Applications for the 2021 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 completed one year as a student in an accredited healthcare program and be currently enrolled. Students must have a minimum 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 online application and all required documentation to the Foundation by 5 pm Friday, July 16, 2021. Students may receive one scholarship per year for a maximum of two years.
Since its inception in 1980, the scholarship program has provided nearly $800,000 in education scholarships to college students to encourage professional healthcare careers.
All applicants are considered regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, handicap or veteran status. Applications are available on the Saint Francis Foundation Scholarship Program page. For more information, please contact the Foundation at 573-331-5133.