Sanford Health Network Chairman’s Challenge Scholarship

Chairmans Challenge Scholarship

Take the challenge: Submit your plan for the health care scenarios below.

  • High School Students: Develop a plan to attract more students into health careers in rural settings.
  • Undergraduate, Vocational or Graduate Students: Develop a plan that advances rural health care and allows rural communities to maintain or expand services in the face of changes to the health care industry.

Earn a scholarship:

One submission will be selected in each of three categories.

High School students: $2,500 one-time scholarship for higher education program

Undergraduate or Vocational Students: $3,500 one-time scholarship for undergraduate program

Graduate Students: $4,000 one-time scholarship for graduate program

Put your plans in action:

  • The top submissions in all three categories are invited to Sanford to participate in a ten week experience to help implement your solution

The Sanford Health Network Chairman’s Challenge can be submitted by an individual or group work. In the event that a group is selected, the scholarship will be divided evenly among the members of the team.

Apply for the Chairman’s Challenge at

All scholarship submissions must include a completed application form and attach a plan that can be implemented based on the individual challenge. Format of your plan is up to you.

Application Form

Email submissions to: