Mercy has established a scholarship program to assist a current resident of Meacham Park neighborhood who plans to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
The 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’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Sister Roch Rochlage, Sisters of Mercy Meacham Park Legacy Scholarship must:
Children of employees of Mercy Health are ineligible.
*As defined by the city of Kirkwood, in Kirkwood, MO.
The award recipient will receive a $25,000 award. One (1) award will be granted.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are to be used for any education related expenses but cannot exceed the total cost of attendance for the school.
The award is for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in February.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payment on behalf of Mercy. Payment is made in early August.
The scholarship finalists will be selected on the basis of:
Financial need will be considered. The recipient must demonstrate need.
Assuming there are qualified applicants, preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue a degree in a healthcare-related field.
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. Mercy will select the recipient. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
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 a copy of your test score report(s) 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 December 9, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.