Great River Friends offers scholarships for 2017-2018 school year

Applications for Great River Friends scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year are available. Two types of scholarships are offered to students pursuing health care careers.

Applicants for high school scholarships must be seniors with minimum 3.0 grade point averages. They must live in or attend schools within Great River Health Systems’ service area (about 60 miles).

Applicants for continuing college student scholarships musthave graduated from high schools in Great River Health’ service area in the last 10 years and have completed at least one year of college. Students in graduate school may apply.

Scholarship applications are available at Applications must be postmarked byWednesday, Feb. 15, or delivered to the health system’s Volunteer Services office by Feb. 15.

Great River Friends is a community of donors and volunteers that supports Great River Health with the gifts of time, talent and treasure. For more information, please call Great River Health Volunteer Services at (319) 768-3340.