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This scholarship is meant to reward and recognize students who have displayed academic excellence in the past and have a potential to excel academically in the study of medicine.  Students who meet the criteria listed below can apply for this scholarship before matriculation.

Criteria:

  •  Minimum weighted average GPA of 3.60/4.00 in a field of Physical Sciences or Life Sciences from previous academic institutions.

Maintaining the Scholarship:

  • Scoring in the top 40th percentile of the class in all NBME subject shelf examinations during the Basic and Clinical Sciences.
  • Must maintain good academic and financial standing with the School.

If the student fails to meet all the required criteria to maintain the scholarship, the student will be placed on probation for one semester. Failure to meet the criteria while on probation will result in revocation of scholarship. If the student is subjected to a disciplinary action and is found responsible by the Disciplinary Committee, student will automatically be removed from any scholarship.

Award:

  • During Basic Sciences, the student will receive a scholarship equivalent to a $750/$500 discount on tuition for the duration of this portion of the program. Amount based off campus.
  • No award will be given during Clinical Sciences.
  • All applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the Director’s Scholarship will be awarded the scholarship, so long as they submit the application and supporting documentation (Explained below).

Application:

Students who meet the criteria can apply for the scholarship by:

  • Filling out a scholarship application form that can be found on our website.
  • Submitting a 700-800 word essay on the topic of “Impact I plan to make as a medical doctor on my community.”
  • Submitting official transcripts from all previously attended academic institutions. Weighted GPA must meet/exceed 3.6.


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