Anna Frutiger will always be remembered for her dedication to her friends and family, her education and her love for serving her community. She graduated from Alma High School in 2005 as a valedictorian of her class and went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio in 2009. Anna had just completed her first year of dental school at University of Pittsburgh when she suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism May of 2010.
Anna's family established this scholarship in her memory to recognize a student who has the same passion for serving others and exemplifies the dedication to pursuing a profession in medicine or dentistry.
-Must be a graduate student pursuing a doctoral degree in medicine or dentistry at an accredited U.S. medical or dental school
-Must be a graduate of a Gratiot County high school with preference to Alma High School graduates
-Must demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and high moral character
-Must provide evidence of service to community
-Must submit essay on goals as a medical dental professional
-Must provide personal letter of reference from academic advisor, clergy member, or other nonfamily member attesting to community service and high moral character
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.