Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship

$1,000–$5,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
4/1/2023Submission Deadline

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The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada offers the Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship to financially support those who pursue higher education in Nevada.

For undergraduate students who aspire to or are already pursuing a medical degree in the Post-Baccalaureate Program at UNR Med School, the P & J Satre Medical Education Scholarship offers full scholarships. The Satre family appreciates the importance of having skilled medical personnel available to assist the wonderful state of Nevada.

Those who are determined to pursue a medical degree and want to work in Nevada can get the financial support they need through this award. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university in Nevada, and submit their grade transcripts, and an essay. The award is automatically renewed each year so long as a minimum GPA of 2.5 is maintained.

Key Information of Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship

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Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

University of Nevada, Reno

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Award Amount


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Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship Timeline

November 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on November 1.

April 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on April 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: College Freshman – Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 2.5
  • Geographic Eligibility: Nevada
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Essay
  • Grade transcript
  • School Verification

How to ace the Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship


Provide a detailed essay

Write an intriguing essay about the type of medicine you wish to practice or study, and where you see yourself after graduating from medical school. Be specific and tell the judges your story and what you hope to achieve. Stay focused and get a second or third eye review from your mentor or instructor.


Reach out to past winners

If possible, it is always advisable to reach out to past scholarship winners for advice and guidance. They will give you insights into how they won the award. Also, get your materials checked and reviewed by your mentors, instructors, and advisors to avoid any unforeseen mistakes.


Don’t forget proof of enrollment

Candidates must submit proof of enrollment to UNR Med School or a post-baccalaureate program, a class schedule, and an acceptance letter to the scholarship body. Applicants must prove their residency and willingness to work in Nevada after graduation.


Include all necessary information

Add every necessary information that you think would give you an advantage over other applicants to your essay, if not requested in the application process.

How the Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship is Judged

Your application will be evaluated based on the information you provide, as well as your grade transcript, essay, proof of enrollment, letter of acceptance and the institution you are pursuing a degree at, and other required documents. Only qualified candidates will be considered by the selection committee.

Why We Love the Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship


No discrimination

The program is open to all medical students in Nevada as long as they meet the scholarship requirements. It supports equality and has no discrimination against gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.


The scholarship is renewable

This program is renewable each year as long as recipients meet the GPA requirement. It can completely cover the tuition cost of their degree program and lift their financial burden.


It opens many opportunities in Nevada

The program supports medical students in Nevada offering them a chance to complete their degrees and help them practice medicine after graduation.

5 Facts About Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship


Applicants must be enrolled medical student

Candidates are to be enrolled in UNR Med School’s or post-baccalaureate program at the time of application.


Applicants must intend to work in Nevada

Applicants should intend to practice medicine in Nevada after graduation.


Applicants must maintain a minimum GPA

Applicants must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and provide a copy of unofficial transcript to the scholarship body.


Applicants must be Nevada residents

All applicants must be Nevada residents at the time of application.


The judges are impartial in the selection

In determining the winner, the judges and the selection committee are impartial.

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