Scholarship Opportunities

Learn more about our available scholarships below and create an account when you are ready to submit your application.

Practice with Pride Nursing Scholarship

  • UPDATED 2020 Deadline: April 30, 2020 
  • Read Full Terms & Eligibilty
    Genesis Health System EMPLOYEES ONLY
    Up to $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to Genesis Medical Center Davenport, Genesis Medical Center Silvis, VNA, Hospice, or Genesis Health Group employees to be used toward the completion of their initial RN degree, either ADN or BSN. Not for current RNs.
  • At least one individual will be named the Gaye J. Reiser recipient.
  • Create an account and apply online

Nursing Degree Completion Scholarship

  • UPDATED 2020 Deadline: April 30, 2020
  • Read Full Terms & Eligibility
  • Genesis Health System EMPLOYEES ONLY
  • Up to $2,500 will be awarded to Genesis Medical Center Davenport, Genesis Medical Center Silvis, VNA, Hospice, or Genesis health Group nurses for BSN or MSN completion. Nurse practitioner programs do not qualify for this scholarship.
  • At least one individual will be named the Gaye J. Reiser recipient.
  • Create an account and apply online

Virginia L. Pilcher Scholarship


ARNP Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: February 28
  • Read Full Terms & Eligibility
  • Genesis Health System EMPLOYEES ONLY
  • This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant currently accepted or enrolled in a Doctor of Nursing Practice program or completing a MSN program as part of/leading to licensure as an ARNP.
  • Winner will be announced in April.
  • Create an account and apply online

Marilyn Willits Nursing Certifications Scholarship


Cardiac Service Line Certification Scholarship


Patricia V. Samuelson Respiratory Therapy Scholarship/Grant Application


ASSET Scholarship for Children of Genesis Employees

  • UPDATED 2020 Deadline: April 30, 2020 
  • Read Full Terms & Eligibility
  • Must be a child, grandchild or legal dependent of a qualified Genesis employee:
    • Employee of Genesis Health System
    • Employment status of .5 or greater
    • Minimum of one year of service
    • In good standing (not in corrective action)
  • Create an account and apply online

Dr. Clarence and JoAnn Updegraff Physical Therapy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: November 15
  • For Genesis Health System PHYSICAL THERAPISTS ONLY.
  • To be used for continuing education/certification.
  • Create an account and apply online

Genesis Medical Center, Aledo

Mercer Foundation for Health Scholarship program offers financial assistance to current residents of Mercer County who are employed at a health care related or medical facility within Mercer County.

The Foundation also provides a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Scholarship program for high school students.


Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt & DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation

The DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation is taking applications for their scholarship program including: