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Fairview Lakes Medical Center Scholarships

Helping our local area students succeed

Fairview Lakes Medical Center, with the Fairview Lakes Auxiliary, offers the following scholarships to community members.

All applicants must reside in the Fairview Lakes region: Pine City to Lino Lakes; Highway 65 to Wisconsin border. Fairview Lakes Medical Center employees and their children are also eligible regardless of residence. Additional criteria for each scholarship is noted below. 

ScholarshipDescriptionCriteria for
participation
AmountNumber
available
annually
Cindy Lynch ScholarshipFor individuals pursuing or advancing a nursing career
  • First priority to adults pursuing career as an RN or advancing his/her career in nursing
  • Attending/planning to attend accredited school
  • Possess good character, dependability and academic achievement
$1,0002
Donald Ferguson ScholarshipFor a student pursuing a health care career; in memory of former Chisago Lakes Hospital Administrator Donald Ferguson
  • High school graduate
  • Attending/planning to attend accredited school
  • Possess good character, dependability and academic achievement
$1,0001
Fairview Lakes Auxiliary Love Lights ScholarshipFor local high school students pursuing a career in the medical field; funded by proceeds from the auxiliary's annual Love Lights tree lighting program
  • High school graduate
  • Attending/planning to attend accredited school
  • Possess good character, dependability and academic achievement
 $1,000 3
Fairview Lakes Auxiliary Members' ScholarshipFor a student pursuing a career in a medical field; funded exclusively by donations from auxiliary members  $1,000 1
Fairview Lakes Medical Center ScholarshipFor local high school graduates pursuing a career in the medical field
  • High school graduate
  • Attending/planning to attend accredited school
  • Possess good character, dependability and academic achievement
 $1,000 2
Harold and Joyce Albrecht ScholarshipFor students pursuing coursework toward a medical degree or nurse practitioner/ physician assistant degree; given in memory of Harold Albrecht, first chief of staff of Chisago Lakes Hospital and his wife, Joyce, a founding member of the auxiliary and volunteer/ hospital hostess for 35 years
  • Enrolled in an accredited medical school, or an accredited nurse practitioner or physician assistant degree program.
  • Completed one year of medical coursework
  • Committed to a defined program
  • Exhibited the discipline to see program through to completion
 $1,000 1
Ken Shea ScholarshipFor local high school graduates pursuing a career in the medical field; given by North Metro Anesthesia in memory of long-time co-worker Ken Shea--known for his compassion and professionalism serving Fairview Lakes patients as a nurse anesthetist  $1,000 1
Leah Hillesheim ScholarshipFor applicants pursuing a health care career; given in honor of former District Memorial Hospital Administrator Leah Hillesheim
  • High school graduate. One scholarship is designated for a Forest Lake High School student.
  • Attending/planning to attend accredited school
  • Possess good character, dependability and academic achievement
 $1,000 2
Physical Therapy Consultants ScholarshipFor a student pursuing a career in physical therapy; given by Physical Therapy Consultants as the scholarship sponsor of the auxiliary's 2014 Savor the Flavors event  $1,000 1
Savor the Flavors ScholarshipFor students pursuing a career in the medical field; funded through proceeds from the Fairview Lakes Auxiliary Savor the Flavors tasting event  $1,000 2
Virginia Elizabeth Ferguson ScholarshipFor a student pursuing a career in nursing or other medical field
  • Chisago Lakes High School senior
  • Accepted into an accredited two-year or four-year school of nursing; will award to another candidate planning to attend career in medical field if no qualified nursing applicant submits application
  • Possess good character, dependability and academic achievement
 $1,000 1


Application materials


Each applicant is considered for each available scholarship.


Deadline
Application deadline is March 31. Scholarships will be awarded in mid-June.


Contact
Jane Denovchek
651-982-7774

 
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