First Recipients of Standard Process Inc. Acupuncture Scholarships Named

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Two Acupuncture Students Receive $2,500 Scholarships

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William R. Morris, PhD, president of AOMA Graduate School of Medicine (right), presents Erika Schultz (left) with a Standard Process acupuncture scholarship.

Standard Process is committed to the future of acupuncture and its professionals.

As part of its long-term initiative to support future health care professionals, Standard Process Inc. recently awarded two acupuncture students with scholarships. The $2,500 scholarships are the first the whole food supplement manufacturer has given to the acupuncture discipline. The scholarships allow students to study the importance of nutrition combined with the practices of Chinese medicine.

Kristin Hauser and Erika Schultz are the first two recipients of the Standard Process Scholarship for acupuncture students. Hauser is currently a student in the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) in Whittier, Calif. Schultz studies in Austin, Texas at AOMA Graduate School of Medicine (AOMA).

Standard Process is dedicated to supporting the growth of acupuncture in the United States. Among other professional development and educational activities, the company now offers scholarships at SCU and AOMA and plans to expand this offering to other acupuncture schools.

“Standard Process is committed to the future of acupuncture and its professionals” says Amanda Smith, Standard Process acupuncture segment manager. “Both Kristin and Erika share the Standard Process passion for improving the lives of their acupuncture patients. We are honored to support them in their professional development.”

Scholarship applicants met the following criteria:

  • Attained a GPA greater than 2.9
  • Provided a letter of recommendation
  • Displayed contributions to the acupuncture profession
  • Submitted a 500-word essay about whole food nutrition and acupuncture

If you are interested in learning more about this program and other scholarship programs offered by Standard Process contact Lisa Hackett at 800-848-5061 or by email at lhackett(at)standardprocess(dot)com .

About Standard Process Inc.

For more than 80 years, Standard Process, headquartered in Palmyra, Wis., has provided high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements through health care professionals. Standard Process offers more than 300 products through three product lines: Standard Process whole food supplements, Standard Process Veterinary Formulas and MediHerb herbal supplements. The products are available only through health care professionals.

Standard Process is involved in every step of production. The company grows crops on company-owned, organically certified farmland, utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, and employs the highest quality control standards. Standard Process strictly adheres to the Food and Drug Administration’s good manufacturing practice requirements. Through these measures, Standard Process can ensure that its products are of the utmost quality and potency. Standard Process was named a Top 100 Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin a number of times and is a member of the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll.

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