Biomedical Graduate Education

2021 Ignatian Hoya Biomedical Academic Scholarship Recipients

Past Recipients

Siena Alfrey

Siena Alfrey

M.S. in Physiology

I … hope to develop the values and qualities that characterize a great physician, one who is invested in their patients and a holistic medical treatment.

Steven Everett

Steven Everett

M.S. in Physiology, Special Master’s Program

“Georgetown’s commitment to serving those systematically left out from accessible and affordable care has also expanded my understanding of the challenges physicians and scientists need to overcome in order to provide for their patients and the public.”

Abigayle Hughes

Abigayle Hughes

M.S. in Integrative Neuroscience

I am hopeful that the experiences I have had with autistic children and young adults … will give me the tools to advocate for the medically disadvantaged as a neuroscience student, while promoting a culture of inclusivity among diverse populations.

Amira Mohamed

Amira Mohamed

M.S. in Physiology

“Health care workers could not provide the best possible and accessible health care to all communities without a proper understanding and interest in underprivileged and underrepresented minority issues.”

Simran Rajput

Simran Rajput

M.S. in Physiology

“The responsibility of choosing a treatment and advising one about the betterment of their health requires not only scientific knowledge and indefinite inquisitiveness, but also transparent communication and constructive compassion.”

Richard Terranova

Richard Terranova

M.S. in Pharmacology

“Service is not about doing a job; rather, service is about creating relationships and forming connections with others.”

Evan Thomes

Evan Thomes

M.S. in Biotechnology

I hope to bring my love for service to the program, using it as a platform to contribute to the needs of the D.C. area.

Elina Vanuska

Elina Vanuska

M.S. in Biomedical Science Policy & Advocacy

“I hope to gain a deeper understanding of science, public policy and infectious disease on a global scale.”

Nick Veale

Nick Veale

M.S. in Physiology

I wish to utilize the valuable experiences I come across in and out of the classroom this year to grow both as an individual and as an aspiring physician.

Apply for the Ignatian Hoya Scholarship

We encourage applicants to our master’s degree programs to apply for this scholarship! Visit the Ignatian Hoya Biomedical Academic Scholarship page for the instructions and application.