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Dr. Jon Ver Halen
Scholarship for Future Doctors
The Dr. Jon Ver Halen Scholarship supports aspiring doctors who demonstrate academic excellence, compassion for patients, and a commitment to advancing the field of medicine. Established in honor of Dr. Ver Halen’s distinguished career, this $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a pre-medical or medical student who embodies Dr. Ver Halen’s values of scholarship, service, and leadership. We invite eligible students to apply for this opportunity to receive financial assistance as they follow in Dr. Ver Halen’s footsteps on the path to becoming our next generation of healing heroes.
Dr. Jon Ver Halen
Dr. Jon Ver Halen
Dr. Jon Ver Halen is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in Dallas, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with dual bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and English. Dr. Ver Halen went on to earn his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and complete his residency training at the University of Washington.
Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Ver Halen has been recognized for his surgical skills, commitment to research and education, and compassionate patient care. He has held faculty positions at leading institutions such as the University of Tennessee, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Texas A&M.
Dr. Ver Halen has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and received numerous honors and awards, including the Patient’s Choice Award and the Excellence in Teaching Award. In his free time, he is actively involved with his church and local animal welfare groups.
The scholarship bearing Dr. Ver Halen’s name reflects his passion for nurturing the next generation of caring, dedicated physicians.
Learn About The Scholarship
The Dr. Jon Ver Halen Scholarship is awarded annually to one exceptional pre-medical or medical student pursuing an MD, DO, DDS, DVM, or OD degree.
The $1,000 scholarship prize will be disbursed directly to the recipient’s medical school to assist with educational costs including tuition, fees, books, supplies, and living expenses.
To apply, students must submit:
- Application form
- Official undergraduate transcripts
- Personal statement on their qualifications, interests, and professional goals (500 words maximum)
- Letter of recommendation
Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and judged based on:
- Embodiment of Dr. Ver Halen’s values of academic excellence, compassion, service, and leadership
- Financial need
- Strength of application materials
Earn Money Toward Your Education
The road to becoming a doctor is long and costly. We want to support you on your journey with a scholarship that helps ease the financial burden.
The Dr. Jon Ver Halen Scholarship provides $1,000 to one exemplary student each year who shares Dr. Ver Halen’s commitment to compassionate patient care and advancing the field of medicine.
Whether you’re paying steep tuition bills, buying textbooks, or covering housing and living expenses, this scholarship puts real money in your pocket.
As you dedicate your life to healing and helping others, we want to help fund your education and launch your career.
Apply today for your chance to earn $1,000 toward your degree as you follow in the footsteps of Dr. Jon Ver Halen and become our next generation of medical trailblazers.
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The Dr. Jon Ver Halen Scholarship: Established to Support Future Doctors
The Dr. Jon Ver Halen Scholarship supports the next generation of caring, dedicated medical professionals. Established in 2023, this $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a pre-medical or medical student pursuing an MD, DO, DDS, DVM, or OD degree who demonstrates academic excellence, compassion, service, and leadership. To learn more and apply, visit apply page.
Thank you for your interest in this opportunity to earn funding toward your education as you follow in Dr. Ver Halen’s footsteps on the path to becoming a physician.