Primary Care 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 the interest of first year medical students who wish to pursue a career in primary care (pediatrics, family medicine, or general internal medicine). This scholarship is renewable up to four years.

Scholarship Requirements: To apply for this scholarship, applicants must:
  • Have been accepted to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and matriculate in Fall 2014
  • Have submitted the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • submitted the 2014-2015 Need Access Application
  • Have demonstrated academic excellence and dedication to pursuing a career as a primary care physician
  • Write an essay detailing how your past experiences have cultivated your aspirations toward becoming a primary care physician. 
Award Amount:  up to $18,000 annually

Application deadline: February 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 or fax all supporting documents to:
Quinnipiac University
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine - MNH-MED
Office of Financial Aid
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908
Fax: 203-582-4511

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