KNOXVILLE, Iowa – The Knoxville Hospital & Clinics works closely with area high schools in providing educational opportunities for eligible high school seniors who plan to enter a healthcare profession, medically-related field, or to enter a nursing program.

This year the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Auxiliary will be awarding two (2) $500 scholarships to Marion county high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in the healthcare field.

Eligible high school seniors interested in this scholarship should visit with their high school guidance counselor regarding the application and guidelines. The scholarship deadline is Friday, April 5.

“The Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Auxiliary is proud to contribute to the continued education of tomorrow’s healthcare leaders,” said Katrina Nelson, Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Public Relations coordinator. “By providing scholarships to students pursuing healthcare careers, we are supporting those individuals as well as the healthcare industry.”

The Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Auxiliary is an active group of volunteers who generously give their time and resources to supporting Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, its patients, and the community.  To learn more about the Auxiliary or become an Auxiliary member, visit

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, a Critical Access Hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area, is dedicated to providing personal, progressive quality health care with compassion.  For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1418.