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February 22, 2019

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Scholarship Program accepting applications

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center is pleased to announce the 2019 Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program for high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2019, allocates $1,500 scholarships to students from our community and region who are interested in pursuing careers as medical professionals.

Students in Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Hancock, Logan, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Shelby and Van Wert counties may apply. Applications can be found at more than 70 high schools and career centers around the 10 county districts.

“We are always excited about this scholarship program, as it is a way to help area high school students who are on their way to achieving success in the medical field,” said Traci Cox, Corporate Recruitment and Business Development Administrator at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s. “We hope this award program will benefit young individuals as they pave their career path.”

To be considered, students must submit the Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Scholarship application, an official high school transcript and a 1-2 page essay answering the question: “Why do you believe this is what you were meant to do.”

The deadline for submission of all application materials is Friday, Feb. 22 at 4 p.m.  Complete application packets may be mailed to the address on the application or dropped off at the main desk at the entrance of St. Rita’s Medical Center, 730 West Market Street, Lima.

To receive an application please see your school counselor or contact Traci Cox at tcox@mercy.com or by calling 419-296-7808.