Paul Josiah Schwab, M. D. Scholarship

The Paul Josiah Schwab, M. D. Scholarship is designed to honor excellence by providing scholarship aid to a student entering their fourth year at North Central College whose goal is to continue his or her education in medicine upon graduation.

The recipient will be awarded $1,000 to be used toward tuition and book expenses along with a $500 stipend to be applied toward applying to medical schools (i.e. admission tests including the MCAT), application fees and transcript requests.

Eligibility:
In order to be considered, applicants must …

  • Be entering their senior year as of the Fall 2019 Semester;
  • Possess an outstanding aptitude in the study of the basic sciences during the first two years;
  • Possess an outstanding aptitude in areas of liberal arts study outside of the sciences during the first two years;
  • Must have a strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Possess an outstanding capacity for leadership; and
  • Display an instinct for service to the College and the wider community.
  • A cumulative 3.000 GPA is required.

The Paul Josiah Schwab Scholarship application also requires the following three documents:

  1. An Essay,
  2. An UNOFFICIAL transcript, and
  3. THREE (3) North Central College letters of recommendation

If selected, the recipient is expected to meet the requirements and actively pursue entrance into medical school.

The Paul Josiah Schwab MD Scholarship is non-renewable.

Donor
Paul Josiah Schwab, MD Scholarship
Award
$1,000.00 Scholarship and $500 Stipend to be applied toward applying to medical schools (i.e., admission tests including MCAT), application fees and transcript requests
Deadline
02/08/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. As of the FALL 2019 SEMESTER, will your academic status be SENIOR?
  2. Do you currently have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater?
  3. Please submit an unofficial North Central College transcript. (Class listings and grades available to you through Merlin are acceptable. Attachment MUST be readable; PDF format is preferred.)
  4. Please provide an essay (typed; 2 pages double-spaced) outlining why you should be selected. Information should include, but not limited to, outstanding aptitude in areas of basic sciences and liberal arts study outside of the sciences, involvement within the campus community and wider community (i.e. clubs and/or organizations in which you are a member) and leadership experiences.
  5. If you are selected as a recipient of this scholarship, will you be FULL-TIME (12-18 credit hours per semester) for the 2019-20 academic year?
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