Scholarships



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The Hospital Auxiliary awards fall scholarships annually. Over the years the Auxiliary has given more than $25,000 in scholarships to students pursing a degree in nursing and encourages recipients to practice health care locally after graduation.

Fall 2016 Scholarship Recipients 

Important Information for Applicants:

Scholarship applications are due by June 8, 2018.

This scholarship application will be reviewed by the UMH Auxiliary under the jurisdiction of the Scholarship Committee. Please complete the application in its entirety.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a current resident living in Uvalde, Real, Edwards, Kinney, or Zavala County
  • Applicant must be in the 2nd year of an RN program or have been accepted to an LVN program

The following items must be received with your application when you submit online or by mail:

  1. A recent photo
  2. An enrollment verification form
  3. An essay of at least 100 words expressing why you would like the scholarship and your plans for the future as a nurse at Uvalde Memorial Hospital
  4. Two letters of recommendation:
    • one from a business person
    • one from another interested person outside your immediate family

Mailed applications may be submitted to the following contacts:

Sherley Wentz
UMH Auxiliary Scholarship Committee Chair                                       
1025 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas 78801
Human Resources Department
Volunteer Coordinator
1025 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas 78801

Submitting Your Application

Submit your application by mailing in a completed application and all documents listed above or by completing the form online. If completing your application online, please make sure documents listed above are received by the scholarship committee as well. 

Your application will not be reviewed if it is not complete.

Printable Application - Click Here

Online Application

Complete form below (* indicates required field).



Complete an essay (at least 100 words) expressing why you would like the scholarship and your plans for the future as a nurse.



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