The Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010, in memory of Freeland resident and business owner Bernie Smillie. Bernie passed away in 2000, due to complications from a lung transplant he had received in 1994. In 2005, family and friends of Bernie established the Bernie Smillie Memorial Golf Outing. Proceeds of this outing have helped to promote organ donor support and awareness and establish this scholarship fund.
Eligibility:-Graduating high school senior-Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in medicine-Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA-Resident of the lower peninsula of Michigan-Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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