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Promoting Careers in Health Through Education

To help prepare for the predicted shortage of health care professionals, Ascension Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare reaches out to young people to show them what’s available and support them in their career aspirations.

St. Thomas More High School Scholarships

Ascension Wheaton and the Foundation for St. Francis and Franklin provided 10 students tuition scholarships in the Biomedical Sciences program. With plans to pursue health care careers, these bright students also participate in job shadowing and hospital tours to better understand health career opportunities.

Health Youth Apprentice Program

Ascension Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - All Saints started the “Highlighting Health Care” program, aimed at building awareness for careers in health care among high school students. The All Saints program is known as a model for apprenticeship programs.

Ascension Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Scholarship Fund for UW-Milwaukee Health Sciences Students

We provide both undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students enrolled in the UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences.

Black College Tour

Ascension Wheaton sponsored several Milwaukee Public School students at Riverside University High school to participate in a tour of historically black colleges and universities. Students were able to tour the college, learn about admissions, and receive information beneficial to helping them pursue a college education.

National Black Nurses Association/Milwaukee Chapter Tuition Scholarships

Ascension Wheaton has been a long-time sponsor of undergraduate and graduate scholarships for several members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association.

All Saints Health Care Education Scholarships

The Nursing Scholarship Program is working to positively impact nurse recruitment, retention and satisfaction. Scholarships allow entry-level hospital associates to pursue a nursing career despite limited resources. All Saints’ School of Radiologic Technology is also working to provide endowed scholarships for worthy individuals in the fast-growing field of radiology.

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