Various scholarship funds are administered by ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation. Awards are based on financial need and/or academic potential as ascertained by the Scholarship Committee. Preference is given to those students who meet the mission of the school and the criteria outlined by each scholarship description. Students will be emailed directly when the scholarship application becomes available each year. Students will apply through
If you have questions, please contact the Office of University Scholarships at 252-328-5816. The deadline to apply for scholarships for Fall 2017 is February 15, 2017
Scholarships opportunities available to BSOM students:
The Andrew Best Scholarshp- Awarded to a deserving medical student in honor of this long-standing advocate and supporter of the Brody School of Medicine.
The Brody Scholars Scholarship-A full tuition scholarship for an incoming student to the Brody School of Medicine for all four years, becoming an additional Brody Scholar enjoying all the aspects of the Brody Scholar program. Twelve chosen applicants will be invited in to interview for the Brody Scholarship in early March. Incoming first year medical students are encouraged to apply.
The Chamberlain Scholarship Fund- Provides financial assistance to a Brody School of Medicine student in good academic standing.
The Class of 1992 Scholarship Fund- Assists Brody School of Medicine students with tuition costs and is based on need, merit, or a combination of both.
The Class of 2007 Jasmine A. Peters Scholarship- Helps to support an entering student to the Brody School of Medicine who demonstrates outstanding character and has financial need.
The Connell George Garrenton, MD Scholarship-Assists Brody School of Medicine students who have financial need and, preferably, who show promise in Family Medicine and a willingness to practice in rural North Carolina.
The Dr. and Mrs. Hervy Kornegay, Sr Endowed Scholarship-Awarded to an MD student at the Brody School of Medicine who attended ECU as an undergraduate.
The Dr. and Mrs. Mark MacDonald Medical Scholarship-Awarded to a student at the Brody School of Medicine with academic excellence, financial need, and preferably with prior military service. Recipients may renew the scholarship annually if good academic standing is maintained.
The Dr. Dean H. Hayek Distinguished Scholarship Fund-Honors the academic excellence of an incoming medical student by providing a significant award that approaches or equals 50% tuition for each year, thus it is a four-year commitment to a deserving student. It is a fitting tribute to Dean H. Hayek, PhD, who served the ECU Brody School of Medicine for more than 26 years as the Dean of Admissions.
The Dr. G. Earl and Mrs. Ruth Trevathan Scholarship-Provides needed financial assistance for a deserving first-year medical student enrolled at the Brody School of Medicine.
The Dr. Leon and Sally Davis Scholarship Endowed Fund-Available to any admitted MD student in the Brody School of Medicine that is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need.
The Dr. Loretta M. Kopelman Endowed Scholarship Fund-Provides a need-based scholarship for a Brody School of Medicine student who has demonstrated initiative in women and leadership issues in medicine. The scholarship is available to current and entering students, and those in good academic standing remain eligible for each of their four years at Brody.
The Dr. Seymour Bakerman Scholarship Fund-Is given to a rising junior or senior at the Brody School of Medicine with financial need.
The ECU Medical and Health Science Foundation Scholarship- Provides support to a student at the Brody School of Medicine and is awarded on academic merit and other criteria determined by the scholarship selection committee.
The Foy & Joyce Goforth Scholarship Fund - Awarded to a medical student who shows promise in primary care medicine and a willingness to serve in Eastern North Carolina. First priority is given to students from Wilson, Greene, or Lenoir Counties with an advantage given to students who are children of alumni of the School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
The Hannah Carpenter Tart Scholarship in Brody School of Medicine-Helps support a Brody School of Medicine student, preferably from Harnett County.
The Haywood M. Phthisic, Sr. & Margaret Chappell Phthisic Memorial Scholarship Fund-Awarded to a Brody School of Medicine student in good academic standing, who has, or is about to receive, a BS degree from East Carolina University. Preference is given (in the following order) to financial need, academic merit, and citizenship (volunteering and meaningful participation in the Eastern NC medical community.) Recipients are eligible all four years of enrollment.
The Irwin S. Johnsrude, MD Scholarship Fund-Provides a needs-based scholarship to a deserving student in good standing. The recipient is a Brody School of Medicine student who serves the university community in a similar fashion as former faculty member, the late Dr. Irwins S. Johnsrude.
The John P. Holt Sr., MD Endowment Scholarship- A need-based award for a Brody School of Medicine student who has demonstrated initiative and interest in health issues that disproportionately affect minorities and disadvantaged groups. The Holt Scholar strives to serve the field of medicine in a similar manner as the late John P. Holt, Sr, MD, served his community. The scholarship is available to current and entering students in good academic standing, and is renewable annually.
Puente Scholarship- Provides a scholarship to a Brody School of Medicine student with academic excellence and financial need, and may be renewed annually if good academic standing is maintained.
The R.O. Slivon Scholarship Fund- Awarded to a Brody School of Medicine student who exemplifies service to others and other factors deemed important by the scholarship committee and donors.
The Rachel Louise Scholarship-Paul and Sydney Cunningham created this Scholarship in memory of their daughter, Rachel Louise. Female students at the Brody School of Medicine with demonstrated financial need and who are from one of the 29 counties of Eastern North Carolina are eligible to be considered for this award.
The Roger G. & Gaile Davenport Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund-Gives first preference to a Brody School of Medicine student from Nash, Wilson, or Edgecombe counties; secondly, to those from Eastern North Carolina; and finally, to a North Carolinian.
The Rose Pully Scholarship Fund-Awarded to a Brody School of Medicine medical student with financial need, preferably with a rural North Carolina background and a stated interest in Family Medicine. The recipient is eligible all four years of his or her medical education, providing that good academic standing is maintained.
The Samia Scholarship-Provides a scholarship to a first-year student at the Brody School of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, and if the student remains in good academic standing, it may be renewed each year.
The Tom and Janie Bass Medical Scholarship-Provides support to a Brody School of Medicine student based on academic excellence and financial need. Recipients may renew the scholarship annually if good academic standing is maintained.
The W.R. Roberson Scholarship Fund-Assists Brody School of Medicine students with tuition costs and is based on need, merit, or a combination of both.