Sister Anne Scholarship

Get help paying for your college education. If you’re a student living in or around Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, you may be eligible for one of four Sister Anne Scholarships.

Money for Health Care Students

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation started the Sister Anne Scholarship to support undergraduate students pursuing a clinical health care career. Clinical health care careers involve caring directly for patients. Examples of clinical jobs include doctor, nurse, physical therapist, and imaging technician.

If you’re awarded the Sister Anne Scholarship, you’ll receive a one-time gift of $500 for tuition, books, supplies, and/or fees.

Scholarship Eligibility

You’re eligible to apply for the Sister Anne Scholarship if you:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent by the application deadline
  • Are pursuing a clinical career
  • Live in the area served by Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes
  • Enroll in your educational program by fall semester of the year you receive the award

Scholarship Criteria

Each year, up to four scholarship recipients are selected by a committee that considers:

  • Academic achievement
  • Education and career goals
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Financial need
  • Leadership
  • Work experience

Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

How to Apply

Submit the following no later than June 15:

Send all materials to:

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation
1027 Washington Ave.
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501.

Scholarships are awarded on or before August 15.