There are several scholarship opportunities for pre-health students within Wheaton College as well as National and State.
Health Profession Scholarships
Donald ’58 and Jean ’59 Amsler Pre-Med Scholarship - awarded to a junior or senior pre-medical student demonstrating high academic achievement with the intention to pursue Christian medical ministry and service in the United States or abroad. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring.
Class of '65 Global Health Internship Scholarship – awarded to up to two Wheaton students completing a for-credit internship focused on global health. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring. This scholarship is provided by the generous donations from the class of 1965. For more information about this award, please see the Spotlight on Scholarship Recipient page. Individuals desiring to contribute to the global health education of Wheaton College students are welcome to contribute a gift towards the fund and join the generosity of the Class of 1965. Questions about the scholarship can be directed to the Development Office.
Great Physician Scholarship – a one-time award to one student toward spring tuition. Junior pre-medical student (by class year, not credits) with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the Great Physician Scholarship. However, if two students are deemed worthy, the award can be divided between both students. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each fall. Application instructions can be found: Great Physician Scholarship Information Sheet (PDF)
McKenna Scholarship – is awarded to junior students pursuing a future career in medicine or dentistry in an underserved urban setting and who have at least a 3.3 GPA. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring.
Dr. John Mesko ’77 and Mrs. Kathleen ‘77 Mesko Family Merit Scholarship - awarded to a sophomore or junior pre-medical student with a GPA of 3.4 or better, exhibiting character, high integrity, and a strong work ethic. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring.
Strohschein Scholarship – by invitation only, is a one-time award to students who intend to pursue a career in medicine as an allopathic (MD) physician. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring.
Sugarbaker Scholarship – for current sophomores, is awarded annually toward tuition over the course of four years – the final two years at Wheaton and the first two at an allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO) medical school. No more than two gap years are permitted. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring. This scholarship is highlighted on Wheaton's Endowed Scholarship webpage.