John D. Wrasse, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

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John D. Wrasse, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

By IUSM Scholarships and Loans

John Wrasse, IU M.D. '05, was a beloved physician and friend to many, serving pediatric patients in Bloomington and IU School of Medicine students for many years until his sudden passing in 2021. His family and community want his legacy and love of IU to live on in the form of a scholarship.

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The John D. Wrasse, M.D., Memorial Scholarship was created to provide support to nontraditional medical students with preference for a student with interest in practicing pediatrics. This scholarship is endowed and donors' gifts will be invested to create a fund that will last in perpetuity in John's honor.

John was a loving father, husband, and community leader, constantly striving to serve those around him. He was passionate and driven, choosing to pursue a BA in Chemistry and an MD after working at Indiana University for a decade. His example will live to inspire other students who follow in his footsteps. In addition to his work as a pediatrician, John was an avid cyclist and advocated for the proper use of helmets while riding.

Help honor John Wrasse's legacy and support future physicians by making a gift today.

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Recent Donors

Recent Donors
Donor name Gift amount
Lisa Wrasse $187.00
Stella hooker-Haase $50.00
Terry Beloncik $100.00
Jason & Kristina Simmonds $100.00
Anonymous $50.00

Important Notes

Please note, the name and purpose of the fund displayed on this page constitute the authorized description of the fund by the Indiana University Foundation, Inc. Your gift supports the fund as described herein.

This account is an endowment. Your gifts to this fund will be invested in perpetuity to provide annual income to support the purpose of the account. Per Indiana University Foundation, Inc. policy, endowment accounts which do not ultimately become fully funded at the required minimum through pledges/gifts will be converted to an expendable account supporting the same purpose as the original endowed fund.

Gifts will be administered by the Indiana University Foundation, Inc. which represents Indiana University, including the IU School of Medicine. This is not a gift to Indiana University Health, and the Indiana University Health Foundation will not play a role in administering these accounts.