Valley City, ND The CHI Mercy Auxiliary is excited to announce it is accepting applications for two scholarships it is offering! Each year, one scholarship is given out to recipients that are enrolled in a Medical Health Care related career. The scholarship is provided by funds raised by CHI Mercy Health’s Auxiliary. The second $250 scholarship is a one-time memorial/donation from the family of Mertice Rood (a Graduate of the Mercy School of Nursing at Mercy Hospital in Valley City and an active Mercy Hospital Auxiliary member) and is specifically for someone seeking a degree as a nurse. Please note on Application you are applying for the “Mertice Rood Nursing Scholarship”.

To be eligible for Auxiliary scholarships the below criteria is required:

  • Employees who have completed 2 years of full-time or part-time employment at MH and have been accepted or are furthering their education in healthcare
  • Or volunteers who have completed 30 hours of volunteer time during the previous year and are seeking a degree in healthcare.
  • Graduating high school seniors who attend school and/or reside in Barnes County, ND, and who are children or grandchildren of current CHI Mercy Health employees or volunteers.

Please contact Lisa Urbatsch in the CHI Mercy Health Administration office (direct #845-6486 or to get an application or go online to: under the Scholarships tab. The deadline to apply is May 27, 2016.

The CHI Mercy Health Auxiliary (CHI-MHA) is a volunteer organization devoted to supporting the hospital and the community it serves. If you would like to become a CHI Mercy Health Auxiliary member, please contact Lisa Urbatsch at 701-845-6486 or email