Scholarships

The Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine offers Temple University fund-administered scholarships and non-Temple scholarships to incoming and current students who meet the criteria.

Non-Temple Scholarships

Each year, TUSPM students are awarded a number of private non-Temple University fund-administered awards not identified on this page. Students are encouraged to visit their email accounts or the Office of Student Financial Services for notification of such opportunities.

Students should also check Fastweb, the largest and most complete scholarship search on the Internet. It provides access to a searchable database of more than 180,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans available to students.

Temple University Scholarships

TUSPM offers Temple University fund-administered scholarships to students in a specific class year. General scholarships are open to students in all years.

First-year scholarships
Second-year scholarships
Third-year scholarships
Fourth-year scholarships
General scholarships

How to Apply

Incoming first-year students: First-year students will be considered for scholarships as part of the application process and need not apply.

Current students: Current TUSPM students should print and submit the scholarship application to the Office of Student Affairs by June 1, 2019. Download the scholarship application for current students.

First-year scholarships

  • First-year Merit Scholarships. Presented to qualified incoming first year students. Scholarship amount offered varies with academic credentials. 
  • Allen E. Forsythe, DPM Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1999 by a bequest from Allen Forsythe, DPM ’37, to provide scholarships for incoming podiatry students who have excellent academic credentials and financial need.
  • Georgia Student Scholar Aid Fund. Established by E. Dalton McGlamry, DPM '54, to provide scholarships for first-year podiatry students from the state of Georgia who demonstrate leadership and financial need. 
  • Gilbert Master, DPM (POD '38) Scholarship Fund. Established in 1992 by Bernard Master to provide scholarships to first-year podiatry students based on academic excellence and involvement with school activities.
  • Goldsmith-Greenfield Scholarship-Funded by Robert K. Greenfield and Berta Goldsmith. Established in 1992 by the Goldsmith-Greenfield Foundation to provide scholarships for first-year podiatry students who have excelled as undergraduates and who demonstrate financial need. 

 

Second-year scholarships

  • Lynn Catapano, DPM Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1992 by family, friends and classmates of Dr. Catapano to provide scholarships for second-year podiatry students. 
  • Class of 1989 Clinical Instruments Scholarship Fund. Established in 1989 by members of the Class of 1989 to provide for scholarships to help second-year podiatry students pay for clinical instruments.
  • G. Elmer Harford, DPM '32 Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1993 through a bequest by G. Elmer Harford '32, former full-time professor at the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, to provide scholarships to second-year podiatry students who excel in anatomical sciences, are members of the Stirling-Harford Society and ranked in the top 50% of the class. 
  • Herbert Rothfeld, DPM Scholarship Fund. Established in 1998 to provide scholarships for second-year podiatry students who have the highest grade point average in anatomy.
  • Thomas S. Union, Sr. and Family Scholarship Fund. Established in 1995 by Thomas S. Union, Jr., DPM ’68, and Joseph M. Union, DPM ’74, to provide scholarships to second-year podiatry students who are residents of Georgia and demonstrate leadership, high academic ability and financial need.
  • Gartha E. Wolfe, DPM Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1987 through a bequest from Dr. Gartha Edna Wolfe (Class of 1914) to provide scholarships for second-year podiatry students in the top half of their class who demonstrate financial need.

 

