The Lake Superior Medical Society Tilderquist Scholarship Fund will provide scholarships for students attending the University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School.
The fund was established from proceeds of the sale of a medical library collected by Dr. David Tilderquist, a prominent area physician
- University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School students who have completed one year of medical school.
- Academic Criteria: Applicants shall have certification from University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School indicating that they are students in good standing.
- Financial Criteria: Financial need will be determined by the University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School Financial Aid Office.
Scholarship Grant Range
- $2,000 for one year
- This scholarship has its own application, and will be open each spring.
- This scholarship may be used for expenses of post-secondary education at any accredited college, university or technical/ vocational school
- Award Payments will be mailed directly to the school/ university
- Fall Payments are mailed July 15-30
- Spring Payments are mailed December 15-30
- Transferring Schools: Please contact DSACF if you plan on transferring schools. Transferring schools does not automatically transfer your scholarship. If a transfer occurs after scholarship money has been disbursed it may take up to 90 days to reprocess the scholarship payment.
DSACF encourages scholarship recipients to seek tax advice regarding scholarships. According to the IRS: Scholarships, fellowship grants, and other grants are tax-free if you meet the following conditions:
- You’re a candidate for a degree at an educational institution that maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities; and
- The amounts you receive are used to pay for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.
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