The scholarships listed below are external and are not affiliated with Mercy College. We encourage our students to browse through the below scholarships to see which they may qualify for to help assist with school finances and more.


Skiff Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarships

Skiff Medical Center Auxiliary in Newton offers scholarships for students interested in pursuing an education in healthcare fields.

Scholarship applications are generally available in March each year. Visit Skiff Medical Center website.


Iowa Hospital Association Scholarship

IHERF scholarship

The Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), offers scholarships of up to $6,000 ($3,000 per year for a max of two years) to qualified candidates. Award recipients must be willing to work in an Iowa hospital for each year of scholarship awarded. Visit the Iowa Hospital Scholarship site to confirm eligibility and apply. 


Iowa Heart Foundation

The Iowa Heart Foundation offers nursing scholarships for students attending college and universities in Iowa. The application may be found on the newly updated Iowa Heart website


Latinos Unidos Scholarship

Latinos Unidos of Iowa, Inc. is proud to grant college scholarships for Latino/Latina students who will attend Iowa institutions. Click here for the application.


Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, sponsored by B4 Brands, is awarded each year to five, non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.
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Des Moines Women's Club

Applications and instructions for the scholarships may be downloaded from: www.desmoineswomensclub.org.


F.A. Davis Company Nursing Scholarships

F.A. Davis ioffers annual scholarship oppurtunities. Visit the F.A. Davis website for details and application.