State Medical Education Board Scholarship Program. The scholarship amount for the 2011-2012 academic year will be up to $20,000. Pending the availability of
funding, scholarships may be renewed, on an annual basis, three times, providing qualified applicants with up to four scholarships.
The enclosed information includes materials describing the requirements of the program. Please note that by obtaining a scholarship you agree to practice medicine full-time (a minimum of 40 hours per week) in a Board-approved Georgia county having a population of 35,000 or fewer. The authority for county populations is the Decennial Census Count of the United States Bureau of the Census effective at the time the scholarship contract is signed. You may also practice full-time, a minimum of 40 hours per week, at any facility operated under the jurisdiction of the Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of Corrections or the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice at the conclusion of your medical training.