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Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarships

Bernadean Campbell Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a nursing student in memory of Mrs. Campbell, an RN

Bess Estes Healthcare Scholarship – awarded to a nursing or medical student

Carrie Suedekum Memorial Scholarship – award preference to a non-traditional male student

Christen Joyel Aufdenberg Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a nursing student with financial need by Mr. and Mrs. Ken Aufdenberg in memory of their daughter who was an employee of Saint Francis Medical Center

Clara D. Newnam Memorial Scholarship – award preferences to a healthcare student from the Bootheel

Earl Jr. and Lori Wills Memorial Scholarship –  general scholarship awarded  in memory of Earl Jr. Wills and in honor of Lori Wills

Edythe M. Davis Scholarship – general scholarship given in honor of the retirement of Edythe M. Davis

Evalyn and S. David Nunley Scholarship – award preference to a pharmacy student

Huttegger-Scherer Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a student studying respiratory therapy or nursing. Established in December 1989 in memory of Juli Huttegger and Karen Scherer. Both were employed by Saint Francis Medical Center

Joseph and Harriette Hunter McCrate Scholarship – award preference to a healthcare student from the Portageville area

Ken Hayden Memorial Nursing Scholarship – awarded to a nursing student in memory of Ken Hayden, a community activist and Saint Francis supporter who was dedicated to improving health in Cape Girardeau

Lee George and Katherine Jane Cochran Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a medical student from Jackson, MO

Lucy Ellen Towse Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a non-traditional student advancing to an LPN or RN nursing career

Mamie Hall Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a student studying any field of healthcare, with preference to residents of the Anna, Il area

Mark F. Scully Nursing Scholarship – awarded to a nursing student in recognition of Dr. Scully’s initiation of the School of Nursing at SEMO during his presidency

Notre Dame Scholarship – awarded to any clinical healthcare major who attended Notre Dame Regional High School

Raymond A. and Lillian K. Ritter Scholarship – two scholarships awarded to students in physical therapy or medical school for undergraduate or postgraduate work

Saint Francis Auxiliary 125th Anniversary Scholarship – awarded to any clinical healthcare major

Saint Francis Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship – awarded to any clinical healthcare major

Saint Francis Auxiliary Physician Honor Scholarship – awarded to a medical student in honor of Saint Francis Medical Center physicians

Sisters of Saint Francis Nursing Scholarship – awarded to a nursing student

Steven C. Bjelich Executive Scholarship – given to a student pursuing a master’s degree in healthcare administration. This scholarship recognizes Steve’s significant efforts to healthcare in this region, as well as offering hope for future healthcare executives to follow in Steve’s footsteps.

Susan E. Hinkebein Memorial Scholarship – awarded to a nursing student in memory of Susan E. Hinkebein