How to Apply
The UNC School of Medicine Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund scholarship program was established in 1966 with a modest stipend to six students The program now provides more than 80 scholarships per year to outstanding students, all funded entirely by generous alumni contributions. One-year scholarships are awarded to returning medical students. While each scholarship amount varies based on availability of funds each year, the minimum value of a Loyalty Fund Scholarship is $10,000. Current Loyalty Fund scholars MUST reapply.
A committee comprised of alumni, faculty, and staff will select recipients. Criteria will be based on a student’s demonstrated commitment to service and leadership within the School of Medicine. Students must enroll in the standard curriculum and remain in good standing* at the time of award disbursement to be qualified. Criteria used to select scholarship recipients by the committee may be reviewed in the following document: Scholarship Selection Criteria
Recipients will be expected to correspond with the alumni who support their scholarship through thank you cards, letters, and/or e-mails. Recipients are also strongly encouraged to attend one to two alumni events during the year.
*Please be advised the School of Medicine reserves the right to rescind this scholarship and to recoup any payments made pursuant to the award if you are found responsible for violating a University policy, including but not limited to, the University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct or the University’s Honor Code. Similarly, the School of Medicine reserves the right to rescind this scholarship and to recoup any payments made pursuant to the award if you are convicted of; enter an Alford plea or plea of guilty, no contest, or nolo contendere; receive a deferred prosecution or a prayer for judgment continued; or otherwise accept responsibility for a felony or crime of violence. As a condition of receiving this scholarship, you agree to inform the School of Medicine in a timely manner of allegations of University policy violations or criminal charges involving a felony or a crime of violence.
Questions: Contact the Alumni Office at 962-8891 or firstname.lastname@example.org