Friday, January 16, 2015

Dr.Stephen Schell Scholarship Aids Pre-Medical Science Students

Dr. Stephen E. Schell, MD (BS Biology, 1975), a board certified otolaryngologist and graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, has generously established an award to assist pre-medical science students in preparing for osteopathic or allopathic medical school. The Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship provides funds of $300 - $500 to help defray the cost of a preparatory course for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).  The scholarship can be awarded before or after the costs are incurred.

To apply for the scholarship, please submit the following material to Dr. Surmacz, 146 Hartline, by 5 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015:

·         BU Scholarship Application Form (may be downloaded from ISIS or obtained from the Financial Aid Office, 119 Student Services Center or from the wall pocket outside Dr. Surmacz’s office (146 HSC).

·         official transcript

·         one reference letter from a biology faculty member

·         one reference letter from a faculty member outside biology

·         paragraph describing your personal and professional goals.

Recipients of the 2014 Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship were  Kelly Barko, Ashita Mittal, and Blake Shoemaker.


Please direct any questions to Dr. Surmacz csurmacz@bloomu.edu .