Scholarships for Nursing, Medicine, and Human Health Majors

Robert E. and Beverly V. Erickson Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing.  Must have completed at least their sophomore year in college.

MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland Volunteers Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides a college scholarship for students who have completed at least the equivalent of one academic year in an accredited post secondary educational institution or have been accepted into a post graduate medical curriculum.

Jenna Paige Munger Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund ($1,000)

Provides annual scholarships to Level I and/or Level II students enrolled in the Davenport University nursing program.  Previous applicants may reapply.

Jack Redman DDS Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a Midland County high school graduate who has declared a pre-dental college major and has accumulated college credits to have completed their sophomore year.  Dr. Redman was committed to his profession for 36 years.  Therefore the recipient must display this same dedication by having maintained a GPA a 3.2 or higher, participated in extracurricular activities and held a part-time or summer job.

Stephen D. Redman, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund ($1,500)

Provides an annual scholarship for a resident of Midland County who has been attending college and is a student preparing for a career in human health.  Preference will be given to persons attending or planning to attend a medical school with the intention to practice in primary care.

John C. Eckhold III Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a resident of Midland County who is either a graduating senior or current college student.  The successful recipient would demonstrate financial need, and would show how he/she is overcoming or has overcome a personal or family difficulty.  The successful recipient would also demonstrate a recent commitment to achieving academic success and would be driven to the pursuit of a service-oriented career, such as health/nursing/medicine, education, etc.

Elloweese Denise Freer Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,500)

Provides an annual scholarship award(s) to either a graduating high school senior or current college student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a graduate student pursuing a Master of Nurse Anesthesia, or a graduate student pursuing Veterinary Medicine.  The successful applicants will be Midland or Gladwin County residents, and will demonstrate both financial need and strong academics.

Laurence C. and Janet Glover Lang Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident who is either a graduating high school senior or current college student in the year of the award, and whose field of study is pharmacy.  Financial need will be a consideration.

Eyes Can See Clearly Now Endowed Scholarship Fund

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County High School graduating senior who is pursuing an ophthalmology, optometry or optician related field of study at a Michigan educational organization.  Preference will be given to students who have financial need, possess leadership ability and community involvement.  Previous recipients may reapply.  Scholarship amount will be posted in November.

Loretta G. Lee Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to Midland County residents who have the objective of becoming a registered nurse.  Applicants should show financial need.

Midland Area Community Foundation Founders' Scholarship ($2,500)

The Midland Area Community Foundation FOUNDERS' Scholarship is an annual award that is intended to enable an individual with financial need to pursue occupational programs that may be completed in two years or less.  One scholarship will be available for a Midland County resident and one for a Gladwin County resident.  The term 'occupational education' includes, but is not limited to, such programs as welding, automotive mechanics, nursing, office skills, electronic repair and services, and residential construction.  These programs would normally require 60 credit hours or less.

Steven and Kathleen Dolan Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of a Midland County high school who is pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, math, healthcare, or arts at an accredited four year college or university.  The applicant must have a 3.5 grade point average and demonstrate financial need.  The essay for this scholarship should state the student's personal and career goals as well as a description of school and community activities in which the student has participated.

Gwendolyn M. Bagley Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to residents of Midland and/or Gladwin Counties who are either current college students or graduating seniors from public high schools within the two counties.  Applicants should be planning a career in teaching in the health/physical education area or a career in nursing.

Doctors Dale and Lisa Davis Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Midland Public Schools who is pursuing a degree in science such as but not limited to biology, chemistry, medicine, or dentistry.

Crystal Graham Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to Midland County residents who wish to study in the Health Professions field.  Preference will be given to the areas of Therapy (particularly Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy), Physician's Assistant, Nursing and Medicine, in that order of preference.  The scholarship may be used at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

David Grosberg Memorial Fund ($1,000)

Enables residents of Midland County to major in a health field in higher education at the undergraduate level.

Deborah Lynn Hawkins Special Educator Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,500)

Provides a scholarship award to Midland or Gladwin County residents who meet one of the following criteria: a) college students who are pursuing degrees in Special Education, or b) college students who are pursuing degrees in Occupational, Physical or Speech Therapy but only if their main interest area is working with special education students.  Preference will be for the former.

Annis Closs Horden Memorial Scholarship Fund ($2,500)

Provides an annual scholarship to a Midland or Gladwin County student who is enrolled in a nursing program leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university.  Previous recipients may reapply.

Michigan Blood - Ernie Wallace and Howard Ode Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides 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.

Midland County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship Endowment Fund ($1,000)

Assists Midland County residents financially toward careers in the health field.  The scholarships are based primarily on academic merit, and community service is viewed favorably.  Each year one scholarship will be given to a nursing student in honor of Dorothy Meisel and past presidents.

Lyle and Delbert Pevitt Memorial Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides an annual scholarship to encourage a person who is preparing for a career in a human health field.  The recipient may reapply in following years and receive equal consideration with other applicants.

Sheriff John S. Reder Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating high school senior of a Midland County high school with preference to a student from Bullock Creek, Coleman, or Meridian High School.  The successful applicant will be planning a career in law enforcement, corrections, probation, emergency medical technician or physician's assistant or related fields.  Academic achievement and financial need are both considerations.

Kirsten Beth Triebes Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

Provides an annual scholarship to encourage a college student to complete preparation for a career in engineering or in a health field.

Talisa J. Waterman Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or a graduate of a Midland County high school who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

Ken and Irma Wildes Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides financial support for a person whose ultimate goal is earning a bachelor's degree as a registered nurse (RN).  Up to two scholarships are available this year.  Successful applicants must be college-bound seniors graduating from Midland or Gladwin County high schools in the year of the award, or current college students who are residents of Midland or Gladwin County.  They must demonstrate financial need, must be accepted by an accredited college with a school of nursing, and must be pursuing the ultimate goal of a bachelor's degree.  The essay for this scholarship should describe activities, goals, interests and jobs held.

Eugene C. and Mildred G. Yehle Endowed Scholarship Fund ($3,000)

Provides scholarship awards to encourage Midland County residents to continue their education beyond high school toward a "skilled or technical career." Preference will be given to persons who want to find employment in the field of health care in Midland County and to persons already so employed who seek advancement in their careers.  Applicants should have an aptitude for their chosen field, financial need, and integrity.  Previous recipients may reapply for up to three additional years of education, assuming acceptable academic performance.

Terry and Carleen Moore Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student who is pursuing an education in the allied health profession and attending Mid Michigan Community College.

Gary J. Stocking Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($300)

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Harrison High School graduating senior who is seeking a degree in the field of medicine, nursing or mortuary.

Sadie Wolf Endowed Scholarship ($1,500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a nurse who has completed an associate’s degree and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree. In addition, this can also be used by a bachelor’s degreed nurse who is pursuing a master’s degree. The applicant must be a graduate of a Midland County High School with preference given to those that have a 3.5 college GPA and demonstrate financial need. Previous recipients may reapply.