Morton AAUW awards grant to medical student

The Morton Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is pleased to announce Emily Rein as the 2021 Laura Fuoss Memorial Grant recipient.

Ms. Rein is a 2017 graduate of Morton High School.  She received her BS in Biochemistry with a minor in Psychology from Monmouth College, and plans to attend Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Georgia.  As a physician, she intends to pursue a career in Women’s Health.  

“Ms. Rein presented an application with an impressive academic record and excellent references. The array of internships, research, and volunteer opportunities demonstrates that her decision to pursue a career in medicine was not made lightly”, says Lynne Walters, the grant committee chairperson. “We are proud to offer this scholarship to Ms. Rein.”

The Morton AAUW Grant was established in 1978 to assist women seeking a graduate degree or advanced certification in their field. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

For more information, about the Grant or about AAUW, call 266-7331.

Learn more about AAUW at https://morton-il.aauw.net/.