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Nursing scholarship available

MeritCare Foundation has announced the availability of a $2,100 scholarship for nursing students working on their senior-level courses toward a bachelor's degree during the 2009-10 academic year.

The scholarship is called the Albert Ronice MeritCare Foundation Scholarship.

Applicants must be attending North Dakota State University in Fargo, Minnesota State University Moorhead or Concordia College in Moorhead.

Applicants who are St. Luke's School of Nursing graduates will receive first priority; MeritCare employees will receive second priority; and then other nursing students will be considered.

Applications for the scholarship must be received by June 1. They are available by visiting; calling 701-234-6246 or 800-437-4010, ext. 6246; mailing a request to MeritCare Foundation, P.O. Box MC, Fargo N.D., 58122-0302; or emailing a request to