Scholarship Information

Mark Jensen MD’s Future Physicians Scholarship Program

Dr. Mark Jensen MD understands firsthand the financial challenges of getting through college, medical school, and specialized training. Through hard work, diligence and by using scholarship opportunities like this, Dr. Jensen was able to become the reconstructive plastic surgeon he is today. After receiving his education and training from notable institutions such as The Mayo Clinic and then specializing in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jensen envisioned ways that he could give back to the community and assist young students to achieve their dreams of becoming a medical professional.

“I am thrilled when I can help someone live a life they have dreamed about and worked hard for. I really love being a surgeon and I want to give others a better opportunity to pursue their dreams of becoming surgeons and doctors.”

Dr. Mark Jensen

The Mark Jensen MD Future Physicians Scholarship Program will award $500 every year to a student striving to achieve their dream of entering the medical professional field.

How do I Apply?

To apply, email a 300 – 1,000 word essay along with your contact information to mjplasticsurgery@utahsurgical.com and title the email “Future Physicians Scholarship”.

The essay should cover topics such as (it is not required to address all below suggestions):

  • The student’s passion and commitment to entering the medical field
  • Challenges they have overcome in pursuing their dream
  • The type of physician the student wants to be and why
  • A fun and interesting story related to the above
  • Goals in the next 5-10 years related to the medical field
  • What the scholarship means to you and how you plan to give back

Timeline:

Submission Opens October 15, 2021
Submission Closes October 15, 2022

If your essay is selected as the winner, we will contact you to receive the following supporting documents required of potential winner:

  • One copy of Official High School or College Transcripts
  • Publicity/Liability Release
  • Copyright Assignment
  • IRS Form W-9
  • Copy of United States Driver’s License
  • Headshot photograph in high-resolution, digitally as a JPEG or TIFF file

FAQs

When does the submission process begin and end?

Essays may be submitted between 12:00AM Pacific Standard Time on October 15, 2021 and 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time on October 15, 2021. The scholarship recipients will be notified by email on or about October 16, 2022.

Who is eligible to apply?

Any student currently attending a college, university, medical school or specialization school, or will be attending within 1 year, and hopes to enter the medical field in the future.

How are essays judged?

Essays are judged by creativity, specificity, and basic grammar. We are looking for future physicians, or other medical professionals with a vision to help others and the medical community.

How is my personal information used?

A minimum amount of personal information is needed to verify your submission and provide us with a means of contact should you become a scholarship recipient. This personal information is used for our internal records only and we will not share your personal information with any third-parties.

What scholarship awards are available? How do I redeem a scholarship?

The winner will receive a $500 scholarship that will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.

Sponsor:
MarkJensenMD.com

Timeline:
Open: October 15, 2021 Submission
Closes: October 15, 2022 Submission

Requirements:
Submit an essay. Official transcript will be requested from the selected winner.

Supporting Documentation that the Potential Winner Must Provide:

  • Official Transcripts (copy)
  • Publicity/Liability Release
  • Copyright Assignment
  • IRS Form W-9
  • Copy of United States Driver’s License
  • Digital picture

  • SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES: One (1) winner will receive a Scholarship Prize in the amount of five hundred dollars and zero cents ($500.00). The Scholarship Prize will be in the form of a check made payable to the Scholarship Prize Recipient. Scholarship Prize Recipients must submit proof of enrollment upon notification of awarded scholarship. Scholarship Prizes may not be assigned, transferred, or changed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No cash equivalent prizes will be awarded. The awarding of any Scholarship Prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Applicants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any Scholarship Prize Recipient fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide a high-resolution headshot photo digitally, refuses to provide required affidavit, refuses to complete and provide any requested tax forms (including IRS W-9 form), is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, Scholarship Prize will be forfeited and the Applicant who submitted the essay with the next highest score will become an alternate potential Scholarship Prize Recipient. Applicants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this Scholarship Program and acceptance, possession and use of Scholarship Prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Scholarship Program or in the announcement of the Scholarship Prize. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of Scholarship Prize Recipients. Scholarship Prize Recipients will be issued 1099 tax forms.
    • PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, by accepting a Scholarship Prize, the Scholarship Prize Recipients agree that Sponsor may, without any limitation or further compensation or notice, use his or her name, voice and/or likeness in any and all media, worldwide, for the purpose of advertising and promoting the Website, the Sponsor, the Scholarship Program, or any other promotion sponsored by Mark Jensen MD Plastic Surgery.

