TMA is offering the Louise Barekman Memorial Scholarship totaling $770 to one first-, second-, or third-year Texas medical student. 

Recipients must "be a member of a Protestant church, and have a record of regular attendance at such church" (letter from church official to verify is required), demonstrate a "genuine financial need," be in "good standing in medical school," and be a resident of Texas.  

The application is available online. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31. 

For more information, email Gail Schatte  or call (800) 880-2828.

Action, Dec. 16, 2011