RiverView Foundation is honored to provide this regional health care scholarship program established in memory, honor, and respect of Richard P. Mave’s life values and unconditional commitment to serving others. In his professional career, Dick was a kind hearted person known for being a generous giver to charities, impeccable work ethic, believed in always providing exceptional customer service and left a legacy of being a community builder and successful business owner. He was an entrepreneur and passionate leader that was actively engaged in his community as a dedicated volunteer and supporter of meaningful causes. Dick had many interests including watching sports, a collector, and developing new relationships. Dick was self-motivated, highly successful, and he was extremely well respected and fondly liked by his retail clients and friends.

Funding Guidelines:

  • Scholarship is restricted to applicants who are residents of RiverView Healthcare Association’s service area that includes Crookston and other Minnesota communities within a 30-mile radius of RiverView Hospital. All RiverView employees are also eligible regardless of where they live, in honor of the time Dick served on RiverView's Board of Directors.
  • This scholarship will be available annually as long as sufficient funding is available.
  • Applicant must be a high school graduate who is enrolled AND is pursuing a degree in a healthcare field.
  • A stipend of up to $1000 will be awarded to each 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 Thursday April 19, 2018. You will be contacted if more information is needed.


Awarding of the Scholarship:

  • A Scholarship Review Committee 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.)

Richard Maves Healthcare Scholarship Application