The Partners of St. Joseph’s Hospital awards 6 $1,000 scholarships to area residents who are pursuing a degree for a health-related career.  

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Anyone pursuing an education in a health-related field and who can demonstrate their need for assistance is eligible for the annual awards.


Each April, the Partners' Scholarship Committee selects scholarship winners from submitted entries (see criteria below). A personal interview may be conducted.
Get the application.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be awarded a scholarship:
  • Must be a high school graduate or have earned a GED.
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in the human health care field at an accredited post-secondary school.
  • Permanent address of applicant must be within Chippewa County or applicant must be an employee, or child or spouse of an employee of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital.
  • Each applicant must complete an application form.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required. One must be a teacher or an employer; the other may be from categories such as another teacher, clergy, neighbor, law enforcement, volunteer organizations member, etc. (No family members.)
  • References should be asked to comment on the applicant's potential for success in the health field they plan to enter, and their character, commitment, and attitude toward health care.
  • Applicants must include a grade transcript from the last school year they completed.
  • Previous recipients may not apply again.

Download the Scholarship Letter and Application here.