Institutional Scholarship Application

Institutional Scholarships

Application

Priority Deadline is March 1st, 2015

The eligibility of all students is determined by information contained in the FAFSA needs analysis, the criteria of the donor(s), and federal regulations when appropriate. Unless noted, the scholarship recipients are chosen by the Financial Aid/Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are awarded to students in the summer preceding the academic year. The amount of the scholarship is determined by the funding available. The scholarship application is required every year. 

Artz Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a first-year medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA, be in good standing, and have a 2.5 GPA or better.   The criteria states that first consideration be a Washington County resident, otherwise a Tennessee resident.  The award may be awarded to the same student all four years provided the student maintains a 2.5 GPA or better.

Berk Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to an entering medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA, be in good standing, have a GPA of 3.5 or better in all courses attempted prior to entrance to the COM, have a 7 or better on the MCAT with an O in writing skills. The award may be awarded to the same student all four years provided the student maintains a 3.3 GPA or better.

Drs. David and Jenny Marion Byrd Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to third or fourth year medical student planning a career in Family Medicine. The student must have documented need based on the FAFSA.

Dr. Mary Castillo Memorial Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide assistance to a student who is in good academic standing, of excellent moral character and show interest in Christian medical missions. Each applicant must submit a 500-700-word essay on their interest in Christian medical missions and how they intend to participate in short and/or long-term Christian medical mission projects. After completing the COM Institutional Scholarship Application, please forward the required essay including your name and ETSU Student ID Number to:  COM Office of Financial Services; Stanton-Gerber Hall, Room C-221, Johnson City, TN  37614-1708.

Charles & Mary Hamdy Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a first year medical student who holds high academic achievement, and demonstrated need for financial assistance. 

College of Medicine Scholarship
Private funding scholarship providing aid to an entering Tennessee resident who is a first generation college student.  The student must have documented need based on the FAFSA.

Dr. L. C. Cox Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a third-year or fourth-year medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA, be in a “family type” physician program, and be in good standing.

D.P. Culp Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to medical students who demonstrate financial need. First preference shall be given to first year medical students exhibiting an interest in Family Medicine. After that, students who intend to pursue a career in primary care shall be considered. The scholarship may be renewed up to three additional years.

Dr. Earnest A. Daigneault Scholarship
The award shall be made to an outstanding student with the highest performance in medical pharmacology, who shall be completing pharmacology at the end of the academic year.

Dr. Paul Dishner
Student receiving the award must be a full-time medical student and must meet all academic criteria as established by the Quillen College of Medicine.


Heisse Johnson Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a first-year medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA, and be the highest ranked student by the Admissions Committee. The scholarship will be awarded to the same student all four years if the student remains in the top 10% of the class.

John Richard Diehl, Jr. Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA, be a Tennessee resident, and be in good standing. The award may be awarded to the same student all four years.

Mrs. Barbara and Stephen Kimbrough Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to be awarded to medical students in their third or fourth-year.  Preference shall be given to married couples both pursuing the M.D. degree and additional preference to students interested in ophthalmology and neurology.

Margaret and Arthur Houghland Medical Scholarship
Student receiving award must be a third year student and must show promise and potential as a future physician.

Andrew F. & Flora C. Modica Scholarship Endowment
Preference shall be given to students in good standing with documented financial need.

Mortell Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA and be in good standing.

Parnes Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA and be in good standing.  The award may be awarded to the same student all four years.

Partners in Medicine Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a medical students who exhibits academic excellence and superior leadership qualities as determined by the Financial Aid/Scholarship Committee as recommended by the Dean of Medicine. The scholarship may be renewed.

Dr. Paul E. Perlman Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a medical student planning a career in Internal Medicine. Student must be in good academic standing and must have documented financial need based on the FAFSA.

Quillen Medicine Scholars
Preference shall be given to applicants who live in the First Congressional Distric of Tennessee (Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene,Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, & Washington). A recipient may receive the Quillen Scholarship up to a maximum of four years. Additional criteria to help in selecting students include: Residence in the late Congressman Quillen's district as required in the Memorandum of Understanding; Evaluate each student's high school attended (i.e., in the First district, located in a disadvantaged area of the district, etc.); First generation college student; Evaluate the student's federal Expected Family Contribution (EFC) determined from the FAFSA and other information reported on the FAFSA; If the student is a single parent; and grades/test scores/rank in class may be considered only if all other things are equal.

Raymond Family Medical Scholarship Endowment
Students receiving award must be a first year medical student, a Tennessee resident, be in good standing and have a documented financial need.

Reuland-Cummings Medical Scholarship
Preference will be given to a medical student from Cannon County or the Middle Tennessee region requiring financial assistance. Preference will also be given to an acute short-term financial need that is unexpected and not part of the annual awards process.

Ruth C. Peeler Scholarship
Students receiving award must be a third or fourth year student, planning on a career in practice or research in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oncology, Cardiology, or Internal Medicine. Student must have an interest in women's health issues and disparities in healthcare for minority women and must maintain a 3.3 GPA. 

Richard G. Skalko Scholarship Endowment
Students receiving award must be in good academic standing and have documented financial need. The award may be renewed for four years, if good academic standing is maintained. 

Southern Medical Association Scholarship
Southern Medical Association funding scholarship to provide aid to a third-year medical student who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need. The Dean nominates the recipient(s) annually.

The Dr. Paul and Nancy Stanton College of Medicine Scholarship
Preference shall be given to third year students based on scholarship, humanism and when all things are equal, financial need.

The Quillen Class of 2001 Scholarship Endowment in Memory of Mark Summer, M.D.
To be considered by the Financial Aid and Scholarship Committee for the Mark Summer's Scholarship, students must complete the nomination application or be nominated by a fellow classmate, member of the faculty, staff or administration. The student must be in their second year of medical school with a good academic standing. Preference will be given to medical students interested in or having completed military service and medical students from Dr. Summer's hometown of Appalachia, VA or any community in Southwest Virginia. 

TN. Medical Association Alliance Scholarship
Funding from the AMA Chapter of Tennessee to award to entering and continuing students. Scholarship is need based. Application and Instructions are emailed to students by Financial Services in the spring of each year.

Dr. Charles T. Underwood Scholarship
Students awarded must demonstrate financial need and must meet all academic criteria. Student must maintain a minimum overall 3.2 GPA on all courses and must be a resident, in priority order of: Northeast Tennessee (Washington, Carter, Johnson, Unicoi, Sullivan, Hawkins or Greene counties); any other Tennessee county; Virginia or North Carolina; any other state.

Bertha B. Votaw Scholarship Endowment
Preference shall be given to first year medical students who show strong potential for a sucessful career in medicine. To be renewed each year, students awarded must maintain a 3.0 GPA and must not fail any courses.

Wallace Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a student from Hamblen County, Tennessee who demonstrated financial need based on the FAFSA.

Walsh Fudge Scholarship
Private funding scholarship to provide aid to a senior medical student.  The student must have need based on the FAFSA, be studying Family Medicine, be a Tennessee resident, and be in good standing.

Dr. Albert S. Yates Memorial Scholarship
Private funding scholarship providing aid to students demonstrating financial need. First preference will be to students who are residents of Kentucky.

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