MOUNT VERNON — The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County is now accepting applications for the Lillian C. Hickman Medical Scholarships. Awards are made on a competitive basis to current or former Knox County residents who will be enrolled in a pre-medical or medical program during the 2013-14 academic years. Preference is given to applicants who intend to pursue family practice. Applications will be screened by a select committee of the foundation comprised primarily of physicians and will include members of the area medical community.
An application may be obtained by logging on to the Foundation’s website at www.mvkcfoundation.org. Choose Grant Seekers and then choose 2013 Special Scholarships Application (PDF). The deadline to return completed applications is March 4, 2013; no applications will be accepted after this date. Awards will be announced by May 31, 2013.
For further information, contact Sam Barone, executive director, Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County at 392-3270.