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Claire B. Morrison Fund ​The ​​​Claire B. Morrison Fund was created to award stipends to needy and talented medical doctors serving their 1st year residency following graduation from medical school in a general hospital which has its principal location in Allegheny County, PA. The award recognizes individuals who demonstrate compassion, altruism and high commitment to excellence in caring for patients.

Average Award: $5,000
Award Type: Single-Year
Deadline: 5/31/2021


  • Attend a first-year residency program at UPMC or West Penn Allegheny Health System.
  • Graduated from medical school.
  • Pursue a degree or studies in a first-year medical residency program.
  • Be someone who demonstrates compassion, altruism and a high degree of excellence in patient care.

How to Apply

  • Submit two letters of reference from an individual who is not related to you and who can speak to your ability in your field.
  • Submit your current resume or CV.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.