UND medical students receive scholarships for 2018-19 academic year

GRAND FORKS, N.D.— The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that over $630,000 in awards and scholarships have been awarded to 110 UND medical students for the 2018–2019 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower UND medical student debt from well above the national average to below the national average compared with all other U.S. medical schools.

Scholarships for 2018–2019
(Listed by graduating class, hometown, and surname.)

 

Class of 2019

Fargo, N.D.

  • Houda Abdelrahman, Libby Bushell & Family Scholarship - FM Area Foundation
  • Michael Dancer, Gertrude Dammen & Allison Gentle Medical Education Scholarship, Robert G. Rogers MD Scholarship
  • Dylan Dangerfield, Dr. Christina Tello-Skjerseth & Brent Skjerseth Scholarship
  • Christine Hanish, John R. Fischer M.D. Medical Scholarship
  • Carter Hruby, Dr. William & Helene Powers Scholarship
  • Alysa Lerud, Libby Bushell & Family Scholarship - FM Area Foundation
  • Emily Olig, Ray Duggan Memorial Scholarship
  • Matthew Winkels, SMHS “Faculty for Students” Scholarship

Fort Ransom, N.D.

  • Quinn Rufsvold, Dr. Steve & Sue Laxdal Scholarship, Keith & Elaine Wold Medical Scholarship, Dr. Donald Martindale Scholarship

Grafton, N.D.

  • Eric Torkelson, Dr. Cecil & Penny Chally Medical Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

  • Neil Antonson, SMHS Class of 2003 Scholarship

Hazen, N.D.

  • Jared Weinand, Dr. A. K. Saiki Memorial Medical Scholarship

Horace, N.D.

  • Spencer Uetz, Donald Bahr MD Scholarship

Kindred, N.D.

  • Dylan Torgerson, Imogene & Naomi Adams Memorial Medical Scholarship

Munich, N.D.

  • Elise Dick, Arden & Bertha Anderson Medical School Scholarship

Parshall, N.D.

  • Beau Billadeau, Dr. James P. Lantz Memorial Scholarship

Walcott, N.D.

  • David Anderson, Ralph & Hazel Rohde Medical Scholarship

West Fargo, N.D.

  • Melissa Gunderson, Dr. Norman & Charmaine Hepper Medical School Scholarship

Williston, N.D.

  • Rory Guenther, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical School Scholarship

Brainerd, Minn.

  • Rachel Ellens, Robert C. Heen Medical School Scholarship

Foley, Minn.

  • Faith Gonowolo Thompson, Judy L. DeMers Medical School Scholarship

Roseville, Minn.

  • Britta Stjern, Ray Duggan Memorial Scholarship

Billings, Mont.

  • Shauna Newton, Academic Achievement Award

Great Falls, Mont.

  • Shanalee Mountan, Irene Westermoe Medical Scholarship

Helena, Mont.

  • Brenna Fanning, Academic Achievement Award

Lincoln, Neb.

  • Erin Reis, Academic Achievement Award

Crowpoint, N.M.

  • Mylan Panteah, American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship

Superior, Wis.

  • Robert Kraft, Fee Family Medical School Scholarship, Ron Plotts-Carter Medical Scholarship

Casper, Wyo.

  • Sean Johnson, Donald Bahr MD Scholarship

 

Class of 2020

Beach, N.D.

  • Mathew Gerving, Mark & Becky Odland Medical School Scholarship

Bismarck, N.D.

  • Alexandra Streifel, Karen & Elvira Lynner Medical Scholarship

Fargo, N.D.

  • Eric Jagim, Howell Education Trust Scholarship - FM Area Foundation
  • Naveena Lall, William L. Schwartz, M.D. Medical School Scholarship
  • Kirsten McCullough, John A. DeKrey, M.D. Medical Scholarship
  • Anaas Mergoum, Charles & Florence Magner Medical Scholarship

Forman, N.D.

