Applications are now being accepted for the 5th annual Eileen Neal Nursing Scholarship of $1,000. This scholarship is open to any Springfield-area high school student who is planning a career in nursing and who has been accepted into a nursing program of study. Applicants will be judged on interest in and commitment to the field of nursing. Determination will be based on merit and need.
Application forms are available in school guidance offices. Deadline is May 17.
For more information, contact Larry Kraft, Director, Springfield Hospital Foundation, 885-7644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eileen Austin Neal was a registered nurse at Springfield Hospital for 64 years, retiring in 2005.
Upon her death in Feb. 2006, at the request of Neal's family, Springfield Hospital Foundation established a nursing scholarship fund in her name with the gifts received in her memory.