Student Scholarships / Awards

Fred Kastenbaum PreHealth Award

Awards are granted each academic year by the Premed Committee. 


The $500 award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE


Application Procedures:

  • Students submit a 500 word essay on their career goals and motivation towards that goal
  •  Resume (include any appropriate shadowing or other health-related experiences)
  •  Students must indicate how the award money will be used (commercial prep courses, prep materials, registration fees, etc.) and when they will be taking the exams
  •  Students must submit a copy of their most recent transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable)

Criteria for award:

  • Clear indication of career goals and reasons for pursuing those goals
  •  Clear indication of how the money will be used to prepare for the exams
  •  Record of academic performance that is competitive for admission to the indicated graduate program
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