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Auxiliary Scholarship Applications are Due April 1


Applicant must be a Kansas resident committed to pursuing their healthcare career in Kansas.


Applicant must be a part-time or full-time student in a healthcare course of study leading to a certificate, degree or credential not currently held at a Kansas educational institution, including technical, two-or four-year institution. An exception may be given for an accredited online or out-of-state program if the reason for choosing such an institution is explained in the answer to the goals question.


Applicant must be attending a healthcare program that is accredited by their respective governing body.


Priority will be given to individuals currently residing and/or working in Ellinwood, Kansas.



The Ellinwood Hospital Auxiliary assists the Hospital in promoting the health and welfare of our community. Auxiliary members volunteer at the Hospital and fundraise for special projects at the Hospital. The Auxiliary also funds healthcare scholarships to qualified students.


Annual dues to the Auxiliary are $2, and community members are also encouraged to support by attending the many fundraising events the Auxiliary plans throughout the year. Keep connected on Facebook for more notifications about events, or check our Upcoming Events calendar.


For more information regarding the Auxiliary, please contact the Auxiliary-Hospital Liaison, Jill Ritchie, Director of Nursing, at (620) 564-2548.



Elaine Wendel, President

Rose Knop, Vice President

Stephanie Ahrens, Treasurer

Marilyn Frydendall, Secretary

Jill Ritchie, Auxiliary-Hospital Liasion

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