Christopherson Medical Scholarship

–Deadline is April 1, 2015


Complete applications must have:

  • Answers to all questions on this application.
  • Verification of acceptance to medical school, if applicable.
  • Completed applications and transcripts must be POSTMARKED before midnight April 1, 2015, and mailed to:
    • Christopherson Medical Scholarship Program
    • 500 College Drive
    • Mason City, IA  50401
Eligibility Rules and General Information
  • Awards are for pre-medical and medical students only.  Of pre-med applicants, preference will be given to NIACC students.
  • Grants will be awarded on an objective basis without regard to race, religion, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability.
  • Awards are made on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, moral character, and such additional criteria as may be deemed appropriate by the scholarship committee.   Examples of such criteria include results of performance tests and contributions to school and community.
  • Grants are for full-time study at any accredited public or private post-secondary educational institution.
  • Applicants must have satisfactorily completed a course of study from a recognized high school or possess a General Education Development (GED) diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)
  • Neatness and completeness of this application are factors in selection.
  • Applications are ranked on a 100 point scoring system.  Maximum 60 points for academic (based on grade transcript) and 40 points for written narrative.
  • Awards are for one year only and must be fully expended by the completion of the academic year.
  • Awards are made by an independent scholarship committee.   Decisions of the scholarship committee and the advisory committee of the Christopherson Medical Scholarship are final.
  • Do not attach additional materials or letters of support to this application.

Make sure you have signed your application.


Online Application

Deadline: Application and transcript postmarked before midnight April 1, 2015.

Fax, mail or deliver transcript(s) to:

Christopherson Scholarship Program
500 College Drive, Mason City, IA 50401
Fax: (641) 422-4167
Phone: (641) 422-4168
Toll-Free: 1-888-GO NIACC, ext. 4168


Apply Online