2017 Elizabeth Koury Scholarship and Ashworth Grogan Scholarship for Careers in Medicine

Deadline: April 02 2017 at 08:00 PM EDT


Description

The Elizabeth Koury Scholarship was established to recognize outstanding Northern Virginia high school seniors who plan to enter the field of medicine. The scholarship will be awarded to students who demonstrate strength of character and dedication to improving the lives of others through a career in medicine. The Ashworth Grogram Scholarship will recognize either graduating high school seniors or students at Northern Virginia Community College who plan to pursue a career in medicine or health related fields. The scholarships will make significant contributions to the education of students who might otherwise have difficulty paying for college.

The Elizabeth Koury Scholarship will provide $5,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate education for a total award of $20,000. Renewal depends on the student's academic good standing, continued full time enrollment at an accredited college or university and on the student's enrollment in a major course of study related to the field of medicine.

The Ashworth Grogan Scholarship will provide $5,000 for one year (nonrenewable) to a graduating senior or a current Northern Virginia Community College student who plans to pursue a career in medicine or a health related field. Funds may be used to transfer to a four year college or university.

The scholarships are administered by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.

Requirements

The scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Northern Virginia public and private high schools (defined as the areas of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties.) Applicants must be legal residents of Northern Virginia. In addition to the above criteria,the Ashworth Grogran Scholarship is open to students currently at or transferring from Northern Virginia Community College.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.

The selection committee will consider the following:
- Academic excellence (must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5).
- Financial need.
- Dedication to the field of medicine.
- Community service and leadership as demonstrated by extracurricular activities.

Number of Awards

3

Award Amount

$5,000

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