MCMS MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline for applications for ALL scholarships is June 1, 2017


Scholarship Fund Application for First Year Medical Students

History: The Committee is awarding one new scholarship this year to a first year medical student who has demonstrated financial need, scholastic ability, and been admitted to an accredited medical school in the United States (or) Canada.

Priority for student selection: Selection process will include, but not be limited to, the following considerations (with 1 having the highest priority):

  1. Students from the Rochester, NY area who attend the University Of Rochester School of Medicine.
  2. Students from the Rochester, NY area who attend other accredited medical schools in the US (or) Canada.
  3. Students from outside the Rochester, NY area who attend the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Scholarship amounts: Scholarship amounts vary from year to year, and no repayment is required.

Submission Instructions: (The deadline for submitting applications and all supporting documentation is June 1 of the year of medical school matriculation. Failure to meet the deadline may disqualify you from consideration for a scholarship.) Please submit your application, including attachments, electronically to Jennifer RosenzweigAll submissions must be emailed by June 1, 2017. If you have any questions, contact Jennifer Rosenzweig or call (585) 473-4072.

Application for 2017 Scholarship Fund Application for First Year Medical Students


John J. Morton, MD and John H. Morton, MD Memorial Scholarship

History: Mrs. Ruth Irland Morton and family members created this scholarship at Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF) to recognize the accomplishments of her husband, Dr. John H. Morton, and his father, Dr. John J. Morton. Dr. John J. Morton was the first Chairman of Surgery at the new University of Rochester (U of R) Medical School when it was founded about 1925. Following in his father’s footsteps, Dr. John H. Morton was known for his kind, skillful, and conscientious service to surgical patients, medical students, and the medical profession.

Eligibility Criteria: Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating U of R Medical School student who has matched in a surgical or surgical sub-specialty residency; plans to focus on patient care rather than clinical research, administration or other medical pursuits; is committed to community service; and has financial need based on loan indebtedness. The award must be applied toward repayment of medical school loans held by recognized lending institutions, such as federally insured banks and credit unions.

Award Amounts: It is expected, but not guaranteed, that the minimum award will be $10,000. The award must be applied toward repayment of medical school loans held by recognized lending institutions, such as federally insured banks and credit unions.

Submission Instructions: (The deadline for submitting applications and all supporting documentation is June 1 of the year the student is graduating from medical school. Failure to meet the deadline may disqualify you from consideration for a scholarship.) Please submit your application, including attachments, electronically to Jennifer RosenzweigAll submissions must be emailed by June 1, 2017. If you have any questions, contact Jennifer Rosenzweig or call (585) 473-4072.

Application for 2017 John J. Morton, MD and John H. Morton, MD Memorial Scholarship


Edward T. Mulligan MD Memorial Award

History: Edward T. Mulligan, MD was a revered Rochester surgeon whose career was shortened by his untimely death in 1975. The Medical Scholarship Fund of the Monroe County Medical Society administers the Edward T. Mulligan, MD Memorial Award for a graduating fourth year University of Rochester medical student. Provided there are adequate funds available and qualified applicants, the Committee usually awards one (1) Mulligan Award each year. The amount of the Award varies from year to year. The Award is specifically for repayment of educational loans already incurred by the student.

Eligibility Criteria: The Award will be granted to a graduating fourth year University of Rochester medical student who will be staying in the metro-Rochester area for residency. Only those students who "match" for residency in the metro-Rochester area will be eligible. Students must demonstrate financial need and scholastic ability.

Award Amounts: Provided there are adequate funds available and qualified applicants, the Committee usually awards one (1) Mulligan Award each year. The amount of the Award varies from year to year. The Award is specifically for repayment of educational loans already incurred by the student.

Submission Instructions: (The deadline for submitting applications and all supporting documentation is June 1 of the year the student is graduating from medical school. Failure to meet the deadline may disqualify you from consideration for a scholarship.) Please submit your application, including attachments, electronically to Jennifer Rosenzweig. All submissions must be emailed by June 1, 2017.  If you have any questions, contact Jennifer Rosenzweig or call (585) 473-4072.

Application for Edward T. Mulligan, MD Memorial Award