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The Dr. Albert V. Assali Scholarship

The Washington Hospital Healthcare Foundation is the administrator of the Dr. Albert V. Assali Scholarship, which is awarded annually to a high school senior or college student who is pursuing higher education in the field of medicine. The scholarship aims to further the field of medicine by supporting the education of local pre-med track college students from the Tri-City Area. The scholarship is intended to continue the legacy of Dr. Albert V. Assali, his belief in the importance of education and his passion for the field of medicine.

Eligibility Criteria:
•A high school senior in the Tri-City Area OR college student currently enrolled in a U.S Accredited College
• Has declared a major in or has an interest in pre-med studies
• A resident in the Tri-City Area, or has immediate family with residency (Fremont, Union City, Newark)
• Demonstrates academic excellence with a cumulative collegiate GPA of 3.0 or above
• Actively involved in community service

Applicants for the scholarship must submit the application no later than Wednesday, August 31st at 5:00pm to be considered for academic year 2022-2023. Winners will be contacted by email by late August. Please find the link for the scholarship application here. Instructions are provided on the form. Call the Foundation office at (510) 818-7350 or email foundation@whhs.com with any questions. Good luck!


The Douglas Gallacher, MD, Memorial Scholarship

Each year the Gallacher Family generously awards scholarships to students pursuing higher education in a science related field, in memory of Dr. Douglas Gallacher, who was a radiologist at Washington Hospital for 27 years. We are pleased to announce this year’s awardees and thank all those who applied.

• Anshika Bedi, Newark Memorial High School
• Elena Lopez, Arroyo High School
• Srishti Singhal, John F. Kennedy High School