Accepting Applications for Kristin Runyon Memorial Scholarship
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Hospital and the family of the late Kristin Runyon are accepting applications for the annual Kristin Runyon Memorial Scholarship.
Applications are being accepted until June 30, 2013.
The scholarship fund will award $3,000 each year to a student currently enrolled in a full-time registered nurse education program. The student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 and be a resident of Franklin County or the surrounding communities.
Applications are available from Chambersburg Hospital's Human Resources Department and online at www.SummitHealth.org/Runyon.
Applicants should submit the following to the Human Resources Department at Chambersburg Hospital, 112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg, Pa.
- a cover letter
- scholarship application
- official transcript
- one academic and one clinical letter of reference
The scholarship award committee consists of representatives from Chambersburg Hospital and the Runyon family.
Kristin Runyon passed away on Feb. 25, 2010. She was a registered nurse at Chambersburg Hospital, and a 2001 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School. She received her EMT and her licensed practical nursing degrees from Harrisburg Area Community College, and her registered nursing degree from Excelsior College.
Kristin Runyon's photograph courtesy of Rodney Clark Photography
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