Pearson Offers $1,000 Scholarships for Allied Health Students

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The Pearson Benjamin Cummings Allied Health Student Scholarship

College students who are pursuing careers in the allied health professions are invited to apply for $1,000 scholarships from Benjamin Cummings, an imprint of Pearson.

The Pearson Benjamin Cummings Allied Health Student Scholarship program will award five students with scholarships toward their continuing education for sharing their experiences overcoming tough topics in an allied health course or lab.

The scholarship program is open to all college students currently enrolled in an anatomy, physiology or microbiology course. Students are also eligible if they have successfully completed one of these courses within the past two years.

To apply, students must complete an application and write a brief essay about either the most difficult topic encountered in their allied health studies and how they met the challenge; or about the lecture or lab that most effectively helped them master a concept and how it affected their interest in the subject as a result.

Application packets must be postmarked by Saturday, November 1, 2008. Additional information, including a downloadable application, is available at

About Pearson:
Pearson (NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education and education technology, reaches and engages today's digital natives with effective and personalized learning, as well as dedicated professional development for their teachers. This commitment is demonstrated in the company's investment in innovative print and digital education materials for preK through college, student information systems and learning management systems, teacher professional development, career certification programs, and testing and assessment products that set the standard for the industry. The company's respected brands include Scott Foresman, Prentice Hall, Addison Wesley, Benjamin Cummings, PEMSolutions, Stanford 10, SuccessNet, MyLabs, PowerSchool, SuccessMaker, and many others. Pearson's comprehensive offerings help inform targeted instruction and intervention so that success is within reach of every student at every level of education. Pearson's commitment to education for all is supported by the global philanthropic initiatives of the Pearson Foundation. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more information, go to

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