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Dr. Ferrell W. Dunn Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements

The Ferrell W. Dunn Scholarship, in honor of Ferrell W. Dunn MD, was established, to assist Delaware County graduates who desire to study medicine, but lack the necessary financial resources to do so.  The number of scholarships awarded each year is based on the availability of income in the fund, with annual renewals possible.    

Required Material:

Supplemental Information (to be included with the scholarship application):

  • List of extra-curricular activities (i.e. Athletics, Social Clubs, Student Body Government, Community Involvement, Honors, Awards, etc.). Include the activity, years participating and any offices held, recognition and/or honors.
  • List work experience & wage earned (current-employment first).
  • A brief summary stating your reasons to study and practice medicine.
  • Letter of recommendation from curriculum advisor, college administrator, or an academic professional.
  • High school transcript that includes GPA, class standing, SAT and/or ACT scores. Also include medical school academic report if available.
  • Name and contact information for three references.

Instructions for submitting required material:

  • Compile application and all supplemental information into one PDF file and/or Microsoft Word file (pdf. and .docx are the only file types accepted).
  • You will attach files on the application website page.
  • Please keep in mind, uploads must be under 50mb.

For more information contact:

First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors
P.O. Box 1467
Muncie, IN 47308-1467
[email protected]