2017 scholars

 

MS II Scholarships

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2018 Scholarship Deadline: March 30, 2018

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  • Essays:  Essays should be typed, single or double-spaced, and no longer than one page in length.  Please put the name of the scholarship and your name on the top of the essay/personal statement.
  • Questions? Visit our Scholarship FAQ page or contact us at edmondda@upstate.edu for assistance.
  • Note: If a scholarship is merit based and requires you to be in a certain class ranking to apply; please contact Jennifer Martin Tse, Registrar, at registrar@upstate.edu for this confidential information.

 

Academic & Financial Need Based Scholarships

A. Geno Andreatta Scholarship

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Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need.
Materials: None

Elliot Brandwein, MD '67 and Arlene Eckstein Brandwein, MD '68 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Students in the top 33% of their class with financial need and no student VISA.
Materials: None

Class of 1966 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need.
Materials: None

The Class of 1977 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria:  MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need.
Materials: None

Robert V.P. Hutter, MD ’54 and Ruth L. Hutter Scholarship

**Students need not apply
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Students who are in the top of their Pathology class.
Materials: None

Gustave P. Milkey, MD ’43 and Janet B. Milkey Merit Scholarship

**Students need not apply
Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Awarded to the top second year student regardless of need. 
Materials: None

Sanders/Kilkelly Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need.
Materials: 1) Submit an essay describing your reasons for selecting a career in medicine and evidence of your commitment.

Schein Family Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 33% of their class with financial need.
Materials: None

Leadership & Volunteerism Scholarships

Student Citizen Awards

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Amount: $TBA – multiple awards
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students who have distinguished themselves as leaders and volunteers in the life of the Upstate campus and the greater Syracuse area.
Materials: 1) Submit a list of community activities or experiences you have been involved with during your time at Upstate. 2) Select one and write a brief essay describing how your involvement has had an impact on your life. Also illustrate how you feel this activity will influence you as a practicing physician during your career in medicine.

The Friendship Scholarship in Honor of Ernest Found, MD '80, in Memory of his wife, Ellyn Slocum Found, and his daughter, Caroline Slocum Found

**Students need not apply
Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who have demonstrated a passion for outreach, civic involvement and/or humanitarian work.
Materials: None

Medical Alumni Foundation Founders Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class who have exhibited leadership qualities while in medical school and have potential for further involvement with Upstate Medical University upon graduation. Child of an alumnus is a plus, but not mandatory.
Materials: 1) Submit a personal statement describing how your leadership qualities have had a positive impact at the College of Medicine and how you plan on remaining engaged with your alma mater after graduation.

Joseph J. Gadbaw, MD 12/43 and Ann Gadbaw Scholarship

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Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need and demonstrate excellence in leadership.
Materials: Provide a list of leadership accomplishments.

E. Gregory Keating, PhD Memorial Scholarship

** Students need not apply.
Dr. E. Gregory Keating's Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: Established to honor the memory of Dr. Keating who was dean of Student Affairs, this award is presented to a student from any of the four Upstate colleges who exemplifies the character and leadership of Dr. Keating. See bio for additional information.
Materials: None

Susan B. Stearns, PhD Scholarship for Community Engagement

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Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA – multiple awards
Criteria: MS II. Students who have distinguished themselves as leaders and volunteers in the life of the Upstate campus and the greater Syracuse area.
Materials: 1) Submit a personal statement about why you believe all physicians should be socially responsible and committed to out-reach work. 2) Submit a list of volunteer, out-reach and community service activities performed during your time at Upstate.

Location Based Scholarships

The Ayanian Family Scholarship

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Donor Bio (Read more in the Winter 2014 Alumni Journal)
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in top 25% of their class with financial need who are from Onondaga County, NY.
Materials: 1) Submit an essay about how “you as a future physician plan to give back when you have the means to do so”.

Alfred F. and Shirley D. Enwright Endowed Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Students who are from New York State and intend to stay and practice in New York State.
Materials: 1) Submit an essay describing why you plan to practice in New York State.

Edward F. Higgins, MD '78 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need currently residing in Cortland County, NY.
Materials: Submit a personal statement on why you chose a career in medicine.

Peggy and Adolph Morlang, MD ’66 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 50% of their class who plan to work or study abroad, preferably in a disadvantaged society.
Materials: 1) Submit a brief essay regarding your plans to work or study abroad.

