LAKE PLACID - The Adirondack Community Trust is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Dr. U. R. Plante Medical Scholarship Fund. The Dr. U. R. Plante Scholarship gives out an annual $10,000 scholarship for a student attending medical school who has lived in either the Adirondack Park or Essex, Clinton, Hamilton, Franklin, or St. Lawrence Counties for at least two years.
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be eligible for this scholarship: The student must be accepted by an accredited Medical School in either the United States or Canada and studying for an MD. The candidate must also be willing to return to one of the aforementioned counties to practice for at least two years, or be willing to practice for two years in a remote part of the U.S. or another country where doctors are needed. The application deadline is April 12.
For applications or more information on the Dr. U. R. Plante Medical Scholarship Fund, contact Scholarship Coordinator Andrea Grout at the Adirondack Community Trust 523-9904 or download an application at www.GenerousAct.org.