Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Summer Fellowship in Government and Community Service

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Amount
Awarded

$3,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Eleven awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must attend the Medical College of Wisconsin OR the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
  3. Must be currently enrolled as a medical school student.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Medical College of Wisconsin and UW School of Medicine and Public Health students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Application requirements for the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Summer Fellowship in Government and Community Service are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Fellowship overview
  • Letter of cert.
Additional Information: The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is pleased to offer medical students attending the Medical College of Wisconsin or the UW School of Medicine and Public Health the opportunity to apply for a Summer Fellowship in Government and Community Service. The objectives of these fellowships include: offering Wisconsin medical students the opportunity to work under the guidance of a Wisconsin Medical Society member to increase their knowledge of how the state, county and/or federal government works with the medical profession to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin; providing Wisconsin medical students hands-on experiences working in Wisconsin communities or with specific patient populations to address a health concern, integrating their knowledge of resources available through state and/or federal agencies; giving members of the Wisconsin Medical Society mentoring opportunities. The applicant and mentoring physician are responsible for jointly determining the scope of the fellowship. Approved fellows will be notified by March 15.

Award Amount: $3,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Applications are available online from the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation (WMSF) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit two letters of reference, one of which should be from a physician member of the Wisconsin Medical Society; a personal statement of no more than one page in length referencing interest in the Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program and including any current and/or previous experience working in government and/or community service; an overview of the proposed fellowship (no more than four pages in length) including clearly stated learning objectives and activities to achieve these objectives, project goals, objectives and activities and his/her role in accomplishing the project goals; transcripts; and a signed letter of certification (page three of the application). Recommendation letters must address the value of the proposed project to the student's medical education, the need for the proposed project, and the student's ability to effectively achieve the proposed project goals. If the applicant would like help identifying a physician member, he/she may contact Elizabeth Ringle using the contact information listed. Applications and supporting materials may be submitted by mail, fax or email and received by 4:30 p.m. on the deadline date. If submitted by fax or email, the student must follow up with original documents by mail.
Contact: Elizabeth Ringle
Address: 330 E. Lakeside St. Madison, Wisconsin 53715

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