School of Allied Health Scholarship Programs
Fall 2013 scholarships are now closed. Dates for Spring 2013 scholarships will be announced shortly.
Allied Health Clinical Scholarships
Funded by gifts to the General Scholarship Fund, these scholarships are awarded to returning, second-year full-time students in the allied health degree programs who have demonstrated excellence in clinical achievement. One letter of recommendation required.
Allied Health First Year Scholarships
Funded by gifts to the General Scholarship Fund, these scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are beginning their allied health professional program who have a demonstrated financial need and meet the minimum GPA for admission in their degree program. One letter of recommendation required.
Bohl Radiologic Technology Scholarship
Funded by a gift from Michael Bohl, MHA, R.T.(R), Class of 1980, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time, student in the radiologic technology degree program who graduated from Panorama High School (formerly Panora-Linden High School). In the event of multiple candidates from Panorama High School, the scholarship will be awarded based upon a demonstrated financial need. In the event that no candidate in a given year is from Panorama High School, other fulltime radiolgic technology degree students would be eligible to apply, with the award based on financial need only. Panorama High School graduates are eligible to renew the award while in the radiolgic technology program. One letter of recommendation required.
Iowa Heart Center Scholarship
Funded solely by the cardiologists and surgeons of the Iowa Heart Center, this endowed scholarship is awarded to a returning, full-time diagnostic medical sonography student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who has a demonstrated financial need. One letter of recommendation required.
Mercy Clinical Laboratory Endowed Scholarship
Funded by a gift from the Mercy Clinical Laboratory Department in Des Moines, this scholarship is currently limited to a student in the College's Clinical Laboratory Science Program. The scholarship will be awarded based upon a demonstrated financial need and proof of meeting the minimum grade point required for admission to the program. An additional requirement for the scholarship is to reward candidates who demonstrate values common within Mercy Medical Center and Mercy College as demonstrated through an application essay. If at the time of application, Mercy Medical Center -- Des Moines is offering an applicant a hiring incentive to assist with their education, then these students would not be eligible for this scholarship, to better ensure that the scholarship is used to assist with tuition expenses.
Two letters of recommendation are required (one from a college teacher of the student and an additional letter from a member of the community with the letters focusing on the observed values demonstrated by the candidate).
Mercy Medical Staff Endowment Scholarship
Funded solely by Mercy physicians, this endowment fund provides an annual scholarship to a returning, full-time allied health student who has a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher and a demonstrated financial need. One letter of recommendation required.
William and Marcia Young (First Year) Endowed Scholarship
Funded solely by Dr. and Mrs. Young, Medical Director of the Mercy Medical Imaging Department, this $2,000 scholarship is awarded to one first-year full-time radiologic technology student who has a demonstrated financial need. One letter of recommendation required.
William and Marcia Young (Second Year) Endowed Scholarship
Funded solely by Dr. and Mrs. Young, Medical Director of the Mercy Medical Imaging Department, this $2,000 scholarship is awarded to one second-year full-time radiologic technology student who has demonstrated academic excellence with a grade point average of 3.2 or higher. One letter of recommendation required.
Maria Romero Angel Scholarship
(For additional information contact Brian Tingleff -see contact information above)
These scholarships are awarded to current residents of the House of Mercy (HOM) who are admitted to a short-term certificate program at Mercy College. Applicants must show successful work on their HOM-designated treatment plan, demonstrate a desire to work in the healthcare field, show a willingness to extend their stay at HOM while attending college, and demonstrate a willingness to participate in additional academic support services.