Published on March 04, 2019

Thelma Orr Scholarships Available for Area Health Care Students

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena’s Volunteer Services Department is offering two $1,500 scholarships for area students. Scholarships are available to students pursing an education in a human medicine related field with their primary residency in Alcona, Alpena, Iosco, Montmorency, Oscoda and Presque Isle Counties.

The Thelma Orr Memorial scholarship is named in honor of Thelma Orr, R.N., director of nursing, and later was a founding Auxiliary member as part of Volunteer Services Department at the Medical Center in Alpena. The scholarship may be used to attend any accredited Michigan college and applicants must be in their second year or more working toward their degree.

Applications with complete requirement instructions are available from the MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena Gift Corner, Information Desk, Nursing Department or online at Those interested in more information may call (989) 356-7546 or email The application deadline is Saturday, April 15, 2019. Applicants will be notified by mail after May 1.