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Saint Francis Foundation Accepting 2020 Healthcare Scholarship Applications

February 3, 2020

Applications for the 2020 Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program funded by Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary are now available. The program awards more than 20 scholarships of up to $2,000 annually to students pursuing a healthcare-related career.

The Steven C. Bjelich Executive Scholarship is available for students pursuing a master’s degree in healthcare administration and awards a $5,000 per year scholarship to one recipient every two years.

Applicants must have successfully completed one year as a student in an accredited healthcare program and be currently enrolled. Students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. They must also reside within Saint Francis Healthcare System’s service area, as defined in the application. Applicants must submit a fully completed application and all required documentation to the Foundation by 5 pm Friday, July 17, 2020. Students may receive one scholarship per year for a maximum of two years.

Since it was created in 1980, the scholarship program has provided $763,400 in education scholarships to college students in an effort to encourage participation in professional healthcare careers.

All applicants are considered regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, handicap or veteran status. Applications are available at For more information, please contact the Foundation at 573-331-5133.

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