Buhl Regional Health Foundation Scholarship Funding has been established to provide financial support to individuals planning to pursue a degree, diploma, or certificate in a healthcare field from an institution of higher education. We believe that by supporting students in the health care profession, they will be empowered to grow and develop skills that will contribute to the overall health and well-being of the community.

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Scholarship Applications are now closed and applications will be accepted again for the 2025/2026 Academic School Year in November 2024.

Scholarships are available to graduating seniors who are Mercer County residents or attending school in Mercer County planning to pursue a diploma, certificate or degree in a health care field.


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for scholarship funding:

    1. Must not be a family member of the Foundation’s director, officers, employees, Scholarship Committee Members, or substantial contributors.
    2. Must be a high school senior attending school and residing in Mercer County, or attending school in Mercer County. 
    3. Must be enrolled as a full-time student for the upcoming academic year at an institution of higher education that must maintain a regular faculty and curriculum and have a regularly enrolled body of pupils or students in attendance at the place where educational activities are regularly carried on.
    4. Must be pursuing a degree, diploma, or certificate in a healthcare-related field.

Application Instructions

  1. Applications must be submitted through our scholarship portal (link below) before the deadline.
  2. Must provide two letters of reference from non-family members via third party upload within our online scholarship portal.
  3. Must complete ALL application questions.
  4. Must complete an online essay question.
  5. Must upload a current transcript from your high school.
  6. Provide work history, if applicable
  7. Provide community involvement and leadership roles, if applicable.
  8. Provide extra-curricular activities, if applicable.

Express yourself

Express your individuality by selecting how you’d like to submit your essay answer. Whether you choose to write it in the online text box, create and upload a digital presentation, or send in a video submission, know that all three options are equally considered. No option is weighed higher than the others, choose the best fit for you.

for consideration

    1. Scholarship Funding does NOT go directly to an individual.  Scholarship checks will be payable to the Institution of Higher Education with the student ID # in memo.
    2. Scholarships offered are limited, one-time, non-renewable grants that are paid directly to the educational institution and applied only to the tuition of a student who is enrolled and in good standing.
    3. To assure proper supervision of awards, scholarship checks are made payable directly to the institution of higher education during the first week of July.
    4. Scholarship grant funds are to be applied to the student’s tuition for the upcoming semester/school-year and cannot be used to pay an outstanding balance due from a prior semester/school year.
    5. The educational institution is informed that, in the event the student withdraws from the institution’s educational program at such time that a refund of tuition is due, scholarship grant funds are to be returned to the Foundation and not to the withdrawing student.

Scholarship Portal

2024/2025 Scholarship Recipients, please follow this button to go to our online Scholarship Portal.


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