• Clinton – At MercyOne, building and retaining a strong, professional health care workforce in the Clinton area is a top priority. To help achieve this goal, MercyOne Clinton Foundation annually offers scholarships for area students who are pursuing a health-related field.

According to Julie Dunn, executive director of the MercyOne Clinton Foundation, they offer scholarships that range from $250 to $1,000, and applications are now available for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. 

The scholarships available include the following:

• The Mercy Auxiliary Scholarship is available to those pursuing a degree in a health-related field.

• The Dr. Frank O. Kershner Scholarship is available to those pursuing a nursing degree.

• The Patrick and Anna McKay Scholarship is available to colleagues of MercyOne Medical Center and their relatives pursuing a health-related degree.

• The Lori Skiff Memorial Nursing Scholarship is available to MercyOne RN’s pursuing a higher education in the field of nursing.

• The N.K.L. Scholarship is available to those admitted to a nursing program and scholarship funds are used for education in pursuit of a nursing degree. Applications for the scholarships are available at the MercyOne Clinton website at mercyone.org/clinton/communitybenefit. 

All applications are due March 31, 2021.

 

• The Maxine and Dwane Morehead Scholarship Committee is offering a scholarship to students in the Jackson County Regional Health Center service area, who are pursuing a career in registered nursing.

Application forms are available at the Jackson County Regional Health Center Switchboard or area high schools.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2021. Foremost consideration will be given to those needing financial assistance.

 

• Dubuque — DuTrac Community Credit Union has announced that scholarship applications are now available for the 2021 Academic Scholarship Program.

The forms are available at all DuTrac Community Credit Union locations or visit www.DuTrac.org.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 26, 2021.

Under the program, up to eleven (6 – $500, 2 - $750 and 3 – $1,000) non-renewable scholarships will be awarded to qualified students who plan to attend an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university.

Interested high school students should contact their high school guidance office or DuTrac Community Credit Union for further assistance in completing the scholarship application and program honors.  Scholarship winners will be announced in May.

 

• The Grossman Scholarship Committee is offering scholarship to students in the Jackson County Regional Health Center service area, who are pursuing a career in registered nursing.

Application forms are available at the Jackson County Regional Health Center Switchboard or area high schools.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2021. Foremost consideration will be given to those needing financial assistance.