The Vesalius Trust provides scholarships to students enrolled in medical illustration programs and have completed one year of the curriculum. These competitive scholarships are awarded annually. The applicants must provide an application form, resume, graduate project description, budget and time-line, transcripts, preceptor form and faculty adviser form. The applicants are judged on background, education and project concept, design and production plan. The top scholarship award is named in honor of Alan W. Cole. The second highest scholarship award is named in honor of Joyce McGill.