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Applications Are Open for Virginia Welch Scholarship

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is now accepting applications from students for the Virginia Welch Scholarship.

The Virginia Welch scholarship is awarded each year to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in, or accepted to, a program to pursue a career in a medical field in a hospital setting.

The scholarship is named in honor of Good Samaritan’s first administrator. Virginia Welch joined the hospital as head nurse in 1947. She became administrator in the early 1950s retiring from the post in 1967.

Applications are available online at and must be postmarked by Monday, April 17 for consideration.

For more information on this scholarship, contact the Volunteer Services Department at 541-768-5083.