mackinac_straits_health_systemMackinac Straits Health System of St. Ignace, Michigan established this scholarship to acknowledge and support LSSU nursing students during their clinical education. Dr. Ed Smith ’78 and the Oncology staff believe in the importance of educating young nurses to provide the care, and through their scholarship, promote an interest for oncology nursing. Successful candidates must be a senior in the LSSU baccalaureate nursing program with an interest in oncology nursing and has earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient is recommended by the LSSU Nursing faculty.