Citizens Foundation offers four (4) scholarships annually to students pursuing a health care related career.  Awardees can be at any stage of their studies.  A preference will be given to applicants who return to practice in a rural area after completion of their studies.  Recipients must reside in the northwest Kansas region and include residents of: Cheyenne, Decatur, Norton, Sherman, Thomas, Sheridan, Wallace, Logan, Rawlins and Gove counties.  The recipient may attend their school of choice. 

The scholarships offered and the amount awarded is:

  • The Dr. Jeff Jennings Memorial Scholarship, $1,000.00
  • Citizens Medical Center Health Care Scholarship, $1,500.00
  • Dr. Floyd and Mary Smith Endowed Scholarship, $1,500.00
  • Leonard P. and Twila M. Harrison Endowed Scholarship, $2,000.00

Additional scholarship opportunities exist including:

  • *Board of Regents (Nursing)

*These Scholarships require one year of service with Citizens Medical Center or one of its entities. 

To receive application materials please e-mail:  or click here to download and print the application. The deadline for receiving scholarship applications is April 1st each year.

We look forward to assisting you in your chosen field of study and contributing to your future success. 

Contact Us:
Citizens Foundation
100 E. College Drive
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-1214
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