Niagara Health Foundation is pleased to provide four (4) scholarship opportunities for professional development and to those pursuing post-secondary education in health-related fields.

  • Niagara Health System – Welland Hospital Site Tuition Scholarship - The successful candidate shall receive the sum of $1,000 for the first year of post-secondary academic attendance and could receive $1,000 for each of his/her second, third and fourth years. This scholarship was established in 1994 by the former Board of Trustees of Welland County General Hospital. 
  • Dr. Ken Hope Memorial Book Award through Welland Site - This $500 scholarship is to be used for the purchase of books or other necessary resources during the first year of post-secondary education. This award was established in 2001 by Dr. Hope’s family. 
  • Dr. Laszlo and Maria Kuharik Memorial Scholarship - A special endowment fund has been established to provide this scholarship annually to a student pursing a Doctor of Medicine degree from an accredited Canadian university. One scholarship for as much as $6,000 is available for the 2019-2020 academic year to pay for up to one-half of the annual tuition for a student entering or already enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine Degree program. 
  • The Helen (Martindale) Ferguson Education Award - The successful candidate shall receive the sum of $500 to provide support for continuing staff education for registered Nurses at the Greater Niagara General Hospital Site.  It was created in memory of Helen Martindale by her family.  
2020 Scholarship Applications are due by August 31, 2020. Please refer back to this page next spring for 2021 opportunities. 

For further details about our Scholarship Program and to submit your completed applications, please contact Niagara Health Foundation.