Since the late 1980s, the Longmont United Hospital Foundation has offered
merit-based scholarships to encourage the ongoing education of individuals pursuing further education in healthcare. To date, nearly $1.5 million in awards have supported this commitment by the Foundation and gracious gifts from our community partners. Scholarships are granted in April and September each year.
KASANDRA DICKERSON – Pursuing an MS in Nursing.
Pursuing an MS in Nursing.
AMY BARIS – Pursuing her degree in Nursing Informatics with anticipated graduation December 2020.
TARA HORNE – Cardiopulmonary. Pursuing a Masters in Hospital Administration.
JENNIFER KILEY – Masters in Nursing Leadership and Management
NINA WROBLEWSKI – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Elevations Bank representatives, Dennis Paul and Michelle Sulek and LUH Foundation Director Cindy Noble and Charles Sloan, Scholarship recipient, at the Scholarship Breakfast.
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Howard and Alice Hess Memorial A Legacy scholarship, in memory of Howard Hess’ participation as an early LUHF Board member, patron and champion of the patient tower building.
Al Straub Memorial A Legacy scholarship, in gratefulness for a major contribution ($75,000) made to the Scholarship program. This Estes Park resident was a patient of LUH and provided the gift in gratitude for the “angels of mercy” LUH nurses. Al Straub, 1931-1994.
Career Development Center CNA Scholarship Two $1,000 awarded to CDC Certified Nursing Assistant Graduates to continue their education in medically oriented programs.
Elevations Credit Union A major business partner and contributor to the Foundation Scholarship program, Elevations Credit Union has funded four $2500 scholarships for the past 3 years. Dennis Paul of ECU said that “education is at the heart of the ECU community involvement and how we fulfill our core purpose to provide solutions for a better life”.
Ray and Elsie Lanyon Memorial Scholarship – The Ray Lanyon Fund was established by the last will of Elsie M. Lanyon in memory of her husband, Ray Lanyon, a man who spent his lifetime dedicated to the betterment of his community. He was an editor and publisher of the Longmont Times-Call for many years, mayor of Longmont for 12 years, a director of the First National Bank of Longmont and a longtime active member of the First Congregational Church.
Mary Beth Driscoll Memorial Scholarship - Mary Beth Driscoll was a nurse at Longmont United Hospital for 18 years. She came to Longmont United Hospital as a pediatric nurse, worked as an orthopedic nurse and ended her career as a much beloved nurse in Day Surgery.
Longs Peak Emergency Physicians – Spearheaded by longtime LUH Foundation Scholarship Committee Chair, Herb Ogden, an annual scholarship is donated by partners of Longs Peak Emergency Physicians.
Rita Hoagland Nursing Scholarship A Retired nurse, Rita Hoagland sponsors a scholarship because she believes so strongly in the importance of focused nursing education.
Johnson Controls – Working in the hospital inspired this vendor to establish a scholarship for 5 years as a tribute to the LUH employees.
Longmont United Hospital Volunteers – An annual scholarship to support healthcare education of LUH associates.
“Pay It Forward” – An annual scholarship funded from contributions to the Foundation by Previous Scholarship Recipients.
Colorado Imaging Associates – As part of a generous gift to Centura hospitals for scholarships, LUH received a five year commitment for an education scholarship from Colorado Imaging Associates.
Henry and Harriet Amicarella Memorial – A Legacy scholarship in gratitude for the service and commitment of Henry Amicarella, the first CEO of LUH who served the community from 1958 to 1977. This is a Legacy Scholarship to honor Hank and Harriet Amicarella with seed funding from memorial gifts and augmented by the Foundation.
LAUNCH (LUH Adventure University for New Careers in Healthcare) – A weeklong summer health careers camp for high school juniors and seniors. LAUNCH provides hands-on experiences in healthcare professions including nursing, therapies, labor and deliver, operating room, cardiovascular services, emergency medicine and more. One annual $1000 scholarship; applications open to graduating seniors of this program.
Medical and BioScience Academy in conjunction with Longmont High School. The program is for students interested in careers or post-secondary education programs in medicine, research and allied health sciences. One $1000 scholarship is available each year; applications open to graduating seniors.
Flanders Family Scholarship - this scholarship is in memory of LB and Eleanor Flanders for their many years of dedicated service to Longmont United Hospital. LB Flanders was on the founding committee of LUH and Eleanor Flanders was one of the founders of the LUH Volunteers.