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Premed Conference for American Indian/Alaskan Native students- Denver, CO- undergrad graduate students- 7/22-23/14

July 8, 2014

July 2014 Pre-Admission Workshop

Attention American Indian/Alaska Native Undergraduate and Graduate Students

What:  July 2014 Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW)

When:  July 22-23, 2014

Where:  Denver Hyatt Tech Center, Denver, CO

Sponsors:  AAIP and the University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Who Should Attend:  American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in the allied health or medicine fields.

About the PAW:  This Pre-Admission Workshop is being held through AAIP’s partnership with the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.  The PAW is an event held to bring together AAIP member physicians, AI/AN college students, traditional healers, public health professionals, and other interested individuals with the goal of networking, learning and discussing the current state of Native health and health education.

Workshop Topics Include:

– Selecting a professional school

– Admissions tests (MCAT)

– Personal statements

– AMCAS application process

– Financial aid and scholarship resources

– Interview process including a mock interview

– Physician & medical student panel presentations

The Pre-Admission Workshop is a 2-day workshop aimed at addressing common challenges encountered by students in the health professional application process.  The curriculum focuses on skills necessary for successful application and admittance to health professional school.  AAIP has scholarships available to college students to cover the cost of airfare, hotel accommodations, conference registration and materials and most meals.

Scholarships:  Scholarships for the July 2014 PAW are available and awarded on a one-time basis.  These scholarships will cover airfare, lodging and meals.

Deadline for submission application and all requested materials is Monday, July 7, 2014.

To apply for the July 2014 PAW, please click on the link below to access the application.

July 2014 Minnesota PAW Application

For more information, please contact AAIP at 405-946-7072 or email Gary Lankford at

College Summer Programs at Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, or Yale – High School Junior- Deadline 3/26/14

March 7, 2014

Deadline: March 26, 2014

Program for HS Juniors (rising HS seniors)

Full Scholarships to College Summer Programs at Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, or Yale

QuestBridge has partnered with Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, and Yale to offer students a unique opportunity to take college-level courses at a top-tier university while residing in a dormitory with peers from across the country. These scholarships offer outstanding low-income students a special chance to experience life beyond high school and to gain first-hand experience on what to expect from attending a selective college.


Summer Medical Dental Education Program- undergraduate- Deadline 3/1/14

November 7, 2013

Deadline: March 1, 2014


The SMDEP program offers students a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.

  • Academic enrichment in the basic sciences and quantitative topics
  • Learning-Skills Development-including study skills and methods of individual and group learning
  • Clinical exposure through small-group clinical rotations and full-group clinician seminars. This is limited to 5% of program time for all the sites
  • Career development, including the exploration of the medical and dental careers, other health professions and an individualized education plan to identify other appropriate enrichment activities
  • Financial planning workshop and health policy seminars

All the housing costs and most meals are covered by the program. Scholars are provided with a $600 stipend which is typically distributed at the midway and at the end of the program. Some program sites offer travel assistance awards. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation also provides a needs-based scholarship for travel to and from the program site.

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January 30, 2013

MURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships-Due Jan 13

January 3, 2010

The MURF program aims to increase the participation of underrepresented students (such as African American, Hispanic, and Native American, females who are underrepresented in their discipline, and first-generation college students) in science and engineering Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. programs and to make Caltech’s programs more visible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech.

Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Support: MURF students will receive a $6000 award for the ten-week program. Additional housing and travel support may be provided.

Application: Online applications are due January 13, 2010.

For more information, please visit

Be A UC Davis Medical Student for a Day-Nov 13, 2009

November 3, 2009

Come be a Medical Student!

Do you want to experience what is like to be a medical student?
Do you want to sit in a real medical school class and experience the learning process?
Can you imagine yourself there one day?
Do you want to meet medical students from UC Davis?
Then you must attend this all-day event at UC Davis School of Medicine where you will sit in classes with UC Davis medical students, hear lectures and small group discussions, and even hear a lecture on doctoring from their dean.
This is a once-a-semester experience which should not be missed. In addition, Los Rios is closed this day and we don’t have any classes! This is going to be an exciting day.
This is more than just a one-hour tour of the medical school. You will experience being a medical student and get a picture of what medical school is like. We are going to spend the day at UC Davis Medical School. We will sit in classes with medical students, talk to them, be in their small group discussions, get a tour of the school, talk to their faculty, meet the Dean of Admission, and be paired with medical students for the day.
This is a great opportunity to see what medical school is like and talk to close to 200 medical students. Some of them were where you are today. As a matter of fact, we are being hosted by 4 former AMSA ARC Officers who are first-year students at UCDSOM.
Friday November 13, 2009 (Holiday for Los Rios Students)
Meeting at American River College Outside Tech Ed 325
Space is Limited You must sign up: 

Cost: FREE for 2009-2010 AMSA ARC members and must be a AMSA ARC Member. 
Join: and you will receive the code to register via email.

Meet the Dean of Admission from UC Davis Medical School -Nov 6, 2009

November 3, 2009

So You Want to go to UC Davis Medical School?

Do you know what it takes to get into UC Davis Medical School?
Do you think you have what it takes?
Do you think you know the admission process? Do you think your friends know?
Then you should come and meet Ed Dagang, Dean of Admission at UC Davis School of Medicine. He will go over in detail about the process, the coursework, the interview, the application, and what they look for in their applicants.
This is a unique opportunity for you to come and learn and ask any specific questions you have!
Friday November 6, 2009
American River College Chemistry 422
Cost: This event is FREE and open to everyone!

MIT CONVERGE Preview Weekend, 10/1-4 Deadline August 1st, 2009

May 14, 2009

MIT CONVERGE Preview Weekend, 10/1-4
CONVERGE, a four-day, all expenses paid graduate preview weekend, is open to students from underrepresented or under-served communities interested in pursuing a graduate degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Students invited to attend will have the opportunity to meet current MIT faculty, students and administrators in their research areas of interest. CONVERGE will be held October 1-4, 2009 and applications are available online. The application deadline is August 1, 2009.
Deadline: 8/1/09

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