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Scholarships at UTMC

The Promedica Better Together Scholarship Fund

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The University of Toledo and Promedica are happy to introduce the Better Together Scholarship, the newest scholarship for entering and continuing University of Toledo Medical Center students.

The scholarship will provide a minimum of $25,000 per year to each of eight students. (Two additional renewable scholarships will be offered annually.)

Recipients must be permanent residents in a 27-county region, who demonstrate an intent to return to the region after they complete their medical training.

Learn more about UT and Promedica's joint program.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Entering Students

Continuing Students

Scholarships for Entering Medical Students

The Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County Richard D. Ruppert, M.D. Scholarship
The Richard D. Ruppert, M.D. Scholarship is presented annually by the Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County to medical students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, as well as service and leadership.

Thomas Altmayer, M.D. Memorial Scholarship
The Thomas Altmayer, M.D. Memorial Scholarship is given to an academically superior incoming student to provide financial support for their medical education.  This fund was endowed in 1997 by contributions from family, friends, and classmates in memory of Dr. Altmayer, a 1991 graduate of the former MCO, who died in October 1995. 

Dr. John D. Booth and Lorine Jones Booth Memorial Scholarship
This full-tuition scholarship is awarded to a first-year medical student who demonstrates academic excellence and leadership potential in the field of medicine.  The award was established in 2003 by Mr. Alan D. Booth in memory of both his wife and his father.  Mr. Booth was a nine-year member of the former MCO Foundation Board of Trustees.  The award is renewable for four years, based upon academic standing.

Bowling Green State University Foundation Scholarship
The Bowling Green State University Foundation Scholarship was founded in 2001 to recognize academically superior graduates of BGSU.

Thomas J. Brennan Memorial Scholarship
The Thomas J. Brennan Memorial Scholarship was established to support University of Toledo College of Medicine medical students. The Brennan Financial Group Endowment established this scholarship with the UT Foundation in memory of Thomas J. Brennan to support research, education, and clinical care at the UT Health Science Campus.  The scholarship is renewable for four years based upon good academic standing.

Dorothy and Ashel Bryan Scholarship
The Dorothy and Ashel Bryan Scholarship was established in recognition of the Bryan’s generous contributions to the UT Health Science Campus. The scholarship is based on academic excellence and financial need; priority is given to students graduating from Bowling Green State University prior to entering the College of Medicine. Mr. Bryan served nine years on the Board of Trustees of the former MCO followed by nine years on the former MUO Foundation Board of Trustees.  An accomplished artist, the late Mrs. Bryan was active for many years in efforts to beautify the Health Science Campus.  Mrs. Bryan also created the nationally renowned Chemo Paintings, which reflect her experience with cancer.

College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate Legacy of Excellence Presidential Scholarships
The Legacy of Excellence Presidential Scholarships are funded by the College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate and the UT Board of Trustees, and were created in order to push UT to the forefront of health science education.  These Legacy of Excellence Scholarships provide full tuition to students who have demonstrated superior scholarly ability and are renewable for four years based on continued academic excellence.

College of Medicine Diversity Scholarship
The University of Toledo College of Medicine Diversity Scholarship was established in 2004 by the University of Toledo Foundation and the African-American Recruitment Committee to recognize medical students underrepresented in medicine.

DaimlerChrysler Corporation Diamante Latino Scholarship
The DaimlerChrysler Corporation Diamante Latino Scholarship was established in 2004 through the Diamante Awards, which is sponsored by The University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College and Lourdes College.  The scholarship is given to an outstanding Latino student and is renewable based on good academic standing. 

Huntington National Bank Underrepresented Minority Scholarship
The Huntington National Bank Underrepresented Minority Scholarship is awarded to an incoming meritorious student in the UT College of Medicine, and is renewable based upon continued good academic standing in the medical school curriculum.

The Delbert L. Latta Scholarship
Mr. Delbert L. Latta, from Bowling Green, Ohio, was a member of the United States Congress for 16 terms between 1959 and 1989.  Mr. Latta established this scholarship to benefit deserving and exemplary medical students who are residents of Ohio counties in which he served as an elected official.

Frank McCullough, M.D.  Scholarship
Named in memory of the fifth president of the former Medical College of Ohio, The Frank S. McCullough, M.D. Scholarship was established to recruit the best, brightest students to The University of Toledo College of Medicine.  These bright alumni will help position the College as a leader in healthcare education and will become our legacy of excellence.