Susan B. Stearns, PhD Scholarship for International Travel

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Donor Bio
Amount: $TBA – multiple awards
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students who plan to study abroad in 2018.
Materials: 1) Submit a personal statement about why you selected your travel destination and highlight what you plan to do there. Also explain how this experience will impact your career goals.

Ralph Stevens, MD '81 Madison-Oneida County Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA – multiple awards
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need from Madison or Oneida County; and interested in pursuing a career in Primary Care. Must intend to stay and practice in the Central New York region.
Materials: 1) Submit 1-2 paragraphs highlighting the residency programs you intend to apply to, your specific intentions in Primary Care, and your goals/plans for living in Central New York.

Marc A. Subik, MD '79 Family Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students who were born and raised, or who spent significant time in the following counties in the Adirondack region of NY: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Warren.
Materials: 1) Submit a short paragraph (no longer than 150 words) outlining your career goals.

Barbara and Harold H. Wanamaker, MD ’56 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Students in the top 25% of their class who are from Central New York and intend to stay and practice in Central New York after residency.
Materials: 1) Submit a personal statement describing your ties/family connection to Central New York and an experience that inspired you to be committed to practicing medicine in Central New York after residency.

Specialty & Focused Scholarships

Theresa Baltera Memorial Scholarship

Donor Quote
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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who are interested in pursuing Hematology, Oncology, or Orthopedics.
Materials: Write an essay explaining your motivation for pursuing the specialty of Hematology, Oncology, or Orthopedics and expand on your career goals.

The Sharon A. Brangman, MD '81 Award/Scholarship in Geriatrics

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need and interested in pursuing Geriatrics.
Materials: None

Edwin T. Dailey, MD ’68 Memorial Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 25% of their class with financial need who are interested in pursuing Radiology.
Materials: None

Martha S. Kincaid, MD '73 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with financial need who are interested in pursuing Primary Care.
Materials: None

Dr. Oscar and Mrs. Luba Trief Memorial Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 50% of their class who are interested in pursuing a career in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Materials: 1) Submit a brief essay about something you had to overcome to pursue medicine.

Andrew D. Weinberg, MD ’78 Memorial Geriatric Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 25% of their class with financial need and are interested in pursuing Geriatrics. 
Materials: 1) Submit an essay explaining your reasons for going into medicine, including your reasons for wanting to care and treat the elderly. List any community volunteer efforts you have been involved with.

Leanne and Frank E. Young, MD ’56 Endowed Scholarship

**Students will be invited to apply if qualified
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Donor Bio (Also read about Dr. Young on Braeburn Pharmaceuticals)
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II or III. Students in the top 10% of their class and are interested in pursuing a career in Academic Medicine, preferably the Basic Sciences.
Materials: Write a few sentences describing what area of Academic Medicine you are planning to pursue, including your research interests and any research projects you have completed.

Other Scholarships

Grant Hobika, MD ’52 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I or II. Students in the top 50% of their class who actively combine creative arts, such as music, drama, painting, drawing, photography, etc., with the practice of medicine.
Materials: 1) Submit a short essay describing how your pursuit of the creative arts has linked to your career in medicine. 2) Submit examples of your artistry.

Kasten Aker Family Scholarship

**Students need not apply.
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students in the top 50% of their class with outstanding qualities. 
Materials: None

Sonya A. LaBella Memorial Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS II. Students who have overcome a personal challenge that contributed to their desire to become a physician.
Materials: 1) Submit a statement that describes a personal challenge you overcame that contributed to your desire to become a physician.

Esther and Monroe Richman, MD ’55 Scholarship

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Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I, II, or III. Students who are married and have a child/children, or a single parent with financial need.
Materials: None

Sarah Loguen Fraser, MD, Class of 1876 Scholarship

**Students need not apply.  Faculty are invited to nominate students for this award.
Online Nomination Form
PDF Nomination Form
Sarah Loguen Fraser Bio
Amount: $TBA
Criteria: MS I or II. Students with financial need who hold similar ideals to Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser - must have a genuine desire to provide service to the medically under-served. Candidates should have demonstrated leadership qualities and willingness to give of themselves through volunteer work or other efforts that make a positive impact on the lives of others.
Materials: None

 

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