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Published on September 29, 2015

Billings Clinic Foundation offers Emergency Medical Services Scholarship

Billings, MT— Billings Clinic Foundation is now accepting applications for two Emergency Medical Services (EMS) scholarships. Applications are due by October 23, 2015. Awards will be announced at the annual Big Sky EMS Education Symposium to be held in Billings on November 13-14, 2015.

The Gary Haigh EMS Scholarship honors the memory of Gary Haigh, a remarkable individual who worked in several departments at Billings Clinic. Gary was highly respected in his profession as an EMT, paramedic and EMS trainer. Gary died tragically from injuries received in a vehicle accident while on his way to teach an EMT class.

The purpose of the scholarship is to help an organization maintain or upgrade to a higher EMS system provider level or to help provide EMS continuing education for pre-hospital and emergency department personnel.

The Geoffrey T. Corbin scholarship honors the memory of Geoffrey T. Corbin, who worked in the Emergency Department at Billings Clinic and died tragically in an automobile accident as a young man. Family and friends donated funds to establish an endowment to fund scholarships for those who cannot pay for EMT or paramedic training and to honor his passion and commitment to emergency services.

To request an application for either scholarship, please contact Billings Clinic Foundation at 2917 10th Avenue North or call 406-657-4670.

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