The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health supports several student scholarships awards that are funded by many generous donors.

Nomination materials for 2020 are now posted.

Submit this form to nominate a candidate for one or more of these awards.

Nominees should complete a personal statement form and return it to suzanne.mcguire@fammed.wisc.edu.

Each award has specific criteria.

Compassion in Action Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Self-nominations; Students; Faculty or Staff
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $1000
  • Purpose / Eligibility: Awarded to a first year medical student who has a desire to provide “good work” in an underserved community.

Compassion in Action Delek Tibetan Hospital Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Self-nominations; Students; Faculty or Staff
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $1000
  • Purpose / Eligibility: Awarded to a first year medical student who has a desire to provide “good work” at the Delek Tibetan Hospital in India.

McGovern-Tracy Scholars Award – Students

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: stipends of $1000 for each of last two years of medical school
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 2nd year medical students who exemplify values of community service and leadership.

Compassion in Action (CIA) Community Health Leadership Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Self-nominations; Students; Faculty; Community Preceptors
  • Supporting Material: Personal statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $1000
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 3rd or 4th yr medical students planning to pursue a career in family medicine with an emphasis on care for underserved populations.

Compassion in Action (CIA) International Health Leadership Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Self-nominations; Students; Faculty; Community Preceptors
  • Supporting Material: Personal statement; 1 letter of recommendation¬†(1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $1000
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year medical students who has improved the health care of a disadvantaged or underserved community internationally.

Robert F. & Irma K. Korbitz Endowed Scholarship

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: Monetary award presented depends on number of recipients selected.
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 3rd and/or 4th year medical student with a strong interest in family medicine as a focus of their training.

Vogel Scholarship

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $1500
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 4th year medical students planning to pursue a career in family medicine with an emphasis on care for underserved populations.

Founders Award (Sponsored by the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians)

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: Monetary Award determined by the WAFP.
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 4th year medical students who exhibited interest in fostering the concepts of family medicine as a medical student.

Dr. Lester Brillman Scholarship Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: Monetary award presented depends on number of recipients selected.
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 4th year medical students pursuing a career in family medicine to excite and empower medical students.

Dr. Lester Brillman Leadership and Advocacy Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal Statement; 3 letters of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $7,500
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 4th year medical students pursuing a career in family medicine to excite and empower medical students.

McGovern-Tracy Scholars Award – Residents

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal statement; 1 letter of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: One time stipend of $1000
  • Purpose / Eligibility: 2nd and 3rd year family medicine residents who exemplify community service and leadership while in training.

Dr. Lester Brillman Mentorship in Family Medicine Award

  • Nomination Due: 1/3/2020
  • Who Nominates? Faculty; Community Preceptors; Students
  • Supporting Material: Personal statement; 2 letters of recommendation (1/17/2020)
  • # Awarded, $ Amount: $500
  • Purpose / Eligibility: Faculty and community preceptors who nurture and sustain student interest in Family Med.