Scholarship Overview

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

Criteria:  

   Need: No

   Minimum GPA: 3.5 cumulative

   Class Year: No

   Other: 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.

Contact:  

   Department: Pre-professional Health Advising

   Email: pph@jmu.edu

   Phone: 568-6652

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.



Need Based
No

Eligibility Criteria
Freshmen   Sophomore   Junior   Senior  

GPA
3.5

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