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Medicine Types of Aid

Rural Medicine Scholarship

Scholarship | Up to $25,000 per year; two-years | Quinnipiac University

The Rural Medicine Scholarship supports and nurtures the interest of a medical student who would like to pursue a career in areas that are medically underserved and rural as defined by the U.S. Department Health and Human Services (HRSA).

Details

Purpose

To support and nurture the interest of a medical student who would like to pursue a career in areas that are medically underserved and rural as defined by the U.S. Department Health and Human Services (HRSA). Medically underserved areas/populations are areas or populations designated by HRSA as having: too few primary care providers, high infant mortality, high poverty and/or a high elderly population.

Scholarship Requirements

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be accepted and matriculate to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to practice medicine in a rural designated health care shortage area as defined by HRSA.
  • Write an essay (500-word limit) answering the following: Access to primary health care providers is very limited in rural areas. What experiences have you been involved in that has prepare you for a career as rural physician.

How to Apply

Application Deadline

March 1 or within two weeks after receipt of your acceptance to the medical school if admitted after March 1. All award decisions will be made no later than April 15.

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