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Help available to college students from foundation

Published: Saturday, March 1, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

CLINTON, Iowa – Applications are due by March 31 for six scholarships from Mercy Healthcare Foundation, for students who will pursue education in health-care-related fields.

The scholarships are for the 2014-15 academic year, and range from $250 to $1,500. They are:

Mercy Auxiliary Scholarship for those who seek a degree in a health-related field.

Dr. Frank O. Kershner Scholarship for nursing degree students.

Patrick and Anna McKay Scholarship for associates of Mercy Medical Center and their relatives who pursue health-related degrees.

Lori Skiff Memorial Nursing Scholarship for Mercy registered nurses who seek higher education in nursing.

N.K.L. Scholarship for those admitted to a nursing program, with funds used for education in pursuit of a nursing degree.

Ruthann Papke Scholarship, established in 2012, available to nursing degree students.

Visit, click on community benefit, and then scholarship applications for an application.

Contact Theresa Rieger at or 563-244-3535 for more information.

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