Edward L. Hamm Jr. Scholarship


Established in 2000 by Edward L. Hamm, Jr., this scholarship honored then EVMS President Sumner Bell, whom Hamm greatly admired.

A graduate of Hampton University, Mr. Hamm has a diverse business career which spans over 40 year.  Hamm is President and CEO of E.L. Hamm & Associates, Inc.  A long-time champion of education, he has served in volunteer leadership positions at Hampton University, Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University and Eastern Virginia Medical School.  At EVMS he has served on the Board of Visitors and the Board of Trustees. 


The selection of each candidate will be based on the following criteria:

  • A member of an underrepresented student population at EVMS.
  • Enrolled in the medical degree program at EVMS.
  • A graduate of Hampton University.