Scholarship Winners

The Medical Alumni Foundation offers over 60 scholarships and awards for medical students, many of which are endowed and named by their donors. Criteria vary and may be based on merit, financial need, or donor criteria.  

Congratulations to all our 2019 award recipients!

Click HERE to RSVP for the 2019 Scholarship Presentation Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 beginning at 5:00 pm.

Named Scholarships


Nathan and Ada August Memorial Scholarship



A. Geno Andreatta Scholarship


Benjamin N., Mollie P., Gerson H. '57 and Martin W. Aronovitz, MD '65 Memorial Scholarship


Stanley A. August, MD Memorial Scholarship



The Ayanian Family Scholarship (endowed by Zaven S. Ayanian, MD '59)


Theresa Baltera Memorial Scholarship


N. Barry Berg, PhD Scholarship for Musculoskeletal Medicine



The Martin Black Family Scholarship (endowed by Drs. Martin, Gerald, Michael and Robert Black)


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



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


Bernard J. Burke, MD '43 Scholarship


Leonard D. Carpenter, MD '33 and Ruth E. Carpenter Memorial Scholarship


Douglas (Ed Ben-Edison) Cox, MD '63 Scholarship


Edwin T. Dailey, MD '68 Memorial Scholarship in Radiology


The Dracker Family Scholarship

Robert Eitches, MD '78 Scholarship in Honor of Shirley and Irving Eitches


Alfred F. and Shirley D. Enwright Endowed Scholarship (endowed by Michael O'Leary, MD '78 and Colleen Enwright O'Leary, MD '78)


Joseph C. Fischer, MD '79 Memorial Scholarship


Medical Alumni Foundation Founders Scholarship


Sarah Loguen Fraser, MD, Class of 1876, Scholarship


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


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


Max Gara and Robert H. Gara, MD '56 Scholarship


Suzan and Philip M. Gaynes, MD '63 Scholarship


Samuel Gersten, MD '39 and Martha Gersten Endowed Scholarship


Jerome C. Goldstein, MD '63 and Rochelle Goldstein Scholarship


Frances A. Harmatuk, MD '41 Geriatric Scholarship


Edward F. Higgins, MD '78 Scholarship

Grant Hobika, MD '52 Scholarship


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


Kasten Aker Family Scholarship



E. Gregory Keating, PhD Memorial Scholarship


Martha S. Kincaid, MD Scholarship


Sonya A. LaBella Memorial Scholarship


Stanley D. Leslie, MD '51 Memorial Scholarship


The Lynch Family Scholarship


Alphonse A. Maffeo, MD '72 Scholarship


B. Dale Magee, MD '75 Scholarship


Angeline R. Mastri, MD '59 Scholarship



Patrick T. Mathews, MD '03 Memorial Scholarship


James L. McGraw, MD '41 Scholarship


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


Peggy and Adolph Morlang, MD '66 Scholarship


Rudolph J. Napodano, MD '59 Scholarship


Sam and Carol Nappi Endowed Scholarship



Patricia J. Numann, MD '65 Endowed Scholarship



Onondaga County Medical Society (OCMS) Medical Student Scholarship


Betty Reiss, MD '68 and Jacob Reiss, MD '68 Family Endowed Scholarship


Esther and Monroe Richman, MD '55 Scholarship


Sanders/Kilkelly Scholarship


The Schein Family Scholarship


Jack J. Schneider, MD '66 Scholarship


Julius Schwartz, MD '33 Scholarship


The Setnor Family Endowed Scholarship (endowed by Rose and Jules R. Setnor, MD '35 and Stanford S. Setnor, MD '42)



The Ara A. Sheperdigian, MD Memorial Scholarship



John B. and Henrietta E. Simeone Scholarship in Memory of Fiorindo A. Simeone, MD


Frederick W. Sloan, MD '74 Scholarship


Susan B. Stearns, PhD Scholarship for Community Engagement


Ralph Stevens, MD '81 Madison-Oneida County Scholarship

Rosemary Stevens, MD Annual Scholarship (endowed by Thomas Stevens, MD '65 in Memory of his mother)

Marc A. Subik, MD '79 Family Scholarship


The Swift Family Legacy Grants


Dr. Oscar and Mrs. Luba Trief Memorial Scholarship


Barbara and Harold H. Wanamaker, MD '56 Scholarship


Andrew D. Weinberg, MD '78 Memorial Geriatric Scholarship


Herbert M. Weinman, MD '65 and Suzy Weinman Scholarship Award


Weiskotten Scholar



Susan and Jack Yoffa, MD '69 in Memory of Elaine Yoffa Hornung Scholarship


Leanne and Frank E. Young, MD '56 Scholarship


Class Scholarships

Class of 1966 Scholarship


Class of 1971 Scholarship

Carol Kavanaugh and Class of 1973 Scholarship

Class of 1977 Scholarship




Student Citizen Awards
($1,000 awarded to each student)

Class of 2019


Class of 2020


Class of 2021


Nightingale Scholars

Alumni Scholars





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Upstate Medical Alumni Foundation

Setnor Academic Building #1510
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone: (315) 464-4361
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