Jun 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Need-based Scholarships



How to Qualify

To be considered for a need-based scholarship, a student’s needs analysis results must fall within the neediest 25th percentile of the student body. The needs analysis is based on the results of the FAFSA and additional asset information gathered in the application process. Scholarship availability may fluctuate annually based on the number of eligible candidates, endowment earnings and available funds.

John B. Baines Scholarship

History

H.C. Hofheimer, II, established this scholarship in 1994 in gratitude for the advice and assistance that Mr. Baines rendered to the H.C. Hofheimer, II, Foundation. Mr. Baines’ son, Dr. Bryan N. Baines, is a graduate of EVMS.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student of the School of Medicine based on financial need.

Ernestine Boyce Scholarship

History

Ernestine Boyce established this scholarship for a deserving medical student who otherwise would not be able to attend medical school.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student with financial need.

Barton A. Cohen Scholarship

History

Dr. Barton A. Cohen died at the age of 29 while a resident at Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Cohen’s colleagues at the Medical College of Virginia established this scholarship in 1971.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually based on demonstrated financial need and good academic standing.

Community Faculty Student Scholarship

History

This scholarship was established by the community faculty of EVMS to help ease the financial burden of the cost of medical school.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually based on enrollment in the medical program at EVMS, financial need and good academic standing.

Ann Scott Daughtrey Medical Education Scholarship

History

Ann Scott Daughtrey established this scholarship for a deserving medical student.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student with demonstrated financial need.

French-Wallace-Anderson Scholarship

History

The Norfolk Academy of Medicine Auxiliary established this scholarship June 4, 1991, in honor of Dr. William H. French and Dr. Kenneth Wallace.

Dr. French was a Virginian only by marriage to the cousin of Frances Newman Wallace. He was a pediatrician much decorated by foreign countries for his work, particularly with asthmatic children. He was one of only five Americans ever to receive the Austrian Gold Cross. The framed collage of his medals shall remain on display in EVMS’ Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library.

Dr. Wallace, an esteemed radiologist in Norfolk, has served as President of the Norfolk Academy of Medicine and the Medical Society of Virginia.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually based on enrollment in the medical program at EVMS, demonstrated academic excellence and demonstrated financial need.

Robert B. and Ruth M. Glisson Memorial Scholarship

History

Graduating from his Georgia high school at 16, Robert Glisson met his future wife while visiting his uncle, who was married to Ruth’s aunt. Originally from Deland, Florida, Ruth Glisson attended High Point College with Robert. After graduation, Robert joined the naval reserves around the time of the Korean War.

The Glissons relocated to Norfolk, where they stayed and raised their two children, Britton and Amy. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on May 15, 2004, shortly before Ruth passed away on August 27 the same year. Robert Glisson established this scholarship in memory of his wife, Ruth.

Criteria

Awarded annually to a student in the MD program at EVMS based on academic merit and financial need.

Samuel Goldback Scholarship

History

J. Samuel Goldback, a lifelong resident of Norfolk, established this scholarship through a gift from his estate. Unable to continue his education due to the financial struggles of his time, Mr. Goldback left this bequest to help assure that others could obtain their educational goals.

Criteria

This is an annual scholarship for students selected by the Scholarship Committee based on ability and financial need. This scholarship may be in addition to another scholarship if the student is deemed worthy. The annual amount and number of awards is determined annually.

Helen O. Hill Memorial Scholarship

History

A longtime resident of Suffolk, Helen O. Hill bequeathed a generous portion of her estate to be used for scholarships for EVMS students. This fund helps students as they strive for academic excellence and the ultimate goal of becoming caring, compassionate physicians.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student based on financial need and academic excellence.

Sentara Endowed Scholarship

History

Sentara established this scholarship to help ease the burden of medical school tuition for a student, preferably from the Tidewater Region.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a medical student who demonstrates financial need and is a resident of the Tidewater region of Virginia.

Mary Lewis and Charles Weddle Scholarship

History

Mary Lewis Weddle established this scholarship in 2007.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually based on enrollment in the medical program at EVMS, demonstrated academic excellence and demonstrated financial need.

Annette Kagan Memorial Scholarship

History

From Santa Cruz, California, and a graduate of the University of Southern California, Annette Kagan passed away during her second year as a medical student at EVMS. She was a member of the pediatrics club at EVMS with a special interest in holistic medicine. Dr. Anas M. El-Mahdi led the efforts of her friends to create this scholarship in 1990 in her memory.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student based on financial need.

David Scott Memorial Scholarship

History

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Scott, a faculty member at EVMS.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a first-year medical student at EVMS who has successfully completed the EVMS Medical Master’s program and demonstrates financial need.

