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Kaskaskia College Foundation Scholarship Details
Scholarship Name: Illinois Community College Health & Improvement Scholarship

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The following criteria are established for the awards: 

· Applicant must be a resident of Illinois.  Committed in his/her intent to practice in Illinois or in an area out of state directly benefitting Illinoisans; e.g., a city near the Illinois border where   Illinoisans go for primary health care (NOTE:  the IHIA specifically excludes St. Louis and Chicago as cities to practice.)

· Enrolled in a health care program that provides direct medical care to individuals

· “Demonstrated financial need” should not exclude middle income students from consideration

· A student attending either full-time or part-time (however, if part-time, there must be an intent to complete the program under a planned schedule)

· Applicant must be in good standing at the college

· Applicant must write a personal statement of need for financial assistance, career objectives, and a background profile

· The number and amount of the awards will be decided by the Illinois Community College Board of Directors at a later date and will be credited to the recipient’s account to be used for tuition, fees, and books and other resource materials related to classroom instruction

· A selection committee of faculty in the health care field will make any and all selections


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