2018 Coworker Scholarship Opportunities


Scholarships for CHI St. Vincent coworkers (including Medical Group and contracted coworkers) are offered through CHI St. Vincent Foundation. Scholarships require a minimum 2.8 GPA unless stated otherwise.

NOTE: Coworkers who received a scholarship in 2017 ARE eligible to apply.

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Nursing Excellence Scholarship Honoring Dr. John Jones and Judy Johnson, RN

NEW FOR 2018: Two (2) $10,000 and one (1) $5,000 scholarship will be awarded!

The Nursing Excellence Scholarship Endowment was established in 2015 to honor the care, dedication and commitment demonstrated by both Dr. John Jones and Judy Johnson, RN to their patients at CHI St. Vincent for more than 35 years. The Nursing Excellence Scholarship supports CHI St. Vincent coworkers interested in obtaining an advanced degree in nursing, including a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) and higher, through an accredited nursing program.

  • Recipients will receive up to $10,000 to use toward tuition and other institutional costs through graduation.
  • Recipients must agree to remain employed at CHI St. Vincent for a minimum of three (3) years after receipt of funds.

Vogel Family Nursing Scholarship

CHI St. Vincent promotes nursing excellence by encouraging CHI St. Vincent coworkers interested in nursing as a profession to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) through an accredited nursing program. Students must be enrolled in the nursing courses of a nursing program to be eligible for this scholarship.

  • Nine (9) Vogel Family Nursing Scholarships will be awarded. Eight (8) in the amount of $2,500 each and one in the amount of $5,000.

CHI St. Vincent Coworker Scholarships & Foundation Scholarships for General Education

  • Funded by coworkers through the 2017 Coworker Campaign and community donors.
  • Supports nursing and non-nursing; for anyone pursuing advanced degree in area of his/her profession, including technical training and traditional academic pursuits.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 each.

NEW for 2018: Scholarships for APRN Coworkers who want to become Acute Care Certified!

  • A select number of scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to APRNs who wish to achieve Acute Care Certification.

Radiology Scholarships

CHI St. Vincent, through the Vogel Family Radiology Assistance Fund, promotes excellence by encouraging individuals to seek radiology technologist and nursing training, education and certification to improve the delivery and quality of radiology patient care. In addition to awarding the Sam Vogel Memorial Radiology Scholarships annually, additional awards will be distributed to support Advanced Radiology Certifications in multiple radiology modalities and Nurse Certifications in Radiology. An applicant must be one of the following:


  • Enrolled in the CHI St. Vincent Radiology Technologist program or radiology nursing program.
  • CHI St. Vincent coworker enrolled in an ACR approved course for the Advancement and Certification for a Specialty Radiology Modality including, but not limited to, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computerized Tomography and Cardiovascular Interventional.
  • CHI coworker selected by the Radiology Department to attend the annual Society of Interventional Radiology conference training and agree to present the learnings to the department upon return.

Coworkers interested in becoming a nurse are encouraged to look into one of our accelerated nurse programs at UA Little Rock, Henderson State University and National Park College. Students can earn their ADN, RN, and BSN degrees at UA Little Rock, Henderson State University and National Park College with the help of CHI St. Vincent.

Please Note:

  • Scholarships require applicant to be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credits per semester for two consecutive semesters.
  • All applicants must be currently employed by CHI St. Vincent and have a minimum of six (6) months employment.
  • All scholarships require recipient to remain employed by CHI St. Vincent for a minimum of one year after receipt of funds, except the Jones/Johnson Scholarship, which requires a three-year commitment.

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