Coppage Scholarship Provides Thousands to Deserving Nursing Students
August 16, 2012
(Decatur, GA) – The DeKalb Medical Foundation is now accepting applications for the Dr. Mark Coppage Nursing Scholarship, from now until September 15, 2012.
Since 1993 the DeKalb Medical Foundation, through the generous support of an anonymous donor has provided scholarships to 126 students, for a grand total of $311,400. Founded in memory of local physician Mark Coppage, M.D., who died during an automobile accident in 1989, this scholarship provides financial support to individuals who embody the characteristics of a community advocate, who are dedicated to serving others and are in pursuit of a career in nursing.
On average, seven scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000 are given annually and made payable to the recipients nursing school of choice. Interested individuals are required to complete an application and answer four essay-style questions. Applications may be acquired by visiting www.DeKalbMedical.org and going to the Foundation webpage, then clicking on Scholarships.
Completed application packets must be sent to:
Mark Coppage Scholarship Committee
DeKalb Medical Foundation & Volunteer Services
c/o Elisabeth Nark
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, Ga. 30033
Contact Elisabeth Nark at Elisabeth.Nark@DeKalbMedical.org or 404.501.1344 for additional information. All applications must be postmarked no later than Saturday, September 15, 2012.