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The Need-Based Scholarship Program

The general Need-Based Scholarship Program is offered to first- and second-year medical students. Applicants must demonstrate and document financial need by submitted complete copies of their parents', spouse's and their own most recent 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ tax forms. All nontaxable income (e.g. AFDC, ADC, Social Security benefits, etc.) must also be documented by the appropriate agency. Applicants with neither taxable nor nontaxable income must provide verificaiton of means of support. All parental financial data must be submitted in order to evaluate dependent status.

A rigorous application process ensures that assistance is provided to students with the greatest documented need. Scholarships are granted on the basis of financial need as determined by the student's total resources (including parental and spousal support), cost of education, and receipt of other scholarships and grants. Awards have ranged from $500 to $10,000.

The application deadline is June 30, 2005


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