About Our Scholarships

As part of National Healthcare Week in May 2020, the Avita Health Foundation, announced recipients of Employee and Allied Health Scholarships for 2020-21 academic year.  “The scholarships began as a way of investing in the future of healthcare and of providing an additional benefit for our employees and their children, although scholarship opportunity is offered throughout the county,” said Chuck Cangelosi, Director of the Avita Health Foundation. “We are pleased to again offer the scholarships to a deserving group of individuals.”

Selected Employee Scholarship recipients are active full-time or part-time employees, who have successfully completed at least one year of service with Avita Health System and are currently enrolled or enrolling in a post-secondary institution in the 2020-21 school year at an accredited vocational school, community college, or baccalaureate degree-granting institution, while seeking a degree or certification in a healthcare-related field.  This year five employees were awarded scholarships – congratulations:

  • Carla Bennett from New Washington                   
  • Crystal Dickerson from Ashland              
  • Morgan Smith from Bellville                    
  • Samantha Corbin from Bucyrus               
  • Stephanie Parker from Bucyrus               

Selected recipients of the Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health Scholarship must have graduated from a high school located within Crawford, Richland or Morrow Counties, who is full-time or part-time student enrolled in a post-secondary institution,  including a child of an active part-time or full-time employee who has successfully completed one year service with Avita Health System, enrolled or accepted for attendance at an accredited vocational school, community college, or baccalaureate degree-granting institution, while seeking a degree toward licensure or certification specific consideration given in the areas of Exercise Science/Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Athletic Training.  This year five students were awarded this scholarship – congratulations:

  • Ally Green from New Washington                        
  • Grace Miller from Ontario                        
  • Lydia Feik from Tiro                     
  • Madison Harmon from Galion                 
  • Parker Stigall from Mansfield                  

View all past and current scholarship recipients.

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health Scholarship

Eligibility

  1. The candidate must be one of the following:
    • A graduating senior from a high school located within Crawford, Richland or Morrow Counties
    • A student enrolled in a post-secondary institution whose permanent address is within Crawford or Richland County
    • A child of an active part-time or full-time employee, who has successfully completed one year service with Avita Health System, who is a graduating high school senior or enrolled in a post-secondary institution (regardless of address).
  2. The candidate must be currently enrolled or accepted for attendance at an accredited vocational school, community college, or baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
  3. The candidate must be seeking a degree toward licensure or certification specific consideration given in the areas of Exercise Science/Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, or Athletic Training.

Other Considerations

  1. Three scholarships will be awarded as follows:
    • One Scholarship @ $1,000 and Two Scholarships @ $500
  2. The scholarship must be used by January 30, 2021 for fall or spring tuition (summer courses not included).
  3. The scholarships will be paid directly to the institution on behalf of the student upon verification of enrollment.

General Instructions

  1. Submit an essay, 200-300 words in length, discussing your goals in your specific field of study demonstrating your interest and intent on practicing in the above mentioned fields of allied health.
  2. Fill out the attached application and include all requested documents.
  3. The committee, after thorough investigation of an applicant, shall present recommendations for approval by the Avita Health Foundation Board of Directors.
  4. In the case of a tie between candidate applications, an interview with the Avita Health Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee may be requested.
  5. Deadline for submitting the application is April 30, 2020.

Application

Applications are not currently being accepted.

Avita Health Foundation Employee Scholarship

Eligibility

  1. The candidate must be an active full-time or part-time employee, who has successfully completed one year of service with Avita Health System and is currently enrolled or enrolling in a post secondary institution in the 2020-21 school year (does not include summer courses).
  2. The candidate must be accepted for attendance at an accredited vocational school, community college, or baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
  3. The candidate must be seeking a degree or certification in a healthcare-related field.

Other Considerations

  1. Three scholarships will be awarded at $500 each.
  2. The scholarship must be used by January 30, 2021 for fall or spring tuition.
  3. The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution on behalf of the employee after enrollment is verified.

General Instructions

  1. Provide a detailed explanation (in essay format) of your goals in the healthcare field you are pursuing and how receiving this scholarship would enhance your skills to benefit Avita Health System.
  2. Fill out the attached application and include all requested documents.
  3. The committee, after thorough investigation of an applicant, shall present recommendations for approval of the Avita Health Foundation Board.
  4. In the case of a tie between candidate applications, an interview with the Avita Health Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee may be requested.
  5. Deadline for submitting the application is April 30, 2020.