  • Shirin Nour, Justus Fiechtner & Karlene Gehler Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

  • Tyler Beattie, Howard, Clarine & Karen Robinson Scholarship
  • Wendy Lim, Charles H. Fee Memorial Medical Scholarship
  • Annika Strand, Academic Achievement Award

Langdon, N.D.

  • Haley Amoth, Gustave Golseth and Wesley Morrish Medical Scholarship, Dr. Rene & Barbara Pelletier Medical School Scholarship

Linton, N.D.

  • Jessica Schweigert, George B. Talbert Family Medical School Scholarship, Dr. Mike & Ronda Kincheloe Scholarship

Munich, N.D.

  • Tucker Zimmer, Karen & Elvira Lynner Medical Scholarship

Park River, N.D.

  • Jeffrey Johnson, Cecil & Penny Chally Medical Scholarship

Stirum, N.D.

  • Jacob Greenmyer, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical School Scholarship, Marlys E Schuh, MD Scholarship, Dr. Dale & Penny Cody Scholarship

Huntingtown, Md.

  • Logan Richards, Minot Medical Arts Clinic Scholarship

Cohasset, Minn.

  • Nicholas Hopkins, Walter Wasdahl & Dr. Robert & Kay Hedger Scholarship, Dr. John & Karen Gray Scholarship

Cologna, Minn.

  • Alexander Hron, Carol Thorstad Memorial Scholarship

Detroit Lakes, Minn.

  • Jared Buschette, Obermiller Nelson Engineering, Inc. Scholarship

Fridley, Minn.

  • Thomas Walter, Ray Duggan Memorial Scholarship

Georgetown, Minn.

  • Ashley Wood, Academic Achievement Award

Shoreview, Minn.

  • Nicholas Colwell, Anderson Medical School Scholarship
  • Ellen Kronzer, Ray Duggan Memorial Scholarship

Cheyenne, Wyo.

  • John Stacy, Lynn Meier Memorial Scholarship

Pohang, South Korea

  • Grace Suk, Donald and Blanche Person Scholarship

Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania

  • Shaneabbas Raza, Donald J. Reichert Memorial Scholarship

 

Class of 2021

Bismarck, N.D.

  • Taylor Crothers, Ray Duggan Memorial Scholarship
  • Cassondra Kambeitz, Karen & Elvira Lynner Medical Scholarship

Carrington, N.D.

  • Austin Hewitt, Karen & Elvira Lynner Medical Scholarship, Janice Granum Medical Scholarship

Fargo, N.D.

  • Katelyn Ruark, Ralph & Barbara Cushing Scholarship
  • Connor Schweitzer, Karen & Elvira Lynner Medical Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

  • John Gangelhoff, Matthew Spangler Medical Scholarship

Lenoir, N.D.

  • Rebecca Dravland, Dr. J.A.D. Engesather Medical Scholarship

Minot, N.D.

  • Alexander Buchholz, Rosamund Zlevor Memorial Scholarship - FM Area Foundation
  • Lane Vendsel, David & VeAnna Selid Medical Scholarship, Harley E. French Medical School Scholarship

Northwood, N.D.

  • Tyler Bilden, Eidsvoog Medical School Scholarship

Webster, N.D.

  • Connor Baker, Dr. Dave & Theresa Theige Medical Scholarship

West Fargo, N.D.

  • Jonathan Pacella, Dr. Karl & Carolyn Kaess Medical Scholarship, Raymond Tyvand Medical School Scholarship
  • Sarah Schaeffer, ND Academic Scholarship

Wishek,  N.D.

  • Daniel Sayler, ND Academic Scholarship, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical School Scholarship

Wyndmere, N.D.

  • Marley Foertsch, Dr. & Mrs. WJ Orchard Medical School Scholarship

Erskine, Minn.

  • McKenzie Bixby, Dr. Robert A. & Charlene M. Kyle Medical School Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award, Charles & Emma Bollinger Memorial Scholarship

Fergus Falls, Minn.

  • Matthew Jacobson, Dean Ted Harwood Memorial Scholarship

Granite Falls, Minn.

