William D. Province Endowed Scholarship
A 1932 graduate of Franklin College, Dr. William D. Province was not only loved and respected by his alma mater, but by the city of Franklin and the medical community as well. His family's medical practice, established in 1906 and still operating today, is the oldest in the state of Indiana. Dr. Province specialized in the treatment of tuberculosis and was president of the Johnson County Tuberculosis Association for 16 years. He was a member of the National Tuberculosis Board for 22 years. In Franklin, Dr. Province was city health officer and organized and served as chair of the Johnson County Board of Health. He was also a member of the Indiana State Board of Health. While a student at Franklin College, Dr. Province was president of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and of his senior class. He served the college as president of the alumni association from 1946 to 1948 and was a member of the college's board of trustees for 11 years. He was awarded an Alumni Citation in 1970.
The William D. Province Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a pre-med or pre-professional student in the healthcare field. Recipients are selected by the financial aid office.