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Minority MUSC students invited to apply for Scholarship

Auxiliary to the Charleston County

Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association  

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

  

The Auxiliary to the Charleston County Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association is committed to creating and reinforcing the importance of an inclusive, creative and productive health care environment.  The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage and reward academic excellence to a Medical, Dental or Pharmacy student.  This scholarship will help defray educational expenses to students by providing a $1,000 scholarship. 

To be eligible, students must be a Medical, Dental or Pharmacy student whose background or experience would otherwise contribute to the diversity. In accordance with the scholarship criteria, you must be enrolled full time for the current academic year.

Applicants should be aware that any information provided in this application may be subject to verification the scholarship committee. Also, each scholarship recipient’s name and school may be published on our website, in our recruiting materials, in marketing materials or in press releases. Your signature on the application provides consent to such publication. All information provided in connection with this application will be kept strictly confidential and will be used only for purposes related to your consideration for the scholarship. 

Criteria

  • Applicants must have an overall GPA of 2.75 or above.
  • Applicants must be an African American student enrolled in the College of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, or Nursing.
  • Applicants must apply yearly to be eligible for the annual $1,000.00 scholarship award.

 

General Information

  • Scholarships are awarded for the regular academic year and are not available in the summer.
  • Students selected for scholarships must be enrolled at the Medical University of South Carolina as a full-time student.
  • The Scholarship Committee welcomes letter of recommendation from any of the MUSC staff or faculty.
  • This application must be received by March 7, 2014.  

  

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Personal Information

Name: ________________________________________________________________________________

Current Address:  _______________________________________________________________________

Daytime Phone: _________________________________________________________________________

Evening Phone: ____________________________ Date of Birth __________________________________

Marital Status: Single_________________________Married______________________________________

Number of Dependents____________________________________________________________________

Spouse’s Occupation______________________________________________________________________

Father’s Occupation_______________________________________________________________________

Mother’s Occupation_______________________________________________________________________

Cell Phone:  _____________________________________ E-mail Address: ________________________

Education

Name of College(s)

Attended and Address                        Years of Attendance                        Degree Diploma

 _____________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

Graduate School(s), if applicable: ___________________________________________________________

Name any scholastic awards and/or honors received in College:

______________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Occupational Objective___________________________________________________________________

Academic Objective______________________________________________________________________

Are you enrolled in the Medical University of South Carolina? Yes___________ No____________________

GPA last semester_______________________    Overall GPA____________________________________

Activities and Achievements

Please list any significant activities you have participated in and achievements you have made since entering your graduate education that you want us to consider along with your scholarship application

 

1) Activity/Achievement

Dates Involved:

Description of Activity/Achievement:

References:

List the names and contact information for your references (no more than three). At least one of your references must be a professor or instructor.

 

2) Activity/Achievement

Dates Involved:

Description of Activity/Achievement:

References:

List the names and contact information for your references (no more than three). At least one of your references must be a professor or instructor.

 

3) Activity/Achievement

Dates Involved:

Description of Activity/Achievement:

References:

List the names and contact information for your references (no more than three). At least one of your references must be a professor or instructor.

Employment Experiences

Name:

Title:

Employer/Institution:

Relationship:

Address:

Phone Number:

E-mail Address:

 

Name:

Title:

Employer/Institution:

Relationship:

Address:

Phone Number:

E-mail Address:

 

On a separate page, type a brief essay (200-500 words maximum) on one of the following topics:

1.     Autobiographical Essay

2.     My Future Plans

3.     Reason(s) for seeking Scholarship

 

CERTIFICATION

I certify that the information on this application and on all accompanying materials is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that Misrepresentation of application information may result in the revocation of a scholarship and/or termination of any offer of employment.

 

Signed: ___________________________________________________   Date: ___________________________

 

Required Documentation

Please attach the following documents to this application:

  • A copy of your resume;
  • Sealed letter(s) of recommendation from at least one of your references;
  • Describe any other pertinent information you wish to share with Scholarship Committee. You may attach a supplemental statement if necessary.

 

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

To be considered for the scholarship, all required documents must be submitted in one complete package. Partial applications will not be given consideration. Application can be downloaded at www.musc.edu/catalyst

  

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MARCH 7, 2012

Please submit your complete application package to:

Sshune Rhodes

1912 Hialeah Ct.

Charleston, SC  29414 

If you have any questions regarding your application, please direct them to

Sshune Rhodes at: sshune@aol.com

 

March 6, 2014
 
 
 

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