Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. William O. Sass, the scholarship is awarded annually to one or more qualified applicants pursuing a course of study for a baccalaureate degree in nursing. It is funded from interest income assigned to an endowment fund in their name at the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation.
Scholarship recipients must be graduates of high schools in Niagara Falls, Lewiston-Porter, Grand Island, North Tonawanda or Niagara-Wheatfield.
Other criteria for consideration include academic achievement, community involvement and commitment, nursing career goals, personal and professional references and the availability of other resources.
Upon graduation, awardees are expected to apply for appropriate employment vacancies at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and to accept a position if offered.
Applications must be submitted to the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation no later than May 20. For more information, contact the foundation at 716-278-4604.