Deadline: 2017-07-28
Value of Scholarship: $10,000
Level Of Study: MD Degree

First Generation MD Award-medicine-$10,000



First Generation MD Award for medical students up to $10,000

The American University of the Caribbean  is offering medical sciences scholarships to  students who are striving to be first-generation physicians within their immediate families (includes spouse/partner, sibling, child by blood, adoption or marriage, grandparent and grandchild). Each successful student will get $10,000 towards their tuition. Interested students in Medical sciences  field must meet the following requirements.

Eligibility requirements

 

  • Minimum undergraduate overall GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum MCAT score of 23 (old version) or 496 (new version)
  • For continued eligibility: Satisfactory academic progress
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (bachelor’s level)
  • Complete the award application
  • Personal essay (minimum of 500 words): How will the experience of being a first generation physician within your immediate family impact the patients and communities you will ultimately serve? In addition, please share the educational and employment background of your immediate family.
  • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to AUC for this scholarship to be awarded.
  • Only incoming first-semester students may apply for this award

Scholarship application Deadlines

Semester Application Deadline Final Award Date
May 2017 3/31/2017 4/7/2017
September 2017 7/28/2017 8/4/17
January 2018 11/24/2017 12/1/2017

Method of Application for the AUC/Mississippi College Partnership Scholarship

Students can apply by :

  • Submitting their documents online
  • By email or
  • Post

 Email Address:

scholarships@aucmed.edu, or mailed directly to AUC (with attention to the Scholarship Committee) at this address:

Mailing Address
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
901 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 700
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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