Dr. Stuart Nelson UW-Superior Pre-Medicine Student Award

This award provides financial support to students enrolled in the UW-Superior Pre-Medicine/Pre-Health program with strong desire to succeed in becoming a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.). To qualify, applicants must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA, must be enrolled full-time in the Pre-Medicine/Pre-Health program, and must submit an essay that details the applicant’s strong desire to succeed in medical school, their commitment to strong academic performance at UW-Superior, and their intention of successfully applying to medical school.

Funds received from this award opportunity must be used to help pay the cost of enrolling in and completing a Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) preparatory course, the cost for taking the MCAT, the cost for using the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) to apply to M.D. and/or D.O. medical schools, and/or other expenses related to applying to and being accepted to M.D. or D.O. medical schools.

Donor
Dr. Stuart Nelson, PhD
Award
Varies
Deadline
Supplemental Questions
  1. To qualify for this award you must submit a concise essay that includes only the following components: Your one major motivating factor for seeking to become a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) physician; state your anticipated year of graduation from UW-Superior and your strong desire to graduate from UW-Superior; list the UW-Superior courses you have taken and intend to take; state your major, your favorite course taken at UW-Superior so far, and your current cumulative GPA; indicate which preparatory Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) you intend to take along with the cost to you; state the approximate date you intend to take the MCAT; list three M.D. or D.O. medical schools you intend to apply to along with the costs to you for applying to those schools; list three questions that you might be asked at a medical school interview. Do not provide answers, simply state the questions as if you were the interviewer. Do not include the question, "Why do you want to become a physician?" The reviewing committee is interested in your ideas and opinions about the medical school application process and your desire and plans to earn a M.D. or D.O. Again, make the essay as concise as possible.