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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



August 16, 2019 for the September 2019 semester

December 20, 2019 for the January 2020 semester

April 17, 2020 for the May 2020 semester

August 14, 2020 for the September 2020 semester


For questions about this award, please email Scholarships@RossU.edu.

*Must maintain full time enrollment status and remain in good academic standing for the first semester.

*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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