Dr. A.I. Slagle Medical Educational Scholarship
Available to Adult Students
Approximately $65,000 available (which may be split into multiple awards)
- Have graduated from Apollo Ridge High School, Armstrong High School, Kiski Area High School, or Leechburg High School
- Be entering (first year student) an accredited medical school in the US to obtain an MD or DO
All applicants must complete the online scholarship application, including his/her response to the following essay question.
One understands that a career in medicine can be lucrative, but one also knows that other professions can be just as financially rewarding-if not more so. Additionally, other professions can be achieved more quickly, without as many financial and academic demands, and without the enormous time constraints almost always necessitated by a career in the medical arts. So, why medicine, an arena that constantly refuses to be run according to a schedule and that exposes one to frustration and to reality in its most terrible and absolute forms? What is it that has engaged your interest and your dedication to a career in medicine? You are encouraged to share examples of a time or of times in your life that have resulted in your determination to enter the world of medicine.
To be awarded in 2020.