“Si Se Puede” Scholarship

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. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will be considered 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 2013.
  • 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.
  • Strong consideration will be placed upon financial need.
  • Students are eligible to receive the scholarship regardless of citizenship status.
  • Student must be attending school or a resident within the LMSA-West region (Arizona, California, Oregon, Utah, Washington)
  • Student must be a dues-paying pre-med member of LMSA-West.
  • Please see the application for additional details.  LMSA-West reserves the right to withdraw or withhold scholarship pending submission of necessary documents.


We anticipate applications will open 2 months prior to deadlines. Questions? Email vp_scholarship@lmsa.net