Nursing Scholarships

Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Due: May 1st

In December 1985, the Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Dr. Thomas and Susan Malachesky. Dr. and Mrs. Malachesky perished in a plane crash in November 13, 1985. Dr. Malachesky served as the Pathologist at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital from January 1982 until his death. At the time of her death, Mrs. Malachesky was a student pursuing a career as a registered nurse.

The Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund was established and funded by the Malachesky’s children, Amanda and Michael, family, and friends. The intent was that through the initial funding and donations, that the Scholarship Fund would produce sufficient income to provide one annual scholarship ranging from $500 - $1,000 as funds are sufficient.

The fund was established to provide a scholarship to a high school graduate, choosing nursing as a career, from a high school in the Potter McKean, Cameron, or Tioga County area. The scholarship will be presented to the most academically qualified applicant.

The recipient of the Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship is not obligated, as a result of receiving the award, to an employment commitment to UPMC Cole.

To apply for the Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship, the candidate must provide the following:

1.      A formal letter requesting consideration for the scholarship from the applicant.

2.      A completed Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship application.

3.      A copy of the student’s most recent grade transcripts.

4.      Proof of acceptance to an approved nursing program.

5.      Two letters of reference.

The Brenda A. Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Due: May 1st

The Brenda A. Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Brenda A. Ross. Brenda A. Ross was killed in an automobile accident on January12, 1987. Miss Brenda A. Ross was employed at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, as a registered nurse, from 1985 until her death.

At the time of her death, her parents established the Brenda A. Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund. The intent was that through the initial funding and donations, that the Scholarship Fund would produce sufficient income to provide one annual scholarship ranging from $500 - $1,000 as funds are sufficient.

The fund was established to provide a scholarship to a high school graduate, choosing nursing as a career, from the Bucktail High School in Clinton County, or a high school in the Potter McKean, Cameron, or Tioga County area. The scholarship will be presented to the candidate emulating the characteristics which made Brenda such an asset to the nursing profession and the community.

The recipient of the Brenda A. Ross scholarship is not obligated, as a result of receiving the award, to an employment commitment to UPMC Cole.

To apply for the Brenda A. Ross Memorial Scholarship, the candidate must provide the following:

1.      A formal letter requesting consideration for the scholarship from the applicant.

2.      A completed Brenda A. Ross Memorial Scholarship application.

3.      A copy of the student’s most recent grade transcripts.

4.      Proof of acceptance to an approved nursing program.

5.      Two letters of reference.

A committee designated by the Cole Foundation, will review applications. An interview may be required for finalists. Application packets should be completed and forwarded to:

Cole Foundation

Malachesky Memorial Nursing Scholarship

1001East Second Street

Coudersport, PA 16915

Cole Foundation

Brenda A. Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship

1001East Second Street

Coudersport, PA 16915

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