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Hospital auxiliary offers scholarships

The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary in Alexandria recently announced its scholarship program.

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care, and to encourage employment at Douglas County Hospital.

To qualify for this scholarship, a student must have successfully completed one year of formal education in a health-related field or demonstrate a sincere interest.

Preference may be given to students residing in the area served by Douglas County Hospital. The student must also demonstrate a financial need.

Applications must be received by April 26. The scholarship will be awarded no later than July 1.

Application forms are available through Education Services of Douglas County Hospital.

For more information or to obtain an application, call (320) 762-6094 or e-mail