Third-year scholarships

  • Richard E. Adler, DPM '77 Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Richard E. Adler, DPM '77, to provide scholarships for third-year podiatry students based on academics and community involvement. 
  • Frank Brex, DPM Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 2017 by Lawrence A. Levine, DPM, in memory of Dr. Brex. Purpose of the fund is to provide an annual scholarship to a third-year student at the School of Podiatric Medicine with financial need. 
  • Briskin-Sitkoff Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1993 by Harold Sitkoff, DPM ’41, and Irma Briskin-Sitkoff in memory of Arthur Briskin, DPM ’43, and Marjorie Cohen Sitkoff DPM ’44, and in 1995 by Irma Briskin-Sitkoff in memory of Harold Sitkoff, DPM ’41, to provide scholarships for third-year students in the School of Podiatric Medicine based on financial need and academic excellence.
  • J. David Derr, DPM Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1992 by a bequest from J. David Derr, DPM '58, to provide scholarships for third-year podiatry students who have excelled academically, have a record of service to the School of Podiatric Medicine and who demonstrate financial need. 
  • Betty Souder Frese Scholarship Fund. Established in 1998 by Herman Frese, SBM ’49, to provide scholarships for third-year podiatry students who have excelled academically and who demonstrate financial need.
  • Isadore P. Forman, DPM Scholarship Fund. Established in 2010 by Lawrence A. Levine, DPM '71, in memory of Isadore P. Forman, DPM '43, to provide scholarships for non-traditional, third-year students in the School of Podiatric Medicine who have financial need. 
  • Charles W. Gibley, Jr., Ph.D. Memorial Award Fund. Established in 2015 by Lawrence A. Levine, DPM, in memory of Charles W. Gibley, Jr., Ph.D. to provide awards for third-year students in the School of Podiatric Medicine who have excellent academic credentials and have financial need. 
  • Leon E. Kehr, DPM Scholarship Fund. Established in 1999 by Leon E. Kehr, DPM ’53, to provide scholarships for third-year podiatry students in the top half of their class who have been involved in community activities and who demonstrate financial need.
  • Charles Krausz '23, '34 and Alice Krausz (SBM '27) Scholarship Fund. Established in 1992 by Charles Krausz, DPM, former dean and professor emeritus of the School of Podiatric Medicine, and friends to provide scholarships for third-year podiatry students who excel academically, demonstrate financial need and provide service to the school.
  • Edwin B. Martin, Jr., DPM Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1991 by family, friends and colleagues to provide scholarships to third-year podiatry students, in the top half of their class, who have served in campus organizations and who demonstrate financial need. 
  • Bohdan Terleckyj Scholarship Fund. Established in 1997 by friends and colleagues of Bohdan Terleckyj, CLA ’70, MED ’75, a former faculty member, to provide scholarships for third-year podiatry students who have excelled in microbiology and who demonstrate financial need.

 

Fourth-year scholarships

  • James E. Bates, DPM Presidential Scholarship Fund. Established in 1991 by friends and colleagues of James E. Bates, DPM '46, former President of the School of Podiatric Medicine, to provide scholarships for podiatry students in their fourth-year who have an outstanding record of academic accomplishment and service to the school. 
  • Dr. John Buckholtz and Dr. Harold Vogler Surgical Scholarship Fund. Established in 1991 to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students based on clinical qualifications and recommendations from the surgery department.
  • Centrella Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund. Established by the Delaware Podiatric Medical Association in memory of Louis D. Centrella, DPM '67, and Michael L. Centrella, Jr., DPM '76, to provide scholarships for fourth-year students with financial need who have excelled in the study of anatomical sciences and surgical anatomy, and who have contributed to the science of anatomy through research or publication.
  • Tammy Clemons Fund. Established in 2001 by Tammy Clemons’ classmates in her memory to provide scholarships to fourth-year podiatry students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need, with preference to active members of the Student National Podiatric Medical Association.
  • Andrea Delgado, MD Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1984 by Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Delgado and friends to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students who demonstrate academic achievement and community service.
  • Richard D. DiNapoli, DPM '95 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1994 to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students who exhibit commitment to surgical treatment. 
  • Foot and Ankle Associates of North Carolina Scholarship Fund in Honor of Shirley Thompson and Mary Kinard- Established in 2005 by Stephen Kinard, DPM, ’94, and Clarence M. Stewart, DPM, ’95, to provide scholarships for upcoming fourth-year students enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine who are active members of the Student National Podiatric Medical Association.
  • James V. Ganley, DPM '54 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1992 by colleagues, family and friends to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students who have demonstrated accomplishments in podopediatrics. 
  • William M. Goldfarb, DPM '48 Memorial Scholarship. Established by friends and family of William M. Goldfarb, DPM '48, to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students who serve the school and demonstrate financial need.
  • Stanley Grode, DPM '79 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1991 by the family, friends and colleagues of Stanley Grode, DPM to provide scholarships for fourth-year students with financial need who have excelled in the study of the anatomical sciences, and who have contributed to the science of anatomy through research or publication.
  • Richard C. Haas II, Scholarship Fund. Established in 2009 by William D. Farrett, Jr., DPM ’95, and Sheila Kimble-Haas in memory of Richard C. Haas, DPM '95, to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine entering their fourth year who have financial need and who have exhibited significant academic achievement, with preference given to students who have shown an interest in helping underserved populations in the United States.
  • Leonard Hymes, DPM '41 Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a fourth-year student who has shown outstanding commitment to the profession of podiatric medicine through his/her humanistic service to others as well as academic excellence, citizenship, and a record of service to classmates. Dr. Leonard Hymes was a member of the faculty from 1964 until his death in 1983.
  • E. Dalton McGlamry, DPM '54 Scholarship. Established in 1982 by colleagues, friends and former residents to provide scholarships for fourth year students with financial need who are in the top 20 percent of their class in the first three years of surgery. 
  • Louis Newman, DPM '35 and Ruth Newman Scholarship Fund. Established in 1993 by Andrew Newman to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students who excel in surgery and who have financial need. 
  • Kate L. Paine Memorial Scholarship Fund in Peripheral Vascular Disease. Established in 1988 by Leslie A. Hess, DPM ’79, in honor of a bequest from Kate Paine to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students.
  • J.E. Smaha Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1986 by Paul G. Smaha, DPM ’68, to provide scholarships for fourth-year podiatry students based on academics, leadership and financial need.
  • Richard G. Stuempfle, DPM '55, Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund provides a scholarship for a fourth-year student in the School of Podiatric Medicine who has demonstrated a combination of outstanding academic achievement and financial need.

