UMaine students awarded Eastern Maine Medical Center Scholarships from medical staff

Physicians and other medical providers at Eastern Maine Medical Center recently awarded scholarships to three University of Maine students this who aspire to enter health professions in Maine after graduation.

“It is a privilege for the medical staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center to award scholarships to deserving students at the University of Maine,” says Deanna Dorsey, anesthesiologist and president of the medical staff at EMMC. “We hope to encourage these students to stay in Maine after graduation and become our next generation of health care providers.”

The 2017 recipients are:

  • Haley Bisson, from Lewiston, Maine, who will start her senior year in the School of Nursing this fall.
  • Emily Page from Limington, Maine, who will enter her junior year as a medical laboratory sciences major in the School of Biology and Ecology.
  • Hannah Sherman from Hodgon, Maine, who will begin her senior year as a student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders this fall. She aspires to earn a doctorate of audiology degree.

The EMMC Medical Staff Scholarship is awarded to a select group of students from UMaine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture each year. To be eligible, a student must have at least a 3.0 grade point average be enrolled in the college’s nursing, social work, nutrition and dietetics, medical laboratory sciences, pre-med, or communication sciences and disorders programs and have aspirations to work in Maine after graduation.