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BGWC – Underrepresented Minority Student Scholarship 2018

Black Girl White Coat is proud to announce the creation of our first annual Representation Matters: Underrepresented Minority Student Scholarship 

This URM scholarship is available to any pre-health student who self-identifies as a member of any racial or ethnic group historically underrepresented in medicine. Both men and women are invited to apply provided all eligibility requirements are met.

To apply, simply visit the following link and complete the brief application form:

*Supporting documentation in the form of unofficial transcripts, test registration confirmations, screenshots, or whatever you see fit must be emailed to with your full name as is shown on your application. If you have not submitted any supporting documentation by the deadline, you will not be considered for this scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements Include:

  1. Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate institution, a master’s program, set to complete post-baccalaureate courses, or otherwise preparing for matriculation into a pre-health program/professional school.
  2. Limited to individuals pursuing careers in one of the following fields: nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, physician (MD or DO), physical therapy, occupational therapy
  3. You cannot be currently enrolled in one of the professional schools listed above.
  4. Must self-identify as an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority.
  5. Must be able to provide supporting documents (screenshots, unofficial transcripts, etc.) via email that indicate where you are along your academic journey (ex: MCAT registration, professional school applications, unofficial transcripts, class schedule, etc) with your name clearly visible.

Download the Flyer: BGWC URM

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018

Winner Announced January 11, 2019

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