EFFINGHAM— The HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary is currently accepting applications for their scholarship program.

This year the Auxiliary will be granting $500 scholarships to either local high school seniors or college students (including adults returning to school) pursuing a degree or certification in a health care field. Each selected recipient will receive a $500 scholarship to be used toward his/her education. The Auxiliary Scholarship Committee will choose the individuals based on their applications, essays, and letters of recommendation.

Scholarship applications are available on the hospital’s web site at hshs.org/StAnthonys/Volunteering and click on the Auxiliary Scholarship Application button. Applications can also be picked up at the hospital’s main lobby desk and gift shop during business hours. Applications are due April 1, 2023.

For more information or if you are interested in becoming a member of the HSHS St. Anthony’s Auxiliary, contact Valerie Engelbart, volunteer/bereavement services supervisor, at Ext. 217-2331 or by email at valerie.engelbart@hshs.org.


About Hospital Sisters Health System

Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our physician practices and 15 local hospitals in two states – Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.