The McLean Auxiliary awards an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00. In order to be considered for this Scholarship, the following requirements must be met. The candidate must be: 1. A current graduating high school student OR college student 2. Attending college in the fall 3. Pursuing a health care related field 4. A current employee of McLean who works at least 10 hours per week and has completed at least one full year of employment. OR 5. The child of a current McLean employee who works at least 20 hours a week and has completed at least one full year of employment. The Application Process In February: 1. Obtain a scholarship application request at the main McLean Reception Desk. 2. Complete the request which will include, but is not limited to, information outlined in the above section: “The candidate must be…” 3. Return your completed request to the main McLean Receptionist Desk by the last day of February. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. In early March: 4. You will be notified whether or not you have met the criteria to be a Scholarship Candidate. 5. If accepted as a candidate you will be directed to obtain your official Scholarship Application Packet at the main McLean Reception Desk. By April 1: 6. Return your completed Scholarship Application packet to the main McLean Reception Desk by April 1. Information sent directly to the Scholarship Committee by your school must be postmarked or faxed no later than April 1. Late or incomplete returns will not be considered. The Scholarship Committee Decision: Early April – The committee meets, reviews each applicant’s packet, interviews each applicant (in person or by telephone) and determines who will be recommended for the Scholarship award. The award is made at the discretion of the Auxiliary Board. Early May – The McLean Auxiliary Board votes on the Committee’s recommendation. Mid-May – A letter is sent to each applicant concerning the Board’s decision. June – The Scholarship is awarded at the McLean Auxiliary Strawberry Festival. For any questions please call the Auxiliary voicemail at 860-658-3710. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.