MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Scholarship Offers Up To $24,000 To Local Healthcare Students

​​LEONARDTOWN, Md.–MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is now accepting applications for its annual healthcare scholarship, next awarding funding in the spring of 2023.  

Recognizing the need for specially trained staff, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital offers annual scholarships to students from St. Mary’s, Charles, or Calvert counties pursuing educational degrees, licenses, or certifications vital to the care of our community. In return for a pre-determined commitment of service, the hospital may award up to $24,000 per recipient—what could amount to a “full ride,” depending on the program selected. 

With many opportunities in the medical field, the following positions are needed most by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Applicants pursuing the following educational programs—either as new or returning students—are especially encouraged to apply

  • Registered nurses 
  • Respiratory therapists 
  • Medical laboratory technicians 
  • Radiology/Imaging technicians 

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital has provided healthcare scholarships since 2001—more than 170 individuals and counting. Generous community support, particularly through the hospital’s annual Gala, enables the Philanthropy Committee of the hospital’s Board of Directors to offer this opportunity each spring. 

Applications for the next cycle are due by Friday, Feb. 24, 2023. Learn more and apply today at  

About MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital 

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care in Leonardtown, Maryland. MedStar St. Mary’s provides advanced technology with a dedication to excellence in all services provided. MedStar St. Mary’s received the Maryland Performance Excellence award at the Platinum level in 2014 – the highest in the state, and has also been the recipient of eight “A” Hospital Safety Grade scores from the Leapfrog Group, most recently in Fall 2022. Visit to learn more. 

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