Underserved Community Medicine Program

Who This Program is For

Underserved Community Medicine Program offers scholarships to college seniors who have been accepted to a medical school or currently enrolled in a full-time, accredited medical school (MD, MD/PhD/D.O). Ideal candidates demonstrate motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement, personal integrity as exemplified by leadership, and community involvement with a keen focus on serving underserved, marginalized communities. Preference is given to students with outstanding academic records, demonstrated leadership ability, and a desire to be a role model and mentor to other students in underserved communities. The scholarship is awarded to student leaders to help them realize their maximum potential and help alleviate clinician shortage in underserved communities.

What This Program Offers

• Mentorship, career development, and leadership-training workshops
• Scholarships and grants during medical school
• Study materials and resources for USMLE Step 1 Examination
• Assistance with residency applications and interviews
• Clinical and research-training courses and opportunities

Program Requirements

• Demonstrate significant financial need, eligible for the Pell Grant
• Low-income blue-collar White, African American, Hispanic or Latinx
• A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Minimum GPA of 3.7 out of 4.0
• College senior and accepted to a medical school or currently enrolled full-time in an accredited medical school (MD, MD/PhD/D.O)

Programs are currently unavailable. For more information on program start date, duration and
teaching faculty or to apply, please visit this program page in the Fall of 2021.