Cathy Lee Nursing Scholarship

Cathy Lee was a dedicated member of the nursing staff at Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County for over 35 years.  In 1974 she began her employment as a CNA.   She furthered her education and became an LPN in 1980.   She was taken suddenly by a fight with cancer.  Cathy had an excellent work ethic and leadership skills.  She always exemplified good character and was very family orientated.  Most important of all she was very compassionate about her patients and they always came first.   In memory of Cathy, the employees at Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County have established a nursing scholarship. One (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded in 2017.


  • Pursuing degree in nursing field
  • Have completed one-year in the nursing program for Bachelors Degree or one semester of the ADN Program
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

​Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

Instructions:  Please complete and submit the application form below, including attached files for two letters of recommendation and your most recent report card or transcript.

Contact information for questions or comments:

Sue Paquette        
Community Outreach Director
Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County
800 Clay Street
Darlington, WI  53530
(608) 776-5731

Scholarship Application Form

We will be accepting applications for 2017 Scholarships from April 15th through May 15th.

Contact Information
Home Address
School Address
Personal Information
Education Background
High School
College or University #2 (If Applicable)
College or University #3 (If Applicable)
College or University #1 (If Applicable)
Employment History
Add up to six (6) employment references, starting with the most recent.
Employment Experience #1 (Most Recent)
Employment Experience #3
Employment Experience #4
Employment Experience #2
Extra-Curricular/Volunteer Activities
Essay Questions
Please submit electronic copies of two letters of recommendation and your most recent report card or transcript. One letter of recommendation must be from an instructor or academic advisor in your current area of study. Please do not include letters written by family members. Attached files may be scanned images, PDFs, Microsoft Word documents, text files, etc.
I hereby certify that all entries on this application form and the attachments are true and complete. I also agree and understand that any falsification of this information may result in my disqualification from the Cathy Lee Nursing Scholarship. I understand that all information on this application form is subject to verification. I also agree that the Cathy Lee Nursing Scholarship Committee may contact references and education institutions listed on this application form.