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Scholarships

These scholarships and loan repayments are awarded by Legacy's Foundations and Volunteer Auxiliaries. We're pleased to offer this support, but the specific eligibility guidelines must be followed.

Please read the guidelines for each scholarship carefully. We're sorry, but Legacy scholarships are not available for students who don't meet the requirements for school, geographic residence or other criteria.

Most scholarships are awarded to students living in Legacy's service area who are entering college and plan a career in health care, and some include invaluable on-the-job experience during the summer months.

Graduating High School Seniors - Irene Stephenson High School Scholarship

Scholarship #1 - Tualatin area

Please note the specific eligibility requirements for these scholarships.

Eligibility

Graduating high school senior attending a public high school in Canby, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, Newberg, North Marion, Oregon City, Sherwood, Tualatin, Tigard, West Linn, Wilsonville or Woodburn, entering a career in health care.

Hospital Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
Program Funding Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center Auxillary
Length of award 1 year
Total award per student $1000
Awards per year Varies - 5 in 2016
Application Deadline April 1, 2016
Application Form Click here 
Contact Lindsay Delacerna, 503-692-2186

Nursing Students

Please note the specific eligibility requirements for these scholarships. You must be a current student at Linfield School of Nursing to qualify.

 Scholarship #1 - Peterson Scholarship

Eligibility   Linfield College Juniors and Seniors with a GPA of 3.0 and a commitment to nursing.
 Hospital  Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
 Program funding  Good Samaritan Foundation
 Length of award  1 year
 Total award per student $1000
 Awards per year Varies
 Contact Gerardo Ochoa, Linfield School of Nursing, 503-413-7243

Scholarship #2 - Lloydena Grimes Scholarship

Eligibility 

 Linfield College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors with a GPA of 3.0

Hospital Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Program funding  Good Samaritan Foundation
Length of award 1 year
Total Award per student   $2,000
Awards per year  Varies
Contact  Gerardo Ochoa, Linfield School of Nursing, 503-413-7243 

Scholarship #3 - Tigerstrand Scholarship

Eligibility  Linfield College students, eligible after one quarter at Linfield
Hospital  Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Program funding  Good Samaritan Foundation
Length of award  1 year
Total award per student  $2,000
Awards per year  1
Contact  Gerardo Ochoa, Linfield School of Nursing, 503-413-7243

Returning Student

Scholarship #1 - Geraldine Stephenson Continuing Education Scholarship

Please note the specific eligibility requirements for this scholarship, and don't apply if you don't meet them.

Eligibility 

Individual in school after at least 5 years out of school, enrolled in a program, approved for financial aid and entering a career in healthcare. 

Hospital  Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center 
Program funding Legacy Meridian Park Volunteers
Length of award 1 year
Total award per student $1,500 - $5,000
Awards per year  1-3
Application Deadline  May 31, 2016
Application Form  Click here
Contact  Lindsey Delacerna, 503-692-2186

Scholarship #2 - Mount Hood Medical Center Foundation Healthcare Professional Scholarship

Eligibility

Must be a current or previous employee during the past two years at Mount Hood Medical Center and must be enrolled in/accepted to a program leading to a degree that would build his/her professional merit. 

Hospital Mount Hood Medical Center
Program funding Mount Hood Medical Center Foundation
Length of award  1 year
Total award per student Up to $10,000 
Awards per year  One or more 
Application Deadline  April 4, 2016
Application Form  PDF MS Word
Contact  Kristine Krause, 503-413-6955 

 Scholarship #3 - Chou Nursing Scholarship Fund for Advanced Education

Eligibility

Current registered nurses employed at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center that are pursuing a baccalaureate or master’s degree in nursing. Must be accepted to/enrolled in a program leading to an advanced degree, and have eligible coursework approved for tuition reimbursement through the Legacy Educational Assistance Program. All clinical programs are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Hospital Legacy Health Salmon Creek Medical Center
Program funding Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation
Length of award  1 calendar year
Total award per student

$3,000 for BSN
$5,000 annual MSN
$5,000 annual for Doctorate*
* The Chou Foundation has graciously to extend the scholarship to nurses pursuing a doctoral degree. However, BSN and MSN students will be given priority over doctoral candidates.

Awards per year  Up to 20
Application Deadline  February 22, 2016
Application Form  PDF MS Word
Contact  Kristine Krause, 503-413-6955