The Dr. John Schrock and Mary Berube Healthcare Scholarship supports motivated and caring students from Northwestern High School in Maple who seek careers in health care. The donors, residents of the Maple school district, devoted their professional lives to the health patients and their community. Dr. John Schrock was an emergency physician in Duluth for more than 35 years. Mary Berube was a laboratory technician at St. Luke’s for 25 years before transitioning to clinic management. Mary Berube also served on the Maple school board. They wanted to encourage young people in their community to pursue health care careers.
- Graduating Senior from Northwestern High School
- Demonstrate Financial Need
- Field of Study: Health Care – pre-medical education, pre-dental education, pre-veterinary, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, lab and radiology technician, emergency medical technician or paramedic
- Attend a two- or four-year college
- GPA: 2.8 or higher
- Engage with extracurricular activities or employment
- Demonstrate community service/ participation
Scholarship Grant Range
- $1,000 for one year
- This scholarship is part of the Universal Application: December 1 – February 15
- ONE Universal Application: Create a profile in the scholarship portal. Fill out the first page of the universal application to filter through all of the scholarships you qualify for.
- This scholarship may be used for expenses of post-secondary education at any accredited college, university or technical/ vocational school
- Award Payments will be mailed directly to the school/ university
- Fall Payments are mailed July 15-30
- Spring Payments are mailed December 15-30
- Transferring Schools: Please contact DSACF if you plan on transferring schools. Transferring schools does not automatically transfer your scholarship. If a transfer occurs after scholarship money has been disbursed it may take up to 90 days to reprocess the scholarship payment.
DSACF encourages scholarship recipients to seek tax advice regarding scholarships. According to the IRS: Scholarships, fellowship grants, and other grants are tax-free if you meet the following conditions:
- You’re a candidate for a degree at an educational institution that maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities; and
- The amounts you receive are used to pay for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.