Posted 6/5/14 by LTCL in News

Tylenol Scholarship Opportunity Aiming To Cure Student Loans

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scholarship opportunity

By: Brian Frosti, University of Maryland

Any student currently studying in the field of healthcare has an excellent chance to fund their education with a huge scholarship opportunity from the makers of TYLENOL®, according to this press release.

The McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC Inc. has announced the opening of the 24th annual TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship and is now accepting applications through June 30, 2014. This scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who have completed “at least one year of undergraduate or graduate study by the spring of 2014 at an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school.”

Anyone who enters will be in the running for one of the 40 scholarships in the amounts of $5,000 and $10,000 out of the total pool of $250,000 and will be assessed on their leadership qualities, academic performance and community involvement. This scholarship is McNeil’s way of helping to build the next generation of healthcare professionals.  In the words of Emile Lee, Vice President of Communications, McNeil Consumer Healthcare:

“The TYLENOL® brand is dedicated to caring for people who are committed to caring for others and our scholarship program allows us to encourage and empower students who are passionate about making an impact on the increasingly important future of healthcare.”

This scholarship comes at a perfect time, as healthcare is one of the fastest growing fields of employment in the United States, expected to add around 5 million jobs between 2012 and 2022 (an annual growth of 2.6 percent).  It’s a growing field—with a great opportunity to finance yourself from the makers of TYLENOL®–so all of you future nurses, doctors, pharmacists and dentists should go ahead and apply! Anyone else considering switching majors?

Contest details are below.

“[3] NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF 50 U.S. & D.C., WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR STATE OF RESIDENCE AND ENROLLED IN COLLEGE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes ends 6/30/14. Prize: $500 Gift Card. To enter and read Official Rules, prize descriptions, odds disclosure visit www.riteaid.com/tylenolbooks. Find the nearest RITE AID near you at www.riteaid.com/store-locator. Sponsor: McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., 7050 Camp Hill Road, Fort Washington, PA 19034”


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