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Skiff Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarships

Skiff Medical Center Auxiliary in Newton will offer several scholarships for students interested in pursuing an education in nursing and other health-related careers. 

Any student living in Jasper County or the area served by Skiff Medical Center is eligible to apply. The student should have documented academic credibility.

Deadline for application is Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Applications must be received by Skiff Medical Center by this date to be considered for a scholarship. For full details, download the scholarship's cover sheet

Iowa Hospital Association Scholarship

IHERF scholarship

The Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), an IHA subsidiary, 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. Direct all questions to Cindy Schultz, Director, Finance and Human Resources at IHERF.

Iowa Heart Foundation


The Iowa Heart Foundation is once again offering nursing tuition scholarships for students at Mercy College of Health Sciences. The 2016 application may be found on the newly updated Iowa Heart website. The “fillable” pdf may be completed on-line, printed and forwarded to the Iowa Heart Foundation by June 1 at 4:00 pm.


Latinos Unidos 2014-15 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.
Scholarship info and download

Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund

Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund Disability Awareness Scholarship, is a $500 scholarship awarded to a student who suffers from a mobility disability. Please see link for more information. If you have questions, please contact Maurizio Barbieri at maurizio@karmanhealthcare.com. Scholarship information

Des Moines Women's Club

The Des Moines Women’s Club will award scholarships in the following categories:

  • Lois E. Dell Memorial Scholarship - Any Academic Field - $1000
  • Olive C. Riddell Memorial Scholarship - Any Academic Field - $1000
  • Rose Lorenz Schwartz Memorial Scholarships - Performing Arts - $1500
  • Helen McEwan Memorial Scholarship - Elementary Education - $1500
  • Liselotte Gurau Memorial Scholarship - Health Sciences - $1000

Applications and instructions for the scholarships may be downloaded from our website: www.desmoineswomensclub.org (click on Scholarship). Contact our executive assistant at (515) 244-0507, ext. 211, or email dmwclub@hoytsherman.org with any questions.

Applicants must be legal residents of, or full-time, registered students in Polk, Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Story, or Warren Counties.

Scholarship information

Dallas County Hospital Foundation

Scholarships of $500 to $1,000 are awarded to college level students entering their final year of curriculum in a health related field. Students must reside in, or attend a school in Dallas County. Scholarship info and download

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Deadline April 15th. Essay topic and details at www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship.

Nurse Journal Global Health Nursing Scholarship

Merit-based annual award valued at $3,000  open to all students in Nursing, Public Health and Medicine. Scholarship info

EMS Scholarships

Platinum Educational Group is offering two $1000 through their Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Scholarships Program. To learn more, visit the Platinum Educational Group's website or download the pdf with detailed scholarship info.

F.A. Davis Company Nursing Scholarships
F.A. Davis is delighted to offer our annual $1,500 undergraduate nursing student scholarship opportunity.

This scholarship reflects our continual commitment to the education of nurses and recognizes the very special nature of those who have chosen to embark on this challenging, yet rewarding career path. Deadline: July 15, 2016. Visit the F.A. Davis website for details and application.