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Foundation Education Award Scholarship

Offered by The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 26, 2024
1 award worth

$6,400

Grade level

Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

September 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Foundation Education Award Scholarship is looking to help medical students from diverse backgrounds fund their medical school costs. Applicants who are African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Southeast Asian are eligible to apply. In addition, you must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student and be enrolled full-time in an accredited Pennsylvania medical school. If you’re a Pennsylvania medical school student from an underrepresented background, don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to further your education and career! Keep on reading to learn more.

About The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, established in 1954, is a 501(c)(3) organization, serves as the charitable affiliate of the Pennsylvania Medical Society with a focus to provide: access to medical school education; peer monitoring for physicians who suffer from substance use disorders, mental health issues and behavioral concerns; and unbiased clinical competency assessment services for physicians. All Foundation programs are undergirded by philanthropic support.The Foundation also provides bookkeeping and financial service management to more than 30 associations and specialty societies.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American

Academic Interest

Medicine, Healthcare

State

Pennsylvania

Miscellaneous

Applicants must (1) be Pennsylvania residents and (2) attend a medical school in Pennsylvania.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

750-word essay

Proof of enrollment

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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