Nursing Scholarship

CHF Awards $17,000 in Health Professional Scholarships

Chuckanut Health Foundation (CHF) awarded ten scholarships totaling $17,000 this year. Two of the students receiving CHF scholarships are returning applicants, while three others are new awardees. Scholarships may be renewed up to three years and each is $1,500. The scholarships are awarded annually through CHF’s Lois Jean Roberts Memorial Nursing Scholarship program. The program is named after the wife of James Roberts, former executive director of St. Luke’s Foundation (now Chuckanut Health Foundation). Students are selected on criteria that aligns with the goal of promoting and expanding opportunities for qualified students to attend and complete their nursing education, whether an RN or BSN degree. In addition to direct scholarship awards to students, CHF has committed $1,500 to support health professionals at local colleges with five standing scholarships:  two at Bellingham Technical College (BTC), one at Western Washington University (WWU), and two at Whatcom Community College (WCC). CHF’s $3,000 grant […]

Chuckanut Health Foundation awards $18,000 in scholarships to 12 Nursing Students

  There is sincere gratitude for the generous donations that make scholarships possible for our Lois Jean Roberts Nursing Scholarship recipients. For these students some of the financial burdens lifted while they dedicate their education to helping others. At Chuckanut Health Foundation, we are privileged to be able to provide nursing scholarships to so many nursing students. This is not possible without the donations from you, our community. Often donors don’t get the opportunity to hear the impact it has on the individual that received the money. We are excited to share a few of the scholarship recipients’ expression of gratitude and provide an opportunity for you to become better acquainted. Your financial generosity has allowed me to be one step closer to my goal and has inspired me to help others by giving back to this community that I love so much” Amy Niebruegge’s commitment to the community and to […]