The Leon J. Ribley Scholarship

The Leon J. Ribley Scholarship is available as a result of a gift from former hospital board of trustee Leon J. Ribley. The scholarship is available to hospital employees and/or their dependents. Applicants should be enrolled in classes that will enable them to advance in a professional health care career.

Scholarship amounts will be $500, the number of scholarships given will be determined by income produced by investment of principle from the initial gift. Payment will be made to the school in the name of the recipient to be applied toward tuition and books. If the student fails to complete the term or semester for which the scholarship is applied, then the student will be expected to reimburse the hospital the scholarship amount, except in the case of extreme hardship or justifiable reasons.


  • Must be attending or accepted into a post high school program related to the healthcare field. Proof of acceptance must be provided with the application.

  • First priority will be given to hospital employees, second to dependents.

  • Applicant must work for Parkview Wabash Hospital and have been employed for 6 months or longer. An employee's spouse, unmarried children, step children, or adopted children under the age of 23 may also apply.

  • Employees must be considered to be in good standing with no disciplinary actions in the previous three years.

  • Applicant must provide transcript for the most recently completed school year.

  • Applicant must provide two letters of recommendation from someone who can speak to the character of the applicant. One must be from a supervisor, co-worker, or educator, and the other could be from a teacher, employer, church or community leader, coach or mentor, etc.

  • Previous recipients may reapply to receive funds for up to four years.

Interested employees may apply for the Leon J. Ribley Scholarship by filling out and submitting the form below or by downloading the 2018 Leon Ribley Scholarship Application.

Applications and supporting materials may be submitted by mail to:

Leon Ribley Scholarship
c/o Parkview Wabash Foundation
710 N. East Street
Wabash, Indiana 46992

Or by email to:  

All applications must be received by June 30, 2018.