MercyOne Friends organizations accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 academic year | Waverly Newspapers

The Waterloo and Cedar Falls Friends Groups who support the MercyOne Foundations will jointly award scholarships to students in the area for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications must be submitted by March 4, 2022.

Applicants must be high school graduate students planning to pursue a career in a health-related program or post-secondary students currently enrolled in a health-related program. Eligible health-related careers include:

  • Medical or dental course (including pre-medical and pre-dental)
  • Feeding with milk
  • Dental hygiene
  • Medical / clinical laboratory technology, dental technology or radiology technology
  • Medical transcription
  • Health Information Technologies
  • Medical office services, surgical technology
  • Ultrasound technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Physical therapy

Scholarships will be awarded based on academics, financial need, and community engagement. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale and be from Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Fayette, Grundy or Tama counties.

Application forms, which include a request for a brief essay, transcripts, and letters of recommendation, are available at the MercyOne Foundation offices, 3421 West 9th Street, Waterloo, IA 50702, (319) 272-7676 ; and at 515 College Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613, (319) 268-3161. Applications are also available online by visiting

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