Scholarships and Grants

Dr. and Mrs. Robert KellyDr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship

Grand Itasca Foundation is proud to be the recipient and administrator of the Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship. Dr. Kelly and his wife, Donna, started their scholarship fund in 1999. In 2006, Dr. and Mrs. Kelly generously increased the amount of funds available to the scholarship recipients. Each year, two scholarships are awarded to a non-traditional student who has returned to school to pursue a degree in a health science field.

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship applications can be obtained by visiting the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation website at www.gracf.org or by contacting the Foundation Office at 218.999.1009.

Grand Itasca Foundation High School Health Care Scholarship

Grand Itasca Foundation administers and awards up to five high school scholarships to graduating seniors in the Grand Itasca service area who are pursuing an education in a health science field.

Grand Itasca Foundation High School Health Care Scholarship applications can be obtained by visiting the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation website at www.gracf.org or by contacting the Foundation Office at 218.999.1009.

Grand Itasca Foundation Scholarship Recipients in 2015: $17,500

  • Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship:
    ~Awarded to Arie DeGrio & Sandy Lenarz, RN
  • High School Health Care Scholarship:
    ~Awarded to Skyeler Elhard, Levi How, Micayla Lessard, Hanna Tillman, Morgan Tinquist & Tessa Wiens.

Grants

Grand Itasca Foundation awards grant dollars twice a year to Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital to support projects, programs, new equipment and community health initiatives to better serve you, our patients.

Below is a list of projects Grand Itasca Foundation supported in 2015:

  • Projects & Programs in Various Departments: $27,404
  • Patient Room Televisions & Programming: $27,424
  • Caring Fore Kids Pediatric Equipment & Supplies: $25,000

Grant Recipient Testimonials