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Yankton Medical Clinic Offers Scholarships to Area Students

Oct 12, 2021 11:29AM ● By Med Magazine

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. created a scholarship program 25 years ago to promote higher education and to provide resources for area students interested in health care. The application  process for the academic year 2022-23 is currently open, and applications are due by March 18, 2022. 

Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to area high school students who will be majoring in a health care  field. One $1,000 scholarship has been established for a student currently enrolled in a nursing, radiology,  medical laboratory or respiratory therapist program at a college or university. The final scholarship  program is for one Pillar III medical student at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of  Medicine in the amount of $5,000. 

Students at high schools within the Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. service area, which includes high  schools in South Dakota and Nebraska, are eligible to apply. Applicants must meet minimum GPA or  ACT score, display active extracurricular activities and volunteerism, have an interest in health care or  current major in specific fields and plan to return to within 50 miles of Yankton to work. A list of the  eligible schools, as well as the full details and application for each scholarship, can be found at  https://www.yanktonmedicalclinic.com/scholarships/. 

The Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship program was created with the clinic’s mission in mind to  provide resources for students seeking higher education with a desire to return to the clinic service area.