Scholarships

St. Mary’s Health is committed to the supporting the education of our community’s youth and to furthering the education and development of healthcare professionals.

Auxiliary Sponsorships

St. Mary's Auxiliary awards over $30,000 in scholarships annually. For more information about the scholarships noted below, please contact the Volunteer Offices 812.485.4260.

Annual Achievement Awards

The Annual Achievement Awards will consist of $11,000 awarded to three recipients. The awards are presented to children of St. Mary's associates. Recipients are selected based on GPA, activities, leadership and an hour-long interview, among other criteria.

Daughters of Charity Mission Scholarship Award

The Daughters of Charity Mission Scholarship Award of $2,000 rewards a high school student who has exemplified the Mission of St. Mary's with an emphasis on excellence in community service.

Teen Volunteer Scholarships

St. Mary's Auxiliary provides two scholarships of $1,000 each to St. Mary’s Teen Volunteers who:

  • Are active volunteers
  • Have worked at least 75 hours over the course of their volunteer service
  • Are seniors in high school with a B or above average

Nursing Scholarships

The Auxiliary awards scholarships to St. Mary's Nurses interested in continuing their careers in the field of Nursing.

Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships

The Auxiliary awards scholarships to St. Mary's Nurses interested in continuing their careers in the field of Nursing. For more information about these scholarships, please contact the Volunteer Offices 812.485.4260.

Foundation Nursing Scholarships

St. Marys’ Health Foundation also provides Nursing Scholarships to promote the development of future nurses by providing funds to support successful completion of a nursing degree. St. Mary’s Nursing aspires to be regionally and nationally recognized for our evidence-based nursing practice, nurse work environment and our commitment to community. Our nursing scholarships are an investment in nursing's future.

For more information on these scholarships, view the scholarship application or contact Michelle Hamblin, BSN, RN at 812.485.5733.

Sue Conner Vauthier Memorial Sponsorship Fund

St. Mary’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the family of Sue Conner Vauthier, has established a nursing scholarship to honor her memory. Sue was a dedicated and valued nurse who was passionate about serving the patients entrusted to her care. She served and cared for patients in St. Mary's ministry from 1978 to 1996 before moving to Gastroenterology Associates in Evansville. While the St. Mary’s community mourned the loss of Sue in the spring of 2004, the memory of her smile and Christian witness is still very much a part of our lives.

The Sue Conner Vauthier fund assists nursing students with their continuing education and advanced degrees.

In the legacy of Sue Conner Vauthier, recipients must demonstrate the passion and desire to care for others. They should be Christ-like in their example, witnessing with everyday acts of kindness. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate a financial need and agree to serve St. Mary’s for at least one year after receiving financial assistance.

If you would like to make a contribution to the Sue Conner Vauthier Memorial Scholarship Fund, please contact St. Mary’s Health Foundation or a member of the Conner family.

St. Mary’s Health Foundation:
Rick Peltier, Director of Foundation Operations
812.485.4412

Conner Family:
Mary Riley (Sue's Sister)
812.319.1418













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