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The Scott A. Gunder, MD, DCMS Presidential Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.foundationpamedsoc.org/SFS/Scholarships...
  • Contact
  • The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Address
  • 777 East Park Drive
  • PO Box 8820
  • Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
  • Email Address
  • studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
  • Application Deadline
  • April 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a second-year medical student at Penn State College of Medicine.

    Eligibility for scholarship applicants include the following:
    - Applicant must be a bona fide resident of Pennsylvania for at least 12 months before registering as a medical student (not including time spent attending an undergraduate/graduate school in Pennsylvania)
    - Applicant must be a second-year medical student
    - Applicant must be enrolled full time at Penn State College of Medicine
    - Membership to the Pennsylvania Medical Society and county medical society – membership is free

    Applicant must submit the following:
    - A completed 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 Penn State College of Medicine verifying that he/she is enrolled full time and is a second-year medical student
    - A typed, one-page essay (12-point type, double spaced) describing the person or event that most influenced you to become a physician and how you see yourself leading others into medicine
    - A completed Pennsylvania Medical Society membership application if student is not a current member

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