BEMIDJI — Sanford Health offers a respiratory therapist sponsorship program for employees and community members interested in becoming respiratory therapists.
The respiratory therapist sponsorship is financial assistance of $7,500 to support tuition and other expenses while the recipient progresses through their school’s respiratory therapy program. Upon graduation, Sanford and the sponsored student will partner for a full time employment commitment at Sanford Health as a respiratory therapist in Bemidji for three years.
Applications are open through July 19. To apply for the sponsorship, applicants must submit their resume, cover letter, maximum 500 word essay on why they chose respiratory therapy and what they hope to gain from working at Sanford Health as well as a letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
Requirements for the sponsorship include maintaining a GPA that meets the program requirements, illustrating progress through the program of study and signing a contract before payments are processed. Sponsorship payouts will begin after July 19.
A limited number of sponsorships will be available. Go to www.sanfordhealth.jobs and search req35679 to view more information about the sponsorship program.