HARRISBURG  - The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance, in conjunction with The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, is offering one $3,000 scholarship and multiple $2,500 scholarships to Pennsylvania residents attending an accredited Pennsylvania medical school full-time as a second or third-year student.

Application period is Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2018.

In addition to completing an application, candidates must submit two reference letters; verification of medical school enrollment on school letterhead; an essay describing the applicant’s vision for the future of Pennsylvania medicine; and be a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED), as well as his/her county medical society (membership is free).

The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance established the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship fund in April 2000. These scholarship awards are made possible thanks to Alliance fundraising events and contributions from its members.

The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance is an organization of physician spouses from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who are improving the health and quality of life for all people.

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, which administers the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship, sustains the future of medicine in Pennsylvania by providing programs that support medical education, physician health and excellence in practice. It has helped to finance medical education for more than 63 years.

For more information about this scholarship, or other scholarship opportunities, please visit www.foundationpamedsoc.org. For questions, contact the Foundation’s Student Financial Services Director, Deborah Monko at (717) 558-7854.