Endowments & Named Scholarships
RCMA is honored to be the recipient of endowments which allows us to further grow our Medical Scholarship Program. If you would like to discuss establishing an endowment with RCMA’s 501 (c)3 charitable organization, please contact Dolores Green, Executive Director, at (951) 686-3342 or email@example.com
“Open Mind” Scholarship
The “Open Mind” Scholarship is an endowed scholarship established in 2013 by Drs. Joseph and Sou-Lin Lee. This scholarship is awarded annually to a medical student from Riverside County, enrolled at UC Riverside School of Medicine, and who is committed to practicing medicine within our community once their training is complete.
“We Care” Scholarship
The “We Care” Scholarship is an endowed scholarship established in 2018 by Mahesh Gupta, M.D. and Mrs. Usha Gupta. This scholarship is awarded annually to a medical student from Riverside County who is committed to practicing medicine within our community once their training is complete.
The Gupta Family Corona High School Scholarship
The Dr. Mahesh Gupta Family Corona High School Scholarship was established in 2020 by Mahesh Gupta, M.D. and his wife, Usha Gupta. These funds were donated to the Riverside County Physicians’ Memorial Foundation as an endowment to offer scholarships to graduating high school students from Corona who are planning to go into healthcare or law.
Hazel Irene Evensen Endowment
The Hazel I. Evensen endowment was established in 2018 in the amount of $950,000. These funds will be used to award scholarships to residents and early-career physicians who graduated from UC Riverside and who are committed to returning to practice in the city of Riverside after completion of their medical training.
Hazel Irene Evensen (1922-2016)
Hazel and her husband Andrew moved to Riverside in 1945 seeking a warmer climate. For the next 30 years she worked for the Riverside County Planning Department until her retirement in 1976. Hazel was extremely active in the community serving in leadership of AMC Cancer Research, Zonta Club, Salvation Army, Riverside Community Hospital Health Foundation, Riverside Gage Canal Water Board and Windsor Pumping Company. Hazel was also a member of the Friends of the Mission Inn, The Mission Inn Foundation, Friends of the Riverside County Library, Friends of the Riverside County Museum and was a supporter of the March Field Air Museum.
RCMA's Medical Scholarship Program is part of the Riverside County Physician’s Memorial Foundation
and is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity.
Riverside County Physician’s Memorial Foundation is administered by the Riverside County Medical Association. “Riverside County Physician’s Memorial Foundation (Tax ID # 95-6080778) is a Non Profit 501(c)3 organization and your donation may be eligible for deduction on your taxes. The fair market value of donated auction items and amounts paid in excess of the food costs may be eligible for deduction on your taxes. Please consult your tax advisor.”