Lifestream seeking applicants for $2,000 Annual Sandra M. Cabral Nursing Scholarship

LifeStream, Inc., a New Bedford human services organization helping individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts, is now accepting applications for its 2021 Sandra M. Cabral Nursing Scholarship.

The $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to one student. Eligible applicants must be pursuing an accredited Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse degree at a college or university and be able to demonstrate a firm commitment to assisting people with disabilities in community-based settings currently or upon graduation. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2021.

“Nurses and other healthcare providers have been critical in addressing the Covid-19 crisis,” said LifeStream President/CEO Bonnie Mello.  “The need for nurses is greater than ever. We are pleased to offer this scholarship and hope that it helps lessen the financial burden for a qualified candidate.”

The scholarship, established in 2000, honors the noteworthy contributions to the field of nursing made by former LifeStream employee Sandra M. Cabral, who was a registered nurse and nursing coordinator. Reflecting Cabral’s career and LifeStream’s mission, the scholarship is offered to enhance the quality of medical support available to people with disabilities living in community settings.

To learn more and to download an application, visit www.lifestreaminc.com or contact Chris Furtado Ambar at cfambar@lifestreaminc.com or508-993-1991, extension 2101.

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