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LMSA for Puerto Rico Board Exam Scholarship

Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments)
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This scholarship award is a dedicated grant from the LMSA Puerto Rico Emergency Task Force to supply scholarships to our medical student peers in Puerto Rico who need supplemental financial support to prepare for and take Step 1 and Step 2 CS/CK in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

This award will fund a one time, non-renewable, scholarship of $500 to be used for one or more of the following:

  •  Board Exam Fees
  •  Board exam travel
  •  Board exam preparation materials or courses

Scholarship Eligibility:

1. Students must be enrolled in years 1-5 in the following medical schools:

  • Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
  • Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • UMHS, St. Kitts

2. Students must be preparing for or taking a board examination.

 The date of your board exam must fall within the following time frame: September 20, 2017- August 1, 2018. If you purchased an exam, flight, or test-prep subscription before submission of this grant, you are eligible for this grant as long as those receipts are marked post September 20th 2017.     

3. Students must demonstrate financial hardships affecting your education due to Hurricane Maria. Students must include a copy of your 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (SAR) and Financial Aid Award Letter - or - fill out the form below indicating expected expenses for the 2017-2018 academic year and an explanation of why you did not apply or qualify for Financial Aid and the need for this scholarship.

4.  Students must fill out the Scholarship Application below and send it to: (Deadline for submission: March 18, 2018 11:59pm EST)




Contact Information for LMSA Puerto Rico Task Force: PRTASKFORCE@LMSA.NET 


Arielle Rubin   480-215-2219

                 Andrea Quiñones-Rivera-  510-323-6972

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