Pre-Health Professions

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Doctor. Physical therapist. Veterinarian. Prepare for the health professional program that interests you. Navigate the application process—faculty and staff are here to help. Meet academic requirements for professional programs, get clinical experience, and give yourself the best chance for a successful application.

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Pre-Health Advisor

Nicole Seigneurie

  • Health Professions Coordinator
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nmseigne@mtu.edu
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Lindsay Sandell and Karmyn Polakowski
Lindsay Sandell and Karmyn Polakowski, recipients of the Notolli/Hon Scholarship

Nottoli/Hon Scholarship

Two Michigan Tech students will receive assistance with their educations this year thanks to a couple from California, who have ties to the area and the University. The multi-year scholarship(s) have been established to provide material support for the disciplines of engineering and health sciences and to honor wishes held by Lt. Col. Robert N. Nottoli USAF (Ret.), and Samuel C. Hon M.D. F.A.C.S, both of whom believed that a quality education was the gateway to success in service to others.

The couple, (although not Tech graduates) have chosen to invest in the University’s growing health sciences area out of a desire to promote and assist students who are pursuing careers in the fields of biomedical engineering and health sciences pre-med with goals that eventually lead to a medical degree.

Preference is being given to Copper Country students in the hope that recipients who pursue becoming physicians will return to the Copper Country to practice and provide sustainable care to citizens of the region.

During the 2020-21 academic year, $2,500 has been awarded to two students. Karmyn Polakowski is a medical laboratory sciences major from Atlantic Mine, Michigan. Lindsay Sandell is studying biomedical engineering major and is from Houghton.

"I am honored and humbled to have been chosen as a recipient of this award," said Polakowski. "I will continue to put my best effort forward as I finish my undergraduate degree and beyond. I cannot convey my thanks enough. Receiving this scholarship from people who believe hard work and success go hand in hand motivates me to continue to do my very best."

Sandell also shared her appreciation. "I would like to thank you for your support during my final year at Michigan Tech. This was truly an honor and surprise to receive. The monetary support is extremely helpful for my education. Tech students benefit so much from having donors like you to support their educational and career goals. I personally appreciate their support in helping me move closer to my dream of becoming a doctor."

Supporting students through scholarships and fellowships is Michigan Tech’s top strategic priority. Learn more about how the Michigan Tech Fund helps students.


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