Faculty & Staff Scholarship
Education is at the heart of the work we do at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. UNR Med faculty and staff – no matter our role – contribute to medical education, and together we have the satisfaction of teaching and training the next generation of health professionals, along with helping patients and their families and advancing biomedical science.
In 2016, UNR Med faculty and staff came together to further demonstrate our commitment to medical education by establishing the Faculty & Staff Fund for Medical Students Scholarship Endowment.
The first recipient of this generous scholarship, fourth-year medical student Jane Stevens, was named this past fall.
Thank you for the Faculty & Staff Fund for Medical Students Scholarship. Your generous award covers a portion of my tuition for this year at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Gratefully, as a result, I will have less of a debt burden upon graduating from medical school. As a long-time nurse, and an older student with two children, this award was very important to my family as I start my new professional journey. I am the first in my family to pursue a medical degree, as well as the first to go to college. Medical school is everything I had hoped it would be. The rigor and challenge of this education is very fulfilling, and I feel privileged daily to walk the halls of the hospital during my fourth-year rotations. What a tremendous honor it is. Thank you for helping to make it happen for me. I am interested in orthopedic surgery and am currently applying to residency programs. Regardless of my specialty, I plan to become a leader in medicine and help to improve and guide the future of health care in northern Nevada. Your thoughtfulness means so much to me. I am very grateful. Thank you very much. - Warmly, Jan Stevens, Class of 2019
Your efforts on behalf of our students does not go unnoticed, and we thank you for considering this opportunity to come together and support our students.