National City Bank Diamante Latino Scholarship
The National City Bank Diamante Latino Scholarship was established in 2004 and is awarded to an incoming Latino student.  The scholarship is a direct result of a fundraising initiative between The University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College and Lourdes College.  The scholarship is renewable based on continued good academic standing in the medical school curriculum.

Dorothy MacKenzie Price Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Dorothy MacKenzie Price to support a student who demonstrates exceptional academic performance.  The scholarship is renewable for four years based on continued academic excellence.

Borge R. Reimer Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Reimer Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship support in order to help recruit the best and the brightest students to the UT Health Science Campus.

Dr. Barry L. Richardson Scholarship
Barry Lovell Richardson, Ph.D., who was assistant vice president for multicultural affairs, professor of physiology, and associate dean for admissions from 1977 through 2004, served as an advocate for diversity, multiculturalism and the role of cultural competence in health care.  This scholarship is awarded to a first-year underrepresented minority medical student who has demonstrated the potential for excellence in medicine and health care delivery, as well as leadership service to underrepresented populations within their community.

Richard D. & Elizabeth S. Ruppert Presidential Scholarship
The Richard D. and Elizabeth S. Ruppert Scholarship fund supports outstanding medical students who exhibit exceptional academic performance.  This scholarship provides full tuition and is renewable for four years, based on continued academic excellence.  Richard D. Ruppert, M.D. was president of the former Medical College of Ohio from 1977 until his retirement in 1993.  His wife, Elizabeth S. Ruppert, M.D., was a professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics during the same period.

David Hamilton Ryerson Memorial Scholarship
The David Hamilton Ryerson Memorial Scholarship is presented to an academically gifted, promising medical student with financial need who demonstrates the self-discipline and self-confidence that exemplified Mr. Ryerson, a first-year medical student at the former MCO who died in a plane crash on January 7, 1994.

Milton and Marguerite Schulz Memorial Scholarship
The Milton and Marguerite Schulz Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to enhance the diversity in the College of Medicine by supporting a scholarship for an incoming African-American student with excellent admission credentials and a strong desire to give back to his/her community. 

UT Foundation Legacy of Excellence Scholarship
This Legacy of Excellence Scholarship, funded by the UT Foundation Board of Trustees, is awarded to an outstanding underrepresented minority student in the UT College of Medicine in order to enhance the diversity of the medical school class and the medical profession.  The scholarship is a full-tuition award that is renewable based upon good academic standing.

The Philip S. Willis Scholarship
The Philip S. Willis Student Aid Fund was established through the will of Mr. Philip S. Willis in 1946.  A gift from the UT Foundation, the scholarship provides support to UT medical students who are graduates from Toledo area high schools, and is awarded based on academic merit and financial need.

The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Bookstore Award
The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Bookstore Award is presented annually to students based on academic merit and need.

The University of Toledo Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship supports outstanding medical students who exhibit exceptional academic performance.  The scholarship is renewable for four years based on continued academic excellence.

The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Satellites Scholarship
The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Satellites, the campus volunteer organization, support scholarships for medical students based on academic merit and need.

 

 

Scholarships for Continuing Students

William A. Blank, M.D. Scholarship
Dr. William A. Blank was a colorectal surgeon in the community, a volunteer faculty member, and a member of the former MCO Foundation Board of Trustees.  This scholarship, established by his partner, Dr. Abdullatif Nimr, is awarded to students who excel in the field of surgery.  The scholarship honors Dr. Blank’s cordial relations with his patients and fellow physicians, and his great love for education.

College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate Dr. and Mrs. El-Shafie Scholarship
The Dr. and Mrs. El-Shafie Scholarship was established in 2005 and is awarded annually by the UT College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate to a fourth-year medical student who demonstrates academic merit and financial need.  A preference is given to students interested in Pediatrics.

College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate Jose Fleites Memorial Scholarship
The Jose Fleites Scholarship is presented annually by the UT College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate to a fourth-year medical student who demonstrates the friendship to classmates and professors, and the warmth and compassion to patients that exemplified Jose Fleites, Jr., a student at the former Medical College of Ohio who died in an automobile accident in December 1975.

