The School of Medicine Scholarship Committee has opened a second round of Merit and Diversity scholarships to all SOM medical students. The application is available on line (see link below).
The submission deadline for applications is November 12th at 5:00pm. The site will stop accepting applications at that time.
For Merit scholarships, applicants should describe how your activities in one or more of the following areas demonstrates meritorious acheivement and how those experiences will enhance your abilities as a physician:
1) Community service; 2) Academic excellence; 3) Volunteer work; 4) Personal accomplishments; 5) Service to the school or your class; 6) Scholarly achievement.
For Diversity scholarships, your essay should provide a diversity self-description and how your diversity has been expressed in one or more of the areas listed above. In addition, describe how you envision contributing to and enhancing the diversity of the student body and campus community and how these experiences will enrich your abilities as a physician.
Multiple awards will be made in both scholarship categories, with award amounts beginning at the $5,000 level.
Please be aware that if you are the recipient of a renewable scholarship or if you already received a scholarship this academic year you are not eligible to apply for this round of scholarships.
Please click below to access the Merit/Diversity scholarship application:
Merit/Diversity Scholarship Application