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School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship

The St. Cloud Hospital Nursing Alumni Scholarship Fund was established to be an ongoing memorial to the school. The purpose of the fund is to support nursing education and recruitment of viable candidates into the profession through financial assistance.

Applicants do not need to be a graduate or family member of St. Cloud Hospital School of Nursing alumni. All Nursing Students are encouraged to apply.

The criteria for selection of candidates established by the Alumni Board with the assistance of the CentraCare Foundation are as follows:

To Be Eligible for Consideration an Applicant Must Be:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or technical program in the nursing field
  • Maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Demonstrate community involvement and civic and social engagement
  • Applications will be accepted regardless of geographic location of residence

Each applicant must:

  • Complete an application form by May 1
  • Attach a current transcript
  • Provide a typed essay that outlines the applicant’s career goals and factors that lead to choose a health care career
  • Provide two letters of reference

For questions or more information about the Nursing Alumni Scholarship, please contact the CentraCare Foundation at 320-240-2810 or