 

General Scholarships

  • Bako Excellence in Podiatric Dermatology Endowed Scholarship Fund. Established in 2014 by Bradley W. Bakotic, DPM, DO. The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual scholarship for the student enrolled in the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine achieving the highest grade point average in dermatology, while simultaneously exhibiting superior acumen in clinical dermatology. 
  • Brandywine Podiatry Endowed Scholarship. Established in 2017 by Christopher L. Savage, DPM, to provide scholarships to a third or fourth-year student or students with financial need who had mentored a first or second-year student(s). Academic achievement or class ranking shall not be used as criteria for awarding scholarships. 
  • Aisha S. Chaudhry, DPM and Iftikhar M. Chaudhry, MD, Scholarship Fund. Established in 2013 by Aisha S. Chaudhry, DPM and Iftikhar M. Chaudhry, MD to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine who have financial need.
  • Dr. Aisha Chaudhry and Dr. Ammar Saymeh Endowed Scholarship Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School with financial need. The ideal candidate should be actively involved in the TUSPM community and show significant interest in both forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgery. 
  • John P. Dahdah, DPM '84 Scholarship Fund.  Established in 2014 by John P. Dahdah, DPM, to provide a merit scholarship to a student enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine.
  • T. George Downs Scholarship Fund. Established in 1991 by Mr. Downs to provide scholarships for podiatric medicine students with financial need.
  • Dr. Gallman-Stelmach Endowed Scholarship Fund. Established in 2004 by M. Doris Stelmach, DPM, POD 43, in memory of her husband, W. Peter Stelmach, MD, her brother, Edmund F. Gallman, DPM and her son, Peter Stelmach, MD to provide annual scholarships to third- or fourth-year School of Podiatric Medicine students with financial need who show an interest in, and aptitude for, the study of metabolic diseases.
  • William L. Goldfarb Foundation Scholarship Fund. Established in 2006 by the William L. Goldfarb Foundation for Education and Research of the Lower Extremities, Inc., to provide scholarships for second-, third-, or fourth-year students enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine who have good academic standing and financial need.
  • E. Louis Gray Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1994 by family, friends and the Student National Podiatric Medical Association (SNPNA) in memory of Dr. E Louis Gray to provide scholarships for second and third-year podiatry students based on academic excellence and financial need. 
  • Catherine Hand DPM '49 Endowed Scholarship Fund. Established in 2015 by Catherine Hand, DPM '49, to provide annual scholarships to one or more students with financial need who excel in their courses at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. 
  • Felix A. Hess Scholarship Fund. Established by Leslie A. Hess, DPM ’79, to provide scholarships for podiatry students who are in the top half of the class and who demonstrate financial need.
  • Ruth Hess (EDU '78) Scholarship Fund. Established by Leslie A. Hess, DPM ’79, to provide scholarships for podiatry students who demonstrate academic excellence in biochemistry and financial need.
  • Leonard Hymes, DPM '41, Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1984 by the family and friends of Dr. Hymes to provide scholarships for podiatry students with humanistic skills. 
  • Frieda and John Juda Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 2016 by Erwin J. Juda, DPM, ’82, RPh, former Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, to provide an award to a third or fourth year student in the School of Podiatric Medicine with financial need and who has excelled in the study of pharmacology, and who has contributed to the science of pharmacology through research or publication. 
  • Marc A. Karpo, DPM Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Established in 2016 upon the death of Dr. Karpo by Bonni Karpo, the student government and TUSPM faculty and supported by family, colleagues and friends. The faculty will make the determination on the awarding of the Scholarship. 
  • Edwin J. Kay (DPM ’41) and Helen L. Kay Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 2005 by a bequest from Helen L. Kay to provide scholarships for podiatry students with financial need.
  • Kevin Mahan Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1992 by the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in memory of Kevin Mahan, the brother of Kieran Mahan, DPM '80. The purpose is to provide scholarships for podiatry students with exemplary and goals who demonstrate financial need. 
  • Bernard and Susan Master Scholarship Fund. Established in 1993 by Bernard F. Master, DO, to provide scholarships for students in the School of Podiatric Medicine.
