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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 $2,000 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 accepted in and pursuing a degree in medicine, focusing on rural healthcare.

Applications for these scholarships are accepted between March 15- April 30. To find out more about these scholarships, or for an application, click on the above links or contact Kelly Kaup, Administrative Assistant at 402-385-4005 or by email at

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