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Download complete application:  Healthcare Scholarship Application 2015-2016 PDF  

Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission

2015-16 Healthcare Scholarship Application

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial assistance to those individuals pursuing a course of instruction for healthcare related programs.

Amount of Scholarship

The amount of the scholarship will be determined based on the program selected.  Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, and school fees.  


Completed application must be received by April 30, 2015. Candidates will be notified if they are selected for an interview by May 30, 2015. Written notification of scholarship awards will be sent to candidates by June 30, 2015.


Participants selected for scholarship funding must meet the following criteria:

  • High school graduate or GED graduate
  • Live within zip codes 60432, 60433, 60436 and Lockport District (#89) 60441
  • Meet admission requirements to program of choice

 Course of Study




Contact Information


Street Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip _______________________________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Work Phone _________________________________________________________________________________________________

E-mail Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________

Educational Information

List schools attended or training received.  Provide name of school and dates attended.

High School or GED___________________________________________________________________________________________

Trade or Vocational School_____________________________________________________________________________________

College / University___________________________________________________________________________________________

Military / Other_______________________________________________________________________________________________

Are you currently attending college or school?      ___  Yes   ___ No

General Information

  1. Are you currently working?       ___  Yes   ___ No
  2. Have you previously applied for a Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Scholarship?         ___  Yes   ___ No
  3. Are you a recipient of a Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Scholarship?       ___  Yes   ___ No

Additional Requirements

•    Applications must be completed and received by the deadline to be considered for a scholarship.
•    3 letters of reference (from people not related to you who are familiar with your life experience and your character).
•    A personal statement explaining why you chose this particular course of study and what you hope to achieve. Feel free to include any information about yourself which might be helpful to the selection committee in its evaluation.
•    After the interviews, applicants will receive a written notice advising them whether they have been awarded a scholarship.
•    A letter of acceptance / admission from the school of your choice to indicate admission requirements met
•    Prior to check distribution each recipient must submit a class schedule.
•    For questions, please contact Leslie Newbon, Senior Community Relations Coordinator,
Silver Cross Hospital, 815-300-1096 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.








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