Scholarships

Scholarships

Glendive Medical Center (GMC) Foundation offers numerous scholarships with awards being announced each year in June.

GMC Foundation Awards Two Scholarships

The Sobotka Scholarship

August and Mary Sobotka made a wonderful planned gift to Glendive Medical Center by giving the proceeds from the sale of their ranch to the hospital. The Sobotka Endowment was created with their gift, and annually it provides a $5,000 scholarship for a student who is pursuing a career in health care. We welcome all applicants -- candidates must be enrolled full-time and be in the second half of their overall program to apply. Please complete and submit the application on or before April 15.

MJB Nursing Scholarship

The MJB Nursing scholarship is also given each spring. The award is $1,000 and is intended for a registered nursing student or a student pursuing a degree in a medical profession. Candidates must be enrolled full-time and in the second half of their program to apply. Please complete and submit the application on or before April 15.

Barbara Markham Scholarship

The Barbara Markham Accounting / Business scholarship is also given each spring. The award is $800 and is intended for a student pursuing a degree in accounting or business. Candidates must be enrolled full-time and in the second half of their program to apply. Please complete and submit the application on or before April 15.

These awards are intended for students pursuing careers in a medical profession, or in the case of the Markham award, for students in business or accounting.

Candidates must be enrolled full-time and in the second half of their program to apply. Please complete and submit the application on or before April 15.

IMPORTANT! Please read the official rules and requirements before applying:

Rules for GMC Foundation Scholarships:

  1. All applications are due in the Foundation office by 5 pm on April 15 of each year.
  2. Students must have a cumulative GPA 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. A sealed copy of the college transcript must be sent to the Foundation office.
  3. Students must be registered as a full-time student in a baccalaureate accredited program or graduate level, and have completed half of their program to apply.
  4. A 250-word essay stating, "Why I chose my major and how I will contribute to my chose profession upon graduation" must be submitted with the application.
  5. Three personal references must be submitted, using the on-line recommendation form, or mailed in sealed envelopes to the Foundation Director. At least one reference must be from an instructor. Sorry, references from relatives are not acceptable
  6. All complete applications are sent on to the Scholarship Committee in May. The Scholarship Committee meets and selects finalists for personal interviews.
  7. Once winners are selected, the scholarship donors and the winners are invited to the July Foundation Board meeting for the award presentation. The scholarships are paid directly to the colleges after the start of the new fiscal year (July 1.)
  8. Recipients must remain enrolled full time for the year they received the award. If the Foundation becomes aware that a student is no longer enrolled, the Foundation Director will notify the college and request return of the scholarship award.

Student Requirements for GMC Foundation Scholarships:

  1. Scholarships in the amount of $5,000.00, $1,000.00 and $800.00 are awarded by the GMC Foundation each year. Financial need is not a requirement for scholarship approval. Scholarships are paid to the college, for the benefit of the recipient student.
  2. Students must be enrolled in either a medical professional program related to a specific need of our area, or in accounting/business.
  3. Students must be registered as a full-time student in a baccalaureate accredited program or graduate level and have completed half of their program.
  4. Nursing students must be accepted into an accredited nursing program prior to applying.
  5. For those students interested in the MJB Scholarship, preference will be given to those employed by Glendive Medical Center at the time of application.
  6. Three personal references must be submitted, using the on-line recommendation form, or mailed in sealed envelopes to the Foundation Director. At least one reference must be from an instructor. Sorry, references from relatives are not acceptable. It is the student's responsibility to ensure these references are received.
  7. Students must submit a sealed, official transcript showing a current GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  8. Applications are available at Glendive Medical Center Foundation office, or online at www.gmc.org
  9. Applications are due by 5pm on April 15 of each year. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  10. Applications will be reviewed and scored to select final recipients by a committee overseen by the Foundation Board of Directors.
  11. Recipients will be notified of selection in writing. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the July Foundation Board meeting.
  12. Recipients must remain enrolled full time for the year they received the award. If the Foundation becomes aware that a student is no longer enrolled, the Foundation Director will notify the college and request return of the scholarship award.

Click this link to apply for our scholarships...

GMC Foundation Scholarship Application
GMC Foundation Scholarship Recommendation Questionnaire

For more information on creating named scholarship at GMC, please contact Jaime at the Foundation office at 406-345-2627 or email: jshanks@gmc.org