Methodist Health System Scholarships

The Methodist Health System provides benefits to their employees, including scholarships for college. The following opportunities are available for Health System employees.

For more information contact the Admissions Office at (402) 354-7200.

Carolyn Scott “Spirit of Excellence” Scholarship

Benefit: A $5,000 scholarship to be used for tuition, fees, and supplies for Health System employees seeking a Masters or Ph.D. degree

Eligibility: Registered Nurses or supervisory personnel working in Methodist Health System for a minimum of 12 hours per week for the past two years. Selection criteria include caring qualities, academic excellence, leadership potential and performance record.

Deadline: Applications are only available during the month of February for the upcoming academic year. Applications are due mid-March. Scholarship recipients will be notified in April and recognized at the annual Friends of the Foundation dinner.

Employee Development Grant

The Employee Development Grant (EDG) provides up to $1,600 per academic year for eligible Methodist Health System employees who are enrolled in a degree or certificate program of study at NMC.  The employee must have been employed at MHS for a minimum of two years, must be an employee in good standing, and must work a minimum of 16 hours a week. 

The application is available on the benefits page of the MHS intranet.  The completed application must be signed by the employee, supervisor, and HR representative, and it must be submitted to the NMC Financial Aid Office by the appropriate deadline:

Fall - August 1

Spring - December 1

Summer - May 1

Dependent Discount Program

The Dependent Discount Program is available to legal dependents of MHS employees and provides a 20% discount of tuition only. The application form is available on the benefits page in the MHS Intranet.

Tuition Assistance Program

The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) provides up to $2,000 a year for employees who have worked at least six months, at a minimum of 16 hours prior to the beginning of the semester or term. The actual amount is limited to tuition costs of a course or degree program that is directly related to the employee's current position or promotion within MHS.

Academy Programs

The Methodist Health System Academy Program provides tuition coverage for MHS employees enrolled in specific programs (see below). This coverage is specifically designated for tuition and does not include funding for textbooks or any other associated fees. In exchange for coverage, employees must agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the Eligibility Guidelines.

MHS offers the Academy Program to employees upon acceptance to Nebraska Methodist College, completion of Academy selection form, approval through Human Resources and as Academy funding is available.

Selection forms providing eligibility and sponsorship by affiliate are also available on our internal portal, Lawson.  Follow this path on Lawson for the selection forms: Human Resources > MHS Benefits or MJE Benefits > Pursuing Your Dreams. 

Learn more about the programs available to academy students:

Contact NMC Admissions at (402) 354-7200 or with any questions.