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Dr. Joseph Kraut, Jr. Memorial Medical School Scholarship

Mar 1, 2018 | St. Louise News

Dr. Joseph Kraut, Jr. Memorial Medical School Scholarship


St. Louise Regional Hospital is proud to sponsor the Dr. Joseph Kraut, Jr. Memorial Medical School Scholarship for $5,000. The scholarship is available to applicants who are from South County and are either college seniors headed to medical school or who are already in medical school. For more details and to apply before April 30th, please visit http://gilroyfoundation.org/receive/scholarships.php

The Dr. Joseph Kraut, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Dr. Kraut who was an example of what every physician should be: compassionate, intelligent, respectful and well-liked by colleagues, employees, patients and community members. He was dedicated to the South Santa Clara County and San Benito County communities, especially wanting to provide care for the less fortunate.

This scholarship is meant to inspire and support medical school students who aspire for a career in Primary Care.

Criteria

  • Applicants, who were born, raised or graduated from a high school in either South Santa Clara County or San Benito County, California.
  • Applicants must be a college senior and accepted to medical school or currently enrolled full-time in an accredited medical school program.
  • Applicants must demonstrate personal motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement. Personal integrity, as exemplified by leadership, community involvement and concern for others, will be considered.

Special Considerations

  • Applicants are encouraged to have plans to work in South Santa Clara County or San Benito County Area in California in the practice of Primary Care.
  • “Need” based applicants will be given preference when applying.

Payment Amount: $5,000

When recipient is registered at a medical school, payment will be made directly to the educational institution. Students need to send proof of registration, name, student ID number and address of school to:

Dr. Joseph Kraut, Jr. Memorial Medical School Scholarship
Gilroy Foundation
P. O. Box 774
Gilroy, CA 95021

Payment will be made to the educational institution within 2 weeks of receiving the information.

Application Instructions

  1. Return a completed scholarship application form, including the personal statement.
  2. Application must be signed and dated.
  3. Include two Letters of Recommendation (sealed) from college professors.
  4. Include one Letter of Recommendation from a professional mentor.
  5. Include an official college transcript. If applicant has taken medical school courses, an official medical school transcript must also be included for all work completed. No photocopies will be accepted.

Applications must be postmarked by 5 PM April 30, 2018



Dr. Joseph Kraut, Jr. Memorial Medical School Scholarship