    • OWNERSHIP: By submitting an essay, survey, and form, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) Sponsor will own your submission, including your essay, and (b) Sponsor will own all publishing rights in and to the essay. Each Applicant hereby irrevocably grants, transfers, assigns and conveys to the Sponsor, its successors and assigns, all present and future right, title and interest of every kind and nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, all copyrights, and all rights incidental, subsidiary, ancillary or allied thereto (including, without limitation, all derivative rights) in and to the submission and the survey responses for use of any kind, without limitation in perpetuity, by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised (the “Rights”). Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter, the submission and survey response for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each Applicant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have in the submission and survey response submitted by him or her. Each Applicant hereby acknowledges that such Applicant does not reserve any rights in and to the submission and the survey responses.

    • DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating, Applicant agrees that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor and their agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Utah without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Applicant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Scholarship Program, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Utah and Applicant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Scholarship Program, Applicant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Scholarship Program, or awarding of the Scholarship Prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Scholarship Program but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

    • REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION. Each person who enters this Scholarship Program represents and warrants to Sponsor as follows: (i) the submission, including the essay, is the Applicant’s own original, previously unpublished, and previously unproduced work; (ii) the written response submission neither infringes upon nor violates the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; (iii) the written response submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and meets the Submission Requirements set forth above. Each Applicant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of Applicant hereunder.

    • SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION: Upon notification of being the Scholarship Prize Recipient the winner will be required to complete and return an (a) Affidavit of Eligibility, (b) Publicity/Liability Release, and (c) Copyright Assignment, (e) IRS W-9, and to submit (f) a copy of their United States Driver’s License, (g) Headshot photograph in high-resolution, digitally as a JPEG or TIFF file no later than three weeks after notification, or the Applicant with the submission with the next highest score will become an alternate potential Scholarship Prize Recipient. If notification to a potential Scholarship Prize Recipient is returned as undeliverable, the Applicant with the submission with the next highest score may become an alternate potential Scholarship Prize Recipient.

    • NO OBLIGATION TO USE: Sponsor shall have no obligation (expressed or implied) to use any winning submission or continue the development, production or distribution thereof, and Sponsor may at any time abandon the use of the winning submission for any reason, and the Scholarship Prize Recipients shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason thereof.

    • IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ – GENERAL RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY. By entering the Scholarship Program, each Applicant acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor, its related companies, affiliates, and each such company’s respective employees, officers, directors and agents are not responsible for any costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with: (i) incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive submissions due to any cause, including without limitation human, transmission, or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of any kind, whether originating with sender, or otherwise, that may limit an Applicant’s ability to participate in the Scholarship Program; or (ii) any injury or damage resulting, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Scholarship Program and/or the use of any prize, including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, or any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages related to or based on the Applicant’s rights of publicity or privacy, or the Applicant’s claim that he or she has somehow been defamed or portrayed in a false light. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an Applicant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or participating in the Scholarship Program, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. This scholarship program is subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

    • SPONSOR’S RIGHT TO MODIFY, SUSPEND OR TERMINATE. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Scholarship Program by any event beyond its reasonable control, then Sponsor shall have the right in its sole discretion to modify, suspend, or terminate the Scholarship Program.

    • GENERAL PROVISIONS. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the application process or the operation of the Scholarship Program or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, to be submitting responses dishonestly or inaccurately, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. If a submission is confirmed by Sponsor to have been erroneously deleted, lost or destroyed, the entrant’s sole remedy shall be another submission, if time permits. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or of any other provision.

    • LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE RECIPIENTS: The names of the Scholarship Prize Recipients of this Scholarship Program may be posted on the markjensenmd.com website and social media channels.

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