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Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Medical Student Scholarship

$2,000

September 30, 2018

Awards Available: 2

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  • Scholarship Description
  • 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 school

    Submission materials:
    -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?

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 777 East Park Drive
  • P.O. Box 8820
  • Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
  • studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
  • tel: 717-558-7854
  • fax: 717-558-7818

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