College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate George Haidet Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2000 by  College of Medicine graduates to honor classmate George Haidet, M.D., who graduated from the former MCO in 1977, and passed away in 1999, the George Haidet Scholarship is awarded annually by the UT College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate to a student entering his/her second year of medical school.  This scholarship is awarded to a student who best exemplifies George’s dedication to medicine, high academic standards, compassion, and zest for life, which made him such an outstanding physician and friend to all.

College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate Dr. Robert T. Tidrick Memorial Scholarship
Named in honor of the late surgeon and outstanding educator at the former Medical College of Ohio,  the Dr. Robert T. Tidrick Scholarship is presented by the UT College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate to a fourth-year medical student who demonstrates exceptional academic talent and clinical skills.

College of Medicine Commitment to Excellence Scholarship
The UT College of Medicine Commitment to Excellence Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated superior academic performance that has been sustained throughout the preclinical and clinical curricula.

College of Medicine Faculty-Student Scholarship
Supported by faculty and staff donations, the Faculty-Student Scholarship recognizes academic excellence in the medical school curriculum, the pursuit of scholarship, and leadership qualities.

College of Medicine Presidential Scholarships
The University of Toledo College of Medicine Presidential Scholarships are full-tuition scholarships awarded to first year medical students who exhibit exceptional academic performance and leadership potential in the field of medicine.  The scholarships are renewable for four years based on continued academic excellence.

College of Medicine Academic Excellence Scholarships
The UT College of Medicine Scholarships are awarded to continuing medical students who have demonstrated superior academic performance in the medical school curriculum.  These scholarships, funded by the University’s Lending Program, provide financial support  for the students’ medical education.

Ellery T. Eaton Scholarship
The Ellery T. Eaton Scholarship was established in 2000, through a bequest from Gertrude Eaton in memory of her late husband.  This scholarship is awarded to University of Toledo College of Medicine medical students in recognition of academic excellence.

Dr. Norman E. Fisher Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1986 through a gift from Mrs. Norman E. Fisher in honor of her husband, a prominent Toledo obstetrician who died in 1985, the Dr. Norman E. Fisher Scholarship is given annually to students with demonstrated interest in obstetrics and excellence in the Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship.

French Family Scholarship
The recipient shall be a current female medical student who has demonstrated academic excellence and has at least one child.  The student must also have demonstrated academic achievement.  Recipients of this scholarship shall be known as the “French Family Scholars.”

The Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. Scholarship for Excellence and Professionalism
The Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. Scholarship for Excellence and Professionalism recognizes academically superior medical students who demonstrate outstanding professional behavior exemplary of the highest standards of the medical profession.  This scholarship was established by the Dean of the College of Medicine to provide financial support to meritorious students so that they can remain highly focused on their academic studies and pursue a graduate medical education program based upon intellectual desires and not the financial realities of life.

Frederick M. Hiss, M.D. Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2005 by the friends of Dr. Hiss, a family physician in the community, to support scholarships at the UT College of Medicine.  The Hiss scholarship is awarded to a fourth-year medical student interested in a primary care specialty who has demonstrated academic excellence.

George Isaac Presidential Scholarship
The George Isaac Presidential Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship awarded to a first-year medical student who demonstrates exceptional academic performance and leadership potential in the field of medicine. This award was established in 2005 by George Isaac, former chairman of the MCO Board of Trustees and member of the Foundation Board of Trustees.  For decades, Mr. Isaac has been a tireless ambassador of the Health Science Campus in both fund raising efforts and creating public awareness for the organization’s initiatives. This scholarship is renewable for four years, based upon continued academic excellence.

Professor Daniel A. Koechel Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a UT College of Medicine student who has demonstrated dedication to the field of medicine, superior academic performance, and plans to pursue a career in academic medicine.

Richard F. and Frances S. Leighton Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Leighton, Professor and Dean Emeritus of the former Medical College of Ohio, and his wife, Frances.  This scholarship is awarded to a medical student with exceptional academic merit who exemplifies Dr. Leighton’s admirable qualities.

Lucas County Medical Alliance Community Service Award
The Lucas County Medical Alliance (LCMA) is an organization of volunteers supporting the Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County.  The Lucas County Medical Alliance Community Service Awards were established in 2006 to recognize medical students in The University of Toledo College of Medicine for exemplary volunteer efforts given to the Toledo/Lucas County community. 

