Employee Scholarships

Recipients Selected

Scholarship recipients The 2022 Enloe Foundation Scholarship recipients have been selected.

Thanks to generous donations from community members, employees and volunteers, 26 Enloe employees received more than $28,000 to support their continuing education.

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Congratulations to the following caregivers:

Betty Dean Nursing Scholarship
  • Jennifer Macy
  • Robin Cranston
Butte County EMS Symposium Scholarship
  • Carmen Cosby
  • Jeffery Schmitz
Clinical Educator Scholarship
  • Lori Silva
Enloe Employee Scholarship
  • Noelle Ryion
  • Caitlin Keene
  • Jamie Bracewell
  • Alexa Janicki
Enloe Foundation Board of Directors Scholarship
  • Patrick Owens
  • Angelique Passidakis
Enloe Golf Tournament Nursing Scholarship
  • Robbin Guynn
  • Nancy Castillo
Enloe Women’s Services Scholarship
  • Michelle Strieby
Helen Bennor Nursing Scholarship
  • Sara Maennche
Herb & Sue Henderson Continuing Nursing Education Scholarship
  • Ashley Ross
  • Hilda Bowen
Janis Kay Anderson Graduate Nursing Scholarship
  • Dianna Satterwhite
Men’s Associates Enloe Medical Center Employee Scholarship
  • Cody Schumacher
  • Leiborus Mies
Nancy & Gary Coelho Surgery Employee Scholarship
  • Jyla Ghio
Peggy Steel Nursing Scholarship
  • Graciela Hernandez
Peggy Steel Advanced Practitioner Scholarship
  • Amy Jones
Peggy Steel Enloe Employee Scholarship
  • Faith Stilwell
  • Abby Smith
Suzette Stueve Memorial Nursing Scholarship
  • Carley Corona

About the Program

Happy nurseScholarships are available to all Enloe employees and are designed to support continuing education opportunities such as conferences, two- or four-year degree programs, training, licensing, or other continuing educational opportunities, including online programs.

Some scholarships are designed for specific disciplines or departments, such as EMTs and paramedics, Women’s Services Clinic staff, NTSICU and ICU/CCU nurses, nurses pursuing graduate-level studies, and Surgical Services department staff engaged in two-year or four-year degrees.

Enloe’s goal is to have the most skilled, competent, and engaged staff to serve patients with compassionate and quality care every day. A committee made up of the Foundation Board of Directors and community members selects the recipients.

Want to Apply?

We encourage all Enloe employees to do so.

Check back in early 2023 for applications.

If you have question, please contact the Enloe Foundation at foundation@enloe.org.

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Helen Bennor Nursing Scholarship

Helen Bennor was a single mother who attended nursing school later in life. She went back to get her high school diploma and graduated from the Shasta College Nursing program in 1989 with a 4.0 GPA. Helen was a NOC shift nurse in a small-town emergency room for more than 20 years and loved caring for others. Her grandson, Buck August, and his wife, Michelle August, established this scholarship in her honor. They wish to give back to those who share Helen’s passion for nursing.

Fund Allocation
One $1,000 scholarship may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Accepted or enrolled in a nursing program at Butte College, California State University, Chico, Shasta College or Simpson College.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter.

Betty Dean Nursing Scholarship

The Betty Dean Nursing Scholarship was created in memory of Betty Dean in 2020. Betty was passionate about providing great care to patients — and she was instrumental in bringing Planetree to Enloe Medical Center. Education played an important role in Betty’s life. She held a Doctor of Education degree and a master’s in medical-surgical nursing, in addition to her bachelor’s degree and RN diploma. Betty was superintendent-president of Butte College and served in leadership positions in other community colleges throughout California. Simpson College named the Betty M. Dean School of Nursing in her honor in 2016.

Fund Allocation
Two $2,000 scholarships may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Accepted or enrolled in a nursing program at Butte College, CSU, Chico, or Simpson College.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter.

Clinical Educator Scholarship

The Clinical Educator Scholarship is for clinical educators who are pursuing continuing education, a degree or license related to employment in the medical field. This scholarship is funded through the generosity of fellow Enloe clinical educators to support excellent patient care at Enloe Medical Center.

