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Niagara Falls Memorial offers nursing scholarships

NIAGARA FALLS – Applications are being accepted until May 22 for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.

The scholarship, funded by an endowment in their names at the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation, is awarded annually to one or more students seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Recipients must be graduates of high schools in Niagara Falls, Lewiston, Grand Island, North Tonawanda or Wheatfield.

Other criteria for consideration include academic achievement, community involvement and commitment, nursing career goals, personal and professional references and the availability of other resources. Upon graduation, winners are expected to apply for appropriate jobs at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and to accept a position if offered.

Applications are available by calling 278-4604.