• Application deadline for all three is March 22
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    In memory of long-time Crookston community and healthcare champion June Shaver, the RiverView Foundation has established the June E. Shaver Healthcare Scholarship for area college students going into a healthcare field from the communities (and their surrounding areas) of Crookston, Climax, Fertile, Mentor, Erskine, Red Lake Falls, Warren, Argyle, Stephen, Fisher and East Grand Forks.  

    Applicants must be a high school graduate who has completed a minimum of one full year of post-secondary higher education institution AND is pursuing a degree in a healthcare field.

    June Shaver served as the administrator of the Northwestern Clinic in Crookston from 1953 until her retirement in 1983. She passed away in 2014 at the age of 94, but left a lasting impression on the community professionally and personally.

    The 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.

    For information on the scholarship or for an application, contact Foundation Director Kent Bruun at 281-9249, email kbruun@riverviewhealth.org or Kari Moe at 281-9211, email kmoe@riverviewhealth.org.  The application is also available by going to the Foundation link under get involved at www.riverviewhealth.org. Applications are due to the Foundation office by noon on March 22, 2018.

Afonya Scholarship

    RiverView Foundation Board of Directors is seeking applications for the 12th annual Bishop Afonya Healthcare Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is given to any resident of RiverView Health’s service area that includes Crookston and other communities within a 30-mile radius of Crookston.      The recipient must either be enrolled or with an intention to enroll in a post secondary educational program in a healthcare field.  

    The applications are due to the RiverView Foundation office by noon on March 22, 2018.  

    The application and guidelines are available by going to the Foundation link under get involved at   www.riverviewhealth.org or through the RiverView Health Foundation office.          Application forms and guidelines may be requested by calling 281-9249, e-mailing Kent Bruun, Foundation director at  kbruun@riverviewhealth.org or calling Kari Moe at 281-9211, e-mailing kmoe@riverviewhealth.org or stopping by the Foundation office. The application deadline is noon Thursday, March 22, 2018.

    “Our sincere thanks to Dr. Afonya and other generous donors that designate scholarship funds to help individuals achieve a career in healthcare,” Bruun said.  “RiverView Foundation is very proud to provide these healthcare scholarships.

Lenertz Scholarship

    In recognition of the time and efforts Thomas C. Lenertz provided to the establishment and advancement of RiverView Health Foundation (RHF), its Board of Directors established the Lenertz Family Healthcare Scholarship.

    As one of RiverView Foundation’s original founders in 1990, Mr. Lenertz was instrumental in all development stages of RHF.  

    As Riverview Healthcare Association CEO, he continued to serve the Foundation as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors until his December 2000 retirement.  

    The 18th annual $1,000 Lenertz Family Healthcare Scholarship will be awarded to a recipient from RiverView’s service area that is pursuing post-secondary education in a healthcare field following the noon deadline on March 22, 2018.          Priority will be given to applicants pursuing a degree in healthcare management and/or intent to serve the RiverView Health primary service area upon completion of education.      

    The application and guidelines are available by going to the Foundation link under get involved at  www.riverviewhealth.org or through the RiverView Health Foundation office.  Application forms and guidelines may be requested by calling 281-9249, e-mailing Kent Bruun, Foundation director at  kbruun@riverviewhealth.org or calling Kari Moe at 281-9211, e-mailing kmoe@riverviewhealth.org or stopping by the Foundation office. The application deadline is noon Thursday, March 22, 2018.

    “Our sincere thanks to the Lenertz Family and other generous donors that designate scholarship funds to help individuals achieve a career in healthcare,” Bruun said. “RiverView Foundation is very proud to provide these healthcare scholarships in the Lenertz family name.”