Michigan Blood - Ernie Wallace and Howard Ode Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #485

To provide an annual scholarship(s) to individual(s) who are continuing their education in a health-related field.  The recipient(s) will be a Midland County resident pursuing medical certification at an accredited college, university, or technical training facility.  An emphasis will be given to a non-traditional student who may be returning to, or entering, an institution of higher learning, or one who is currently studying in a health-related field.  Graduating high school seniors will also be given consideration.  Additional criteria include a suggested high school GPA of 3.0 or a current college GPA of 2.5.  Applicants not meeting suggested GPA requirements are encouraged to have two recognized health care professionals fill out the Scholarship Reference Form.  Recipients of the award may again apply for a scholarship in subsequent years.  These applications will be processed the same as new applicants.