Saint Michael’s Foundation offers scholarships

Saint Michael’s Foundation will be awarding $3,000 in scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year to individuals pursuing a health care related degree.

Available scholarships include:

Richard A. Eckberg Memorial Scholarship, established in 1998 by the family of Dr. Richard A. Eckberg. Dr. Eckberg was a highly respected surgeon and served on the Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital staff for 22 years. Dr. Eckberg was a great asset to our community and this scholarship is a fitting tribute to his commitment to health care education. The Richard A. Eckberg Memorial Scholarship will award one $1,000 post-secondary education scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year a student living in Portage County (or the surrounding counties) and is attending an accredited technical, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program in a health care field.

Ministry Saint Michael’s Medical Staff Scholarship, established in 2009 by the Medical Staff at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital. The scholarship will award one $1,000 post-secondary education scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year to a student living in Portage County (or the surrounding counties) and is attending an accredited technical, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program in a health care field. The recipient of the Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship will be chosen based on scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, community involvement, volunteer service, strong career motivation and personal recommendations. Financial need and children of Ministry Medical Group and Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital employees will be given strong consideration.

Robert Weaver Memorial Scholarship, established in 2008 by Dr. Robert Weaver’s family to honor his commitment to higher education and to thank the staff of Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital for the compassionate and quality care that was provided to him during his life. The Robert Weaver Memorial Scholarship will award one $1,000 education scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year to an employee of Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital or Ministry Medical Group who is pursuing a degree in a health care field from an accredited technical, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program.

Scholarship application materials can be downloaded from the Saint Michael’s Foundation website. Application materials are also available by contacting the Foundation office at 715.346.5349.

Saint Michael’s Foundation was established with a mission to develop and grant charitable support to meet the health care needs of our community. Serving as the fund provider for programs and services that help to enhance the quality of health care services for the patients and families served by Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group, Saint Michael’s Foundation touches the lives of many through the generosity of our community.

 

 
 
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