Medical lab with students.

Financial Support and Professional Engagement

The Sanford Health Directors Award for Careers in the Health Care Industry confers both financial and professional benefits. Successful applicants will gain access to numerous networking opportunities with industry professionals throughout their course of study, including lunch-and-learns, development seminars, and mentorship experiences.

Partnership with Sanford Health

This scholarship is part of a professional development program sponsored by Sanford Health and supported by the University of Mary. Freshmen are eligible for a $2,500 benefit, and juniors can receive up to $7,000 in funding. Transfer students are also welcome to apply.

Qualifying majors are listed below:

Freshman Majors:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Science and Disorders
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Cyber Security Administration
  • Medical Laboratory Studies
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy¬†
  • Social Work

Junior Majors:

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health is the largest rural health system in the United States, operating 47 medical facilities throughout the Midwest. Sanford is committed to improving the human condition through exceptional care, innovation, and discovery.

Have Questions?

For questions about eligibility and the application process, please contact Admissions at 701-355-8210 or by email.