Mary E. Smith Foundation - Excellence in Science & Medicine Award

Scholarship Overview:
This one-time scholarship, in an amount up to $2,500, will be awarded to one or two (2) successful candidates annually. Candidates must also be US residents who are entering or currently enrolled in an advanced educational program within health sciences (including biology, chemistry, nursing, etc.) with the intent to enter the field of oncology or neurology (including neuroscience, neurosurgery, and neuropathology) at a college or four-year university within the fifty United States or District of Columbia. Amount of award will be paid directly to the student’s school if for tuition, or directly to the recipient to assist with living expenses, books, travel, etc.

Website: Excellence in Science and Medicine Award
Application: Download Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school senior (class of 2019)
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 4.0 on a 5.0 scale
  • Rank in the top half of class and have at least an SAT score of 1000 OR ACT of 21
  • Must have three (3) years of science courses with a minimum grade letter of B in each course
  • Must be entering or currently enrolled in an advanced educational program within the health sciences (including biology, chemistry, nursing, etc.) with the intent to enter the field of oncology or neurology (including neuroscience, neurosurgery, and neuropathology) at a college or four-year university within the fifty United States or District of Columbia
  • Local winners will participate in the Annual Scholarship Gala in May and the Annual Brain Tumor Awareness Fun Run/Walk ceremony in July

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: No
Contact Information: information@maryesmithfoundation.org

Award
Up to $2,500
Deadline
03/01/2019