2016-2017 Academic Year Award
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student
Applications Accepted July 1 - Sept. 30, 2016
- Applicant must be a resident of Berks, Lehigh, or Northampton County.
- Applicant must be a resident of Pennsylvania for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.
- Applicant must be entering the first year of medical school.
- Applicant must be enrolled full time in a fully accredited United States medical school.
Applicant must submit the following:
- A completed application form.
- Two reference letters documenting the applicant's integrity, interpersonal skills, and potential as a future physician. These letters should be from persons who know the applicant well (other than family members).
- A letter, on school letterhead, from the applicant's medical school verifying that he/she is enrolled full time at that institution and is a first year medical student. NOTE: It is very important that we have the correct medical school information. Payment of scholarship must be made to the recipient's school and through the appropriate channels (financial aid, admissions, registrar, etc.)
- A typed one-page essay specifically describing why the applicant chose to become a physician and what contributions he/she expects to make to the health profession. NOTE: A personal interview is not required; however, it may be requested.
- Application materials will be accepted beginning July 1 of the current year, and must be postmarked on or before September 30 of the current year.Applicants will be notified of the committee's decision by December 1 of the current year.
For more information contact us at:
c/o The Foundation
777 East Park Drive, P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
Phone: (717) 558-7852 or (717) 558-7854
Fax: (717) 558-7818
This medical scholarship is made possible by a memorial contribution from Mrs. Elena Pascal and Ms. Carla Vigilante in honor of their parents, Drs. Siegfried and Vigilante.
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