The Division of Student Affairs (DSA) at Viriginia Tech has announced a scholarship opportunity for students planning to pursue a career as a medical physician and the deadline has been extended until the end of the day on Sunday, March 26th. Here are some details of the scholarship:
Charles W. Schiffert and Dolores S. Schiffert Scholarship
The Charles W. Schiffert and Dolores S. Schiffert Scholarship was established to provide scholarship support for a current undergraduate student who plans to pursue a career as a medical physician. The Schifferts moved to Blacksburg in 1968 from Craigsville, Virginia where Dr. Charles Schiffert served as a family practitioner. He was Associate Director of Student Health at Virginia Tech from 1968-1971 and served as Director from 1971 until he retired in 1986.
The following guidelines are required for this award:
- Undergraduate student enrolled in a curriculum that will prepare her/him for a career as a medical physician
- Demonstrated financial need
Interested candidate must also provide a recommendation from an advisor in Health Professions Advising.
These scholarship awards typically range from $1,000 to $4,000. The application deadline for the 2017–18 academic year is Sunday, March 26, 2017. A committee of Virginia Tech alumni will select the recipients of each scholarship. For more information and to apply, visit www.dsa.vt.edu/scholarships.