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Scholarships

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. Amsler Information Sheet and Application Details (PDF)

Class of '65 Global Health Internship Scholarship – awarded to up to two Wheaton students completing a for-credit internship focused on global health. Preference given to students who express a vocation interest in the field of global health and have financial need. Students are responsible to provide a short report on their experiences to the committee. Applications for this scholarship are accepted each spring. This scholarship is provided by the generous donations from the class of 1965. Global Health Information Sheet and Application Details (PDF)

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.

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. McKenna Information Sheet and Application Details (PDF)

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. Mesko Information Sheet and Application Details (PDF)

Strohschein Scholarshipby 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. Strohschein Information Sheet and Application Details (PDF)

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. Sugarbaker Information Sheet and Application Details (PDF)

Wheaton College Scholarship Recipients
National and State Scholarships