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North Hawaii Community Hospital Offers Multiple Scholarships

North Hawai’i Community Hospital has scholarship opportunities available for graduating high school students and students in the field of nursing.

The Peggy Dineen-Orsini Scholarship offers a $2,000 award to a resident of Hawai’i County who is enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a National League of Nursing accredited program in Hawai‘i or on the mainland. Private donors along with the Medical Staff at North Hawai’i Community Hospital fund this scholarship in memory of Peggy Dineen-Orsini, who was a registered nurse at North Hawai’i Community Hospital from 1996 to 2004, remembered for her compassion for her patients, colleagues and friends.

The second scholarship is funded by Hawai’i Emergency Physicians Associated, Inc. This $3,000 scholarship is for a graduating high school student with demonstrated financial need and who may have limited ability to attend college without financial assistance. Hawai’i Emergency Physicians Associated, Inc. funds this program to provide more opportunities to local youth through higher education. Applicants must be high school seniors from North Hawai’i, with a compelling financial need, and must be enrolled full-time during their scholarship year.

Applications are available online by visiting www.nhch.com (see Community/Education Scholarships). Completed applications and required documents must be received or postmarked by April 30, 2017. Please mail completed applications and required documents to North Hawai’i Community Hospital, Attention: Development Department, 67-1125 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kamuela, HI 96743.

For more information, contact the Development Department at North Hawai’i Community Hospital at 881-4420.