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Wheaton, IL (January 31, 2011) – Each year, Marianjoy proudly awards scholarships to students with disabilities to help them to pursue educational programs at accredited two and four year colleges and universities, or vocational technical schools in the United States.

The Marianjoy Scholarship Program is intended for those individuals with a permanent physical disability which may include brain injury, musculoskeletal impairments such as amputation or multiple trauma, neuromuscular disorders such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and Guillain-Barré syndrome, spinal cord injury, or stroke.
The 2011 Marianjoy Scholarship Program is now accepting applications and the deadline to apply is April 11.

Scholarship information, eligibility requirements, and applications are available on the website by visiting For more information, call Jim Decker at 630-909-7402 or

Contact Information:

Jim Decker, Marianjoy Volunteer Program

(630) 909-7402

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About Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital is a nonprofit teaching hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, dedicated to the delivery of physical medicine and rehabilitation programs including stroke, neuromuscular, orthopedic, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and pediatrics. Marianjoy’s $60 million, 120 private room replacement hospital is a state-of-the-art facility designed to enhance the naturally holistic approach to rehabilitation. Founded in 1972, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital maintains an extensive network of inpatient, subacute, and outpatient sites and physician clinics throughout the Chicago area. Marianjoy is a member of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. Launches for Parents of Children with Disabilities