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$500 Scholarship Offer from the Maverick Doctor

The Maverick Doctor, Rick Redalen, MD, is a retired physician who practiced medicine across the United States. He focused on family medicine in traditional practice and emergency rooms. Now, the Maverick Doctor is focusing on founding companies that can help improve patient care.

As a retired physician, the Maverick Doctor understands how expensive education can be, yet how crucial the right education is for those who want to become doctors. For that reason, he is offering a $500 scholarship to a student at an accredited college or university and who is entering the medical field.


Application Deadline: July 31, 2020


Winner Announced: August 15, 2020


The $500 scholarship is offered to students who attend an accredited college or university and who have an interest in working to make the medical field better for all patients.


Applicants for this scholarship should submit a 1,000-word essay about the future of the medical field and how they plan to use their medical degree to help facilitate physician-patient relationships. Applicants should include examples of how they would help patients understand their medical care and the options available to them. Personal stories and anecdotes are encouraged.



  • You must be accepted into a college or university

  • GPA must be at least 3.0

  • You must be in good standing at your college or university

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Any class student may apply.



  • Submit an essay no longer than 1,000 words to

  • We encourage personal stories and anecdotes to illustrate your points

  • Your essay should include excellent grammar and show a thorough understanding of the topic



  • All entries must be received by midnight ET July 31, 2020

  • The winner will be announced no later than August 15, 2020

  • The winner will need to provide proof of high school diploma or GED as well as proof of acceptance into a college or university

  • The winner will be notified by email and must respond within 14 days. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

  • Any questions should be emailed to


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