Edith SeVille Coale Scholarship


Academic Year 2022 - 2023

Please note, that this is our first year using an online application for this scholarship program. If you are having any problems please contact us at: escmd.zonta@gmail.com

Background of Program: Through the generosity and foresight of Dr. Edith SeVille Coale, the Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. awarded the first medical scholarship in 1965 and has awarded over $1.3 million to deserving recipients. Dr. Edith SeVille Coale was born in 1878 in Mansfield, Ohio. In 1913, she began her long and successful medical practice in Washington, DC. She was elected to the Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. in 1923, serving as its President in 1933-34. When Dr. Coale died in 1962, her will provided that the bulk of her estate be used for scholarships for women medical students under the administration of the Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. To learn more about Dr. Coale, please click here.



Award Amount: Varies between $5,000 to $8,000

Online application: Click Here