Applications for Sarah Bush Lincoln Volunteer Guild scholarships will be available starting Monday, January 16.
The applications are available online at www.sarahbush.org/volunteerservices, and all completed applications must be submitted online by April 15.
The SBL Volunteer Guild Scholarship program offers scholarships to students in the healthcare field, and since 1979, the Guild has awarded more than $800,000 in scholarships to students in SBL’s 10-county service area.
To qualify for scholarships, a student must be a resident of the SBL 10-county service area. The service area includes: Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Moultrie and Shelby counties.
Applicants must also be enrolled or accepted into a hospital-related healthcare professional curriculum and attending a school that is accredited or recognized as an approved program by the appropriate agencies.
It is recommended that applicants maintain a 3.5 gpa on a 4.0 scale, or a 4.5 gpa on a 5.0 scale. Applicants must also demonstrate a need for assistance from the scholarship fund.
If anyone has questions, contact Tracy Haddock, Volunteer Services director, at 217-258-2500 or [email protected].