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

Dr. Jeff Jennings Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

Citizens Medical Center Health Care Scholarship, $1,500

Dr. Floyd and Mary Smith Endowed Scholarship, $1,500

Leonard P. and Twila M. Harrison Endowed Scholarship, $2,000

Additional scholarship opportunities exist from the Board of Regents (nursing) and require one year of service with Citizens Health.


Submit application materials by the first (1st) of April of each calendar year for consideration. Download and print the application or email Jen Schoenfeld at for materials.

We look forward to the opportunity to assist you in your education and future health care success!