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Interested in a Career in Nursing?

The BHS Clarion Hospital Foundation is looking for applicants for our 2023 Stroup Family Nursing Scholarships. A generous donation from the Stroup family towards nursing education has enabled the funding of four scholarships.

2 - $1,000 ASN Scholarships will be awarded to individuals who are entering their first year of the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program at Pennsylvania Western University Clarion in Fall 2022. During the second year of the awardees' ASN program, awardees in good standing become a Nurse Extern at Clarion Hospital. The Nurse Extern Program provides RN experience through mentorship and $5,000 tuition reimbursement for as well as employment upon graduation.

2 - $1,000 BSN Scholarships will be awarded to individuals who are entering their first year of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Pennsylvania Western University Clarion in Fall 2022. This scholarship is renewable for year two of the BSN program. During the third and fourth years of the awardees' BSN program, awardees in good standing become a Nurse Extern at Clarion Hospital. The Nurse Extern Program provides RN experience through mentorship and $5,000 (per year) tuition reimbursement as well as employment upon graduation.

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a graduate or future graduate of Clarion, Forest, Jefferson, or Venango County High School
  • Be accepted to Pennsylvania Western University Clarion for Fall 2023
  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent in the final three years of high school
  • Plan to pursue their education in nursing, enter the Nurse Extern Program, and gain employment at BHS Clarion Hospital

Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the foundation by March 31, 2023. Click here to download the application.

Mail completed applications to:

BHS Clarion Hospital Foundation
1 Hospital Drive
Clarion, PA, 16214

Interested in a Health Care Profession?

The BHS Clarion Hospital Foundation is looking for applicants for our 2023 Scholarships. This year we are awarding seven $1,000.00 scholarships.

$1000 Dr. John E. Brooks Memorial Scholarship was created by his family to honor his memory to benefit local students furthering their education in the field of health care.

2 - $1000 Joseph and Helen Miller Memorial Scholarships were established by the Foundation in honor of the Miller Family.

2 - $1,000 Fran Shope Memorial Scholarships to aid students in the medical field.

$1,000 James B. Alexander Memorial Scholarship for the student with the best essay.

$1,000 Dr. John L. Johnston Memorial Scholarship awarded to a student who is enrolled in or accepted to a medical school.

*The scholarships will be paid directly to the school of the student's choice in August*

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a graduate or future graduate of a Clarion County high school
  • Be accepted to a school of post-secondary health care education
  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent in the final three years of high school
  • Plan to pursue their education in nursing, inhalation therapy, lab technology, radiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical technology, or other medical field.

Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the foundation by February 28, 2023. Click here to download the application.

Mail completed applications to:

BHS Clarion Hospital Foundation
1 Hospital Drive
Clarion, PA, 16214

For more information contact BHS Clarion Hospital Foundation
at 814-226-1258.

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