Scholarship Available For Banner County High School Graduate or Resident Pursuing Medical Career

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – Regional West Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Marjorie Jane Streeks Brown Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is available to a Banner County High School graduate or resident of Banner County who plan to pursue a degree in health care at an accredited college or university.

Streeks Brown was born in Banner County in 1918. She remained an active member of the community throughout her life and was a strong supporter of education.

To apply, send a letter of application including the following information: full name and address, field of medicine being studied and level of study, name and address of college or university, achievements (school, athletics, clubs, church, awards, and community service), employment, number of dependents and reason why the applicant deserves the award. Applicants should also include a copy of their high school and college transcripts. Applicant must be a graduate of Banner County High School or resident of Banner County.

The scholarship is awarded through the Regional West Foundation scholarship committee. The deadline for application is June 1, 2017.  Applications should be sent to Regional West Foundation, Marjorie Jane Streeks Brown Scholarship, 4021 Avenue B, Scottsbluff, NE 69361.

The mission of Regional West Foundation is to serve the regional community in cooperation with Regional West Medical Center by seeking and administering donations in support of quality health care services and education.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 182-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 providers, and over 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.