McGraw-Hill/Lange Achievement Award
This award is presented by the McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division as part of their commitment to support various educational endeavors to contribute to the continuing high standards, dedication and hard work of students in medical education.  The award, given to the top two students completing the first year of the medical school curriculum, consists of textbooks published by the McGraw-Hill Medical Division.

Dr. J. Robert Navarre, Sr. Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of the late J. Robert Navarre, Sr., M.D., a longtime volunteer faculty member at the former Medical College of Ohio who also served nine years as a member of the former MCO Foundation Board of Trustees.  The scholarship is awarded to a current medical student who demonstrates academic abilities and interest in the areas of surgery, the cardiovascular sciences, or gerontology. 

The University of Toledo Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship supports outstanding medical students who exhibit exceptional academic performance.  The scholarship is renewable for four years based on continued academic excellence.

Otto Sasse Memorial Scholarship
Established to support exemplary students, the Otto Sasse Memorial Fund was created in 1991 through a contribution from the estate of Maria Sasse in honor of her father, Otto Sasse, M.D., a Toledo surgeon.

Roy Treuhaft Scholarship
Mr. Roy Treuhaft served on the Board of Trustees of the former Medical College of Ohio from 1974 to 1981.  The Roy Treuhaft Scholarship was established by his family to recognize Mr. Treuhaft’s commitment to the medical school and the entire Toledo community.  The scholarship is awarded to a medical student with an interest and demonstrated excellence in the clinical fields dealing with the musculoskeletal system, including Radiology, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Rheumatology, the specialty pursued by his son William.

The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Retirees Club Scholarship
The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Retirees Club Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has high academic standards, who demonstrates a sense of service to the school and to the community, and to whom such a scholarship would be significantly helpful in pursuing his or her education.

The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Satellites Scholarship
The University of Toledo Health Science Campus Satellites, the campus volunteer organization, support scholarships for medical students based on academic merit and need.

Vernon Volland Memorial Scholarship
The Vernon Volland Memorial Scholarship provides financial support for medical students who have demonstrated academic excellence.  The scholarship was established in 1972 through a gift from the Automobile Seat Cover Association of America in memory of Vernon Volland, former executive of the Association.

The Raoul Wallenberg Scholar Award
Since 1990, 15 worthy students have been named a Wallenberg Scholar for “Exemplary and Meritorious Service” to those unable to help themselves. The Award is named in honor of Raoul Wallenberg, the “Lost Hero” of World War II.  In 1944 Raoul Wallenberg, a 32-year-old non-Jewish businessman, a citizen of neutral Sweden, accepted an assignment from the US War Refugee Board to go to Budapest to save Jews from the Nazi “Final Solution.”  The Swedish government cooperated by giving him diplomatic status.  Wallenberg defied the odds and saved tens of thousands of Jews in Budapest, the last remaining Jewish community in Nazi-occupied Europe, that summer of 1944. But, he couldn’t save himself. Wallenberg was arrested by the on-rushing Soviet forces liberating Hungary in January 1945. He has never been seen free since.  His ultimate fate has never been definitively determined, even after many years of investigation.  On the 5th of October 1981, Raoul Wallenberg was named an Honorary US citizen by vote of Congress, signed by President Ronald Reagan.  Winston Churchill is the only other individual accorded this honor in the long history of our Republic.  August 12th, 2007 was the 95th anniversary of Wallenberg’s birth.

Thomas J. Brennan Memorial Scholarship
The Thomas J. Brennan Memorial Scholarship was established to support University of Toledo College of Medicine medical students. The Brennan Financial Group Endowment established this scholarship with the UT Foundation in memory of Thomas J. Brennan to support research, education, and clinical care at the UT Health Science Campus.  The scholarship is renewable for four years based upon good academic standing.

College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate Legacy of Excellence Presidential Scholarships
The Legacy of Excellence Presidential Scholarships are funded by the College of Medicine Alumni Affiliate and the UT Board of Trustees, and were created in order to push UT to the forefront of health science education.  These Legacy of Excellence Scholarships provide full tuition to students who have demonstrated superior scholarly ability and are renewable for four years based on continued academic excellence.


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Last Updated: 3/23/15