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Sonoma County Medical Association Alliance Foundation

            Health Careers Scholarship Program                                             Funding Careers in Healthcare in Sonoma County Since 1965     

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Since 1965, the medical community has raised funds to award scholarships to high school seniors entering college or a university. Also eligible to apply are full time students enrolled in undergraduate school majoring in a health related field. And students at the Graduate level in medical school, nursing school and those completing health-related courses of study.

For details on applying on applying for a scholarship, please visit the 10,000 Degrees website ( Their email for general inquiries is

For all other inquiries, please contact Health Careers Scholarship Committee chairperson, Lisa Sugarman at

Real World Impact - watch now

$42,500 in scholarships awarded to the following students for academic year 2022-23

Medical School

Shinn Mei Chan 4th year Yale University 
Emma Longmire 2nd year University of California San Diego
Karly Lujan 3rd year Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Joseph Wertz

1st year MPH Harvard University, Fall 2023 UCLA for 4th year medical school

Graduate School

Elizabeth Camacho

2nd year RN/Masters program - University of San Francisco

Edgar “Alex” Garcia

Valerie Perez

2nd year Masters Nursing+/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - University of San Francisco

1st year Masters program Occupational Therapy - Dominican University


Xiomara Espinosa 4th year - 2nd year RN program - Sonoma State University
Emma Riley 3rd year direct admit RN program  - Texas Christian University
Yulissa Oceguerra Barragan 3rd year Micro Biology-Molecular Environmental /Pre-Med - University of California Berkeley
Alondra Sanchez Guadalupe 2nd year Physician's Assistant - Sonoma State University
Jordan Cruz Loya 3rd year RN program - California State University Dominguez Hills
Carlos Hernandez 3rd year Biology - family medicine goal - University of California San Francisco
Luke Ronhausen 2nd year Kinesiology leading to Physical Therapy - California State University Sacramento

Sonoma County Medical Association Alliance Foundation   |   The Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization   |  Tax ID # 02-0542304

Post Office Box 1388, Santa Rosa, California, 95402   |   |

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