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Scholarships

Apply today for a scholarship through the St. Charles Foundation.

Each year St. Charles Foundation awards scholarships to St. Charles caregivers and Central Oregon community members. Scholarships are available for students in nursing programs and for education or training related to current position or career advancement.

The Crook County Health Career Scholarship is funded through dollars donated by the Prineville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Two $1,000 awards will be provided in 2018 and two will be provided in 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current resident of Crook County or a graduate of Crook County High School.
  • Scholarships are available for students who have completed at least 12 units of classes from an accredited community college, public or private college or university, or an accredited career technical/trade school, with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Area of study must be health-related.
  • Selection is based on a combination of the following criteria:
    • strength of application, especially short essays
    • personal qualities as described by references
    • academic achievement and perseverance
    • financial need

The St. Charles Madras Jefferson County Health Career Scholarship will award between $1,000 - $2,500 to undergraduate or continuing education students who are enrolled a minimum of six credit hours and enrolled in an accredited program that leads to a health-related career.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current resident of Jefferson County or a graduate of a Jefferson County High School.
  • Scholarship available for students enrolled in at least six units of classes in an accredited community college, public or private college or university, or an accredited career technical/trade school.
  • Area of study must be health-related.
  • Between 2 and 10 scholarships will be awarded.
  • Scholarships may be renewed but each year applicant must reapply and compete.
  • Selection is based on a combination of the following criteria:
    • strength of application, especially short essays
    • personal qualities as described by references
    • academic achievement and perseverance
    • financial need

The Caregiver General Education Scholarship was established to assist St. Charles Health System caregivers who are seeking education related to their current position and/or to encourage career advancement within the organization. The fund was created by generous donors and is administered by St. Charles Foundation and Clinical Education at St. Charles Health System.

The Arlene Carlton Nursing Scholarship was established in 2010 to assist St. Charles Health System caregivers who are currently enrolled in a nursing program. The fund was created through a generous donation by Arlene Carlton’s family and is administered by St. Charles Foundation and Clinical Education at St. Charles Health System.

The Certified Nursing Assistant Scholarship – Level 1 or Level 2 was established to help CNA Level I holders acquire their CNA Level II certificate. It is sponsored by St. Charles Foundation and is open to St. Charles Caregivers as well as healthcare professionals in the community.

The Twylla Mae Knake Refresher Scholarship is for nurses who have let their license expire and who are in an approved nursing re-entry program. It was made possible by Kathleen Kemple Adams to honor her mother’s legacy.

To apply:

1. Click on the scholarship opportunities button to visit the portal.

 
2. If you already have an account, log on. If not, click “Create New Account.” The majority of communication is done through the email address you provide during registration, so please provide one that you check frequently.

3. Fill out a Letter of Intent (LOI). Once accepted, you will be given access to the application. Note: Review of the LOI may take two to three days.

4. Complete the application and submit by the deadline at 5 p.m.

Questions?

For more information, visit Caregivernet > Education or contact the Clinical Education Department at 541-706-6799.