Dr. Ciriaco "Jerry" Memmolo Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Ciriaco “Jerry” Memmolo Memorial Scholarship provides scholarships to employees and children of employees of Mercy Hospital South (formerly 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 Mercy Hospital South (formerly 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) an employee’s dependent child who is 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.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”

Application status will be changed from submitted to either awarded or denied in June. Applicants can view their status by logging in to their Scholarship Central account.

Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager at scholarships@stlgives.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
$2000, renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered for this scholarship, your Scholarship Central General Application MUST include your FALL transcript for the current academic year. The transcript should show your name, school, grades, and cumulative GPA. If you previously uploaded an earlier transcript, please upload a new transcript to your General Application and change your answer to the GPA question. If your college choice has changed, please update that on the General Application as well.
  2. The goal of this program is to support the educational goals of 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. 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 Mercy South Hospital (formerly St. Anthony Medical Center) for at least one year. Do either of these describe you?
  4. Applicant's Current Employer
  5. If you are an employee of Mercy Hospital South (St. Anthony's Medical Center) and 23 years of age or over, you do not need to provide information on your parents. Confirm your status:
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