Lourdes Scholarships

How to Submit a Scholarship Application to Lourdes


All applications must be postmarked or emailed by Friday, March 23rd, 2018. Award recipients will be notified no later than April 20th, 2018.

STEP 1: Determine Eligibility

Eligible Applicants must be individuals who:

• Have a permanent address in Benton or Franklin Counties or Burbank, WA.
• Are pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing or another healthcare related field(Six $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to those pursing healthcare related degrees and one nursing student will receive the $500 Sandbank-Stanke Memorial Scholarship).
• Special consideration will be given to those who express financial need, demonstrate academic rigor and/or possess a strong background in community service/volunteerism.

STEP 2: Complete Application

1. Fill out the Lourdes Scholarship Application Form below.
2. Include an essay that describes the following (No longer than two pages, double spaced, 12pt font):

• Financial need
• Educational goals
• Career goals
• Reasons for choosing the career
• School activities, including awards and honors
• Volunteer services

STEP 3: Obtain Records and References

Each complete application should include:

1. 2018-19 Scholarship Application Form and Signed Scholarship Agreement of Understanding

2. Completed essay

3. Three letters of reference (one page maximum). Please include:

• How long the person has known you
• Relationship to you (teacher, friend, family member etc.)
• What outstanding qualifications they see in you that would make an ideal candidate to receive this scholarship

4. All high school and college transcripts to date. If mailing, please send official transcripts in sealed envelopes, with school stamp over the seal. If you would like to submit them digitally, they must be emailed directly from the institution, to the contact listed below.

STEP 4: Submit Application

Option A

Mail all of the documentation listed above in a large manila envelope. Pages may be paper clipped, but please DO NOT staple. Applications must be postmarked by midnight on Friday, March 23, 2018.  

2018-19 Lourdes Scholarship Application

Please mail scholarship applications to:
Lourdes Foundation
Scholarship Committee c/o Foundation Specialist
520 N. 4th Ave.
Pasco, WA 99301

Option B

Submit your application electronically by completing the application form below. You can also attach your essay and letters of reference. Please select the method in which your transcripts will be sent (emailed transcripts must be sent directly from your institution to scholarships@lourdesonline.org). All submitted material becomes the property of Lourdes and cannot be returned. Not all applicants will be selected as recipients.

If you have any questions, please call Wendee Bodnar (509) 543-2412.