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Attention students! Applications for scholarships, fellowships due Feb. 1

The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation anticipates awarding close to $160,000 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. In addition, up to 10 summer fellowship learning opportunities are available. Medical students are encouraged to check out these opportunities on the Foundation’s website and submit their application by Feb. 1.

Scholarships
Several scholarships with specific eligibility requirements are available through the Foundation, including the following:

  • Victor A. Baylon, MD, Scholarship
  • Robert Jason Gore Scholarship
  • Amy Hunter-Wilson, MD, Scholarship
  • Marathon County Medical Society Scholarship
  • John D. and Virginia Riesch Scholarship
  • Catherine Slota-Varma, MD, Scholarship
  • Rukmini and Joyce Vasudevan Scholarship
  • Edmund J. and Estelle D. Walker Scholarship Fund

 
More information and the application form is available here.

The Foundation’s Scholarship Committee takes great care and pride in selecting the best applicant for each scholarship offered and gives preference to students who are from Wisconsin and attending medical school here. Students currently in their first, second or third year of medical school are encouraged to apply.

Summer Fellowships
The Foundation’s Summer Fellowship program supports important physician-directed research or health education in critical public health areas, while also providing medical students with learning opportunities over the summer. Medical students, including those who also are pursuing a masters of public health, may apply.

Several Wisconsin Medical Society member physicians are willing to work with students on existing projects listed here or to help create a project and fellowship proposal on a variety of topics. More information including the application form is available online.

Physicians who wish to learn more about funding these career-shaping experiences or volunteering to work with a medical student should contact Elizabeth Ringle.

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