UW Medicine Consortium Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was created with monies combined from a number of loan funds. The UW Medicine Consortium Endowed Scholarship will provide current and future medical students with much-needed scholarship support while also honoring the intent and generosity of the donors, listed in detail below:
The Burdon-Irwin-Johnson Women Medical Students Loan Fund, created by gifts made by various female physicians.
The Chi Omega Loan Fund, created by a gift from the Chi Omega alumnae organization.
The Charles Ward Day Medical Student Loan Fund, created by gifts made in memory of Dr. Charles Ward Day.
The Maj Loop Memorial Loan Fund, created by gifts made in memory of Maj Loop.
The Medical Mrs. Student Loan Fund, created by Medical Mrs., a group made up of married female medical students.
The Medical School Class of 1950 Loan Fund, created by gifts made in honor of various members of the Class of 1950.
The John Miles Miller Loan Fund, created by gifts made in memory of John Miles Miller.
The Edna H. O’Reilley Medical Loan Fund, created through an estate gift from Edna Hamilton O’Reilley. A descendant of Alexander Hamilton, Mrs. O’Reilley was born in Tacoma, Wash. In 1943, she became director of the United Services Organization in Palm Springs, Calif., where she lived with her late husband, Col. James H. O’Reilley. Mrs. O’Reilley died in Palm Desert, Calif., at the age of 77 in November 1975.
The Physio-Control Corporation Medical Student Scholarship Fund, created by a gift from the Physio-Control Corporation. Physio-Control made this gift in 1974 at the direction of their then-president at the time, W. Hunter Simpson. During his lifetime, Mr. Simpson was a strong supporter of the UW School of Medicine. Although Mr. Simpson passed away in 2006, his legacy continues with his wife, Dorothy L. Simpson, and his son, Brooks H. Simpson, both active supporters of UW Medicine.
The Loren Rhodes Emergency Fund for Medical Students, created by gifts made in memory of Loren Rhodes. The Loren Rhodes Emergency Fund for Medical Students was established at the request of Ms. Loren Rhodes’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rhodes. Ms. Rhodes was a medical student at University of Washington when she was fatally injured in an automobile accident in 1967.
The Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Ward Medical Student Loan Fund, created by gifts from Dr. Kenneth C. and Mrs. Laura J. Ward.
The Yakima County Medical Auxiliary Loan Fund, created through a gift from the Yakima County Medical Society.