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Educational Funds

Continuing Education
Funds are available for the continuing education needs of all Deaconess School of Nursing alumni. Requests for funds to help finance seminar attendance or continued education for advanced degrees in nursing can be made through any board member or by contacting the Deaconess Foundation at 812-450-3359.

Alumni Descendant Scholarship
The DHSON Alumni Association annually sponsors a scholarship for nursing education to be awarded to the descendants of graduates of the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Evansville, Indiana. Up to $15,000 in scholarships will be distributed to the most qualified applicants for the express purpose of providing assistance to a student pursuing education in order to obtain a license for Registered Nursing.

It is the alumni members’ desire that preference be given to scholarship applicants who are entering their first year of schooling in the pursuance of a nursing license. Scholarship forms may be downloaded, scanned and emailed to .  
Education Funds
Any requests for alumni association funds to help with continuing education for any Deaconess School of Nursing Alumni should be emailed to . Funds are available to assist graduates in paying for attendance fees for any nursing-related educational offering.

In order to request funds from the Deaconess Hospital Alumni Association for educational opportunities, you will need to print and complete all of the following forms: Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Fund Request; Deaconess Hospital Foundation Request for Foundation Funds Allocation; and Request for Check.

Read and follow the directions which appear below and on the documents for the completion of these forms.

DHSON Alumni Fund Request
Fill out the top portion. Additionally, if you are a graduate, but not a current member of the Alumni Association, please send your $5 yearly dues to Gayle B. Rood, 1087 Turtle Bay Rd, Boonville, IN 47601.

DH Foundation Request
Fill out the top portion completely.

Request for Check
The Foundation requires that the check be made to the seminar, rather than to an individual. Every check requested must have a separate check request form submitted. Make copies, if needed. [Attach all registration form(s) and/or receipt(s).]

If you need assistance with this form, email the Treasurer at .

Email completed forms and other appropriate documentation (receipts, copy of registrations, proof of attendance, etc.) to .
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