Application

Applications are not currently being accepted.

Past Recipients

2020

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health

  • Lydia Feik – Tiro
  • Ally Green – New Washington
  • Madison Harmon – Galion
  • Grace Miller – Ontario
  • Parker Stigall – Mansfield

Employee

  • Carla Bennett – New Washington
  • Samantha Corbin – Bucyrus
  • Crystal Dickerson – Ashland
  • Stephanie Parker – Bucyrus
  • Morgan Smith – Bellville

2019

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health

  • Cheryl Bodjanac – Ontario
  • Sarah Castle – Marion
  • Bailey Schott – Bucyrus
  • Parker Stigall – Mansfield
  • Emma Studer – Bloomville
  • Carina Weaver – Lexington

Employee

  • Carla Bennett – New Washington
  • Ka Woon Yvonne – Shelby
  • Mallory Hoskins – Bucyrus
  • Jennifer Rodman – Shelby
  • Morgan Smith – Bellville
  • Samantha Wilhite – Cresline

2018

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health

  • Sarah Castle – Marion
  • Cole Heinlen – Bucyrus
  • Abigail Pendergast – Mansfield
  • Emma Studer – Bloomville

Employee

  • Carla Bennett – New Washington
  • Clay Fogle – Bucyrus
  • Taneshia Jackson – Ontario
  • Jennifer Rodman – Shelby
  • Lisa Schofield – Mansfiled

2017

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health

  • Jamie Blunt – Shelby
  • Cheryl Bodjanac – Ontario
  • Mikayla Briggs – Lexington
  • Sarah Castle – Marion
  • Grace Schiefer – Nevada
  • Emma Studer – Bloomville

Employee

  • Clay Fogle – Bucyrus
  • Andy Gillespie – Galion
  • Megan Hardin – Mansfield
  • Brittany Stump – Bucyrus

2016

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health

  • Kelsey Brown – Crestline
  • Caleb Doup – Fredericktown
  • Joshua Eckert – Galion
  • Jenna Shipman – Mt. Gilead

Employee

  • Harley Anthony – Sycamore
  • Cindy Barth – Nevada
  • Nancy Branam – Sulphur Springs
  • Megan Hardin – Mansfield
  • Lindsay Schott – Bucyrus
  • Brittany Stump – Bucyrus

2015

Dr. Theodore Ebner Allied Health

  • Chelsea Ridenour – Shelby
  • Bailey Schott – Bucyrus
  • Jennifer Stroker – Lexington

Employee

  • Abby Henderson – Crestline
  • Harley Detillion – Sycamore
  • Christina Neise – Crestline
  • Elizabeth Ryhal – New Hampshire
  • Nathalia Spade – Galion

2014

Employee

  • Jennifer Green – New Washington
  • Megan Parker – Bucyrus
  • Brittany Stump – Bucyrus

2013

Allied Health & Education

  • Eleanor Frye – Galion
  • Michaela Gearhart – Crestline
  • Haley McCarthy – Tiro
  • Celestia Starner – Bucyrus

Employee

  • Casey Britton – Crestline
  • Angela Brown – Galion
  • Ashia Jones – Mansfield
  • Kristy Raby – Bucyrus

2012

Allied Health & Education

  • Nichole Downing – Bucyrus
  • Kaitlyn Gearhart – Crestline
  • Taylor Hoffman – Bucyrus
  • Chad McCray – Galion

Employee

  • Casey Britton – Crestline
  • Brandi Grogg – Galion
  • Kimberly Robertson – Caledonia
  • Ashley Scherger – Tiffin

2011

Allied Health & Education

  • Luke Bruct – Galion
  • Kelly Fruth -Crestline
  • Kourtney Hanshaw – Mt. Gilead
  • George Miller – Galion
  • Danielle Stall – Galion

Employee

  • Donna Comptons – Mt. Gilead

2009

Allied Health & Education

  • Matthew Ellis – Galion

2008

Allied Health & Education

  • Kyle Kocher – Galion