Scholarships Opportunities

Dr. U.R. Plante Medical Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by the Adirondack Community Trust. It is an award of $10,000 given annually to a student attending medical school.

Qualifications for this scholarship include:

  • Must be a resident of St. Lawrence, Clinton, Franklin, Essex or Hamilton counties of New York or have lived in one of these counties for at least 2 years.
  • Must be accepted by an accredited Medical School in either the U.S. or Canada. Must expect to enter the fields of family (general) practice OB GYN, or gerontology.
  • Must be willing to return to St. Lawrence, Clinton, Franklin, Essex or Hamilton county New York to practice for at least 2 years or be willing to practice for two years in a remote part of the U.S. or where doctors are needed.
How to Apply

Deadline for application is April 14th; all decisions are made by June 1st. Applications for this scholarship are available at the link below or can be downloaded at www.GenerousACT.org under scholarships.

Robert S. and Mary B. MacDonald Scholarship Fund

This $1200 scholarship is for worthy and needy students from Plattsburgh or Clinton county. It is awarded to a student attending or admitted to a medical school, or in pre-med course of study.

How to Apply

Robert S. and Mary B. MacDonald Scholarship Fund Application Form.

ARC Foundation of Clinton County

The ARC Foundation of Clinton County offers an annual scholarship to encourage students to pursue an undergraduate degree in a field related to clinical service for the intellectual and other developmentally disabled. A $2,000 scholarship is awarded annual to a Clinton County resident to encourage students to develop and interest in working with people who are developmentally disabled.

ARC Foundation of Clinton County

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

For more information about pre-health professions advisement at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Donald Slish
Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee Chairperson
Office: Hudson Hall 325
Phone: (518) 564-5160
Email: slishdf@plattsburgh.edu