As many as 450 students who have taken part in youth scholarship career programs at Partners HealthCare hospitals are able to take advantage of funding for college as they pursue health care careers. Partners has made a $13 million, 10-year commitment to ensure that students who graduate from one of the programs at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) or Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are able to continue their education. As part of this commitment, students also receive mentoring, tutoring, summer jobs at the hospitals, and general guidance from staff.

The Baystate Banner recently profiled two students who had gone through the MGH Scholars Program and BWH's Student Success Jobs Program and are now studying for careers in health care at college.

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