Returning Student Scholarships
If the downloaded forms below are used for more than one scholarship's application, it is only necessary to submit the form once. You will automatically be considered for all scholarships available under that form.
Frank Harkin Memorial ScholarshipApplication closed.
Funded by the General Scholarship Fund, this scholarship is awarded in memory of Frank Harkin (1922-2000), a long-time friend of Mercy Medical Center, who throughout his life taught the health care workers who served him what it meant to live life to its fullest while overcoming physical disabilities. Candidates for this second year of professional study will need to demonstrate a personal history of involvement with disabled persons and have a desire to provide further service to this community. Recipients will also be evaluated on the basis of demonstrated financial need and enrollment in fulltime course work. One letter of recommendation required.
Mercy College Leadership Scholarships
Use the Mercy College Leadership Scholarships (form 3) to apply for the following scholarships:
Student Leadership/Service Learning Scholarship
Student Senate Leadership Scholarship
Schildberg Foundation Student Scholarship
Use the Schildberg Foundation Student Scholarship (form 12) to apply.
Funded solely by the Schildberg Foundation, these scholarships are awarded to full-time students entering the second year of their professional program. Eligible candidates must list a home address within one of the following Iowa counties: Adair, Adams, Cass, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Fremont, Guthrie, Harrison, Madison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Shelby, Taylor, Union. In addition, candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the time of the scholarship deadline and demonstrate a financial need. Of special note: recipients will be required to submit a progress report to the foundation on their academic achievement each year they receive funds, or risk losing further funding. One letter of recommendation required.
Frank & Mary Quijano ScholarshipApplication closed.
Funded by Mercy College President Barbara Decker, these scholarships are awarded in memory of Frank and Mary Quijano, parents of the College’s president, who wishes to recognize their belief in the importance of education. The scholarship has been created to assist Mercy College students who are entering the second year of their full-time chosen professional field of study and who are facing financial hardship during difficult economic times to remain enrolled. One letter of recommendation required.
Latinos Unidos Scholarship from Mercy CollegeApplication closed.
Funded by the General Scholarship Fund, these scholarships are available to full and part-time, first year or returning Hispanic students who meet the GPA requirement of their intended professional program of study and have a demonstrated financial need. This award is named in honor of Latinos Unidos, a local Hispanic social service and referral agency serving Central Iowa. Mercy College is supportive of the organization's goals is to enhance health care services and related educational opportunities for Hispanics. One letter of recommendation required.
In addition to this scholarship, Hispanic students should also visit the Latinos Unidos website for information on other scholarships that they may be eligible for directly from the organization. Please visit the External Scholarship Section for more information.
Pathways Program Alumni Scholarships
Use the Pathways Program Alumni Scholarships (form 21) to apply for the following scholarships:
The Pathways Program Alumni Scholarship
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Scholarship
Mercy Auxiliary General Scholarship
Use the Mercy Auxiliary of Central Iowa General Scholarship (form 8) for this scholarship.
Funded solely by the Mercy Auxiliary of Central Iowa, these scholarships are awarded to any student admitted to Mercy College studying full or part-time (six hours minimum) with a demonstrated financial need. One letter of recommendation required.