Gordon Hospital Foundation offers nursing/allied health scholarships

(Calhoun, Ga.) -- If you are a college student who has been accepted into a nursing/allied health program, then you may want to take advantage of the Gordon Hospital Foundation Scholarship. The foundation is currently accepting applications for its nursing/allied health scholarships.

“We began offering these scholarships to help alleviate the nursing shortage the country was experiencing,” said Garrett Nudd, president of the Gordon Hospital Foundation, and director of marketing & philanthropy. “Anyone is eligible to apply as long as he or she has been accepted to an accredited nursing program and meets the April 13 deadline. We ask that scholarship recipients work at Gordon Hospital for at least one year after graduation.”

The scholarships range from $500 to $2,000 for select students. Interested parties may log on to www.gordonhospital.com and find the application on the home page. The deadline is April 13 at 3 p.m. Late entries will not be accepted.

In addition to the web, applications are available at Gordon Hospital’s marketing and foundation office. Mail the completed application, school transcripts, and letters of recommendation to Wendy Taylor, Gordon Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 304, Calhoun, Ga., 30703-0304.

If you have questions, please contact Taylor at 706.602.7800 ext. 2318.

About Gordon Hospital

Founded in 1935, Gordon Hospital is proud to be a member of Adventist Health System. With 45 hospital campuses and more than 8,300 licensed beds in nine states, Adventist Health System is a faith-based healthcare organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety, and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System’s more than 80,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of every patient. Each Adventist Health System facility operates independently in delivering care and services to best meet the needs of the local communities they serve. While each entity is unique, all remain united in one mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ.