​​Scholarship Award Nomination notes:

  • You may nominate more than one student for each award.
  • Students are permitted to nominate themselves.
  • You will receive a confirmation by email when your nomination has been received.
    Note: Once nominated, students will be asked to submit a brief application along with a personal statement and letter of support from a faculty member or community member to be considered for the awards.

Please click on awards below for criteria and nomination information:

Bud Whipple Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Medical Alumni Association Class of 1981 established a partial, one-year scholarship in memory of Bud Whipple, a former medical student with Marfan​ Syndrome. He died unexpectedly in his third year from a dissecting aneurysm. Bud was loved for his human kindness, and throughout his life he made the most of his abilities in a selfless manner.

Scholarship: Awarded to one Second Year Medical Student
Award amount: $10,000

  1. The student must be in good academic standing.
  2. The student, like Bud, must have earned the respect of his or her classmates and faculty by growing through adversity in life.
  3. The student must have demonstrated an unselfish commitment to others, outstanding character, and displayed exceptional human kindness to his/her colleagues and patients.

Deadline for Nominations: November 15, 2023  
Note: If the student selected for this scholarship is currently a financial aid recipient, this award would be part of his/her financial package.

Carrlene Harper Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of former OSA Staff member, Carrlene Harper.

Scholarship: Awarded to one Third Year Medical Student
Award amount: $2,000

  1. The student must be in good academic standing.
  2. The student must exhibit excellence in community service (local, medical school, or other) during enrollment in medical school.
  3. The student must demonstrate a financial need.

Deadline for Nominations: November 15, 2023

Medical Alumni Scholarship Nomination Form