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Essentia Health foundations and auxiliaries offer scholarships to deserving high school and college students. If you're a student pursuing a career in health care, see if there's a scholarship you qualify to apply for.
Get help paying for your college education. If you’re a student living in or around Duluth, Minnesota, or Superior, Wisconsin, you may be eligible for one of many scholarships.
The Miller Dwan Auxiliary awards scholarships of $2,000 to students pursuing a health care career. This includes local college students and graduates of:
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior Auxiliary awards scholarships of $500 to $1000 to students pursuing careers in health care. Students must be entering their second year (or higher) of college or a technical program in a health-related field. They must also be a resident of Douglas County.
The St. Mary’s Medical Center Duluth Auxiliary awards health care students scholarships for:
Basic criteria for selection for all scholarships are:
Applicants are also reviewed with an emphasis on past and current volunteer activities. Consideration is also given to demonstrated financial need, academic record, and commitment to caring for the sick and injured.
Applications are usually accepted January to March each year. Call 218-786-4420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Or, fill out an application during the acceptance period.
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.
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.
You’re eligible to apply for the Sister Anne Scholarship if you:
Each year, up to four scholarship recipients are selected by a committee that considers:
Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Submit the following no later than June 15:
Send all materials to:
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation1027 Washington Ave.Detroit Lakes, MN 56501.
Scholarships are awarded on or before August 15.