Local Scholarships Currently Available

Lindsborg Community Hospital Scholarships--Applications are at the link below for the following scholarships. Apply online before April 5, 2024.


  • The Lindsborg Community Health Care Foundation is committed to the support of health care, treatment, health-related education, as well as the promotion of health and wellness within Lindsborg and surrounding areas. The Foundation Vision is ”Providing resources to sustain and improve facilities, equipment, and workforce for the Lindsborg Community Hospital.” With that Vision, the Foundation has established a scholarship program that will assist students in completion of study in health careers, and to seek employment at Lindsborg Community Hospital. The scholarship amount is up to $3,000 per year.


  • For students in pursuit of a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), this scholarship is funded through the generosity of the family of Richard and Norma Korbe. A retired registered nurse, Norma was a staunch advocate for the recruitment and education of people considering nursing --especially rural nursing-- as a career. She retired from the Lindsborg Community Hospital after 27 years of service in 1996. The Korbe Family Nursing Scholarship will provide a $1000 Scholarship for the 2024-2025 academic year. Applications are open to Smoky Valley High School seniors or alumni in their freshman or sophomore year of college.


  • The Lindsborg Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a $750 scholarship to a Smoky Valley High School Senior. The scholarship is intended to benefit an individual seeking to further their knowledge base in health care by working toward a degree or certification not currently held.


  • Jordan Heimer had just completed coursework and had begun to work in healthcare before his death in 2007. A student of Smoky Valley High School, Jordan would have graduated with the Class of 2008. His family believed his Certified Nurse Aide training made a difference in his life, as he learned to assist in the care of the residents of Bethany Home, where he was employed. This scholarship has been established to honor his memory and will offer support to students pursuing a career in any allied healthcare field. One $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a Smoky Valley High School Senior enrolling in any college, vocational/technical school, or trade school to pursue a career in the healthcare field.


  • This scholarship is supported by the family and friends of Mae Walline, an RN who loyally served the Lindsborg Community Hospital for decades. The goal is to provide funding to support healthcare education for technical school, college hours or post-graduate hours. Applications are open to RNs, LPNs and CNAs who are employees of the Lindsborg Community Hospital or Bethany Village to further their nursing careers, OR to Smoky Valley High School seniors and alumni seeking a career in nursing or other healthcare field. Preference will be given to nursing applicants. The successful applicant will be an individual exemplifying excellence in nursing OR the applicant who successfully illustrates a commitment and passion to enter the healthcare arena.


  • Dr. Jack L. Ross was a physician in the Topeka area practicing psychiatry at the Menninger Clinic for 35 years. Glenna M. Ross was an occupational therapist specializing in work with children. Dr. and Mrs. Ross shared a passion for learning and were devoted to furthering education in healthcare. Established in 2018, this scholarship was created by the Ross daughters in honor of their parents, and in recognition of the need to support those who have chosen the healthcare workforce, and in order to serve with dedication and devotion to caring for people in need. Applications are open to traditional and non-traditional students who have completed a high school degree or the equivalent, and reside within a 30-mile radius of Lindsborg. One $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to the successful applicant enrolling in any accredited college or university to pursue a career in the healthcare field.

KS County Clerks & Election Officials Association Scholarship--Applicants must be planning to major in Journalism, Political Science, Business Accounting, and/or Communications; have a GPA of a 3.0 or higher; and be a Kansas student planning to enroll as a full-time students next year. See Mrs. Charvat for an application. Applications are due before April 5, 2024.

PEO Chapter CC Scholarship--Available to female graduating seniors of Smoky Valley High School. Apply online before April 5, 2024.

Saline County Farm Bureau Association--Preference given to students pursuing a degree in agriculture. For field of study not related to agriculture, a Saline County Farm Bureau membership is required. See Mrs. Charvat for an application. Application deadline is April 4, 2024.

White Scholarship Foundation--Applicants must plan to major in math or science, plan to pursue a career in math or science, and must have been a McPherson County resident upon graduation from high school or use the scholarship at a McPherson County College. See Mrs. Charvat for an application. Applications are due before April 8, 2024.


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