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Scholarships

Supporting students pursuing careers in health care is an important mission of Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, which provides up to $10,000 in scholarships each year.

Kathleen Canella Family Scholarship

The Kathleen Canella Family Scholarship will be awarded to students graduating from any area high school within the Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center service area. Non-traditional students will also be considered. Students must be pursuing a degree in a medical profession other than physician. Points for consideration include grades, leadership, character, community activity and financial need.

Kathleen Canella Family Scholarship Applications are due by the 1st of April.

Please read the following criteria before applying for the Kathleen Canella Family Scholarship, Kathleen Canella Family Scholarship Criteria.

Central Lee High School and Keokuk High School. Non-traditional students and dependents of Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center employees will also be eligible to apply.

Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to students graduating from any area high school within the service area of Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center. Non-traditional students will also be considered. Students must be pursuing a degree in a medical profession. Points for consideration include grades, leadership, character, community activity and financial need.

Applications are due April 1.

Tracey Howe Scholarship

The Tracey Howe Scholarship is available for nursing students attending Southeastern Community College in Keokuk or West Burlington. The Great River Health Foundation provides two $1,000 awards for scholarship assistance to new or continuing nursing students. This application must be completed online and will not be considered until all required items have been received.

To apply for the Tracey Howe Scholarship, click here.

Iowa Hospital Association Scholarship

The Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF) Health Care Careers Scholarship program began in 2005. IHERF is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Iowa Hospital Association. IHERF is a charitable nonprofit and exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. IHERF has served many functions over the years – the current main function is the oversight of IHERF’s health careers scholarship fund. The goal of this program is to fill health care positions that currently have a significant number of openings across the state and to recruit students with the opportunity to obtain significant scholarships to help cover the costs of health care education.