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Awards & Scholarships

Elizabeth Watkins Community Caring Award

As a tribute to the caring spirit of philanthropist Elizabeth Miller Watkins, and as an expression of thanks to those who mirror her generosity, we proudly present the Elizabeth Watkins Community Caring award to individuals, businesses and LMH Health employees.

Each year, the LMH Health Foundation recognizes those people and businesses who have provided unique and significant service to the hospital and the foundation.

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Academic Scholarships

2021 academic scholarships are now available! Full-time and part-time LMH Health employees who are enrolled in accredited nursing or other healthcare programs can apply for donor-funded scholarships through LMH Health Foundation. Employees must have already completed one year of employment at LMH Health and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Scholarships are available for:

  • LMH Health employees – General scholarships
  • LMH Health employees – Nursing scholarships
  • Children of LMH Health employees
  • LMH Health volunteers
  • Nursing students at Baker University, Emporia State and Washburn University

Please review the 2021 scholarships & information packet here. Completed applications are due by April 30, 2021, at 4:30 pm, and can be emailed to or dropped off at the LMH Health Human Resources office, located in the LMH Health main campus near the atrium.

Individuals only need to fill out one application to be considered for all eligible scholarships.

For any questions, please contact LMH Health Human Resources at or (785) 505-3004.