A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student.
-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
-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.