Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation
Award amounts vary, but are generally $1,000 or more, non-renewable. Last year, one $1,000 award was offered, three $2,000 awards were offered, and one $4,000 awards were offered. Award amounts are based on need, academic standing and career goals.
The number of awards offered annually varies depending on income available from investments and donations to the fund. Last year, five awards were given.
Preference will be given to residents of Wisconsin attending an accredited institution in Wisconsin. Adults returning to school in a health care field or those currently working in a non-professional health-related field who are pursuing a professional license or degree are eligible to apply. Applicants are evaluated on the following criteria: financial need, academic achievement, personal qualities and strengths, and their letters of recommendation. Each candidate will be notified of his/her application status by April 1.
Applications are available online from the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation (WMSF) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must also submit a one- to two-page personal sta ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.