Corpus Christi – The Auxiliary to Driscoll Children’s Hospital has established the Steve Woerner Scholarship in honor of the former Driscoll Health System President and CEO.

As an acknowledgement of Mr. Woerner’ s support of the Auxiliary to Driscoll Children’s Hospital, the scholarship will be awarded to applicants of exemplary academic record and who have demonstrated initiative and commitment in support of others in the community. 

The four-year scholarship will be offered to first-time applicants at the beginning of the 2019 and 2020 school years only.

Any current or past Driscoll Children’s Hospital patient who is a graduating senior in high school is eligible to apply. The amount awarded will be $1,500 per fall and spring semester, and $500 each summer session. 

Requirements will be a letter of intent, an essay on how this scholarship would benefit the recipient, and full time enrollment in a college, university or vocational school of 12 hours or more. 

Scholarships awarded will be based on available funding per fiscal year. To contribute to this scholarship or any of the scholarships the Auxiliary supports, please call the Volunteer Services Department at 361-694-5011 or email volunteer@dchstx.org. 

Visit www.driscollchildrens.org/giving/volunteer/scholarships for more information.