2018 Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available

 
The FMDH Foundation is once again offering scholarships to qualifying students. These scholarships are provided by the interest and dividends earned from the generous donations of the Frank Heckner Memorial Scholarship, the Theo & Alyce Beck Memorial Scholarship, the Anna Berge Memorial Scholarship, Helen Tihista Marks Nursing Scholarship, Vera Terry Nursing Scholarship, and the Donald J. Baker Scholarship. 
 
No scholarship will be awarded for less than $1,000.
 

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

Frank Heckner Scholarship

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medically related program
  • Applicant must be at least a second year student
  • Applicant must carry a GPA of 2.0 or better

Theo & Alyce Beck Scholarship & the Anna Berge Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a graduate of a Valley County High School
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medically related program
  • Applicant must be at least a second year student
  • Applicant must carry a GPA of 2.0 or better

Helen Tihista Marks Nursing Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a graduate of a Valley County or Phillips County High School
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a nursing program
  • Applicant must be at least a second year student
  • Applicant must carry a GPA of 2.0 or better

Vera Terry Nursing Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a graduate of a NE Montana High School
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a nursing program
  • Applicant must be at least a second year student
  • Applicant must carry a GPA of 2.0 or better

Donald J. Baker Scholarship

  • Applicant must be graduate of Valley County
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medically related program
  • Applicant must be at least a second year student
  • Applicant must carry a GPA of 3.0 or better

The following documentation must accompany scholarship application:

  • Most recent official college transcripts (no web printouts will be accepted)
  • Two (2) current and original letters of recommendation.  No recommendation will be accepted without a date or if photocopied.  THE COMMITTEE IS SEEING A LOT OF LETTERS BEING REUSED FROM YEAR TO YEAR.  SCHOLARSHIPS WILL NOT BE GIVEN TO STUDENTS WHO CONTINUE TO DO THIS.
  • Essay - Minimum one page single spaced: "Why I am pursuing a career in healthcare and how this scholarship would assist me in obtaining my goals."
  • Name and address of school where check would be sent if awarded. 

The committee reserves the right to do personal interviews only if further information is needed to make their final determination. 

Students are responsible for their own tax reporting of scholarship awards as determined by their graduate status.

Return your scholarship application and requested documentation to the FMDH Foundation's office, at 621 3rd Street South, Glasgow Montana, 59230, by May 31, 2018.  

The committee will review the applications and award the scholarships after July 1, 2018.  Good Luck!
 
If you have questions or need further assistance please call the Foundation Office at 406-228-3614. 
Download a copy of the application form here or email MaryKate.Tihista@fmdh.org for a copy. 
 
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