Medical School Application Scholarship- Undergrads applying to medical school- Deadline 7/10/2009


The “Si Se Puede” Medical School Application Scholarship was developed in 2004 to assist pre-medical students with the financial burden of applying to accredited U.S. Medical Schools. Full funding of the AMCAS® OR AACOMAS® initial one school registration fee plus partial funding for additional schools is anticipated. Award amount for scholarship is dependent upon funding raised annually. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will be taken into consideration in the selection process.

• Must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities.
• Applicants should demonstrate a desire to advance the state of healthcare and education in Latino and underserved communities through leadership in extracurricular activities and/or membership in civic organizations.
• Eligible applicants should be applying for matriculation into medical school in 2010.
• Students interested in applying to Allopathic and/or Osteopathic Schools of Medicine are welcome to apply.
• Funds can be used for AMCAS® OR AACOMAS® registration fees. Original receipts and other pertinent documents must be submitted for award to be distributed. Winners will receive details with notification of award. LMSA reserves the right to withdraw or withhold scholarship pending submission of necessary documents.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 10th, 2009 This is NOT a postmark deadline.
It is the student’s responsibility to submit a complete application and all supporting documents by the deadline, extensions will not be granted. Incomplete or late application materials will result in ineligibility. Please submit all materials to the VP of Scholarships by email at or by mail to:

Attn: LMSA Scholarship- Irma Hernandez
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dean’s Office CHS 12-159
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1720

Please visit our scholarship page to find the application for this scholarship and others that are available at our website If you have any further question please feel free to contact me.

Irma Hernandez
VP of Scholarship
Latino Medical Student Association

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