Hays Medical Center Foundation Scholarships

The Foundation offers scholarships and financial assistance opportunities due to the generous donations of the Bert Anderson, Norma E. Hull, Roelfs, Schuvie and Bickle families for students pursuing a healthcare profession.

Foundation General Scholarship:  The scholarship is available to all students majoring in a healthcare profession.  An application along with 2 letters of reference from faculty members or employers must be submitted to Hays Medical Center's human resources department by May 1.

Bickle Family Foundation Scholarship:  The scholarship is available to all students majoring in Respiratory Therapy.  The application along with 2 letters of reference from faculty member or employer, plus a transcript can be submitted at any time after pre-requisites for Respiratory Therapy are completed.  Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, references, leadership potential and career goals.  Applications and materials can be submitted to the HaysMed Foundation.

Judy Folsom Scholarship:  This scholarship honors Judy Folsom's years of contribution and dedication to the medical center.  Applications are available from the Fort Hays State University Student Financial Aid Office.  Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, faculty references, and leadership potential.

Other Scholarships

Hays Medical Center Volunteers:  The volunteers have established scholarships which are administered by Fort Hays State University and North Central Kansas Technical College.  Applications are available from the respective financial aid departments.    Scholarships are awarded based on recommendations from the nursing department, financial need, academic achievement, faculty references, leadership potential, and career goals.

Kansas Nursing Student Scholarship Program:  Annually, the Kansas State Board of Regents and sponsoring hospitals jointly fund the Kansas Nursing Student Scholarship Program which offers scholarships for students studying to become registered nurses or licensed practical nurses.  Scholarship amounts may vary due to legislative appropriations.

An applicant must be a Kansas resident who has been accepted and is enrolled full time (12 semester hours) in an eligible Kansas post-secondary institution.  Completed applications and associated materials must be submitted to the Kansas Board of Regents.  The sponsorship application deadline is May 1.

A recipient, after attaining the appropriate licensure as a registered nurse, is required to complete one year of employment at HaysMed for each year awarded the scholarship.  A HaysMed application for the Kansas Nursing Student Scholarship Program must be completed along with an application from the Kansas Board of Regents which can be obtained by contacting the Kansas Board or Regents or online at
http://www.kansasregents.org/scholarships and grants.