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New Opportunities for Graduating Seniors with Taylorville Memorial Health Scholarships

Students attending Christian County Schools are invited to apply for various scholarships offered by the Taylorville Memorial Foundation in 2024. Among them is the Carolyn M. Butterfield Trust Nursing Scholarship, a $1,000 award for students who have graduated from a Christian County high school and are enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university, with a focus on nursing. The application deadline for this scholarship is Feb. 15, 2024.


Another opportunity is the John H. Butterfield Agriscience and Nutrition Scholarship, also valued at $1,000, which is available to students who have graduated from a central Illinois high school. Priority will be given to Christian County residents pursuing agriscience or food nutrition programs at a two- or four-year college or university. The application deadline is also Feb. 15, 2024.


Taylorville High School seniors can apply for the Dr. George Ferry Memorial Scholarships, with two scholarships worth $2,500 each. To be eligible, students must have been accepted at a two- or four-year college or university with a major in a healthcare field. Applications are available through the Taylorville High School guidance counselor, and the deadline for submission is April 1, 2024.


For those interested in the Katie McCarty Nursing Excellence CNA Scholarship, awarded to deserving students from central Illinois high schools, with priority given to Christian County residents, applications are accepted year-round. The scholarship supports students accepted into a CNA program, and the award amount varies, covering tuition, books, and/or fees. Additional information, including applications and submission instructions, can be found at memorial.health/TF on the education assistance tab.


The Taylorville Memorial Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established in 1995, encourages tax-deductible donations to support Taylorville Memorial Hospital's mission of improving lives and building stronger communities through better health.

For more information, individuals can contact the Taylorville Memorial Foundation at 217-707-5250.

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