Fund Allocation
One $500 scholarship may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants are pursuing continued education related to employment at Enloe Medical Center at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Submit transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of licensing, training or conference the funds will be used toward. The recipient will be asked to present what he or she learned, or create a poster on the topic.

Enloe Employee Scholarship

Established in October of 2008, the Enloe Employee Scholarship is for Enloe employees pursuing continuing education in their chosen field. This scholarship is funded through the generosity of fellow Enloe caregivers and community members to support excellent patient care at Enloe Medical Center.

Fund Allocation
Four $500 scholarships may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants are pursuing continued education related to employment at Enloe Medical Center at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of licensing, training or conference funds will be used toward.

Enloe Foundation Board of Directors Scholarship

The Enloe Foundation Board of Directors created this scholarship in 2018. The volunteer board of community members works to support the patients, programs, equipment and facility needs of Enloe Medical Center through the enhancement of charitable support gathered from the communities it serves.

Fund Allocation
Two $1,000 scholarships may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants should be pursuing continued education related to employment at Enloe Medical Center at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Recipient Responsibilities
Recipients may be asked to submit a report and/or speak about their educational experience to the Foundation Board of Directors or other appropriate groups.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of nursing education funds will be used toward.

Enloe Golf Tournament Nursing Scholarship

The Enloe Foundation Golf Tournament Committee created this scholarship in 1999 to encourage and enhance the educational advancement of our nursing staff. Current nursing staff pursuing further education, along with any Enloe employees who are pursuing a degree in nursing, are encouraged to apply.

Fund Allocation
Two $2,000 scholarships may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants should be accepted or enrolled in a nursing program at an accredited nursing educational institution, or pursuing continued education related to nursing at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of nursing education funds will be used toward.

Enloe Women’s Services Scholarship

Established in July 2017, the Women’s Services Scholarship was created to financially support Women’s Services clinic staff to further their academic education through enrollment in training, licensing, conferences and continuing education.

Fund Allocation
One $500 scholarship may be distributed once a year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be working in a Women’s Services clinic and pursuing continued education related to employment at Enloe at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of licensing, training or conference funds will be used toward.

Herb & Sue Henderson Continuing Nursing Education Scholarship

Herb and Sue Henderson were both critical care nurses before Herb went back to school and became an anesthesiologist and Sue became a nurse practitioner. They both understand the importance of continuing education in order to stay up to date with best practices. Sue especially feels the need to give back to the NTSICU nurses at Enloe Medical Center. She was the nurse manager of this unit for three years and was impressed with the compassion and clinical expertise of this group of professionals.

Fund Allocation
Two $1,000 scholarships may be distributed each year. If qualified applicants are not identified, the scholarships may go unawarded for the year.

Eligibility
Applicants must work as a nurse in the NTSICU or ICU/CCU. Preference will be given to nurses employed in the NTSICU firstly and to those from the ICU/CCU secondarily. Applicants must be nurses pursuing continuing education at a seminar or conference, and be willing to share the knowledge they acquire at the training with their unit.

Recipient Responsibilities
Recipients are required to give one presentation on a nursing best practice topic to the NTSICU staff. This may be done at a staff meeting, Neuro teaching rounds, Trauma teaching rounds or a symposium held at Enloe Medical Center.

Application Requirements
Continuing education registration form.

Invest in the Future Scholarship

Fund Allocation
$3,000 scholarships

Eligibility
The scholarships will be awarded to current medical or osteopathic school students. They will have graduated from a Butte, Glenn, or Tehama County high school, or from California State University, Chico, and intend to practice in the region.

Janis Kay Anderson Graduate Nursing Scholarship

Janis Kay Anderson always dreamed of becoming a nurse. In elementary school, she read all the Sue Barton Student Nurse books. She graduated from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Her nursing career was from 1975 to 1996 in the ICU/CCU of Chico Community Hospital and Enloe Medical Center. Janis, a skilled and compassionate clinician, was a charge nurse and eventually became a S.W.A.T. nurse. She was well respected and known for her calm leadership, wide smile, and professional skills. Janis’ love of nursing gently lifted the hearts of her patients and her fellow nurses. Established in Janis’ memory by her husband, Brian Anderson, this scholarship is to financially support nurses who have a similar passion and skills in nursing that Janis displayed.

