Dr. Ciriaco "Jerry" Memmolo Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Ciriaco “Jerry” Memmolo Memorial Scholarship provides scholarships to employees and children of employees of St. Anthony’s Medical Center who are in healthcare fields of study. It was established by Rizziero and Asteria Memmolo to perpetuate the memory of their son, Dr. Jerry Memmolo, a general surgeon at St. Anthony’s Medical Center. Recipients may reapply for award consideration for a maximum of four years of funding provided they continue to meet eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Employee or dependent child of employee of St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St. Louis.
  2. Must demonstrate financial need as a full time student at an accredited trade school, college or university.
  3. Applicant will be either:
    1) an employee enrolled in a certificate or undergraduate degree program that will either improve his or her work in a clinical healthcare field; or
    2) a dependent child of an employee enrolled in an undergraduate healthcare field of study.
    Students at any level in their program of study are encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria:

  • Recipients will demonstrate financial need and be enrolled in a healthcare field of study.
  • Applications will be evaluated on the basis of past academic performance (must currently have achieved a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on a 4 point scale) and potential for continued success, the quality of the essay and recommendations, and evidence of the student’s compassion, team spirit, integrity and/or work ethic.
  • Selection of the recipients and the scholarship amount will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation from information provided by the applicant, the applicant’s family, and the school.

Questions? Contact Tameka Herrion, Scholarship Manager at scholarships@stlouisgives.org or 314-880-4960.

The Dr. Ciriaco “Jerry” Memmolo Memorial Scholarship program is administered by the St. Louis Community Foundation. Eligibility, financial need, and award amount will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. The Dr. Ciriaco ‘Jerry’ Memmolo Memorial Scholarship program, as a component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

Rizziero and Asteria Memmolo
$1,500, renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be eligible for this program, either you or one of your parents (or legal guardian) must have been a full time or regular part time employee of St. Anthony Medical Center for at least one year. Do either of these describe you?
  2. The goal of this program is to support the educational goals those employees who want to do more in a health care field or support the education of children of employees who seek to serve in a health care field. Select the option that describes you.
  3. Applicant's Current Employer
  4. Provide your full Social Security Number (in xxx-xx-xxxx format) if you are an employee of St. Anthony's or the Social Security Number for the parent who is the employee of St. Anthony's Medical Center
  5. Provide your student identification number at the college you will attend.
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