Health care students get chance for scholarships

Published 9:27 am Friday, March 6, 2015

Prospective health care students will get a chance to receive funds for school.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin will award 10 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in its service area who are interested in pursuing an education in health care.

All scholarships are provided on the basis of leadership, commitment, character and academic ability. Complete scholarship information and applications are available from counselors in area high schools, or applicants can find one at under locations, choose Austin, click online services and then scholarships.

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Applications should be returned to Kathy Leidal, Public Affairs, Mayo Clinic Health System, 404 W. Fountain St., Albert Lea, MN  56007 by March 23, 2015.

Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Those receiving scholarships will be notified in early May.