HMC Auxiliary now accepting 2021 scholarship applications


Hedrick Medical Center (HMC) Auxiliary is accepting applications for the group's 2021 scholarship. Students already enrolled in or admitted to a degree program in a health care field are eligible for the scholarship.

The auxiliary's scholarship fund was established in 1998 for the purpose of encouraging qualified individuals to pursue or enrich a career in the health care field. Scholarships are awarded annually. To date, $97,500 scholarships have been awarded to area students.

Each $500 scholarship requires recipients to share their grades and/or school status if requested by the auxiliary. A student may apply for and receive this award each year throughout his/her degree program.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship candidates must have been accepted into an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university health care program and must provide a copy of the program acceptance letter from the college or university they are attending.

Applications also require biographical information, a short essay, and two letters of recommendation.

The Hedrick Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship is open to anyone meeting the above criteria whose permanent address is in a zip code that begins with 646xx.

Scholarship applications must be postmarked or received by Friday, May 14, 2021.

Applications can be found at Any questions can be directed to Lindy Chapman, Auxiliary Liaison at 660-214-8107 or