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Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent Scholarship Fund

  • Website Address
  • http://www.foundationpamedsoc.org/SFS/Scholarships...
  • Contact
  • The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Address
  • 777 East Park Drive
  • PO Box 8820
  • Email Address
  • studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
  • Application Deadline
  • September 30, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student.

    Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
    - Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months before registering as a medical student (not including time spent attending a Pennsylvania undergraduate or graduate school)
    - Applicant must be a South Asian Indian or a descendant of a South Asian Indian immigrant to the United States; the following lineage qualifies: self, parent(s), grandparent(s), or great-grandparent(s) of South Asian Indian heritage.
    - Applicant must be enrolled full time in an accredited Pennsylvania medical school
    - Applicant must be enrolled or entering his/her second, third or fourth year of medical school
    - Applicant must have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    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
    - A letter, on school letterhead, from the applicant's medical school verifying that he/she is enrolled full time as a second, third or fourth-year medical student at that institution
    - A typed one-page essay specifically describing why the applicant chose to become a physician and what contributions he/she expects to make to the health profession

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