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Affiliated Community Health Foundation (ACHF)
Medical Student Scholarship

The Affiliated Community Health Foundation (ACHF) Medical Student Scholarship was established in 2004 to assist medical students with tuition. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage medical students to practice in rural Minnesota communities after completion of their medical degree.

Eligibility
The $1,000.00 scholarship(s) are presented annually to students attending an accredited medical program leading to a degree of medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy. The student must demonstrate permanent residency within the service area of an ACMC affiliate clinic (exclusive of student residency at or near a college or medical school), preceding the date of application. ACMC affiliate network includes: Granite Falls, Litchfield, New London/Spicer, Marshall, Redwood Falls and Willmar, Minnesota.

Submission

  • Apply online or
  • Print an application form and mail.
  • Applications due by June 1, 2018.
  • Proof of enrollment in an accredited medical program leading to a degree of medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy is required
  • Two letters of reference from persons who are not related to you are also required. (Required of all applicants including previous recipients.)
  • Scholarships will be awarded in September 2018

Scholarship Renewal
The scholarship(s) are awarded on an annual basis only. Any student desiring to obtain further awards from ACHF must reapply each subsequent year and be in good academic standing in an accredited program.

Questions, please contact:

Alissa Gallinger
Student Affairs & Recruitment Support
Email: Alissa.Gallinger@carrishealth.com
Phone: (320) 231-5052
ACMC Health
101 Willmar Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201

2017 Recipients

Name Medical School Hometown
Omar Adow University of Minnesota - Duluth Columbia Heights, MN
Gabriel Amon University of Minnesota Willmar, MN
Whitney Bertram University of Minnesota - Duluth Belgrade, MN
Kaitlyn Dorn University of South Dakota Litchfield, MN
Zachary Fredman University of Minnesota Litchfield, MN
Taylor Freetly University of Minnesota Kerkhoven, MN
Anna Fuglestad University of Minnesota Willmar, MN
Anne Gair University of Minnesota Willmar, MN
&Shannon Gerberding Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Spicer, MN
Allison Goldenstein A.T. Still University Willmar, MN
Mitchell Hagen University of Minnesota Sunburg, MN
Allison Kiernan University of Minnesota Buffalo, MN
Brooklyn Leitch University of Minnesota Willmar, MN
Matthew Molenaar Case Western Reserve University New London, MN
Seth Nelson University of Minnesota - Duluth Duluth, MN
James Obler A.T. Still University Marshall, MN
Emma Ostby University of Minnesota - Duluth Spicer, MN
Danica Seifert Creighton University of Medicine Willmar, MN
Allie Trudel University of North Dakota Granite Falls, MN