Dr. Wisdom F. Coleman Memorial Scholarship

The 516 Foundation, Inc. through the generosity of Delta Dental of Tennessee is giving away a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to two participants  who attend the 2021 Determined to be a Doctor Someday (D.D.S.) Virtual Symposium in honor of Dr. Wisdom F. Coleman. The winners will be recognized at the conclusion of the event slated to occur Saturday, August 14, 2021 online.  *The winners must be present and on the call to win.*
     The application process is simple. Complete this one-page application, and in 250-words or less, describe why you want to pursue a career in the healthcare profession.

CRITERIA: Be 14-18 years of age and attend the 2021 Determined to be a Doctor Someday (D.D.S.) Virtual Symposium.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Friday, July 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM

NOTIFICATION: The winners will be notified at the 2021 Symposium on Saturday, August 14, 2021.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete this application in its entirety. (Be sure to include your first and last names.)

HAVE QUESTIONS? Send them to beadoctorsomeday@gmail.com.

PLEASE NOTE: Funds will be given directly to the undergraduate institution that the selected students choose to attend. Proof of enrollment will be required before funds are disbursed. Any questions regarding billing or how the award is distributed should be directed to the college or university. We have no control over how accounts are handled. If enrollment in an undergraduate institution is not completed five years after the scholarship is awarded, the recipient forfeits receipt of it.

Good luck!

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* 1. Please enter the following information.

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* 2. Have you ever received a scholarship from Determined to be Doctor Someday or The 516 Foundation, Inc.? (If you have received a scholarship from either, you are ineligible to compete.)

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* 3. Are you a DDS Ambassador? (This means you have been honored with a white coat from our organization.)

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* 4. If yes, what year were you given a white coat? (If this does not apply to you, write N/A.)

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* 5. Select your level of study for the 2021-22 school year:

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* 6. What is your current cumulative G.P.A.?

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* 7. Which of the following standardized tests have you taken?

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* 8. If you have taken the ACT or the SAT, please record your highest cumulative (overall) score below. 
If you have not taken the ACT or SAT, write N/A.

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* 9. Which professional career interests you?

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* 10. List your awards, extracurricular activities, or organizations (both school and/or community) below with any positions held (if applicable).

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* 11. In 250 words of less, describe why you want to purse a career in the healthcare profession.

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* 12. Please provide a copy of your current transcript (or last report card if an 8th grader).

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* 13. Please provide one letter of recommendation on official letterhead from a teacher, youth group leader, church leader, or other community agent.

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* 14. CONSENT: If chosen as the winner, I consent to have my name, photo, a video, and essay released for marketing purposes by The 516 Foundation, Inc., Determined to be a Doctor Someday (D.D.S.), Delta Dental of Tennessee, the Smile 180 Foundation, and any other relevant entities.

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