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Latino Medical Student Association Scholarships | Nurse Residency Programs

Latino Medical Student Association Scholarships

Latino Medical Student Association Scholarships

LMSA Scholarships CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS (2010-2011): 2011 LMSA Janine Gonzalez MCAT® Scholarship The Janine Gonzalez MCAT® Scholarship is a special project that was developed in 1995 by the members of the Latino Medical Student Association. This scholarship was developed to assist pre-medical students with the financial burden of preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), […]

LMSA Scholarships

CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS (2010-2011):

2011 LMSA Janine Gonzalez MCAT® Scholarship

The Janine Gonzalez MCAT® Scholarship is a special project that was developed in 1995 by the members of the Latino Medical Student Association. This scholarship was developed to assist pre-medical students with the financial burden of preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), an exam that is required to apply to accredited U.S. Medical Schools. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will be considered in the selection process. The Scholarship consists of a voucher to take a preparatory course with Kaplan, Inc. The voucher cannot be traded in for the cash value of the course. Specific courses eligible for scholarship recipients are dependent upon the sponsor. LMSA cannot make any guarantees about the number of awards to be given. Determination of which scholarship to be awarded will be based on the information provided on the application and at the sole discretion of the selection committee.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a desire to advance the state of healthcare and education in education in Latino and underserved communities through leadership in extracurricular activities and/or membership in civic organizations.
  • Eligible applicants should be applying for matriculation into Allopathic or Osteopathic Schools of Medicine in 2012 or 2013.
  • Strong consideration will be placed upon financial need, as well as the applicant’s timeline for taking the MCAT and applying to medical school.
  • Students are eligible to receive the scholarship regardless of migratory status.
  • Student must be a resident within the LMSA Western region (Arizona, California, Oregon, Utah, Washington)
  • Student must be a dues-paying pre-med member of LMSA.
  • Please see the application for additional details.  LMSA reserves the right to withdraw or withhold scholarship pending submission of necessary documents.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31st, 2011. This is NOT a postmark deadline. It is the student’s responsibility to submit a complete application and all supporting documents by the deadline, extensions will not be granted. Incomplete or late application materials will result in ineligibility. Please submit ALL materials to the VP of Scholarships by March 31st, 2011 at midnight PSTWe strongly recommend submitting application materials via email to ensure confirmation of receipt. Materials submitted via email should be attached in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.