Countless lives are transformed each day by the generosity of Mercy College of Health Sciences alumni, friends, faculty and staff who support the students with gifts to scholarships and student needs.  Each gift makes an impact on the success of the students and on the patients they will serve during their health care profession.

MercyOne Des Moines Foundation secures vital funding for Mercy College of Health Sciences. Your gifts through the Foundation to Mercy College of Health Sciences will be restricted to the area of your choice. Gifts should be made payable to Mercy College of Health Sciences and sent to the MercyOne Des Moines Foundation.

All gifts, unless specified, will be placed in the Mercy College of Health Sciences General Scholarship Fund. If you would like to direct your gift to another existing fund, please include the name of the fund in the area for additional information. See list of restricted funds.

 



 


Restricted Funds

  • Catholic Identity/Campus Ministry Fund
  • Mercy College General Operating Fund
  • Mercy College Immersion Experience Fund
  • Mercy College Library Operating Fund
  • Norkaitis Student Success Center Fund
  • President’s Innovation Fund
  • School of Nursing Operating Fund
  • Student Emergency Needs Fund
     

     

Endowment and Scholarship Funds

  • Allied Health General Scholarship Fund
  • Barbara Quijano Decker Excellence in Education Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Beatrice Marie Bender Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Bohl Radiologic Technology Scholarship
  • Bernice Ortale Memorial Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Carl and Mary Cacciatore Memorial Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Charisms of the Sisters of Mercy Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Claude E. Niemier Perpetual Trust Nursing Scholarship
  • Clinical Laboratory (Department-sponsored) Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Connie French Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Dr. E.T. Scales African American Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Emergency Medical Services Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Facilities Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Frank and Mary Quijano Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • General Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Helen Ann Maloney Scholarship Fund
  • Hough Foundation-Matt & Hilary Romkey Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Iowa Heart Center Scholarship Fund
  • Janet Triplett Brick ’62 Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Joan S. Gill Nursing Scholarship Fund
  • Joann Coppola Randa Memorial Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • John F. and G. Frances Weieneth Nursing Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Joyce E Lillis Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund
  • Joyce E Lillis Nursing Scholarship Fund
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty-Sponsored Endowed Fund
  • Mercy College General Scholarship Fund
  • Mercy Medical Center – Medical Staff Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Minority Student Scholarship Fund
  • Miss Leona Sweeney Nursing Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Nursing Alumni Association General Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Nursing Scholarship Fund
  • Oddfellows Scholarship Fund
  • Patricia Clare Sullivan Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Schildberg Foundation Student Scholarship Fund
  • Sisters of Mercy Scholarship Fund
  • Sr. Sebastian Geneser Nursing Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Sr. Zita Brennan Nursing Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Thomas A. Reitinger Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Veronica A. Lalor Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • William and Marcia Young Radiologic Scholarship Endowed Fund

     

If you are interested in creating your own named fund you may do so with a gift of $25,000 or more.