First Generation College Graduate Scholarship

The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine will be a model for educating diverse, patient-centered physicians who are partners and leaders in an interprofessional primary care workforce responsive to health care needs in the communities they serve.

The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine enables medical students to attain their highest personal and professional potential in a collaborative environment that fosters academic excellence, scholarship, lifelong learning, respect and inclusivity.

The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine embodies the University's commitment to its core values of academic excellence, student-oriented education and a strong sense of community. Accordingly, the School of Medicine values diversity and inclusiveness in all students, faculty and staff.

Purpose: To identify and nurture first-year medical students who are first generation college graduates that have demonstrated academic excellence and commitment to community service. 

Scholarship requirements: To apply for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • be accepted to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and matriculate in Fall 2014
  • submit the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • complete the 2014-2015 Need Access Application
  • be a first generation college graduate 

Award amount:  up to $18,000 annually

Application deadline: Feb. 28, 2014 or within two weeks after the receipt of your acceptance to the medical school if admitted after Feb. 15, 2014. 

All award decisions will be made no later than May 1, 2014. 

Forward all supporting documents to:
Quinnipiac University
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine - MNH-MED
Office of Medical School Financial Aid
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908
Phone:  203-582-5100 
Fax:  203-582-4511

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