The Metropolitan Chicago Hospital Council has a list of scholarships
offered by hospitals in Chicago.
Here is the link: http://www.mchc.org/hcg/ch9.asp
Here is some other info
Hospital Scholarships and Loans
Alexian Brothers Medical Center
The Alexian Brothers Medical Center Auxiliary awards several scholarships to deserving individuals to further their learning in the health care fields. The number and size of the grant is determined by the Auxiliary Scholarship
Committee. The award may only be used to defray tuition costs at the school of the applicant's choice and will be sent directly to the school. For information and an application form, contact the Alexian Brothers Medical Center Auxiliary, 800 West Biesterfield Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, (847) 437-5500.
Condell Medical Center
This hospital offers an educational program to high school students who are interested in learning about health careers. The program called "Penwasciz" enables students to observe, learn and work with hospital staff professionals. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Penwasciz graduates who have chosen to pursue a health career. For information on eligibility requirements and application, write to Penwasciz, Condell Medical Center, 900 Garfield Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048, (847) 362-2900.
Copley Memorial Hospital
This hospital provides nursing scholarships to junior/senior-level undergraduate students. Scholarships are awarded based upon academic achievement, commitment to the nursing profession and intent to be employed at Copley Memorial Hospital for one full year following graduation. For more information, contact the Employment Coordinator at Copley Memorial Hospital, Lincoln and Weston Avenues, Aurora, IL 60505, (630) 844-1030, x4004.
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
This hospital has a student nurse tuition stipend and employment program. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a baccalaureate school of nursing program. If accepted into the program, students agree to work at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for one year as a fulltime RN in return for each year of tuition received. The hospital will reimburse up to $3,000 per year for the student's junior and senior years. For information, call the manager of Nurse Recruitment and Retention at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, 200 Berteau Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126, (630) 833-1400.
Good Shepherd Hospital
The Auxiliary of Good Shepherd Hospital awards scholarships of $500 and $1,000 to students residing in the hospital area who will be attending school within the state of Illinois and pursuing an education in a health-related field. The number of scholarships awarded will depend upon the number of qualified applicants. Applications are evaluated on the basis of attitude and desire of the student toward education, leadership, citizenship, personality and financial need. For further information, contact the Scholarship Committee Chairman, Auxiliary of Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 West Highway 22, Barrington, IL 60010, (847)381-9600.
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
The Auxiliary of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital has a nursing scholarship program which is awarded to qualified students during their last quarter or semester of their nursing education. Applicants must agree to work full-time at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital for one year following graduation from college. For further requirements and information, contact the Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 701 West North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160, (708) 681-3200.
Hinsdale Hospital provides financial assistance to students in academic programs preparing for hospital-related positions. The amounts will be available in $500 increments with maximums of $1,000 for an associate degree; $4,000 for a baccalaureate degree; $4,000 for a master's degree. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 and commitment of one year of employment at the hospital for every $1,000 of grant money received. The hospital also has a loan program. For further information, contact: Hinsdale Hospital, Human Resource Department, 120 North Oak Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521, (630) 856-9000.
Holy Family Hospital
Holy Family Hospital offers scholarships for nurses and medical technologists. To qualify, students must be in their last semester of college and willing to commit one year of work at Holy Family after graduation. Students must also have a3.0 grade point average or above and be in good standing at their college or university. For more information, contact: Holy Family Hospital, 100 North River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016, (847) 297-1800.
Loyola University of Chicago Niehoff School of Nursing
For application and admission into the school, high school students must have a minimum score of 24 for the ACT or a composite score of 1000 for the SAT and be in the upper quarter of the class. Post-secondary students require a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA and 20 college credits. For information and a scholarship application form, contact: Loyola University of Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing, 6525 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, (773) 508-3249.
MacNeal Hospital will pay up to $2,500 for tuition in return for one year of work at the hospital following graduation. Students must be in their final year of nursing, taking a minimum of 12 credit hours and must have a "C" or better grade point average. For further information, contact: MacNeal Hospital, 3249 South Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, IL 60402, (708) 795-9100.
Northwestern University Parent/Student Loan Program
This program was established to allow students to pay Northwestern University school costs over an extended period of time. The parent(s) or guardian(s) and student are the borrower at the undergraduate level. Loans range from $2,000 up to a maximum of full-time tuition per academic year. The amount approved is based on other financial aid received and the availability of loan funds. The interest rates are adjusted annually and may be set below market rates. Repayment period is from 5 to 10 years.
This hospital offers scholarship funds to deserving students in the communities of Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Wicker Park, Little Village, Pilsen and Westtown. For specific eligibility requirements, contact: Norwegian-American Hospital, 1044 North Francisco Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622, (773) 292-8200.
Rush University of Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
This university has university grants, endowment funds and university gifts for full-time graduate and undergraduate students who show demonstrated need. Students must submit all forms and data requested by the university. The financial aid office determines the amount of the scholarship based on available funds and needs of the applicant. Rush University also has several loan programs such as Rush Tuition Loan, Medical Staff Loan, Alumni Loan Fund and Women's Board Loan. For information on loans and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Office of Rush University, 1743 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, (312) 9426256.
Saint Joseph Hospital (Elgin)
The Auxiliary of Saint Joseph Hospital offers scholarships to high school seniors from designated area school districts and who are pursuing a career in health care. For specific eligibility requirements and application form, contact: The Auxiliary of Saint Joseph Hospital, 77 North Airlite Street, Elgin, IL 60123-4912, (847) 695-3200.
This hospital provides scholarships to students entering the medical field (nurses, technicians, physical therapists, etc.). For scholarship amount and eligibility requirements, contact: Sherman Hospital Auxiliary, Sherman Hospital, 934 Center Street, Elgin, IL 60120, (847) 742-9800.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Undergraduates applying for admission to this hospital's school, who meet financial need and specific educational requirements, are eligible for University grants. Grants are funded by the University and the amount varies. The University also provides tuition waivers for Illinois residents who are ineligible for money award from the Illinois State Scholarship Commission. For specific information, contact the University of Illinois at Chicago, Office of Student Financial Aid, Box4348, Chicago, IL 60680,(312)9963900.
Westlake Community Hospital
This hospital provides a nursing scholarship to high school seniors from selected high schools
. The scholarship is in the amount of $1,000. Scholarship winners are required to work at Westlake for one year upon graduation from nursing school
. For specific eligibility requirements, contact: Westlake Community Hospital, Personnel Department, 12
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