Union Hospital Foundation Scholarships

Published 05/14 2014 10:28PM

Updated 05/15 2014 12:03AM

The Union Hospital foundation is helping better the healthcare profession in the Wabash Valley.

Twenty-three students representing 11 different colleges and universities went home with scholarships Wednesday night.

The Hospital Foundation gave out more than $35,000 in scholarships.

Students selected for the awards had to pursue degrees in medical related fields, such as nursing , or pre-medicine to be eligible.

Union Hospital Foundation Executive Director Joel Harbaugh says it's all advancing the quality of healthcare in the Wabash Valley, Scholarships are providing a qualified workforce for healthcare of the future in the Wabash Valley,"

The Hospital has been awarding the scholarships since 1985.

In total they've given out over $500,000 to nearly 500 students.

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