Who Can Apply: As a physician, husband, father, and grandfather, Dr. Corporon spent his life helping and caring for others. He spent most of his career in Duncan, Oklahoma providing health care to his patients. However, when his daughter and grandson moved to Kansas City, he and his wife quickly followed. Family meant everything to them. While in Kansas City, Dr. Corporon continued his medical practice and was also able to stay involved in various hobbies, which included theater, reading, and hunting. Dr. Corporon and his grandson were taken from us on April 13, 2014, in a local hate crime.
Students eligible for this scholarships must meet the following criteria:
- Be a current junior or senior in college;
- Have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher;
- Plan to become a physician;
- Live in the greater Kansas City area (Jackson, Clay, Platte and Cass counties in MO and Johnson and Wyandotte in KS)
- Must be available to receive an award at SevenDays event – Love Day on April 21, 2020 at St. James United Methodist Church in Kansas City, MO.
- In an essay of 500 words or less, why do you want to become a doctor?
- Please attach a letter of recommendation from someone outside your family.
Deadline: March 15, 2020