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Sherri Winegardner Endowed Nursing Scholarship

The Sherri Winegardner Endowed Nursing Scholarship awards assistance annually to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Registered nurse seeking a BSN or advanced degree from an accredited program
  • Permanent address in an area served by Blanchard Valley Health System
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Special consideration will be given to those with an interest in practicing in the area of critical care or those with an interest in pursuing an advanced degree to be a nurse educator
  • Coursework must be for academic credit toward a degree in nursing
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants meeting the above qualifications and demonstrating financial need

Scholarship Award Maximum

Typically up to $500

Application Information

Applications for the Sherri Winegardner Endowed Nursing Scholarship may be downloaded from the Blanchard Valley Health System website. All applications must be returned by mail no later than April 1. The applicant will complete the designated scholarship form. Please include one (1) original and three (3) copies of the application packet. Include one official transcript and three (3) photo copied transcripts.

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Mail to:
Blanchard Valley Health Foundation    
Attn: Marie Swaisgood
1900 S. Main Street
Findlay, Ohio 45840

Notification of Scholarship Award

Applicants will be notified in writing of the committee's decision by May 31.

Scholarship Contact 

If questions or concerns arise, contact Marie Swaisgood, development officer, at 419.429.6414 or 419.429.6489 (fax) or mswaisgood@bvhealthsystem.org. We look forward to reviewing your accomplishments.

*Endowment spending policy: On June 30 of each fiscal year, a fair market value (based on a three-year rolling average) for each endowed find will be determined, up 5% of the fair market value, not to invade the original endowment amount. This may be available for distribution from the appropriate fund the following fiscal year. 

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