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SCH Employee Scholarships

The deadline to apply for SCH employee scholarship opportunities is April 1, 2024!


Bertha Ross Hough Endowment Fund

As a result of the impression healthcare workers made on the Bertha Ross Hough Family, an endowment was established to honor her by assisting individuals aspiring to further their education and careers. The endowment shall remind those who provide minute-to-minute care for patients that no matter the circumstance, what they do matters. Their compassion and care can brighten someone’s day when it is most needed.

Award: $1,000


  • Recipients must be:

    • A graduate of Bath, Carter, Elliott, Menifee, Morgan, or Rowan Counties in Kentucky, OR
    • A graduate of a GED program and have been a resident of one of the above-listed counties for at least four (4) years, OR
    • An employee of St. Claire Regional Medical Center and a resident of one of the above counties for at least four (4) years.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Accepted into an accredited college or university
  • Pursuing an associate or bachelor health care program

C. Louise Caudill Memorial in Honor of Susie Halbleib

Named for the founders of St. Claire HealthCare, the C. Louise Caudill Memorial Scholarship in honor of Susie Halbleib provides scholarships to students in LPN or Allied Health programs. In 1963 Dr. Louise and Nurse Susie started a tradition of excellence at our hospital, which is carried on through this award.

Award: $500


  • Enrolled in an LPN or Allied Health Program
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5