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CHI Saint Joseph Health Announces Nine Scholarship Opportunities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 28, 2024) – CHI Saint Joseph Health is proud to announce nine scholarships totaling $17,000 to support aspiring health care professionals across their Kentucky communities, including Bardstown, Berea, Lexington, London and Mount Sterling. These scholarships will help alleviate financial burdens for deserving students pursuing careers in critical health care fields. Associate, bachelor's and advanced degree candidates are welcome to apply to the applicable scholarship program. All application materials must be submitted by Friday, July 26, 2024.

“We are dedicated to fostering the next generation of caregivers,” said Delaine Thiel, CFRE, vice president of philanthropy at CHI Saint Joseph Health. “These scholarships represent our commitment to providing exceptional compassionate care for our patients today and well into the future.”

These scholarships were made possible through the generosity of current and past employees, as well as numerous donors who support the organization’s mission. This includes memorial gifts honoring exceptional health care workers and annual contributions from individuals passionate about supporting future generations in the medical field.

2024 CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundation Academic Scholarships:

Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships – All markets (Bardstown, Berea, Lexington, London and Mount Sterling areas)

  • John R. Gaines Scholarship for Medical Excellence - $5,000

 

Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships – All markets  (Bardstown, Berea, Lexington, London and Mount Sterling areas)

  • Robert & Donna Hewett Scholarship - $2,500
  • Phyllis Cronin Scholarship - $2,500
  • Sr. Liz Wendeln Scholarship - $1,000
  • Larry & Casey Schumacher Nursing Scholarship - $1,000
  • Sr. Michael Leo Nursing Scholarship - $1,000

 

Healthcare Management, Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships – Bardstown area

  • Bruce Klockars Scholarship - $1,000
  • Sherri & Russell Craig Scholarship - $2,000

 

CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundation Nursing or Allied Health Scholars – London area

  • Patti Mink Scholarship Endowment - $1,000

 

Applications are open now and will close on Friday, July 12. For detailed information on individual scholarship opportunities and to apply, click here.

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About the CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations

The CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations support CHI Saint Joseph Health by inspiring donors to make a difference through their philanthropic investment in our care facilities and services, the education of caregivers, advanced clinical research and programs that improve access to quality medical care. The foundations serving their individual communities are Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation, the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, the Saint Joseph London Foundation and the Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Foundation.

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Monday, July 01, 2024

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