Scholarship Information

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2017 Scholarship Applications Now Available!

The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in our community. In addition to multiple scholarships available through the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, we are pleased to present additional scholarship opportunities funded by the La Porte Hospital Auxiliary. Together, HFL and La Porte Hospital Auxiliary will provide over $32,000 in scholarship funding to students.

For all scholarships, students must:

  • Be pursuing careers in health and wellness fields
  • Be enrolled at an accredited university, college or similar higher learning institute

Available Scholarships Include:

  • Healthcare Foundation Scholarships – students must also:
    • Be residents or be actively employed within the city of La Porte and surrounding areas
    • Be enrolled in their third year (junior) orhigher or enrolled in a post graduate healthcare program with a GPA above 3.0

    Click here for a full listing of available HFL Scholarships

  • Healthcare Foundation Radiologic/Medical Imaging – students must also:
    • Be residents or be actively employed within the city of La Porte and surrounding areas
    • Be enrolled in Associate of Applied Science – Radiologic Technology OR enrolled in Associate of Science – Radiography OR enrolled in Bachelor of Science – Medical Imaging Technology with a GPA above 3.0
  • La Porte Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships – students must also:
    • Be enrolled in their freshman or sophomore year of college
    • Be a graduate of a high school in La Porte County OR employed by La Porte Hospital or La Porte Physicians

    Click here for a full listing of available Auxiliary Scholarships

Before applying, please review:

Timeline:

  • Scholarships must be submitted prior to midnight on Sunday, May 7th
  • Recipients will be notified on Monday, June 5th
  • Scholarship Awards will be presented between June 20th & June 29th
    Date and location to be finalized

 

Available HFL Scholarships Include:

  • Healthcare Foundation Scholarships
    • Students must also be enrolled in their third year (junior) and higher or enrolled in a post graduate healthcare program
    • Multiple $2,000 scholarships available
  • Healthcare Foundation Radiologic/Medical Imaging
    • Students must also be enrolled in Associate of Applied Science – Radiologic Technology OR be enrolled in Associate of Science – Radiography OR be enrolled in Bachelor of Science – Medical Imaging Technology
    • One $1,250 scholarship available
  • Hrankja Scholarship
    • The Hrankja Scholarship was established with a bequest from Walter Hrankja. “Wally” was a long-time volunteer at La Porte Hospital.
    • Students must be enrolled in a bachelor of nursing program
    • One $1,000 scholarship available
  • Magnuson Scholarship
    • The Magnuson Scholarship was established with a bequest from Dr. John E. And Lillian R. Magnuson. Dr. Magnuson was a dentist in the La Porte community and Lillian was a board member and honorary life members.
    • Student must be an employee of La Porte Hospital or La Porte Physicians network seeking an advanced degree in a healthcare program
    • One $1,000 scholarship available
  • Elizabeth & Eugene Siefker Scholarship
    • This scholarship is funded by Scott and Kim Siefker in honor of Elizabeth Siefker and in memory of Eugene Siefker.
    • One $500 scholarship available.
  • Richard M. Sisson Scholarship
    • This scholarship is funded by the Sisson family in memory of Richard Sisson.
    • One $1,000 scholarship available.

Available Auxiliary Scholarships Include:

  • Auxiliary Scholarships
    • Multiple $1,000 scholarships available to students who are applying for the first time
  • Auxiliary Scholarship Renewals
    • Multiple $1,000 scholarships available to sophomore students who received an Auxiliary scholarship the previous year
  • Friend of Auxiliary Scholarship
    • The Friend of Auxiliary Scholarship is funded by an Auxiliary friend
    • One $1,000 scholarship available
  • Harold & Marcy Bowen Scholarship
    • Funded in memory of Harold & Marcy Bowen
    • One $1,000 scholarship available