National Rural Health Day Upper Peninsula Essay Scholarship Contest
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About The Event
In celebration of this year’s upcoming National Rural Health Day, recognized on November 19th, the Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health and the Michigan Center for Rural Health (Michigan's State Office of Rural Health) are partnering to extend an opportunity to all high school seniors who reside and attend school in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. High school seniors who are college/university bound in fall 2021 and intend to pursue a healthcare career are invited to participate in this essay contest.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be selected in each of the Eastern, Central and Western regions of the Upper Peninsula. 1st place winners will receive $500, 2nd place winners will receive $250 and 3rd place winners will receive $100. Winners will be notified the second week in November and the 1st place winning essays will be shared with students' hometown newspapers in hopes of the essays being published locally on November 19th.