The Wellsford and Mildred Clark Scholarship was created to provide scholarships for third-year medical school students entering their fourth year of medical school. The Waterbury Medical Association has been named by the Trust to review the qualifications of the applicants and to select the recipients of this award. The scholarship requires that applicants must be residents of Connecticut for five years and be currently enrolled in a not-for-profit medical school accredited by the AMA and/or the World Health Organization. Students demonstrating financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular interests and community service, will be strongly considered.

Elegibility requirements

  • You must have been a resident of Connecticut for the five years prior to applying. Please explain how you meet this requirement and state where you are currently registered to vote.
  • Third-year (M.D., D.O.) medical students (Scholarship Award to cover 4th year costs). (IF student is graduating after 3 years, application must be received during the second year of medical school)
  • Enrollment in a not-for-profit medical school accredited by the LCME, COCA and/or the World Health Organization.
  • Financial need.
  • Academic excellence determined by a copy of the applicant’s transcript and the results of participation in Part I of the National Boards.
  • Extracurricular interests and community service.
  • Letters of recommendation from two faculty members and your Dean submitted directly to the Committee.
  • Statement of the applicant’s method of financial support during the previous years of medical school including a personal income statement of the applicant and spouse, if married.
  • A written statement concerning the applicant’s plan for his or her medical career.

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