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EGRMC Awards 2 Scholarships to College Students

Recipients of scholarships given to two future healthcare leaders were announced recently. The EGRMC Scholarship Program honored two college students this year.

“The scholarships program is a way of investing in the future of healthcare and of providing an additional benefit for our employees,” said East Georgia’s, Marie Burdett, Chief Nursing Officer. “We are pleased to offer the scholarships to a deserving group of individuals,” Burdett added.

The East Georgia Regional Medical Center Scholarship will pay for tuition, required books, lab fees, state board exam, temporary permit and license up to $5000 per year. In return, after graduation, the scholarship recipient is required to work one year for every $5000 granted at East Georgia Regional Medical Center on a full-time basis.

Scholarship recipients are required to maintain a C average or above in each course. Scholarship recipients should be available for employment upon receipt of licensure of their field of study.

This year’s recipients are as follows:

  • Mackenzie Glisson, attending the Accelerated Nursing Program at Augusta University.
  • Walt Jeffers, currently an ICU technician at EGRMC and is studying Nursing Assistance at Georgia Southern University.  

To learn more about the EGRMC scholarship program, visit www.eastgeorgiaregional.com.

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