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UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Accepting Scholarship Applications

by UPMC Susquehanna

UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Lee & Bessie Graham Scholarship for Nurses. The late Bessie Graham, a native of Lock Haven, established the scholarship trust in 1979 to assist graduates of Clinton County high schools who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing.

Eligibility Requirements
To be considered for the scholarship the applicant must:

  • Be a Clinton County high school senior accepted in a nursing school program
  • Be a current nursing school student who graduated from a Clinton County high school
  • Complete an official scholarship application, provide proof of acceptance or enrollment in nursing school program, provide school transcripts and completed individual or parents, current year income tax forms and references

“So much of our day-to-day focus is on the care our nurses provide, so this is a great opportunity to help develop the next generation of nurses,” said Darla Hardy, director of nursing, UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven. “The generosity of the Graham family allows us to assist local students who are pursuing an education with an eye towards a career in nursing.”

2017 Graham Scholarship Recipients
The 2017 Graham Scholarship recipients included: 

  • Chelsea Boone, Lock Haven 
  • Haley Francis, North Bend 
  • Sierra McCombs, Blanchard 
  • Karli Coleman, Lock Haven
  • Morgan Askins, Howard
  • Kristen Probst, Howard
  • Macy Waltz, Lock Haven
  • Michael Snodgrass, Mill Hall

To receive consideration for the Graham scholarship, complete applications must be submitted to by Monday, April 30. 

For more information, call 570-893-5025. Click here to view the application.