N E W S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2017
Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild Offering Scholarships
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—Since 1990, the Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild has offered scholarships to high school seniors in the greater Saratoga County area who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers. Graduates may be exploring a broad range of medical careers: pre-med, nursing, bio-medical research, pharmacology, medical imaging, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, physician’s assistant, mental health, and health care management.
This year, the Guild is offering five $1500 scholarships. Eligible students must be entering college in September of 2017, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and a documented record of community service. Application deadline is March 31, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Volunteer Guild’s Annual Recognition Dinner on May 11, 2017.
Requirements and applications are available through local high school guidance offices and on line at www.saratogahospital.org/aboutus/volunteering.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. With a medical staff of more than 450 providers, the hospital offers care in a broad range of medical specialties at more than 20 locations including its Wilton campus and the Saratoga Medical Park at Malta. The Saratoga Hospital Medical Group ensures easy access to services that can have the greatest impact on both individual and community health. In keeping with its emphasis on quality, Saratoga Hospital was the first in the Capital Region to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence. On Jan. 1, 2017, Saratoga Hospital finalized its affiliation with Albany Medical Center, joining Columbia Memorial Health in creating a regionally integrated, locally governed healthcare system. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Associate Director Volunteer Services