Alice and Harry Pariser Endowed Scholarship

History

Established in 2000 by Dr. and Mrs. Harry Pariser, the Alice and Harry Pariser Endowed Scholarship makes it possible for a promising student with significant financial need to earn a medical degree from EVMS.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to one student, enrolled in the medical program at EVMS, who demonstrates financial need. This scholarship is renewable throughout attendance (up to four years). Upon graduation, a new recipient is selected.

M. W. Talbot Scholarship

History

Ms. Caroline Talbot established this scholarship in memory of M. W. Talbot.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the school of medicine based on financial need.

EVMS School of Medicine Scholarship

History

Eastern Virginia Medical School established this scholarship to help ease the burden of tuition for a student enrolled in the medical program.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the medical program at EVMS based on financial need.

Sidney S. and Odie B. Kellam Scholarship

History

Established in 1992 by Virginia Beach Federal Savings Bank, the Sidney S. and Odie B. Kellam Scholarship award recognizes Sidney Kellam’s distinguished service as a member of the original Board of Commissioners of EVMS and the first Chairman of the Board of Humana Hospital Bayside, as well as his lifelong interest in the areas of healthcare and education.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student based on financial need and academic excellence.

Dorothy Middleton Memorial Scholarship

History

This scholarship for a Virginia resident was funded by an endowment bequeathed by the late Dorothy M. Middleton of Norfolk. The first award occurred in 2011. This scholarship helps promising students overcome the financial burden that weighs heavily on many aspiring doctors. It is awarded to an incoming student each year. This scholarship will be renewable for an additional three years (four years of tuition total), subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Criteria

The scholarship for full, in-state tuition is awarded annually based on the following:

  • Virginia residency
  • Academic excellence based on entering grades and scores
  • Financial need based on FAFSA and needs analysis.
  • Final candidates of this scholarship may be required to interview with the selection committee.

In addition to completing the EVMS Financial Aid and Scholarship Application, please write 350 to 500 words on what it would mean to you to receive this scholarship for medical school.

This scholarship is renewable for up to four years total based on continued academic excellence. Only incoming students are considered annually for this award.

The Manser Scholarship

History

A family who wished to pay special tribute to the skilled and compassionate care their father received under the care of Dr. Thomas J. Manser, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at EVMS, made a special donation to EVMS in April 2002. The donors directed that Dr. Manser be given the honor of directing all the expenditures from this fund. Dr. Manser decided that the funds should be used to enhance and promote EVMS educational programs for medical students and Internal Medicine residents. The outcome includes this scholarship to support education and living expenses of a student. Dr. Manser hopes that recipients of this scholarship consider making a similar scholarship gift once they are established in their careers.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student based on financial need.

Michael Rothkopf, MD ‘79 Scholarship in Metabolic Medicine

The scholarship is to a third year MD student in good academic standing who has financial need. Should have an interest in clinical nutrition, metabolic medicine and obesity prevention and/or previous experience in the nutrition and dietetics field. If there is no such student, a third-year MD student interested in internal medicineis eligable. The student must provide a brief essay of 250 words or less describing their student interest and/or experience. Renewable for the fourth year.

Holland Family Scholarship Fund

1. The scholarship shall be awarded each fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) in accordance with the EVMS Scholarship Selection Committee guidelines in effect at the time the award is made. The scholarship recipient shall: a. Be a student accepted into the MD program at EVMS; b. Be in good academic standing; c. Demonstrate financial need as evidenced by documentation filed with the EVMS Office of Financial Aid and any other such documentation or information as the EVMS Scholarship Selection Committee may require; d. Be a student with a strong interest in family medicine; e. Be awarded to a first-year student (M1) f. Be a graduate of Hampden Sydney College. If there are no candidates from Hampden Sydney College, the scholarship can be awarded to another student. 2. The scholarship shall be renewable to a MD program student in good academic standing.

The Warsof Family Scholarship

Third-year medical students interested in OB/GYN who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing are eligible.

Robert Waddell, MD Family Endowed Scholarship

First Year MD Student who is a Hampton Roads resident and completed their undergraduate studies in the state of VA. Student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

Earhart Scholarship

US resident MD student who demonstrates financial need and merit.

Philippine Medical Association of Southeastern VA Scholarship

Entering MD student of Philippine decent with a demonstrated financial need. Should no student meet the criteria, it is the Dean’s discretion to choose a deserving student.

Nancy Kelly Memorial Scholarship

First-year MD student with financial need. A student from Virginia Wesleyan College is preferred if available, and in good academic standing.

Elise & Henry Clay Hofheimer, II Scholarship Fund

The scholarship is based on need.