Standard Process Inc. Awards Dr. Robert Curry Scholarship

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Scholarship recipient is studying chiropractic, acupuncture and oriental medicine.

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Southern California University of Health Sciences student Katie Ngan (center) accepts the Dr. Robert Curry Scholarship from John Scaringe, D.C., university president (left) and Mary Beth Larsen, D.C., Standard Process chiropractic relations manager (right). Ngan is the first recipient of the scholarship from Standard Process.

The 2011 Dr. Robert Curry Scholarship was recently presented by Standard Process Inc. to Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) student Katie Ngan. Ngan is the first recipient of the $10,000 scholarship, which was awarded during the university’s Centennial Extravaganza Gala Dinner held last month.

Ngan, a ninth trimester student at SCU studying chiropractic, and acupuncture and oriental medicine, credits her parents and everyone at SCU who encouraged her to apply for the scholarship and Standard Process for selecting her. “I cannot thank Standard Process enough for choosing me to be the first recipient of the Dr. Robert Curry Scholarship,” said Ngan. “As a future chiropractor, acupuncturist, and Ayurvedic practitioner, in order to become the best healer I can for my patients, I know it is important to learn the role whole food nutrition plays in healthy lifestyles.”

The Dr. Robert Curry Scholarship is designed to inspire SCU students to study whole food nutrition while pursuing their degree in alternative health care. Standard Process created the scholarship program in 2010 to honor retiring Standard Process distributor and SCU alumnus Robert Curry, D.C. Throughout his 20-year career representing Standard Process, Curry was dedicated to educating fellow practitioners on the value of using whole food nutrition to help maintain a healthy lifestyle. The scholarship program will provide $10,000 to a selected SCU student each year for the next five years.

“Standard Process is committed to supporting students who have an interest in implementing nutrition into their future practices,” said John Nab, D.C., Director of Professional Development at Standard Process. “By learning how nutrition affects health outcomes they can support their patients’ total well being from the very start.”

To be considered for the Dr. Robert Curry Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.9 or higher
  • Provide a list of their contributions to the profession, SCU, and the community
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from an SCU professor
  • Submit a 500-750 word essay on how they will incorporate nutritional therapy into a chiropractic practice

For additional information about Standard Process’ scholarship programs, contact Chiropractic Relations at Standard Process by calling (800) 848-5061.

About Standard Process Inc.:
For more than 80 years, Standard Process, headquartered in Palmyra, WI, has provided health care professionals with high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements. 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 recently named a Top 100 Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin.

For additional information about Standard Process, visit standardprocess.com.

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