$500 AWARD FOR PREMED STUDENTS: Deadline: 10/28

10/06/2005

Contributed by Nancy Pierce

Frederick Kastenbaum PreHealth Award: $500 award. Deadline is October 28.
(available through the Premedical Sciences)

* $500 Awarded each semester
* 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

Official Application Form available online at:
http://www.ithaca.edu/biology/premed_kastenbaumform.pdf
(typeable form)

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

Deadlines for Submission

Fall Semester October 28th
Spring Semester February 1st

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