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180 Medical Scholarships

180 Medical is honored to have started a scholarship program to help those with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, and transverse myelitis.
Realizing the financial burdens that exist for many of these families, we've developed the 180 Medical Scholarship Program to honor these young adults who pursue goals of higher education.
 
Eligibility
High School Seniors: To be eligible, a student must be a high school graduate (or graduating senior) and have been accepted to a two-year or four-year college in the U.S. Must plan on attending school full time (at least 12 hours) in the upcoming fall semester. Must have spina bifida, a spinal cord injury, or transverse myelitis.

College Students: To be eligible, a student must plan on continuing to attend a two-year or a four-year college in the U.S. in the upcoming fall semester. Must attend class at least 12 credit hours a semester and have spina bifida, a spinal cord injury, or transverse myelitis.
 
The Scholarship Award
Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to those who demonstrate perseverance, courage, and good will have have made the best of their condition. These are one-time scholarships (not annual). Applicants are allowed to apply in subsequent years.
 
Deadline
We will begin to accept applications January 1, 2012. All application materials must be postmarked by June 1, 2012. 

Application Process
To be in consideration for a scholarship award, you must include the following:
- Application
- Physician's statement of diagnosis
- Most recent official transcript
- Document verifying acceptance by college (or current enrollment)
- Essay: pick an experience from your life in which you had to overcome an obstacle and describe how it influenced you today. 500 word maximum.

Send all materials to:
180 Medical
Attn: Scholarship Committee
5324 W. Reno, Suite A
Oklahoma City, OK 73127