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Scholarships Through the Avera McKennan Foundation

DeSchepper Rehabilitation Education Scholarship

This endowed scholarship, established in 1994, has been made available because of charitable gifts given in honor of Hector DeSchepper. Gifts to the Avera McKennan Foundation for this scholarship enable the award to continue each year.

Applicants for this scholarship must be current employees of Avera McKennan Hospital's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department. To receive application and eligibility requirements please contact a rehab department manager.

Sister Colman Coakley Education Scholarship

This endowed scholarship, established in 1992, has been made available because of charitable gifts given in honor of Sister Colman. Gifts to the Foundation in Sister Colman's name enable the scholarship award to grow each year. Her belief in the value of education was strong.

Applicants for this scholarship must be current employees of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center.  To receive application and eligibility requirements please contact the Foundation.

National Award for Innovative Hiring Practices

Avera McKennan won honorable mention in the "Team Spirit" category in Modern Healthcare's 17th annual Spirit of Excellence awards.
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