2017 Scholarship Recipients


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Jordan Johnson

Friendswood, Texas

University of Arkansas

“This scholarship will make a big impact on my education!”

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Meredith Richards

Kinderhook, New York

Utah State University

“I am full with gratitude knowing that I can invest my time in my education.”

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Robert Ruffolo

Dayton, Ohio

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"This incredible opportunity has helped make attending my dream college more affordable.”


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Braden Candela

Rochester, New York

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

“It is wonderful that there is this scholarship available to support students who have overcome their respective skin condition and continue to pursue further education.”

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Shelley Chen

Walnut, California

University of California, Berkeley–University of California, San Francisco Joint Medical Program

“I can have a laser focus on both my master's work in epidemiology and medical education towards my goal of improving disease prevention and education.”

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Madeline Gore

Lakeville, Minnesota

University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

"The generous scholarship will be a great help to me as I start medical school—something I've wanted since I was a little kid.”

Today's Woman

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Bianca Bzdel

Mill Valley, California

University of California, Davis Graduate Program

“Attending graduate school and juggling the costs of childcare is no easy task and this scholarship seriously saved the day.”

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Amy Feldman

South Jordan, Utah

Brigham Young University

“This scholarship is making my education goals a reality and helping me know my choices are worthwhile and great!”

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Carine Henderson

Sandy, Utah

Brigham Young Graduate Program

"I will be able to complete my executive education program as well as teach my children that a growth mindset and positive attitude are keys to success."