Dr. Paul Drago Scholarship

For Future Doctors

The Dr. Paul Drago Scholarship is proud to provide $1,000 in scholarship funding for students who are currently studying medicine. This generous award recognizes the hard work and dedication of those striving to become medical professionals, and helps ease the financial burden that can sometimes accompany pursuing a degree in this field.

Scholarship Overview

Dr. Paul Drago is a renowned physician and philanthropist who has dedicated his life to helping others in need. Dr. Drago established The Paul Drago Scholarship Fund which provides financial support for students pursuing higher education. He believes that by investing in young people’s futures, we can create a more equitable society where everyone can reach their full potential regardless of their background or circumstance.

The Dr. Paul Drago Scholarship announces our college scholarship geared to university students studying medicine in the United States.



To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be currently enrolled at a university in the United States on the road to become a doctor. Also eligible are high school students that will attend university for a medical degree. 

The selection process of the successful applicant will consist of an essay competition where one winner will be chosen based on their creative response to an essay prompt that is under 1000 words.

“Describe an issue in the medical field and how you would use your degree to improve upon this issue.”


One time award of $1,000


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is June 15, 2023.

Winner Announced

The winner for the scholarship will be announced July 15, 2023.


How to Apply

Applicant should email their response to the essay question “Describe an issue in the medical field and how you would use your degree to improve upon this issue.” in Word Doc format to: [email protected].

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA