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ValleyCare Auxiliary Scholarships Available to Local High School Students

Hospital news | Friday, February 10, 2012

Contact: Denise Bouillerce

Pleasanton, CA – For over 20 years, the ValleyCare Auxiliary has been awarding scholarships, totaling more than $100,000, to local high school students. This year, along with four $4,000 and two $1,000 scholarships, the Auxiliary will award one additional $4,000 scholarship donated by the ValleyCare Medical Staff.

These scholoarships are available to graduating high school seniors who reside in the Tri-Valley and are planning to enter a medical related field.

Application forms are available at the local high schools. They are also available at the Information desks at both Valley Memorial Center, 1111 E. Stanley Boulevard in Livermore and ValleyCare Medical Center, 5555 W. Las Positas Boulevard in Pleasanton; and at the ValleyCare Health Library, 5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2012

and mailed to Scholarship Chair Gwen Matsu, 5760 Gateway Ct., Discovery Bay, CA 94505

Funds for these scholarships have been raised through gifts to the Auxiliary, proceeds from sales at the Auxiliary's Livermore Thrift Shop, and the Gift Shop at ValleyCare Medical Center, Pleasanton.

Scholarships will be awarded at the Auxiliary Appreciation Luncheon in May. For more information, please call Scholarship Chair Gwen Matsu, 925.634.0804.