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HRH now offering $2,500 Hom Nursing Scholarship

January 15, 2014

The Holy Rosary Healthcare (HRH) Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Millie & Ken Hom Nursing Scholarship, a $2,500 award gifted to a nursing student with eastern Montana roots. The deadline for submission is April 7, 2014.

In 2005, Miles City resident, Ken Hom, partnered with the HRH Foundation to establish an endowment fund – The Millie & Ken Hom Nursing Scholarship program. Attributed to the loving memory of Hom's late wife, Millie, a true pioneer in the nursing profession, the program provides nursing students with valuable scholarships and professional opportunities. The first scholarships were gifted in 2007; now in the eighth year, applicants have received nearly $20,000 in awards.

To qualify, applicants must meet the following criteria: the current enrollment or successful completion of one year in a college nursing program, applicant is pursuing an associate, bachelor, or master's degree in a nursing-related field, applicant must have resided in eastern Montana for at least 12 months of his/her lifetime, and must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

The Millie & Ken Hom Nursing Scholarship program is administered by the HRH Foundation; scholarship recipients are selected by an independent committee. For an application, please visit www.hrhfoundation.com and select "scholarships" from the main menu. For additional information, contact 406-233-2604 or email hrh-foundation@sclhs.net. To request a packet by mail, contact Holy Rosary Healthcare Foundation, 2600 Wilson Street, Miles City, MT 59301.