Mercy Scholars is a program offered by Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa to assist individuals who are pursuing degrees in health care. The program offers financial assistance for select educational programs (see list below) where there is a forecasted need or hard to recruit positions. These health care careers may change from year to year based on the projected needs of Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa.
Mercy Scholars is available to anyone who is interested, once they have been accepted into an educational program. Qualified applicants complete a process that includes an application, references, official transcripts (minimum 2.5 GPA needed), an assessment tool, an acceptance letter into the program they are pursuing, and a personal interview.
Mercy Scholars will cover the cost of tuition; and for some programs, a living allowance is available (up to $12,500 per year).
There is an employment commitment for Mercy Scholar participants to fulfill depending on the level of financial assistance they receive. (1 year of service for every $2500 dollars received, for most programs).
Please click on each position below for more information and educational qualifications:
Please Print off an application for Mercy Scholars and submit to Human Resources (Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa 1000 4th St. SW Mason City, IA 50401)
Mercy Scholars Application
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Application Deadlines - Nursing Programs ONLY
Fall Semester = deadline May 31.
Spring Semester = deadline November 30.
(no application deadlines for all other Mercy Scholar programs)
Human Resources 641-428-7287 or 800-433-3883 ext. 7287 for questions