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Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Medical Student Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.foundationpamedsoc.org/SFS/Scholarships...
  • Contact
  • The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Address
  • 777 East Park Drive
  • P.O. Box 8820
  • Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
  • Email Address
  • studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
  • Application Deadline
  • September 30, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 2
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Two qualified medical students will each be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

    Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
    - 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 school.

    Applicant must submit:
    - A completed scholarship application form.
    - Two 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?

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