Jayne M. Perkins Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist United States citizens in pursuing a doctoral degree in medicine, medical-related field, or nursing.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Jayne M. Perkins Memorial Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $10,000 award. Up to 10 awards will be granted.
Awards are for PhD or doctoral study in medicine only.
Awards are not renewable; however, previous recipients may reapply provided they meet all eligibility requirements.
In the evaluation process, Jayne M. Perkins Foundation will consider the following: past academic performance, work and/or internship experiences, statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation. Only the first 100 applications received will be processed.
Jayne M. Perkins Foundation reviews all of the applications and narrows the pool down to 50. Selection of recipients will be made by the Jayne M. Perkins Foundation Board.
All applicants will be notified in mid-August.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Jayne M. Perkins Foundation. Payment is made payable to the school in mid-September.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 5, 2021 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.