Nursing Scholarships

Every year, the Ascension St. Vincent Foundation awards nursing scholarships to deserving Ascension St. Vincent associates pursuing degrees that will help them further their nursing careers, made possible by generous contributions of individuals, corporations, and foundations in recognition of the outstanding nursing care provided to Ascension St. Vincent patients and their families.


This year, 31 Ascension St. Vincent Nurses Received Nursing Scholarships totaling nearly $230,000!


2021 Ascension St. Vincent Foundation 

Nursing Scholarship Recipients


Ascension St. Vincent Nurses Society Education Fund Scholarship

• Tony Myers


Helen Johantges Blank Nursing Scholarship

• Nidia Reyes


Tina Luzer Burks, RN, BSN and Keith Burks Nursing Scholarship

• Lynnetta Mann


Eleanor Bookwalter Nursing Scholarship

• Wendy Doran


Carol B. Hittle Nursing Scholarship

• Stacey Yeo


Mary Touhy Humble Nursing Scholarship

• Susan Gresham

• Sarah Nicholson

• Shelby Wilham


Ryan Hunnicutt Nursing Scholarship

• Dawn Ellington


David Kassing Nursing Scholarship

• Keyla Matthews


Sally Brazones Knapp Nursing Scholarship

• Elizabeth Taylor


Marilyn Mathew Nursing Scholarship

• Rachel Irrgang


Edith Niebergall Nursing Scholarships

• Margaret Burke

• Haley Minor

• Maryl Rosser

• Tara White


Logan Widdicombe Nursing Scholarship

• Olivia Dell


Ascension St. Vincent Foundation Nursing Scholarships

• Alexa Brenneman

• Danielle Demerly

• Meagan Hanson

• Jamie Hartzell

• Raienne Hoggs

• Amy Klemann

• Asia Long

• Sudha Manepalli

• Jacqueline McLean

• Bridget Parker

• Megan Pillischafske

• Armita Whelan

• Meghan Willig

• Chloe Wright

The next Ascension St. Vincent Foundation Nursing Scholarships application cycle will open in early 2022. 
A link to the application will be posted here as soon
as it is available.


Ascension St. Vincent Foundation Nursing Scholarships Requirements

Ascension St. Vincent Foundation Nursing Scholarships are available to nurses who have completed at least one year of consecutive employment at a Central Indiana Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, and are applying for or pursuing a degree at an accredited school that will help them further their nursing careers. Previous scholarship recipients are eligible to apply for a one-time renewal scholarship. Previous recipients can also re-apply if pursuing a new degree.

The application must be completed in full, including one director/manager and two peer recommendations. Please note: these must be three (3) different individuals. 


Questions?  Contact Andy Zirkle at the Ascension St. Vincent Foundation at


Supporting Ascension St. Vincent Nurses

To make a contribution to the Ascension St. Vincent Foundation Nursing Scholarship Fund, please complete the donation form at the bottom of the page.




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Ascension St. Vincent Foundation | 8402 Harcourt Road Suite 210  
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Phone: (317) 338-2338 | Fax: (317) 338-2171