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ARMC Atlantic City Auxiliary accepting applications for Keates Fellowship - Atlantic County residents pursuing nursing education may apply

Contact: Jennifer Tornetta, 609-569-7010, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
For Immediate Release:  May 8, 2013

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus Auxiliary is honoring its long-time volunteer and past president, the late Martha B. Keates, by awarding fellowship funds to qualifying applicants pursuing nursing education. The Auxiliary founded the Martha B. Keates Fellowship Fund for nursing students in recognition of Keates’s community service, Auxiliary membership and support of the nursing profession.

Fellowship fund applications are open to Atlantic County residents only. Applicants must be high school graduates enrolling or enrolled in a nursing program, or have completed the pre-requisites of a nursing program. Children and grandchildren of ARMC Auxiliary members are not eligible.

Applicants must submit a completed application, a 250-word essay on why they have chosen nursing as a career, a copy of their transcripts and two letters of recommendation (from non-relatives) by May 15, 2013. They should also provide supporting documents relevant to community service or volunteer work, awards, certificates, commendations and/or other recognitions. Applications are at www.atlanticare.org/armckeates.

Fellowship funds will be applied toward tuition fees or book purchases and other appropriate educational expenses as determined by the Martha B. Keates Nursing Fellowship Fund Committee. The amount of the disbursement is at the discretion of the Auxiliary.

The winner of the 2012Martha B. Keates Fellowship Fund was Kimberly Davis, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. The Auxiliary presented Davis with a check for $4,000 in December, 2012.

For more information about the Martha B. Keates Fellowship Fund or the ARMC City Auxiliary, contact Donna Mason at 609-441-8131, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000, visit www.atlanticare.org or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare.

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