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Mercy Health Foundation Lorain is pleased to announce that Scholarship and Humanitarian applications will be accepted Monday, April 3, 2023 – Friday, May 5, 2023 4:00 p.m. for the following:

The Paul C. Balcom Scholarship - $3,000: This scholarship is open to dependent children of part-time and full-time employees (as defined by Human Resources) of Mercy Health Lorain Hospital or any business affiliate based in Lorain County, Ohio (i.e., Mercy Health Allen Hospital, etc.).  This scholarship is based on merits, beyond high GPAs.  *There is no limit on how many years a student can receive this scholarship.

The Francis Patterson, M.D. Memorial Scholarship - $3,000:  This scholarship is open to all individuals inside and outside of Mercy Health with the first preference given to those interested in pursuing a career in the healing arts.  *A person cannot receive this scholarship more than 4 times.

The Velma Price Memorial Scholarship - $3,000: is open to African American individuals inside and outside of Mercy Health Lorain who are enrolled in nursing education at any level, and/or nurses pursuing certification or credentialing in a health care specialty.

Click the link below for Guidelines, Instructions and Scholarship Application.

Are you going on a medical mission trip this year?

If so, you can apply for the Denis A. Radefeld Humanitarian Award.  This Award provides a Mercy Health associate with up to two (2) weeks paid leave as well as a stipend to be used toward qualified expenses to participate in a mission-based project providing direct care to the poor and underserved.  Applicants must have at least five (5) years of service with Mercy Health and the project must be approved as providing direct care for the poor and underserved and be consistent with the mission and values of Mercy Health. This award is not restricted to clinical staff; however, applications must demonstrate they will be involved in providing direct care.  *No limitations on how many years you can receive this award. Click the link below for Guidelines, Instructions and Application. 

All applications are available online by clicking the appropriate link below.  Applications accepted from Monday, April 3, 2023 through May 5, 2023 by 4:00 p.m.

Click here to download the 2023 Paul C. Balcom; 2023 Francis Patterson, MD and 2023 Velma Price Scholarship Guidelines, Instructions and Application.

Click here to download the 2023 Denis A. Radefeld, M.D. Humanitarian Award Guidelines, Instructions and Application.

For questions or further information, please call: Mercy Health Foundation Lorain (440) 960-3545.

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