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P H I L A N T H R O P I C
Eligibliity: Students preparing for careers in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical or occupational therapy, and medical technologies are eligible to apply. Astudent must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen, enrolled full-time in a school accredited in the field involved and application must be for at least the third year of college. R.N. students must have completed the first year of schooling. Pre-med students are not eligible to apply. For those students seeking degrees of M.D. or D.D.S., application must be for at least the second year of medical or dental school. There is no age limit. Scholarships are for $1000.00.
Applicants must request an application via postal mail by sending
a short note of request, along with a self-addressed, legal-sized, stamped
envelope (in which the director will return an application) to:
Completed applications returned to the director must be postmarked by April 1st. of the current year.
The Health Careers
Scholarship Program was started in May, 1976. It is supported through
individual contributions of The King's Daughters and Sons' members. Since
there is no set budget, the number of scholarships available may vary
from year to year.
CAREERS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT SHARES AN IMMEASURABLE EXPERIENCE
Submitted by Peter Kooch
had only been in medical school for five months when I wrote this piece.
At the time, it felt incredibly premature for me to speak of a truly personal
student-patient interaction. Yet I felt compelled to write about Doña
Paulina. I ended up recording these experiences for my own reflection
and future recollection.
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