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Nursing Scholarships

Applications open from January 1 – April 15, 2022
Memorial Hospital Foundation Nursing Scholarships:

This scholarship is a unique opportunity for nursing students going into their final year of nursing education. The scholarship is intended to support future nursing professionals as they achieve their educational objectives, nursing licensure and career goals nursing at MHHCC. The funds are payable to the individual recipient. As a part of the scholarship, the future nursing professional must sign an agreement to remain employed at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center as a Registered Nurse in a direct patient care area full time for a period of two (2) years. 2022 Amount - $5,000 (10 available) Apply Here

Tonya Heim Scholarship:

The Tonya Heim Nursing Scholarship is for current Memorial Hospital and Health Care Employees. It is intended to remove barriers to degree advancement by RN employees of MHHCC, and provide them with financial assistance to advance their degrees to BSNs, MSNs, DNPs or PH.Ds. in Nursing. This scholarship has its own application, which can be found on the HUB by searching “Tonya Heim Scholarship” on PolicyStat. 2022 Amount - $1,500

Other Memorial Hospital Foundation Healthcare Scholarships

Many other scholarships are available for current high school seniors and post-secondary students. See a full listing of scholarships available.

More about Memorial Hospital’s Nursing Scholarships

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Mission is to provide Christ’s healing mission of compassion to empower us to be for others through quality and excellence. In its pursuit of achieving Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services, providing high quality care, and in keeping with its mission, MHHCC supports the growth and development of current and future nurses.

What is the Memorial Hospital Foundation Nursing Scholarship?

  • The vision of the scholarship program is to identify a selected number of future nursing professionals to promote the profession of nursing and cultivate future nursing leaders within our community.
  • The nursing scholarship is funded by the Memorial Hospital Foundation and payable to the individual recipient. The scholarship allows recipients to utilize the funds at their discretion to support their successful completion of their degree from an accredited school of nursing.
  • This is a unique opportunity for nursing students that begins in their final year of nursing education in the fall semester. The scholarship is intended to support future nursing professionals as they achieve their educational objectives, nursing licensure, and career goals in nursing at MHHCC.

What are the requirements of the scholarship program?

  • Interested applicants must be entering their final year of nursing education in the fall, and must be in good standing with an accredited school of nursing.
  • The scholarship candidate will, at the time of application, have a GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • The scholarship candidate will graduate either December or May and be eligible to take the NCLEX exam.
  • Students will apply for a nursing position with MHHCC their last semester of school.
  • As part of the program, the future nursing professional must sign an agreement to remain employed at MHHCC as a Registered Nurse in a direct patient care area full time for a period of two (2) years.
  • If separation of employment occurs before the 2-year obligation is met, the entire scholarship amount must be repaid to Memorial Hospital Foundation. A Student Commitment Agreement is required to be signed by the recipient.

What are the scholarship benefits?

  • An amount of $5,000.00, granted to each scholarship recipient to assist with successful completion of his/her nursing curriculum.
  • Full time Nursing position at MHHCC focusing on critical shortage areas.
  • Individualized nursing orientation and unit orientation with preceptor.
  • Post-employment opportunities for specialty certification and ongoing continuing education.
  • Opportunity to participate in the MHHCC Nurse Onboarding.