The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduating high school seniors in their pursuit of a post-secondary education to prepare them for a career in the medical/health science field.
Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from a high school located within the Siouxland tri-state area (approximate 50-mile radius of Sioux City, Iowa). Applicants must be pursuing a career in the medical/health science field (i.e., nurse; physician; physician's assistant; radiological, medical, or surgical technologist; lab technician; physical or occupational therapist, etc.) at one of the following Sioux City, Iowa, post-secondary educational institutions: Briar Cliff University, Morningside College, Western Iowa Tech Community College, or St. Luke's College.
Selection of recipients is based on such factors as scholastic performance while in high school, ACT/SAT test scores, school and/or community service activities, work history, and essay evaluation.
$2,500, not renewable.
Application must be received by the February 15 deadline and must include the following:
A) Completed online application
C) Two (2) "Character Counts" recommendations
D) Official high school transcript