Health Care Professionals

Scholarships

Blanchard Valley Health System has the privilege of offering its associates and community students scholarship opportunities to pursue health care careers. Below you will find a list of all the scholarships BVHS offers along with additional information. 

 

Barbara Miles Nursing Scholarship Fund

Type of Applicant: Nursing students or employees of Blanchard Valley Health System
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Completed at least first year of college and enrolled in coursework toward a career in nursing?
Value: Awards Vary
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

BVHS Associate Benson Oncology Education Fund

Type of Applicant: Employees of Blanchard Valley Health System
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Educational opportunities for professional associates in the BVHS oncology service line
Value: $500 per recipient
Deadline: April 1 & September 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

BVHS Associate Professional Development Fund

Type of Applicant: Employees of Blanchard Valley Health System
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Pursuing a degree, certification training or organized class
Value: Up to $500 annually
Deadline: December 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Findlay Auxiliary Scholarship

Type of Applicant: High School Seniors
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Pursuing health care field
Value: $1,000 per person
Deadline: April 15
Contact: Jean H. Cindric 419.423.5342

Greater Northwest Ohio Diabetes Association

Type of Applicant: High School Seniors & College Students
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Must be diagnosed with diabetes
Value: $250 - $1,000 per person per year
Deadline: March 31
Contact: Elaine Weaver 419.423.5334

Jane E. Heminger Nursing Scholarship

Type of Applicant: Students accepted into an accredited nursing program
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Completed at least first year of college and enrolled in coursework toward a career in nursing
Value: Amount varies each application cycle
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Karen S. Jones Nursing Certification Scholarship

Type of Applicant: Registered nurse at BVH or Bluffton Hospital
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Two years of experience
Value: Typically $250 - $500 per year
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Karis S. (Powell) Woodward, RN, Nursing Scholarship Fund

Type of Applicant: Students accepted into a BSN nursing program at an accredited college
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing
Value: Typically up to $1,000 annually
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Kathleen Higgins Scholarship

Type of Applicant: Students accepted into an accredited nursing program
Financial Need Based: Yes
Other Requirement: Pursuing health care field
Value: Typically $250 - $500 per year
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Kristine Mullen Memorial Scholarship Fund

Type of Applicant: Students accepted into an accredited nursing program
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Interest in critical care, advancement in nurse education and/or interest in nursing education
Value: Up to $500 annually
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Maxine Snyder Endowed Scholarship

Type of Applicant: Registered nurse
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Advanced health care degree or specialty training
Value: Typically $250 - $500 per year
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Medical Explorers Scholarship

Type of Applicant: High school senior
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Medical Explorer member
Value: $1,000 annually
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marcia Bello 419.722.2641

Nursing Education Fund

Type of Applicant: Professional nurses employed by the Blanchard Valley Health System
Financial Need Based: No
Other Requirement: Advanced health care degree, specialty training, conferences or seminars
Value: Typically $500 two times per year
Deadline: April 1 and September 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Phyllis Zimber Endowed Scholarship

Type of Applicant: Students accepted into an accredited nursing program
Financial Need Based: Yes
Other Requirement: Pursuing nursing degree, with special interest in obstetrics
Value: Typically $250 - $500 per year
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414

Sherri Winegardner Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Type of Applicant: Students accepted into a BSN or advanced degree program at an accredited college
Financial Need Based: Yes
Other Requirement: BSN degree or advanced nursing degree
Value: Typically up to $500 annually
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Marie Swaisgood 419.429.6414