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Pre-professional Health

For information about selection criteria, application procedures, and deadlines for the scholarship listed below, contact the departmental representative identified in the award description. As contact information may vary within a given department, review the scholarship description carefully. Visit the departmental web site at http://www.jmu.edu/pph

Pre-professional Health (PPH) Scholarships


Average Award:

$1,000 (renewal possible with successful re-application)





   Minimum GPA:

3.5 cumulative

   Class Year:



Full-time JMU students with a declared interest in a Pre-Professional Health Program are encouraged to apply.

Application requires submission of (1) scholarship application form, (2) a personal statement (400 words maximum) describing your interest in a professional health career, and (3) official transcript for transfer coursework in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Math. Additional criteria include the completion a minimum of 20 credit hours in Pre-professional Health preparation coursework including courses in 3 of the 5 general PPH subject areas: Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Pre-OT students are eligible to substitute HTH 441 as physics-related coursework. Involvement in extra- and/or co-curricular activities directly related to preparation for future health profession (e.g. volunteer and/or community service-learning) will be included in the evaluation of the application.




Pre-professional Health Advising





Scholarship History:

For all Pre-professional Health students. Announcements go out to PPH students in April. The application deadline is typically mid-May. Recipients are welcome to re-apply for this scholarship.



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  Contact Information:
   Warren Hall
   MSC 3519
   Harrisonburg, VA 22807
   540-568-7820 (phone) 
   540-568-7994 (fax)

Susan K. Moyers
Associate Director for Grants & Scholarships
Email: moyerssk@jmu.edu   

Steven Cox
Assistant Director for Scholarships
Email: coxsn@jmu.edu   

Vivian Ferris
Scholarship Coordinator

Email: ferrisvl@jmu.edu