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We offer more than $50,000 in scholarships every year. Come see if you are eligible!

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PREMEDICAL STUDENTS: GENERAL

Thanks to the significant generosity of BYU alumni and their families, there are scholarship opportunities available to BYU premed students. The number of scholarships awarded will depend upon available funds and applicant’s qualifications. Merit, as well as financial need, will be used in consideration. Scholarships are available for BYU students who will be sophomores, juniors, or seniors for the 2021-2022 academic year. Additionally, to be eligible for one of the scholarships, the applicant must have already completed 45 credit hours at BYU (this total does not include AP, concurrent enrollment, or transfer credits) and two semesters of general chemistry prerequisites (again, this does not include high school AP credits). Scholarships can range from several hundred to more than 1,000 dollars.

In order to complete the application, you will need to:

  • Download a copy of your AIM progress report for upload to the application.
  • Provide information, including hours, demonstrating your prior and current involvement in areas necessary to prepare for medical school:
  • Provide a 250-500-word essay describing your motivation to attend medical school and why you should be considered for a premedical scholarship.
  • If you would like to be considered for a financial need-based scholarship, you will need to upload a copy of your FAFSA to your application.
  • Provide information, including hours, demonstrating your prior and current involvement in areas necessary to prepare for medical school:
    • Shadowing
    • Community Service
    • Leadership
    • Research
    • Patient Exposure/Clinical Experiences

**The Deadline for Scholarship Applications to be Received is February 19, 2021 at 5 p.m.**

Scholarship recipients are typically notified of their award by mid-March. email. Please let our office know if you have any further questions: ppa@byu.edu.

Please complete the scholarship application here: https://byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8evU6a91l2Yb4p0

INTERVIEW EXPENDITURE SCHOLARSHIPS: MD APPLICANTS

Through the generous support of donors, students who interviewed and were accepted to allopathic medical schools for the fall of 2021 are eligible to apply for this scholarship. These funds are for the purpose of reimbursing some of the expenses associated with interviewing at the medical schools. Financial need may be considered when awarding these funds. Recipients must be current BYU students and have at least one acceptance to an allopathic medical school (M.D.) in order to be eligible to receive funds. (Dec 2020 and earlier graduates are not eligible to receive funding.) Awards typically are around $1,000.

**The deadline for Hemming Scholarships to be received is March 19, 2021 at 5 p.m.**

Please complete the Hemming Scholarship application here:
https://byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1RIb4tHYPLwqWRU?Q_DL=HDUa65xUcyQ3Vuy_1RIb4tHYPLwqWRU_MLRP_3qpDnDrTUmBgdOC&Q_CHL=email

PREDENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Again, due to the generosity of donors, we are able to offer several predental scholarships. These scholarships follow the same procedure and require the same materials noted above under 'premedical scholarships'.

For 2021, the application deadline is February 19 @ 5 p.m. Use this link to complete the application.

https://byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_09DcSn2jzxtubR4