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Aspen Valley Medical Foundation offering health careers scholarships

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Aspen Valley Medical Foundation (AVMF) is offering Aspen Valley Hospital employees and local individuals pursuing health careers a scholarship opportunity. The scholarship program provides assistance with tuition and other appropriate related expenses for undergraduate or graduate degree programs, conferences, workshops, seminars and trainings. Applications are reviewed for consideration by the Education committee of AVMF.

The final 2011 deadline is 3 p.m. Nov. 29. Last year, the AVMF awarded $80,000 to health care professionals for educational opportunities.

The following scholarships are offered.

AVH Employees Education Scholarships: Applicants must be AVH employees, and scholarships are offered four times a year for assistance in continuing education as it relates to employees’ professional duties.

Audrey Owings Memorial Scholarship for EMTs/Paramedics: Applications are open to Roaring Fork Valley residents pursuing certification or recertification. Scholarships are offered four times a year.

Nursing Scholarships: Applications are open to Roaring Fork Valley residents currently enrolled in state-accredited schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate, baccalaureate, or master’s degree programs. These scholarships are offered four times a year.

Pre-nursing students are students enrolled in college or university programs designed as preparation for entrance into a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Interested applicants should go to http://www.avmfaspen.org and download an application. If you have questions, call Cristina Gair at (970) 544-7375 or email cgair@avmfaspen.org.


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