Thelma Orr Memorial Scholarship

The Thelma Orr scholarship is a scholarship granted by the MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena Volunteer Services department. It offers two, $1,500 scholarships for students pursuing a course of study related to human medicine at any state accredited Michigan college or university.

Who Should Apply?

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a resident of the following Michigan counties: Alpena, Alcona, Iosco, Montmorency, Oscoda or Presque Isle.
  • You must be a second year student enrolled in a human medicine related field.
  • You must be enrolled in an accredited Michigan college or university.
  • Submit a two letters of recommendations:
    • One from an instructor
    • One from an employer or personal reference
  • Submit official current transcript.
  • Former applicants that have not received the scholarship may apply again.
  • The Scholarship Committee may request an interview with applicant.

Application Process

Application forms for the upcoming school year will accepted beginning March 1 of each year with the deadline of May 1. Applicants will be notified by mail after May 1. Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the Volunteer Services Banquet held in May, although prior commitments will be taken into consideration. Applicants may Download an Application Form, complete it and mail it with all necessary documentation to:

MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena
Attn: Volunteer Services
c/o Scholarship Committee
1501 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

For more information, contact the Amanda Timm at (989) 356-7546 or

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