Mercyhealth Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarships

Mercyhealth is pleased to offer several scholarships to graduating high school seniors, ethnic minorities, veterans and adults pursuing a post-high school education in health care.

Mercyhealth Community Scholarships — For high school seniors or college students attending a college program in the Mercyhealth service area. Seven $2,000 scholarships will be awarded, two for nursing and five for other health care fields.

Mercyhealth Minority/Veteran Scholarships For minority or veteran individuals living in the Mercyhealth service area. Two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Mercyhealth Ethnic Minority Nursing Scholarships — Three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to individuals of ethnic minority status who live in the Mercyhealth service area and attend an accredited nursing program. Applicants must be fluent in Spanish.

Mercyhealth Janesville Medical Staff Scholarships — Six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in Janesville, Milton, Beloit, Whitewater, Edgerton, Walworth (Big Foot), Brodhead, Delavan or Evansville.

Mercyhealth Harvard Medical Staff Scholarships — Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors (one male, one female) at Harvard High School.

Applicants must complete the Mercyhealth Scholarship Application and include school transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a 750-word essay. Scholarship applications are due to Mercyhealth, PO Box 5300, Janesville, WI 53547, by Friday, April 7, 2017.

Applications are available from your local high school counselor’s office or by contacting Kelly Schmig.

For more information, contact Kelly Schmig at (608) 314-2323 or kschmig@mhemail.org.

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