TIMEFRAME FOR BCMS, LADENSON SCHOLARSHIPS
- May: Letters go out to Schools of Medicine in Missouri
- June 1-Sept. 1: Application period
- Nov. 1: Committee reviews applications, makes scholarship selection; BCMS board reviews that decision
- Dec. 1 or sooner: Recipient notified and monetary award sent to university or recipient
- Click one of the links below to download fillable application forms
CRITERIA FOR BCMS SCHOLARSHIP
This $2,000 award is presented annually by the physician members of the Society, who live and work in Boone, Cooper and Howard counties in Missouri.
To apply for the BCMS Scholarship, eligible applicants must currently be enrolled in an accredited school of medicine in Missouri and must have:
Financial need is not a factor in the selection criteria.
Successful applicants must include a letter of support from the Dean of Students or another appropriate medical school official, plus two letters of recommendation, with the required application form. The submission period runs from June 1, 2019, to Sept. 1, 2019.
Applications and accompanying materials must be submitted to the BCMS office by 5 p.m. on September 1, 2019. Questions about the scholarship may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRITERIA FOR DR. ROLAND & VIRGINIA LADENSON MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP
When this $2,000 scholarship was established, the family set out the following objective:
This scholarship is offered to outstanding medical students who are committed to pursuing careers as primary care physicians (including pediatrics, internal medicine and family practice) providing comprehensive care for their patients.
Candidates should have begun their clinical training (meaning they are in their final two years of medical school) and demonstrated exceptional intellectual and humanistic qualities in their interactions with patients, peers and instructors. Financial need will also be considered, although it will not be a principal factor in the selection criteria.
Information for Applicants
Scholarship funds will be applied to the recipient’s tuition. Applications are limited to students who are currently enrolled at an accredited school of medicine in the state of Missouri.
Each medical school in Missouri is invited to submit the name of one candidate during the application period, which runs June 1 through September 1.
The application package must include:
The scholarship recipient will be announced in December 2019 and invited to attend the BCMS Gala on Feb. 1, 2020.
Questions about the application, application process or the scholarship may be directed to email@example.com.