USP Senior Receives Prestigious Brody Scholarship
Graduating senior, Alyssa D'Addezio '14, has been selected for East Carolina University Medical School's Brody Scholarship, North Carolina's most distinguished medical scholarship. This award provides full tuition and fees and most living expenses for four years of medical school, allowing scholars to choose a medical specialty without the worry of debt after graduation.The Brody Scholarship also supports service projects and summer enrichment that students may undertake while in medical school. Brody Scholars join a dynamic group of medical students with exceptional values. Their service to others, character, and leadership allow them to design unique programs of study, supported by the scholarship program.
While at NC State, Alyssa was a participant in the Fulbright Newcastle Summer Institute where she studied the "science of medicine" for 5 weeks. She also served on two alternative service break trips, to Washington, DC as an advocate for hunger and homelessness issues, and to the Dominical Republic to teach English. She is both a University Scholar and a Park Scholar, and will graduate with a degree in Human Biology.