Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted no earlier than June 1 with a final deadline of July 15. Please submit the following items in one package to the Office of Financial Aid, 1001 Bondurant Hall.

Curriculum vitae
Personal statement
Transcript of pre-clinical grades and third year rotations (sign consent form in the Registrars Office)
Letters of recommendation from each of the following:
  • a pediatric resident
  • a pediatric faculty member (not on the Scholarship Committee)
  • any non-family member who is familiar with the applicant's character or any accomplishments that would qualify her/him for this award.  This letter should not be from a pediatric faculty member.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews with the Scholarship Committee will be given to the finalists. The Committee is chaired by Dr. Jake Lohr, Professor of Pediatrics.  Other Committee members include Dr. Julie Byerley, Dr. Kenya McNeal-Trice, Dr. Georgette Dent, the Pediatric Co-Chief Residents, prior scholarship recipients (if available), and Kelly Lear.  The scholarship will be awarded at a scheduled Pediatric Grand Rounds by Dr. Jake Lohr.

Please call Ms. Sheila Graham in the Office of Financial Aid (962-6117) if you have any questions.