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.
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