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The MERP Scholar Award is awarded to students who have excelled academically and provided leadership to peers during the Medical Education Readiness Program.

Award Amount

$10,000 – one-time award towards tuition for first semester


Eligibility Requirements

  • Complete MERP with a minimum score of 85
  • Personal essay detailing an important event in your life, how that event has shaped who you are, and how you anticipated that event will shape you as a physician
  • Complete the award application
  • Letter of recommendation from MERP peers or faculty
  • This scholarship is open to incoming first-semester students only



Opens November 19, 2018; Closes December 14, 2018 for the January 2019 semester

Opens April 1, 2019; Closes April 26, 2019 for the May 2019 semester

Opens July 22, 2019; Closes August 16, 2019 for the September 2019 semester

Opens November 18, 2019; Closes December 13, 2019 for the January 2020 semester


For questions about this award, please email scholarships@rossu.edu.

*Meeting the criteria above ensures you will be reviewed for the scholarship, but does not guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded

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