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The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation has awarded well over 400 scholarships to local residents to start or continue education leading to a health-related career in recent years.

In 2021, Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation awarded over $71,000 in medical scholarships to thirty-one local students.

The foundation offers scholarships in three separate programs; one for high school seniors, one for medical students having successfully completed one year of college, and another for medical professionals currently working for Good Shepherd Health Care System.

Scholarship Applications

GSCHF Employee Scholarship: Apply Online

GSCHF College Scholarship: Apply Online

GSCHF High School Scholarship: Apply Online

Applications must be received by February 28th prior to each school year. Scholarships are awarded only to local students residing in West Umatilla and Morrow Counties of Oregon.

If you have any issues submitting your scholarship application online, please email all of the requested information to us at

Make A Donation

Click here to make a secure online donation to the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation.

Board of Directors & Staff

Cindy Middleton

Vice President
Lisa Mittelsdorf

Dean Fialka

Board Members
Tyler Bendixsen, Amanda Carnine, Dave Ego, Bill Elfering, Manuel Gutierrez, Mike Henderson, Jon Lorence, Mike Madsen, Julie Puzey, LaDonna Quaempts, Margaret Saylor, Sheron Varikatt.

Medical Staff President
Brian Larsen, MD

Board Of Trustees Chair
Sue Daggett

Interim President & CEO
Emmett C. Schuster, MHSA, ACHE

Foundation Executive Director
Liz Marvin

How to Reach Us


Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation
610 NW Eleventh Street
Hermiston, OR 97838