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Scholarship Opportunities

Available Scholarship Opportunities

Below are the scholarships offered, along with the criteria surrounding them.

Doris A. Ackerman and Family Nursing Scholarship

  • Graduates of public high schools located in Dubois County, Indiana, who are enrolled in post-high school programs leading to a registered nurse designation. Financial need is a primary consideration. Students with plans to return to Dubois County will receive priority consideration. Previous Ackerman Scholarship recipients may be considered and will receive equal consideration as graduating seniors. (2020 Amount: $950.00)

Mabel L. Kuebler Nursing Endowment

  • Graduates of public high schools located in Dubois County, Indiana, who are enrolled in post-high school programs leading to a registered nurse designation. Financial need is a primary consideration. Current college students and previous Kuebler Scholarship recipients may be considered. (2020 2 Scholarships, Amount: $1,750.00 each)

Mildred E. Schwinghammer Nursing Scholarship

  • Dubois County residents who are enrolled in post-high school programs leading to a registered nurse designation. Students with plans to return to Dubois County will receive priority consideration. Current college students and previous Schwinghammer Scholarship residents may be considered. (2020 Amount: $1,650.00)

St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

  • Graduate of Southridge High School pursuing a career in the health care field. Current college students that are graduates of Southridge High School may be considered. (2020 Amount: $900.00)

Kathleen M. Tempel Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarship(s) will be awarded to residents of the Memorial Hospital service area or southern Indiana area who are enrolled, or plan to enroll, in post-high school programs leading to an ASN or BSN registered nurse designation. The desired outcome is that the recipient returns to the southern Indiana area to practice subsequent to graduation. Past recipients may apply annually if they wish. (2020 Amount: Up to: $1,500.00)

Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarships

  • Five scholarships will be awarded to residents of the Memorial Hospital service area, one each specifically in Daviess, Dubois, Martin, Pike, and Spencer Counties. These are for students who attended high school in these respective counties and are enrolled, or plan to enroll, in post-high school programs leading to a degree in a health career field (M.D., pharmacist, radiology technologist, rehabilitation therapist, etc.). The desired outcome is that the recipients return to the Dubois County area to practice subsequent to graduation. Past recipients may apply annually if they wish. The scholarship is a one-time grant of up to $1,000.

Sue Strange and Amy Todd Healthcare Scholarship

  • Graduating senior from a high school in Martin or Dubois County, Indiana, including accredited home-school or alternative school programs. Priority consideration is for Martin County graduating seniors; secondary consideration to employees or volunteers of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana. Applicants must be pursuing a major in a health care with priority consideration to nursing or social work majors. Students awarded a two-year scholarship will receive the award for two years or the attainment of first associate's degree, whichever comes first. Students awarded a four-year scholarship will receive the award for four years or the attainment of a first bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Recipients will not need to reapply each year and will be provided the information to renew the award for subsequent years provided all criteria continues to be met.

Tom and Sue Strange and Amy and Patrick Todd Family Healthcare Scholarship

  • Non-traditional student (as defined by FAFSA guidelines) residing in Martin County or Dubois County, Indiana. Priority consideration for Martin County residents; secondary consideration to employees or volunteers of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana. Must have a high school diploma or GED and pursuing a major in a health care field. Priority consideration given to nursing or social work majors. Students awarded a two-year scholarship will receive the award for two years or the attainment of first associate's degree, whichever comes first. Students awarded a four-year scholarship will receive the award for four years or the attainment of a first bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Recipients will not need to reapply each year and will be provided the information to renew the award for subsequent years provided all criteria continues to be met. Prior recipients are eligible to reapply once initial scholarship term is complete.

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If you have questions, please contact the Foundation office at 812-996-8426.