Bruce C. Potter, M.D. Scholarship Application Instructions

Application Deadline: May 7, 2017



The Bruce C. Potter, M.D. Scholarship is a competitive annual award for high school seniors, college students, or non-traditional learners in good standing who have completed one or more Northern Area Health Education Center (“NAHEC”) programs. Scholarship selection criteria is based on academic achievement, community engagement, career plan, character, and personal (summary) statement.

Applicants must:

  • be enrolled in a medical or health professions training program in the Fall 2017 semester
  • be residents of Clinton, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, or St. Lawrence counties

The scholarship recipient will be provided a monetary award determined by the NAHEC Board of Directors based on funding availability. Past awards have averaged one thousand dollars.

We encourage all those who feel they may qualify to submit an application.




Please click here to submit an application. Three personal and/or professional letters of references are required with your submission.  NAHEC must also receive an official transcript by the deadline. The transcript can either be uploaded to your application or emailed to


Individual applications, reference letters, and school transcripts will be reviewed and scored competitively by the NAHEC Board of Directors. Recipients will be notified on or around June 1.


The award will be presented at the Northern Area Health Education Center’s annual meeting scheduled for June 16, 2017 in Syracuse. Please hold that date as the scholarship recipient will be asked to attend our annual meeting to accept the award.