Scholarships available for non-traditional students

Published 9:37 pm Thursday, September 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin will award two $1,000 scholarships to non-traditional students in its Albert Lea service area and two $1,000 scholarships to non-traditional students in its Austin service area who are interested in pursuing an education in health care, according to a press release.

Non-traditional students are defined as those who are pursuing post-secondary education five or more years after completing high school or receiving a GED. To be eligible, students must live within Albert Lea and Austin service areas and plan an education in the health care field.

All scholarships are provided on the basis of leadership, commitment, character and academic ability. Complete scholarship information and applications are available at www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org; under locations, choose Albert Lea or Austin, and click online services and then scholarships.

Applications should be returned to Kari Hall, volunteer coordinator, Mayo Clinic Health System, 1000 First Drive NW, Austin, MN 55912 by Nov. 6.

Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Those receiving scholarships will be notified by Dec. 4.