Alabama Merit-Based Award

Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
Type Scholarship
Amount $5,000
Duration 1 YearPlease see the website and contact the program administrator.


Merit-based awards are offered to incoming first year medical studentsbased on meeting two of three requirements:

  • A 3.75 overall undergraduate GPA
  • 30 or above on the (first time to take the) MCAT exam
  • A 9 or above committee rating by the Admissions Committee of the medical school you will attend.

After these requirements are met, 15 students from UASOM and 6 students from USACOM (University of South Alabama College of Medicine) are interviewed by the Board. No application is needed for the merit-based award. All students accepted to medical school are automatically considered. Eleven awards are made in the amount of $5,000 per year; awards are renewable if a student remains in the top 20% of his or her class.

More Information

Ms. Kelly Parker
Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
P.O. Box 115
Montgomery, AL 36101
Phone: (334) 353-4800