  • Leona Master Scholarship Fund. Established in 1993 by Bernard F. Master, DO, to provide scholarships for students in the School of Podiatric Medicine.
  • John A. Mattiacci, DPM '70 Scholarship Fund. Established in 2005 by Dean John A. Mattiacci and Maureen Mattiacci to provide scholarships to TUSPM students with financial need. Special consideration will be given to sons and daughters of union workers. 
  • James and Katharine McNerney Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 2010 by James E. McNerney Jr., DPM ’70, to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine with financial need.
  • New England Endowed Scholarship Fund - Established in 2006 by the School of Podiatric Medicine alumni in New England to provide scholarships for students who have financial need and who have exhibited significant academic achievement with preference for students who have legal residence or spent a substantial amount of time living in New England.
  • LeGrand Newman, DPM Scholarship Fund. Established in 1995 by the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Newman, former Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, to provide scholarships for podiatry students with financial need.
  • Paul R. Quintavalle, Sr., DPM '40 Scholarship Fund. Established by family, friends and colleagues of Paul Quintavalle, DPM ’40, former Chairman of the Board of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, to provide scholarships for podiatry students based on academic excellence, financial need, compassion to patients and commitment to the community.
  • Dr. and Mrs. Richard R. Roccapriore Scholarship Fund. Established in 2000 by Richard R. Roccapriore, DPM ’53, to provide scholarships for podiatry students with financial need.
  • Frank H. Rubin, DPM, '43 Memorial Fund in Podiatric Medicine. Established in 2004 by Gladyce F. Rubin to honor the memory of her husband, who was widely respected for his dedication to podiatric medicine and the welfare and dignity of his patients, to provide an annual award to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in podiatric surgery, and an annual scholarship to a third- or fourth-year student with financial need who demonstrates outstanding attributes of performance, compassion, enthusiasm and commitment to patient services.
  • Dr. and Mrs. George K. Schacterle Scholarship Fund. Established in 2002 by Dr. and Mrs. George K. (Sonia) Schacterle, DPM ’51 to provide a scholarship based on academic excellence and financial need. If a student considered for this scholarship is in his or her third or fourth year and has demonstrated an interest in teaching and/or research, then preference shall be given to that candidate.  
  • School of Podiatric Medicine Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship. Established in 2004 by the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Alumni Association to provide an annual scholarship to a student with financial need. 
  • Dr. and Mrs. Jack Schreffler Scholarship Fund. Established in 1999 by Jack M. Schreffler, DPM ’56, to provide scholarships for podiatry students who demonstrate financial need.
  • Shirley Seave Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1999 by Edwin Seave, DPM ’43, LAW ’51, to provide scholarships for podiatry students who demonstrate academic ability, leadership and financial need.
  • Lillian K. Seibert, DPM '43 Scholarship Fund. Established in 1998 by Ruth Seibert, EDU ’51, to provide scholarships for School of Podiatric Medicine students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.
  • Manning Smith, DPM '39 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1996 by his wife, Ethel, to provide scholarships for needy male students from Pennsylvania who demonstrate financial need.
  • Eugene M. Smolens, DPM, Award Fund. The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual scholarship for a student in the School of Podiatric Medicine that demonstrates financial need.
  • Samuel Turrisi, DPM '48 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established in 1997 by classmates, family and friends to provide scholarships for students in the School of Podiatric Medicine.
  • TUSPM Class of 2017 Scholarship. Established by the Class of 2017 to provide scholarships to an individual student who has demonstrated achievement while also demonstrating true passion for TUSPM and its community. 
  • Dr. James Conwell White and Nancy L. White Scholarship Fund. Established in 2004 by James Conwell White, DPM, ’52, to provide scholarships for students with financial need who are enrolled in the School of Podiatric Medicine.
  • Dr. and Mrs. William Ziegler Scholarship Fund. Established in 1997 by William Ziegler, DPM ’48, to provide scholarships for students in the School of Podiatric Medicine.
  • Louis Zulli, DPM Scholarship Fund. Established in 1996 be Leon Kerr, DPM, friends, students and colleagues of Louis Zulli, DPM '53, to provide scholarships for students in the School of Podiatric Medicine.