For prospective students looking to apply to the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in West Virginia, the school has announced the creation of several new opportunities to aid students with tuition. The six new scholarships include:

  • The Sean K. and Beth L. Hammers Scholarship which will be awarded to an entering medical student and is renewable for three years pending academic progress.
  • The Huntington Clinical Foundation MUJCESOM Expendable Scholarship, which is a onetime, $10,000 scholarship to be awarded annually for three years to an entering first-year student.
  • The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Class of 2013 Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a first-year medical student, and is renewable for three additional years pending normal academic progress.
  • The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Class of 2014 Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a first-year medical student, and is renewable for three additional years pending normal academic progress.
  • The Mr. and Mrs. Guy C. Nangle Scholarship Fund scholarship will be awarded to a Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine medical student and is renewable pending normal academic progress.
  • The Radiology Graduates’ Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving medical student who will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the School of Medicine. The award is renewable.

“These awards are designed to help students defray some of the costs associated with obtaining a medical education,” said Linda Holmes, director of development and alumni affairs. “Our donors understand the financial burden that many of our students incur and we are forever grateful that they are helping ease that burden.”