Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Medical Student Scholarship
Two qualified medical students will each be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.
Eligibility:-Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident from one of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington or Westmoreland-Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student-Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an accredited Pennsylvania medical school-Applicant must be enrolled or entering his/her third or fourth year of medical schoolSubmission materials:-A completed scholarship application formTwo reference letters, from persons other than family members, documenting the applicant's integrity, interpersonal skills, and potential as a future physician. Note: One reference letter must be from either a medical school professor or a physician-A letter, on school letterhead, from the applicant's medical school verifying that he/she is enrolled full-time as a third or fourth-year medical student at that institution.-A typed one-page essay addressing the following: How do you hope to be involved in your community beyond clinical care of patients? In what ways would you hope to demonstrate leadership as a physician in your community?For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $2,000
Essay required: Yes