The Myrtle Siegfried, MD and Michael Vigilante, MD Scholarship is offered to a first-year medical student who is a resident of Berks, Lehigh, or Northampton County. Eligible applicants must: be a resident of Lehigh, Berks, or Northampton County in the state of Pennsylvania for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student; be entering his/her first year of medical school and be enrolled full time in a fully accredited United States medical school; and be a US citizen. Applications run from July until the due date.
The Student Financial Services area within the Foundation administers yearly scholarship programs to deserving medical students from Pennsylvania. It is important to note, our scholarship opportunities are made possible by generous contributions from the Pennsylvania Medical Society and its Alliance, county medical societies and alliances, physician members, and other partnerships within the medical community.