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Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent Scholarship Fund

$2,000

September 30, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student.

    Eligibility:
    -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 FAFSA

    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
    -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

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

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