Scholarships

Mary Greeley Medical Center has several scholarship opportunities for area high school seniors pursuing a health career, nursing students, and Mary Greeley Medical Center employees. 

Anna May Allan Endowed Nursing Scholarship

The Anna May Allan Endowed Nursing Scholarship is $2,500 awarded to an Iowa high school senior or graduate pursuing the study of nursing. To qualify students must have achieved a cumulative 3.0 GPA in their most recent level of education and demonstrate a financial need. Download an application.

J. Ben Buck Scholarship

The J. Ben Buck Scholarship is $1000 awarded to a student pursuing a health-related career. To qualify students must have achieved a cumulative 3.0 GPA in their most recent level of education. Preference is given to students who are graduates of Ames High School. If no qualified graduates from Ames High School apply, then preference will be given to students who are graduates of high schools located in Story County. Scholarship recipients may reapply annually if they have maintained a 3.0 GPA in their most recent level of education. Download an application.

Helen Sidles Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship

Each year the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation awards two $1,000 scholarships to nursing students entering into their final year of nursing school. To qualify students must have achieved a cumulative 2.7 GPA in the most recent level of education. One scholarship will be awarded to a Mary Greeley Medical Center employee who is currently a nursing student, and one will be awarded to a nursing student who is not employed at Mary Greeley Medical Center. Download an application.

Nursing Legacy Scholarship

The Nursing Legacy Scholarship ($500) is awarded to a Mary Greeley Medical Center Registered Nurse pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with preference given to a nurse pursuing a degree through the Mary Greeley Medical Center on-site Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Download an application.

Phyllis E. Crouse Nursing Legacy Scholarship

The Phyllis E. Crouse Nursing Legacy Scholarship was established through the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation to honor the 45 year nursing career of Phyllis Crouse, RN, BSN, MPH and to support the mission of nursing. The Phyllis E. Crouse Nursing Legacy Scholarship is an annual scholarship award of $1,000 to a Mary Greeley Medical Center nurse or nurse leader pursuing a master’s level degree or higher. Download an Application.

Auxiliary Endowed Birthways Scholarship

The Auxiliary Endowed Birthways Scholarship ($1,000) is awarded to a Mary Greeley Medical Center employee in Birthways who is a nursing student pursuing a career in obstetrics. Download an application.

Kimberly A. Russel Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship

The Kimberly A. Russel Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship fund supports an annual scholarship award of $500 to a graduate student employed by Mary Greeley Medical Center. To qualify recipients must have achieved a cumulative 3.0 GPA in their most recent level of education. Download an application.

Mary Greeley Medical Center Auxiliary Health Career Scholarship

The MGMC Auxiliary offers several $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors planning a career in health care. A minimum of two will be designated to children who currently have a parent or guardian who works or volunteers at Mary Greeley Medical Center.

The Auxiliary scholarships are awarded to young people who attend the following high schools: Ames, Ballard-Huxley, Boone, Collins-Maxwell, Colo-NESCO, Gilbert, Nevada and Roland-Story. 

Selections will be made based on scholastic performance, activities in school and community, financial need and citizenship. Download an application.

Mary Ann Carr Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship and Linda K. Dasher Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship

The Mary Ann Carr Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship and the Linda K. Dasher Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship were established through the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation by the Mary Greeley Medical Center Auxiliary to recognize their service and leadership of the Gift Shop. For more than thirty years Mary Ann Carr served as the Gift Shop manager and Linda K. Dasher served as the volunteer Gift Shop buyer. Through their vision and innovation, the Gift Shop serves as the largest fundraising activity for the Auxiliary. Proceeds from the Gift Shop provide the opportunity for the Auxiliary to support Mary Greeley Medical Center’s mission of providing specialized care with a personal touch.

Each endowed scholarship supports an annual scholarship award of $1,000 to one (1) student pursuing a career in health care. Download an application.

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