Sparrow Clinton Foundation offers healthcare scholarships

Clinton County students interested in pursuing health care careers can receive scholarship assistance from the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation.

The Merten and Geraldine Whyman Health Careers Scholarship Fund, an endowment fund established in 1986, provides annual scholarships for education in a health-related field to Clinton County residents. Thanks to additional contributions by community members, the fund has grown to provide 10 $1,500 scholarship opportunities this year. To date, 252 students have received Whyman scholarships, representing a total education investment of more than $236,600.

Applications and guidelines have been sent to all Clinton County public and private high schools as well as adult education programs. Any Clinton County resident interested in a health care career is encouraged to apply.

High school students can pick up applications from their counselor’s office.

Applications also are available at the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation office and online at

For more information, call the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation at 989.227.3396 or 989.227.3333. The deadline for submission of completed applications and forms to the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation is April 1.