Health Profession Scholarships
Global Health Internship Scholarship – awarded to up to two Wheaton students completing a for-credit internship focused on global health. Preference given to students who express a vocation interest in the field of global health and have financial need. Students are responsible to provide a short report on their experiences to the committee.
Great Physician Scholarship – a one-time award to one student toward spring tuition. Sophomore, junior, and senior pre-medical students with a GPA of 3.5 or high are eligible for the Great Physician Scholarship. However, if two students are deemed worthy, the award can be divided between both students.
Health Scholars Scholarship – is a one-time award to multiple students each year. Pre-Health Professions students who intend to return to the Greater Wheaton area to practice healthcare professionally or to work in the medical field with the underserved domestically or internationally are eligible to apply. Students must have completed (or be currently enrolled in) the SCI 229 Health Professions Seminar/Internship course for full credit.
- Pre-Med: Students who have 60-90+ credits earned by start of 2016-2017 academic year with a science GPA of 3.2 or greater and an overall GPA of 3.5.
- LA/N Majors and Pre-Nursing: Students who have 30-89 credits earned by start of 2016-2017 academic year with a science GPA of 3.0 or greater and an overall GPA of 3.3 or greater.
- Pre-Allied Health: Students who have 60-90+ credits earned by start of 2016-2017 academic year with a science GPA of 3.0 or greater and an overall GPA of 3.3 or greater.
McKenna Scholarship – is awarded to junior students pursuing a future career in medicine (MD) or dentistry in an underserved urban setting and who have at least a 3.3 GPA.
Strohschein Scholarship – by invitation only, is a one-time award to students who intend to pursue a career in medicine as an allopathic (MD) physician.
Sugarbaker Scholarship – for current sophomores, is awarded annually toward tuition over the course of four years – the final two years at Wheaton and the first two at an allopathic medical school.