August 18, 2016
MARTINSVILLE – Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County are partnering to offer the Martinsville Memorial Fellows Nursing Scholarship Program.
According to a news release from PHCC, the hospital is providing $100,000 over a five year period to fund scholarships for students who have been accepted into the associate degree nursing program at PHCC.
“This partnership is a win-win for the college, the hospital, the community, and especially for nursing students,” said Amy Webster, PHCC’s coordinator of health sciences. “The hospital is investing in these students by providing significant financial support and career opportunities.”
Students accepted to the program receive up to $3,000 per year toward tuition and/or supplemental materials such as textbooks and uniforms. Students also are guaranteed a job with the hospital either during or upon completion of the program.
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