The Latino Medical Student Association sponsors several scholarships for pre-med and medical students. Award amounts vary, and the deadlines are throughout the year, from mid-September to mid-July.
Please click on each scholarship below for more information.
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Janine Gonzalez MCAT Scholarship: (For pre-medical students) Application now closed
The Janine Gonzalez Scholarship for an MCATPreparatory Course was developed to assist pre-medical students with the financial burden of preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) required to apply to accredited U.S. Medical Schools.
Deadline: August 31, 2016 11:59 PDT
“Sí Se Puede” Scholarship: (For students who are applying to medical school) Application Now Closed
The “Sí 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. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will be considered in the selection process.
Anticipated Deadline: October 31, 2016
Cinthya Felix Scholarship: (For undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students) Application now closed
The Cinthya Felix Scholarship was developed in 2011 to assist undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Cinthya Felix grew up in East Los Angeles, graduating from UCLA in 2007 with a degree in English and Spanish literature and was the first undocumented student to attend Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She was instrumental in founding the UCLA group IDEAS (Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, and Success), an on-campus group dedicated to supporting and advocating for AB 540 students. She wanted to become a physician and serve her community. Cinthya was 26 years old when she died in May 2010 in a car accident. At that time, Cinthya was working multiple jobs as a waitress, research assistant, and baby sitter to pay for her rent, food, tuition, and to send money to her family.
Anticipated Deadline: December 31, 2016
Dr. Amanda Perez Scholarship: (For High School Students interested in medicine) Application now OPEN
The “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship was developed in 2008 to assist high school and college freshman students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will be considered in the selection process. Dr. Amanda Perez is an alumna of LMSA-West at the Charles Drew University Chapter, where she served as Medical Student Representative. She later was in charge of the Scholarship Program when she served on the Executive Board for the Western Region.
Anticipated Deadline: February 24, 2017