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Medina Hospital Community and Bill & Ruth Kelly Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Medina Hospital Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist community members who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school program.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America‚Äôs evaluation team.

Applicants to the Medina Hospital Community and Bill & Ruth Kelly Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors in one of seven selected Medina County schools including Black River, Brunswick, Buckeye, Cloverleaf, Highland, Medina, or Wadsworth high schools, or a homeschooled high school senior residing in one of those seven school districts.
  • Applicants under consideration for the Bill & Ruth Kelly Scholarship must be high school seniors at or graduates of one of the seven selected Medina County schools.
  • Plan to enroll or students already enrolled in full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Be pursuing a degree in nursing or an allied health curriculum.

Award information:

  • The authorized distribution for new awards is $16,000.
  • Up to fourteen (14) awards of $1,000 will be granted.
  • Up to two (2) awards will be granted to students from each high school if qualified applications are received.
  • In addition, two (2) Bill & Ruth Kelly Scholarships of $1,000 each will be granted.
  • Awards are not renewable; however students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.
  • Recipients may receive only one (1) Medina Hospital Scholarship Award at a time.


Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Medina Hospital Foundation. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or associate of Medina Hospital Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken

    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 21, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Medina Hospital Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

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