Merilyn Hester Scholarship

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Application dates for 2023 will be announced soon!

I want to be able to say, “Give me your tumor, and let me see if there’s something we can do.

Breanne Burgess — 2022 Hester Scholarship Recipient

To get there, they enrolled in the IUSM’s MD/PhD program, which gives them the chance to earn the two degrees in up to two years less than earning them separately.

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As cancer is such a physically and emotionally debilitating disease, that’s where I want to focus my efforts as a future physician-scientist.

Michelle Chu — 2022 Hester Scholarship Recipient

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