Medical School Scholarship Application Application is now open! Please see below the application form for detailed information on eligiblity and frequently asked questions. + Eligibility Requirements Are you currently enrolled full time in an accredited Medical School in the United States and will you also be enrolled in academic year 2022-2023? If not, then you are not eligible. Please consult our FAQs for more information on eligibility.* Yes. No. Name* Email* Address* Phone number* Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd)* Which underrepresented ethnic or racial minority group do you identify with?* African American/Black Hispanic/Latino Native American (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian) Pacific Islander What medical school do you go to? (Note only accredited Medical Schools in the United States are eligible.) * Anticipated Medical School Graduation Year? (If you are graduating in 2022 you are not eligible for this scholarship.)* Essay - The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. In 250 words or less recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. Please be as detailed as possible. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? * Essay- Describe in 250 words or less explaining how receipt of this scholarship would assist you in your career plans moving forward. Please be as detailed as possible.* CV - Please upload a copy of your CV*It should be no more than two pages. Medical School Transcript*Please upload a transcript from your medical school in order to validate enrollment. If you have not started medical school yet (and thus have no transcript) you are not eligible for this award. Please consult FAQs for more information. ID Badge*Please upload a picture of your medical school ID badge in ".png" or ".jpeg" format. If you have not started medical school yet (and thus have no ID badge) you are not eligible for this award. Please consult FAQs for more information. I certify that the information submitted in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I further understand that any false statements or submissions that do not follow word count or page limit restrictions may result in denial of my application. Submit FAQ for Scholarship Program Who is eligible to apply?Applicants for Medical School Scholarships must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible:A U.S. citizen, permanent resident or an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status.Medical Students currently enrolled full-time in an accredited Medical School in the United States who will also be enrolled in academic year 2022-2023. Students starting medical school in Fall of 2022 (and thus not currently enrolled) are not eligible.Underrepresented ethnic or racial minority consistent with the National Science Foundation definition: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native Americans (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian), and Pacific Islander.Employees of Panacea Financial, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, and promotion agencies and the families of each are not eligible.Am I eligible if I have not yet started medical school?No. Students starting medical school in Fall of 2022 are not eligible. Scholarships are only for those currently enrolled full time in accredited medical schools in the United States who also will be enrolled full time in 2022-2023.What is the program timeline?For Medical School Scholarship:Application Open: May 1, 2022Application Deadline: June 30, 2022Scholarship Recipients Notified: August 31, 2022Scholarship Checks Issued: Mid October 2022Is this award renewable?No – it is one time award. Previous winners of the medical school scholarship are not eligible to apply again for the scholarship.Applicants from previous cycles who did not receive an award are welcome to reapply as long as they continue to meet the eligibility criteria.How are winners selected?For medical school scholarship are evaluated by our selection committee comprised of the board of directors (excluding Dr. Jerkins) and the Executive Director.What are the award details?Medical School Scholarship award winners will each receive $5,000. Fifteen (15) scholarships will be awarded per cycle.How and when are funds delivered?For Medical School Scholarships:Funds will be delivered via one (1) check made payable to the medical school listed on the application only. Scholarship checks cannot be made payable to the applicant or an individual. The check will be mailed to the home address so the winner can deliver it to the correct office at their respective medical school.What supporting documentation is need for this application?For Medical School Scholarships applicants the following must be submitted with your application:A transcript from the applicant’s medical school is needed to validate enrollment.A current CVPicture of School ID Badge.What should be visible in my supporting documents?All uploaded documents must show your first and last name.What are acceptable file types to upload?File types that are acceptable are as follows: .pdf, .tif, .png, .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp and .xps.How will I be notified of the status of my application?Notifications are sent through email with the listed email address on your application.What notifications will be sent to me?Application submission success (immediately after an application is submitted).Application is incomplete/ineligible (within two-four weeks of submitted application).Selection Results (per the aforementioned dates per award program).Funds Disbursed (immediately upon disbursement of award).If I am selected as an award winner what are my responsibilities?Basically, to continue to be an amazing medical student with the continued drive to make medicine better and improve communities. We will be promoting our winners after selection and would like (with your permission) to use your picture, name, and any supporting bio (written by you).If I am selected as an award winner what are my tax responsibilities?In the United States, scholarship fund used exclusively for the payment of tuition and textbooks are normally not taxable but would advise talking to your tax adviser for more information.