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 $1,000 scholarship is available to a Banner County High School graduate or resident of Banner County planning to pursue a degree in healthcare 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. Applicants must be graduates of Banner County High School or residents of Banner County.

The scholarship is awarded through the Regional West Foundation scholarship committee. The deadline for application is June 1, 2023. Applications should be sent to: Regional West Foundation, Marjorie Jane Streeks Brown Scholarship, 4021 Avenue B, Scottsbluff, NE 69361. For more information on this or other scholarships, please contact Jeanne McKerrigan, Regional West Foundation director of development, at 308-630-1485.

Regional West Foundation raises, manages, and distributes funds to enhance the services, programs, and projects of Regional West Health Services. The Foundation supports projects to strengthen healthcare services that are essential to the quality and growth of our local medical community, including new technology, building improvements, and health education scholarships.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-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 in-network providers, and approximately 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.