Dr. Daniel Grossman is an alumnus and respected local ophthalmologist. Dr. Grossman takes special interest in this scholarship established in his father's memory. His sister, Jill Grossman, has joined him in supporting this award. Premedical or preoptometry study and financial need are strong criteria.
Grossman Scholarship Requirements
Open to juniors who have a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology and who will be entering their final undergraduate year in the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must be premedical (or pre-optometry) students who plan to attend medical school (or optometry school) after graduation. Other criteria include high GPA, financial need, and demonstrated good citizenship. Graduating seniors cannot apply.
Note: The recipient of this award is expected to let the department know when he/she has accepted a medical school (or optometry school) offer so this information can be shared with the donor.
How to apply
Application deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018.
Submit all materials listed on the application instructions.
Additional application materials for this award:
Indicate in your personal statement the medical schools (or optometry schools) to which you plan to apply.
A letter of support must be submitted separately by a faculty member.
Save the application form to your computer. Fill out the form using Adobe Acrobat Professional DC. (Acrobat Pro may be downloaded for free from under the "Design & Production" section of IUWare.) Choose "Save as" and rename your completed form as your Lastname_firstname_2018.pdf (example: Wyss_kathy_2018.pdf). Mac users: Please take the extra step of opening your completed form in Preview, select "print," and then use the "Save as PDF" option to resave the form to ensure your application is readable in Windows.
Recommendations and nominations
Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Please upload student award recommendations and nominations to the "Recommendations" dropbox.
Student awards ceremony
Recipients of this award will be recognized at a student awards ceremony held on Friday, April 27, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Jordan Hall A100.