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PA AHEC Scholars Program Accepting Applications

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For Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Students in Pennsylvania
07 April 2011 6:25 PM to 27 May 2011 11:55 PM
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*Northwest and Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Centers in
conjunction with Penn State University School of Medicine present the PA
AHEC Scholars Program*

The PA AHEC Scholars Program is designed to provide pre-medical and
pre-dental students professional development opportunities to prepare them
for the medical or dental school application and acceptance.  Students will
be given the opportunity to build their resume and prepare a personal
statement and an application that will be compelling to admissions
committees of Pennsylvania medical schools.

Please find a printable copy of the application and more information online:


*Eligibility to Submit an Application*
Must be a Second Semester Freshman.
Be a Pre-Medical or Pre-Dental Student in a Pennsylvania
   College/University (“Pre-medical/dental” is defined as having a curriculum
   that can fulfill the course requirements for entrance into medical/dental
Resident of or attending school in one of the following 31 counties in
      - Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest,
      Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren – Use NW
      PA AHEC website
      - Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin,
      Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, Somerset,
      York – use SC PA AHEC website

Selection Criteria to the Program

  • Students must be from an Underserved Area or Disadvantaged Population (Advisors must confirm eligibility in writing).
  • Academic Promise as a Pre-Med or Dental Student.
  • Demonstrated Commitment to Serving People.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities.

** Consideration given to pre-medical/dental students who are Pennsylvania
residents attending an out-of-state college/university if openings are

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