The Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff has a scholarship fund for local high school seniors who are pursuing a health care career.

A $500 scholarship will be awarded to one student from each of the following schools: Mt. Abram High School, Mt. Blue High School, Rangeley Lakes Regional School, and Spruce Mountain High School. If a school does not have a scholarship applicant, the scholarship will be awarded to a qualified applicant from one of the other schools.

The applicant should demonstrate strong motivation to pursue a health care career, display academic excellence, and show a dedication to community service.

Requirements include:

•Personal essay displaying future career goals
•Current transcript
•Two letters of recommendation: One letter from a health care professional and one letter from a high school educator

The applications can be mailed to the Medical Staff Office, 111 Franklin Health Commons, Farmington, ME 04938. The application deadline is April 22.

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