2010.

Five $750 scholarships will be available to qualifying high school seniors from New York Mills, Frazee, Perham, Battle Lake, and Henning schools and non-high school applicants who are, or have been, residents of the Perham Hospital District. The scholarship program is intended to encourage people to enter or advance themselves in a health care career. Scholarships are limited to four awards per person.

Individuals interested in applying for a scholarship may obtain an application at or by contacting Karla Kupfer at High school seniors may also receive an application from their school counselors. Applications must be returned to Perham Memorial Hospital by March 1, 2010.

Perham Memorial Hospital is a progressive facility that provides a comprehensive scope of services addressing the physical, emotional, and educational needs of its patients. The highly-trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that each patient receives the very best in personalized care under the patient and family centered care model.