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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.