Applicants must plan to further their education in a health care field. Some qualifying fields of study include, but are not limited to: medical records technicians (transcription and coding), pharmacy and pharmacy techs, laboratory techs, radiology techs, dietetics, physical / respiratory therapy, psychology, as well as nursing and pre-medicine.
These scholarships are available to Chickasaw County graduating seniors. The scholarships will be awarded to four students who exemplify character through academic achievement, volunteerism, and extra curricular participation. In awarding these scholarships, strong consideration will be given to students with financial need. However scholarships may be awarded to promising students regardless of financial need. A letter of reference from a school representative must accompany the applications.
The scholarships will be paid after successful completion of the first semester of the first year of college, after the Auxiliary receives a letter of confirmation of the student's first semester completion and second semester enrollment. Applications must be postmarked April 1.
Number offered: 5 total, 1 will be awarded to a non-traditional student. A non-traditional student is one who: Delays enrollment (does not enter postsecondary education in the same calendar year that he or she finished high school); Works full time (35 hours or more per week) while enrolled; Is considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid; Has dependents other than a spouse (usually children, but sometimes others); or Is a single parent.
The Mercy Medical Center - New Hampton Auxiliary is accepting applications for the Vianna Holschlag Nursing Scholarship, in the amount of $500. The scholarship is available to one student from Chickasaw County who plans to receive higher education in the field of nursing. Applicants may be traditional or non-traditional students, entering or pursuing a degree in nursing.
The scholarship will be awarded to a student who exemplifies character through academic achievement, volunteerism, and extra curricular participation. In awarding the scholarship, strong consideration will be given to a student with financial need. However, the scholarship may be awarded to a promising student, regardless of financial need.
The Vianna Holschlag Nursing Scholarship will be an annual scholarship and may be awarded to the same student in successive years if the criteria continue to be met.
A letter of reference from a school or employer must accompany the application form. The scholarships will be paid at after successful completion of the first semester of the first year of college, after the Auxiliary receives a letter of confirmation of the student's first semester completion and second semester enrollment.
Application Deadline is April 1.
Number offered: 1