The North Colorado Medical Center Foundation awards approximately $90,000 annually in scholarships. Listed below are the details regarding each scholarship to be awarded in 2019:
The Mildred S. Hansen Nursing Program Scholarship is awarded annually to a non-traditional student (age 25 or older) who is pursuing either a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Nursing Degree, Nurse Practitioner Degree, or other related advanced nursing degrees at the University of Northern Colorado. This two-year scholarship covers the cost of in-state tuition, books, fees, and a stipend for living expenses. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
The Nurse Education Tuition Assistance Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at an accredited nursing program operating in Colorado. This scholarship provides $1,500 per semester for up to five semesters. Recipients of this scholarship are encouraged to work for the North Colorado Medical Center upon completion of their degree.
The Belle Marquand Loustalet Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established by her late son, Mike, and his wife, Marilynn, in memory of his mother. The scholarship is awarded annually to an individual who has been accepted into an accredited Colorado nursing program with plans to complete an Associate Degree, Bachelor of Science, or Master of Science in Nursing Degree, Nurse Practitioner Degree, or other related advanced nursing degrees.
George A. Coleman and Beverly A. Peratino Nursing Scholarship was established by Beverly A. Peratino, RN, in 2014. Applicant must have been accepted into the Aims Community College Dual Enrollment Nursing Program in conjunction with the University of Northern Colorado and seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. Applicant must be a resident of Weld County. Applicant must agree to apply for a registered nurse position at North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC) upon completion of degree. For every six months of employment at NCMC, $1,000 of the loan will be forgiven. Recipient is not guaranteed employment. If no position is available within sixty days of graduation, the loan is forgiven in full.
The Lily E. Widney Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established in her memory by the family of this long-time Greeley resident and former nurse. This scholarship is available to assist a North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC) employee who has worked at NCMC for at least 90 days, in obtaining an Associate or Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Applicant must have been accepted into an accredited nursing school program. This award serves to recognize an individual making an important contribution to NCMC while simultaneously pursuing a nursing degree.
NCMC Volunteers Scholarship is available to assist any resident of Weld County in obtaining certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant through nurse aide courses offered at Aims Community College. This scholarship, established by the NCMC Volunteers, includes course tuition, certification testing fee, books and medical equipment required for course work. Applicant must be a resident of Weld County. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
The USA Scholarship was established to offer a North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC) employee (or spouse/child/grandchild) who is a current or former employee at NCMC who has worked at least 90 days in an environmental services position, the opportunity to further or complete their education through courses at a community college, technical school, or a university. Applicant must have one semester of post high school credit.
NCMC Foundation Surgical Tech Scholarship* is available to individuals who meet the prerequisite requirements and have been accepted into a Surgical Technology program through courses offered at an accredited Colorado-based community college or technical institute to obtain an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Surgical Technology. This scholarship provides payment of tuition up to $1,250 per semester and reimbursement of books for two years. Recipients of this scholarship are encouraged to work for the North Colorado Medical Center upon completion of their degree. *Application due date extended to July 1, 2019.
David E. Bates, MD Memorial Award was established through memorial contributions from numerous donors in his memory. This award is given annually to one individual completing his or her residency at North Colorado Family Medicine (NCFM) who reflects a deep commitment to family medicine. Recipients are chosen through an internal process by NCFM representatives.
Dr. Sam Widney Memorial Award was established through gifts from the Widney Family. This award is given annually to one or more individuals completing his or her residency at North Colorado Family Medicine. Recipients are chosen through an internal process by NCFM representatives.
The Florence Winograd Educational Scholarship was established by Florence in honor of the care her late husband received at North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC). The award serves to recognize and reward a group of individuals at NCMC who exemplify teamwork. The winning team shares a grant to be used for continuing education. Application is circulated via email to NCMC staff and due by Friday, March 15, 2019.
As part of its ongoing commitment to health education, the North Colorado Medical Center Foundation awards approximately $90,000 annually in scholarships to individuals in the community and employees at North Colorado Medical Center. To date, the NCMC Foundation has provided scholarships to more than 155 students seeking a career in healthcare.
Some of these individuals have remained in Greeley and work as part of the staff at NCMC; other recipients have chosen different paths. One went to work in a major metropolitan hospital emergency room, another joined the medical staff of a traveling clinic for Alaskan natives, and still another joined the teaching faculty of a university nursing program. Every NCMC Foundation scholarship recipient has a unique story to tell and all have worked very hard to achieve educational and career success.
Scholarship applications must be submitted by Friday, March 15, 2019.
For additional information regarding the NCMC Foundation Scholarship Program or to contribute to an already established scholarship fund, please contact Diana Wood, Development Program Director at 970-810-2687.
Grants to Support North Colorado Medical Center
The NCMC Foundation will consider grant requests from NCMC departments to fund equipment purchases, continued education or projects at North Colorado Medical Center.
Grants to Support Community Organizations
NCMC, Inc., the owner of our hospital, reviews grant requests from community organizations to fund projects or programs designed to enhance the health of our community and its citizens. The NCMC Foundation assists NCMC, Inc. in its grant-making process.
How to apply:
Special Event Sponsorship
Community organizations seeking funds for special event sponsorship, you are invited to complete the application found through he following link.
General Operating or Capital Funding
Community organizations seeking funding for general operating support or a capital request, please complete the Colorado Common Grant Application found through the link below and email the application and supporting documentation to NCMC.Foundation@BannerHealth.com
Requests are reviewed periodically throughout the year.
Community Health Grants Program
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit a letter of inquiry form (LOI) on or before February 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Please do not submit a full proposal unless invited to do so. If the LOI is accepted, an application form will be made available. Those invited to submit a full proposal will be notified in late March, 2019. Completed applications with supporting documents will then be submitted to the NCMC, Inc. on or before April 30, 2019 at 4:00p.m. Final grant decisions will be announced in May, 2019.
For full RFP, click NCMC, Inc. Community Health Request for Proposals.
Letter of Intent Content and Parameters:
- Please make your LOI no longer than two pages
- Clearly state the name of your organization or group, name of your Director or Leader, and contact information
- Affirm that yours is a Nonprofit Organization as determined by the IRS or operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a tax-exempt nonprofit, including schools and public organizations
- State the purpose for which you intend to use the funding if received
- Affirm that the request falls within one or more of the stated funding priorities of Indigent Healthcare, Chronic Disease, Substance Abuse Disorders, or Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Interventions
- State the intended outcomes
- Affirm that all activities for which you are seeking funding will be occurring within the confines of Weld County
For more information regarding grants, contact Kyle Holman, President & CEO at 970-810-2441.