Mary Free Bed - Minority Scholarship

The Mary Free Bed Guild, established in 1891, is a non-profit organization that owns Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. In 2002, the Guild created the Minority Scholarship Program to promote diverse staffing to better meet the rehabilitation needs of our patients.

An individual is eligible to apply for a one-year scholarship for education-related expenses if he or she meets the established criteria. The scholarship amounts may vary depending on individual needs.

Eligibility Criteria
• Currently enrolled in, or accepted in, an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student in a nursing program, or graduate-level physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, therapeutic recreation, orthotics or prosthetics, or neuropsychology program
• Cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
(overall and in the chosen area of study)
• Demonstrated leadership ability through participation in community service, extracurricular or other volunteer activities
• Black or African American, Asian, Hispanic or Latino,
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaskan Native
• Citizen of the United States
• Demonstrates a commitment to serving diverse populations
• Applicant must be a permanent resident of Michigan