Trinity Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

Trinity Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic merit, leadership, citizenship, career objectives, and financial need. Preference is given to qualified applicants from the eight counties (Buena Vista, Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Sac, Webster, and Wright) served by Trinity Regional Medical Center.

Trinity Foundation is accepting applications for the following scholarships:

The McMillen Scholarship is provided through the estate of Leone McMillen in memory of her husband Dr. Arch S. McMillen, a longtime Fort Dodge physician. Preference in awarding the scholarship is given to individuals who have completed the nursing program at Iowa Central Community College and are seeking an advanced nursing degree at an accredited educational institution. Nursing students enrolled in the Iowa Central nursing program may also submit applications. This scholarship is available to both part-time and full-time students.

The Tom and Margaret Welch Scholarship was established in 1997. The scholarship is awarded to students who are certified nurse aides or other health workers who aspire to obtain an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing. The scholarship is available to both part-time and full-time students.

The Roselpha Lovrien Nursing Scholarship was established in 1996. Preference is given to individuals who have completed the nursing program at Iowa Central and are seeking an advanced nursing degree at an accredited educational institution. Nursing students enrolled in the Iowa Central nursing program also may submit applications.

The Arthur Moeller Scholarship provides a scholarship to a deserving Iowa Central nursing student or one seeking an advanced nursing degree in an accredited program. The scholarship fund was established in 1991 in memory and honor of Arthur Moeller for the many years of service he gave to Trinity Regional Hospital and the Oleson Foundation. This scholarship is available to both part-time and full-time students.

The Andrea Reed Scholarship is awarded in memory of Andrea, Michael and Isabel Reed. Andrea was an employee of the Pain Center at Trinity Regional Medical Center, when she and her family was killed in a tragic accident in January 2007. Preference will be given to a health care worker pursuing an associate degree in nursing with a career goal to become a registered nurse. Preference will also be given to single-parent families. The scholarship is available to both part-time and full-time students.

The John and Eva Amond Scholarship is awarded to an individual who lives or was raised in Fort Dodge and who is enrolled in an accredited nursing program or seeking an advanced degree in nursing.

The Dr. Clyde A. Lindquist Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has been accepted or is enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited higher education program, majoring in a health science field. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

Interested students can obtain scholarship application forms and additional information at http://www.unitypoint.org/scholarship or by calling Trinity Foundation, 802 Kenyon Road, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, at 574-6509. Applications must be received by 3 p.m. on March 31.

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