Delnor Health Care Foundation offers the Charles Hanson, M.D. Scholarship to qualifying students. The scholarship endowment was established in 1999 by the Delnor staff and medical community to honor the dedication pediatrician Dr. Hanson demonstrated to families in the Fox Valley area for so many years.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be a Delnor volunteer, medical staff member, employee or a relative of one of these, an employee of a Delnor-affiliated physician, or resident of a community served by Delnor Health System. Those communities include Aurora, Batavia, DeKalb, Geneva, Elburn, Elgin, Kaneville, LaFox, Maple Park, Mooseheart, North Aurora, St. Charles, South Elgin, Sugar Grove, Sycamore, Virgil, Wasco, Wayne and West Chicago.
Applicants must also have been accepted to a medical school, graduate program or professional program, with all applicable undergraduate/prerequisites completed, and be pursuing a medically related career. Examples of qualifying study include nursing, medicine and physical therapy. Previous award recipients are welcomed to reapply for the scholarship award. Applications are due by May 1, 2009.
For a copy of the 2009 Charles Hanson, M.D. Scholarship guidelines and application, a downloadable PDF is available at: www.delnor.com/WaystoGive/CharlesHansonScholarship.pdf. Direct questions to Judy McCosky, Delnor Health Care Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 208-3896.