Grants and Scholarships

St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation Internal Grant

St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation accepts grant applications twice per year with deadlines on April 1 and October 1. Grant awards are given to support programs and services that enhance the quality of healthcare services for the patients and families served by Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital, Ascension Calumet Hospital and Ascension Medical Group. Capital grants for departments are also considered during these grant cycles. Each grant application will be reviewed by the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation Grants Committee and ratified by the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation Board. Click here to download application.

Associate Grants Ascension Medical Group Scholarship

Each year, the Ascension Medical Group Scholarship team offers awards for academic study to eligible Ascension NE Wisconsin employees or employee children (Calumet Hospital, Mercy Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital and Ascension Medical Group Clinics) from area high schools (public, private, or home-schooled) who have demonstrated excellence in scholastic achievement, high moral character and a stated interest in human health service careers. In conjunction with Ascension NE Wisconsin's mission, vision and values, special consideration will be given to those students in need.

Only high school seniors (or equivalent) employed by or with parents employed by Ascension NE Wisconsin who intend to pursue a human health service career will be eligible to apply for a scholarship, which will be made available for the subsequent academic year.

Applications must be received by midnight on April 9, 2021. The review team will select recipients by May 1st. The awards will be made at high school graduation or award ceremonies. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Van Abel at

Click here to download the scholarship application
Click here to download the scholarship instructions
Click here to download the student recommendation form

Dr. C. Christopher Wallace Endowment Fund  

In his honor, the Dr. C. Christopher Wallace Physician Fund was established in 1995 through a generous gift from Network Health System. The fund supports costs associated with Ascension physicians, Physician Assistants (PA) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) traveling to third-world countries on medical missions or to attend retreats which enable the physician to reflect upon their feelings on why they chose to go into the medical healing field.

Grant applications need to be postmarked or received by November 1 of each year.

Wallace Physician’s Endowment grants were awarded to the following Ascension employees for participating in medical mission trips in 2020:

  • Dr. Matt Kraemer, Elias Pina, Dominican Republic

  • Lori Lang, Elias Pina, Dominican Republic

  • Sandra Schaffer, Elias Pina, Dominican Republic

Click here to download the Wallace Grant application

Flanagan Family Fund  

The Flanagan Family Fund was established to enhance direct patient care in the Emergency and Surgery Departments at Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital. Funding will be given to individuals or units for staff education that will have an immediate impact on patient care. Available funding will vary from year to year and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis until allocation has been depleted.  If you have questions, please contact

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