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Dr. James L. Hutchinson and Evelyn Ribbs Hutchinson Medical School Scholarship (Deadline: May 9, 2018)

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Who Can Apply:

  • College senior and accepted to medical school or currently enrolled full-time in an accredited medical school program.
  • Demonstrated personal motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement.
  • Personal integrity, as exemplified by leadership, community involvement and concern for others, will be considered.
  • Graduate of a high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County or have permanently resided in that area during high school.
  • United States citizen.

Submission: Your personal statement must be 500-850 words, double-spaced (approximately 2-3 pages), and must address the following prompts:

  • Describe what sparked your interest in the medical field, your short- and long-term career plans, and the areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you.
  • Comment on the personal characteristics, educational and extracurricular activities that have helped prepare you for or have helped you thrive in medical school.
  • Reflect on your personal journey (significant accomplishments, challenges and/or hardships) and any life lessons that you think will help you succeed in the medical field.
  • Indicate why you believe you are a good candidate for this scholarship.

Deadline: May 9, 2018

Amount: $2,000

Learn More: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/hutchinson