  • Allie Trudel, Dr. Richard A. & Ann M. Olafson Medical School Scholarship

Moorhead, Minn.

  • Michael Storandt, Academic Achievement Award, Charles & Emma Bollinger Memorial Scholarship

Plymouth, Minn.

  • Heather Kaluzniak, Dr. Michael & Donna Ebertz Scholarship

St. Cloud, Minn.

  • Elena Danielson, Academic Achievement Award

Sartell, Minn.

  • Natalie McIntire, Lucille M. Radke Fostvedt, MD Memorial Scholarship

Stacy, Minn.

  • Molly Pignato, Dr. Clifford O. & Fern Haugen Scholarship

White Bear Lake, Minn.

  • Scott Doheny, Dr. Clifford O. & Fern Haugen Scholarship

Billings, Mont.

  • Carissa Klarich, Drs. Thomas & Sandra (Whaley) Olson SMHS Scholarship

Bigfork, Mont.

  • Quinci Paine, Dr. Brett and Jon Pinkerton Scholarship

Casper, Wyo.

  • Riley Moore, Dr. Duane D. & Roberta Glasner Medical Scholarship

 

Class of 2022

Ashley, N.D.

  • Matthew Kretschmar, ND Academic Scholarship

Bismarck, N.D.

  • Hunter Huff-Towle, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship
  • Anne Sandstrom, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Dickinson, N.D.

  • Mariah Jorda, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Fargo, N.D.

  • Ali Al Seagh, Donald Bahr MD Scholarship & Medical School Dean's Scholarship
  • Bradley Conant, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship
  • Margarita Consing, Dr. Brad & Gayle Aafedt Medical Scholarship, Altringer Family Medical Scholarship, ND Academic Scholarship & Medical School Dean's Scholarship
  • Jared Magnuson, Marlys E. Schuh, MD Scholarship, Drs. Christopher & Allison Clapp Anderson Scholarship & Medical School Dean's Scholarship
  • Sean Montgomery, ND Academic Scholarship
  • McKenzie Titus, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

  • Matthew Amundson, Logan Hetherington Memorial Medical Scholarship
  • Tanner Piper, ND Academic Scholarship

Minto, N.D.

  • RaMae Norton, Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical School Scholarship, Buck Zahradka, MD Memorial Scholarship, ND Academic Scholarship & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Minot, N.D.

  • Tiffany Azzarello, Donald Bahr MD Scholarship
  • Nora Rimatzki, Academic Achievement Award, ND Academic Scholarship & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Munich, N.D.

  • Jared Schommer, Rod J. Rohrich Foundation Scholarship, Mack & Rita Traynor Medical Scholarship

Williston, N.D.

  • Adam Kemp, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Velva, N.D.

  • Zachary Podoll, A. Leonard Asmundson Scholarship

Mesa, Ariz.

  • Veronica Harrison, Marlys E. Schuh, MD Scholarship

Eyota, Minn.

  • ThuyTien Nguyen, David & Julie Blehm Medical School Scholarship

Minnetonka, Minn.

  • Jesse Ewaldt, Donald Bahr MD Scholarship

Newfolden, Minn.

  • Hayden Brodersen, Jack & Donna Linfoot Medical School Scholarship

Roseau, Minn.

  • Kirsten Hager, Donald Bahr MD Scholarship

Warroad, Minn.

  • Abby Wilmer, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Power, Mont.

  • Donald Hamm, Philip & Sandy Barney Medical Scholarship

Stillwater, Okla.

  • Abby Jessell, American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship

Sioux Falls, S.D.

  • Jonah Warwick, National Collegiate Athletic Association Scholarship

San Juan, Launion, Philippines

  • Erika Ysabelle Mojica, Academic Achievement Award & Medical School Dean's Scholarship

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Brian James Schill
Assistant Director, Office of Alumni & Community Relations
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
701.777.2733 direct | 701.215.0521 cell
brian.schill@med.und.edu  |  www.med.und.edu