Fund Allocation
One $2,500 scholarship may be distributed once a year.

Eligibility
Applicants should be accepted or enrolled into the Master of Science in Nursing Program at CSU, Chico, or another eligible nursing educational institution.

Recipient Responsibilities
Recipient is required to give one presentation on the nursing profession to the Butte County Juvenile Hall or local Boys & Girls Club. Brian Anderson, the scholarship sponsor, is available to assist with presentation arrangements if requested.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter into a Master of Science Graduate Nursing program.

Men’s Associates Enloe Medical Center Employee Scholarship

The Men’s Associates Enloe Medical Center Employee Scholarship Fund was created to honor the Enloe Men's Associates (1966-2007) and continue the legacy of supporting and promoting the programs of Enloe Medical Center through education, advocacy, fundraising, and service.

Fund Allocation
Two $500 scholarships may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
The scholarship is open to any Enloe employee to fund continuing education related to employment at Enloe Medical Center at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of licensing, training or conference funds will be used toward.

Nancy & Gary Coelho Surgery Employee Scholarship

Nancy and Gary Coelho established the Nancy and Gary Coelho Surgery Employee Scholarship Fund in 2010. Its focus is enhancing and encouraging educational advancement of hospital based surgical staff. Nancy is a current employee of the Surgical Services department at Enloe Medical Center and Gary is retired from Tri Counties Bank.

Fund Allocation
Two $500 scholarships may be distributed once a year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be an employee within Enloe Medical Center’s Surgical Services department (Surgery, Sterile Processing, PACA, GI, Same Day Surgery, Endoscopy or Preoperative Services) and currently enrolled at an accredited two-year, or four-year college or university.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter.

Peggy Steel Nursing, Advanced Practitioner & Enloe Employee Scholarships

Peggy Steel was a long-time local resident who greatly appreciated the care she received while she was a patient at Enloe Medical Center. In 2008, she established a scholarship fund designed to enhance Enloe caregivers’ educational opportunities and inspire their education and professional pursuits. Today, three separate scholarships (Nursing, Advanced Practitioner and Enloe Employee) are offered through this scholarship fund. Please read below for the individual requirements of each Peggy Steel Scholarship.

Peggy Steel Nursing Scholarship

Fund Allocation
One $2,000 scholarship may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in a nursing program at an accredited nursing educational institution, or pursuing continued education related to nursing at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of licensing, training or conference funds will be used toward.

Peggy Steel Advanced Practitioner Scholarship

Fund Allocation
One $2,000 scholarship may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in a postgraduate program. Preference will be given for those pursuing education toward becoming a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA) or Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM).

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter into a graduate program.

Peggy Steel Enloe Employee Scholarship

Fund Allocation
Two $1,000 scholarships may be distributed each year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be pursuing continued education related to employment at Enloe Medical Center at a conference, educational institution or online seminar.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter, or documentation of the type of licensing, training or conference funds will be used toward.

Suzette Stueve Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Suzette Stueve was a nurse in the Clinical Informatics department at Enloe Medical Center. Everyone who knew her remembers her incredible smile and quick wit. Suzette began her journey at Iowa Western Community College and graduated with her RN. She later earned her bachelor’s in nursing. She was such an inspirational person and touched many lives throughout the community and Enloe Medical Center. A fellow nurse, Diane Woolridge, created the Suzette Stueve Memorial Nursing Scholarship in Suzette's memory.

Fund Allocation
One $1,000 scholarship may be distributed each year from the Suzette Stueve Memorial Nursing Scholarship.

Eligibility
Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in a nursing program at either CSU, Chico, or Butte College. Applicants must be Enloe employees who have a stated desire to stay local pursuing education for a professional nursing career.

Application Requirements
Transcripts (official or unofficial) or acceptance letter.

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