The Miss America Organization announced Tuesday four recipients of Miss America Foundation scholarships.

The contestants who have received the scholarships are as follows:

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The 2016 Dr. and Mrs. David B Allman Medical Scholarship — $7,000 — meant for current or former contestants who study or plan to study in the field of medicine.

Victoria Humph-rey, a 2011 contestant in Florida

Makayla McCoskey, a 2016 contestant in Penn-sylvania

The 2016 Jean Bartel for Military Awareness Scholarship — $3,000 — was established in the memory of Miss America 1943 Bartel. The scholarship is meant for those who are involved with community-based events or projects meant to raise awareness of men and women in the military.

Autumn Simunek, Miss South Dakota 2015

The 2016 Tiffany Phillips Scholar-Athlete Scholarship — $2,000 — was created in honor of Tiffany Phillips, the daughter of Steve and Dana Phillips in Oregon, who died in an accident in 1998.

Sarah Kingsbury, a 2016 contestant in Ohio

For more information on the scholarships and the foundation, visit

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