The Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for those pursuing educational opportunities toward a career in nursing or a health care field (clinical or patient care). At least fifty percent of the awarded funds will support nursing scholarships. Remaining funds will be awarded to those pursuing educational opportunities in other clinical or patient care programs. Applicants must reside within the Heartland Foundation service region, which includes Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and
In order to apply for this scholarship, students must be enrolled in a graduate program in Healthcare Administration and have a current academic standing of a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must have career interests that will lead to a position in medical practice administration. Preference will be given to applicants from a disadvantaged background and/or the first person in their family to pursue a graduate degree.