RiverView Foundation is honored to provide this regional health care scholarship program established in memory, honor, and respect of June E. Shaver’s life values and commitment to serving others.  In her professional career, June was a woman of high integrity, impeccable work ethic, and dedication. She was a strong and passionate leader, actively engaged in community service. She was a well-rounded woman of many interests.   She valued self-motivation, high achievement, and the betterment of self.

Funding Guidelines:

• Scholarship is restricted to the following regional rural communities (and their surrounding areas) in Minnesota:  Crookston, Climax, Fertile, Mentor, Erskine, Red Lake Falls, Warren, Argyle, Stephen, Fisher, East Grand Forks.
• This scholarship will be available annually as long as sufficient funding is available.
• Applicant must be a high school graduate who has completed a minimum of one year in an accredited post-secondary higher education institution AND is pursuing a degree in a healthcare field.
• A stipend of up to $1000 will be awarded to each year’s scholarship recipient.  The check will be mailed directly to the institution of recipient’s choice.  Recipient will receive the stipend through the financial aids office of that institution.  It is to be applied toward the cost of tuition or related educational expenses.
• Recipient may re-apply annually.
• Financial need may be considered in awarding the scholarship, but is not an eligibility requirement.

Application Procedure:

• An application form is available through Riverview Foundation Office and online at www.riverviewhealth.org. You may call (281-9249 or 281-9211), e-mail kbruun@riverviewhealth.org or kmoe@riverviewhealth.org, or stop at the Foundation Office to obtain this form.
• To submit an application, please complete all information requested on the form.
• Applicant must meet eligibility requirements.
• Submit completed application form, a copy of your current transcript, your resume and two (one-page) letters of recommendation by noon on March 16, 2017.  You will be contacted if more information is needed.

Awarding of the Scholarship:

           • A Scholarship Review Committee of 5-8 members will review and evaluate scholarship applications.
           • Successful candidates will be judged on personal attributes, aspirations, quality of character, as well as 
           demonstrated commitment to his/her healthcare field of study. Applicants are encouraged to submit a
           well-managed and detailed application.
           • Scholarship award check will be issued prior to starting date of applicant’s next school term. (Issue date to be 
           arranged between Foundation Office and recipient.)

June E. Shaver Healthcare Scholarship Application
RiverView Foundation
323 South Minnesota Street
Crookston, MN 56716