Kay F. Thompson Memorial Fund

Scholarship name: Kay F. Thompson Memorial Fund

Fund was created in memory of Kay Thompson, DDS. Dr. Thompson was a mentor, teacher, administrator, lecturer, practitioner, and volunteer in the fields of hypnosis and dentistry. She served as Third District Trustee to the American Dental Association and as past president of the Pennsylvania Dental Association. In the spirit of Dr. Thompson's dedication to mentoring, this award is granted in the hope that the recipients will commit to assisting another student in their pursuit of similar training at some future time. Scholarships assist with tuition and related expenses for formal training in hypnosis or for dental students attending extracurricular meetings such as sessions of their national and state associations.

Eligibility:

  • Pursue a degree or studies in: Health related field
  • Institution at which to use scholarship: college or university in U.S.
  • Applicant must have a graduate or professional degree and be a full time student.
  • To assist with tuition and related expenses for formal training in hypnosis for students in the health related fields.
  • To assist dental students involved in training programs outside the formal classroom environment or attending extracurricular meetings such as sessions of their national and state associations.
  • Complete the required application and budget.
  • Maintain a GPA of: 2.00
  • Write and submit an essay: One page: Hypnosis Training – Describe your interest in hypnosis, its relationship to your chosen profession, and future plans for implementing the hypnosis training in your chosen profession. Dental Students – Describe how this scholarship will provide you with an opportunity to be better prepared for your future in the dental profession.

How to apply:

  • Provide a college transcript.
  • Provide one letter of reference.
  • Write and submit an essay: One page: Hypnosis Training – Describe your interest in hypnosis, its relationship to your chosen profession, and future plans for implementing the hypnosis training in your chosen profession. Dental Students – Describe how this scholarship will provide you with an opportunity to be better prepared for your future in the dental profession.

Contact for more information:

  • The Pittsburgh Foundation: Deborah Turner - turnerd@pghfdn.org

Categories this scholarship falls into: Status in school: Graduate Student   Field of Study: Health Sciences  


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