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100 Hospital Drive, Pender, NE 68047 | Main: (402) 385-3083 | Nurses Station: (402) 385-4066

The Vision of the PCH District is to be the
Best Place to Get Care and the Best Place to Give Care.

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The time is approaching to apply for scholarships available through the Pender Community Hospital. The $2,500 Merlin Brondum Memorial Scholarship is for individuals accepted into a medical field of study, such as medical technology, radiology, physical therapy, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, etc. The $2,000 Gloria Vollers Nursing Scholarship is for individuals accepted into a Nursing program. The $1,000 Trisha Kinnaman Scholarship is for individuals accepted into or currently enrolled in one of the following fields; Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology program, or Physical Therapy Assistant or Occupational Therapy Assistant program. The $1,000 Justin J. Slama Memorial Scholarship is for individuals enrolled in a pre-health science course of study. This includes courses to prepare for admission into health professional programs such as medical, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry and training as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner.

Applications for these scholarships will be accepted until May 15th. To find out more about these scholarships, or for an application, click on the above links or contact Kelly Kaup, Administrative Assistant by email at

These scholarships are in memory of very special employees who were dedicated to serving the patients of Pender Community Hospital.