Held Scholarship

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About the Held Scholarship

Dr. William Held was a radiologist at St. Cloud Hospital from 1967 until his untimely death in July of 1988. In memory of his work and interest in education, this scholarship fund was established to help students who have successfully completed their first year of the radiologic technology program at the St. Cloud Hospital School of Radiologic Technology. One student each year is awarded a scholarship. The awards are be made without regard to race, color, creed religion, sex, disability or national origin. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Award

The successful scholarship recipient will receive a $500 credit, which will be made to their account at the St. Cloud Hospital School of Radiologic Technology.

Award Criteria

Successful applicants must:

  • Be enrolled full time, in good academic standing and completing the first year in the St. Cloud Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Program.
  • Plan to continue a second year with the St. Cloud Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Program as a full-time student.
  • Submit the required application materials on or before the deadline.

Required training for a current profession, including continuing education credit, is not eligible. Expenses related to certification or licensures are not eligible. A Selection Committee appointed by the CentraCare Health Foundation will determine whether a course of study is eligible.

Application Procedure

The following materials must be complete and returned by the deadline:

  • Signed Application Form, download the application form (PDF)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Enrolled full time and completed first year of the program
  • Essay
  • Resume or Biographical Sketch
  • Current Transcript

Letter of Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation to be written by a program director, teacher, counselor, and/or employer of the applicant’s choice. Please write a letter of recommendation for the candidate which comments on his/her leadership abilities, initiative, and why this award would be significant to the applicant.

**NOTE** The Selection Committee uses a blind selection process. Please refer to the applicant as “the candidate” or “the applicant”, etc. Do not refer to the applicant by name except at the top of this page. Thank you.