Etheldred L. Schafer Pre-Medical Scholarship

The Etheldred L. Schafer Scholarship is awarded to deserving pre-medical students (students following a program leading to admission to allopathic or osteopathic medical school) for the following purposes: 1) to encourage scholarship, 2) to stimulate service to North Central College, and 3) to provide financial assistance.

Returning students who are in a pre-medical curriculum (preparing for admission to allopathic or osteopathic medical school) are invited to apply and are eligible for the scholarship during their sophomore, junior, and senior years at North Central College.

Applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic performance (B or higher); and in addition, must demonstrate some form of active service to North Central College. A written statement and unofficial transcript are required.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Current students of North Central College
  • Students who as of the Fall 2020 Semester will have sophomore, junior, or senior academic standing
  • Students possessing a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Students who are in pre-medical curriculum
  • A written statement and unofficial transcript are required

The Etheldred L. Schafer Pre-Medical Scholarship may be received by a current or past recipient, provided the student re-applies and is selected again as the recipient of this award.

Etheldred L. Schafer Pre-Med Scholarship
Supplemental Questions
  1. As a Continuing Student (currently attending North Central College), what will be your academic standing or classification at the start of the Fall 2020 Semester?
  2. Is your cumulative GPA equal to or greater than 3.0?
  3. If you are selected as a recipient of this scholarship, will you be FULL-TIME (12-18 credit hours per semester) for the 2020-21 academic year?
  4. Please provide a written statement addressing the following: Why you believe you would make a good candidate for this scholarship (highlighting your service activities to the College)? What are your career objectives? And how will the scholarship help you to attain your career objectives?
  5. 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.)