Dr. Samuel Clanton

Scholarship for Medical Students

Welcome to the Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship page, where we celebrate excellence in medicine and support the aspirations of future medical leaders. Named after the esteemed physician and researcher, Dr. Samuel Clanton, this scholarship represents our commitment to recognizing and nurturing outstanding talent in the medical field. Join us in honoring Dr. Clanton’s legacy by exploring the opportunities available through this prestigious scholarship program.

Scholarship Overview

The Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship offers aspiring medical students a unique opportunity to pursue their academic and professional goals with financial support and recognition. Valued at $1,000, this scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student who demonstrates exceptional promise, dedication to patient care, and a commitment to advancing medical knowledge. Through an engaging essay contest, applicants have the chance to showcase their passion for medicine and share their vision for the future of healthcare. Whether you aspire to specialize in clinical practice, research, or medical education, this scholarship is designed to empower you on your journey towards becoming a healthcare leader. By participating in the Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship, you not only have the chance to win financial assistance for your education but also to join a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to making a difference in healthcare. Take the first step towards realizing your dreams and apply for the Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship today.


To be eligible for the Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Academic Excellence: Demonstrate a strong academic record and a commitment to excellence in medical studies.
  2. Passion for Patient Care: Exhibit a genuine passion for patient care and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
  3. Innovation in Healthcare: Show an interest in the intersection of technology and medicine, with a focus on how innovative technologies can improve patient outcomes and healthcare delivery.
  4. Essay Prompt: In a 500-800 word essay, please discuss how advancements in technology are shaping the future of medicine. Specifically, address the potential benefits, challenges, and ethical considerations associated with integrating technology into healthcare practices. Additionally, share your vision for leveraging technology to address current and future healthcare challenges.

Applicants will be evaluated based on these criteria, and the scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who best exemplifies the qualities of academic excellence, dedication to patient care, and innovative thinking in healthcare.


One time award of $1,000


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is January 15, 2025.

Winner Announced

The winner of the scholarship will be announced on February 15, 2025.

How to Apply

To apply for the Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship, please follow these steps:

  1. Prepare Your Materials: Write a 500-800 word essay addressing the provided prompt on the role of technology in medicine. Ensure that your essay demonstrates your passion for patient care, your understanding of healthcare challenges, and your innovative ideas for leveraging technology to improve healthcare outcomes.
  2. Compile Required Information: Gather any additional documentation required for the application, such as academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, or a resume highlighting relevant experiences and achievements.
  3. Submit Your Application: Email your essay and any supporting documents to [email protected]. Please include your full name, contact information, and academic institution in the email.
  4. Application Deadline: Be sure to submit your application before the deadline [insert deadline date]. Late submissions will not be considered.
  5. Selection Process: All applications will be carefully reviewed by our selection committee. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best meets the criteria outlined above.
  6. Notification: Scholarship recipients will be notified via email of their selection. Please ensure that the email address provided with your application is accurate and regularly monitored.
  7. Acceptance of Award: Upon receiving notification of your selection, you will be required to confirm your acceptance of the scholarship and provide any additional information requested for the disbursement of funds.

We encourage all eligible medical students to apply for the Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship and look forward to reviewing your submissions. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA