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Mabelle Arole Medical Fellowship for US Students in India, 2018 Scholarship Application

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is providing an opportunity to students from the USA to pursue Pre-Medical course through its Mabelle Arole Medical Fellowship. The fellowships are awarded in the field of public health, medicine and social sciences.

The aim of the fellowship is to support students with the stipend of $8000 in quarterly payments.This covers housing, living expenses, and travel, including airfare to and from India.

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), in Washington, D.C., is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. country.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for premedical students.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of public health, medicine and social sciences.

Scholarship Award: Fellowships will cover the following:

  • The fellow will live and work on the CRHP compound, which includes the hospital, administration offices, training institute, and staff housing. Lodging is simple and basic (single or double room with a private or shared bathroom with Western-style toilet). There is a mess hall, which provides typical Indian meals.
  • The fellow will stay in India for almost one year, at Jamkhed for 10 months and the opportunity to travel for one month (with the approval of Ravi Arole).
  • The fellow will be paid a stipend of $8000 in quarterly payments. This covers housing, living expenses, and travel, including airfare to and from India.

Number of Scholarships: Number of scholarships are not given.

Scholarship can be taken in India.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • To be eligible for the 2018-2019 fellowship year, you must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have completed your undergraduate degree by June 2018.
  • Have been accepted to a U.S. medical school by April 2018.
  • Be willing to defer your acceptance to medical school for one year.
  • Complete the application and other paperwork below.
  • Provide a medical certificate of health (if and when selected as fellow).
  • Be available for and have the resources to travel to Washington, DC for an interview on March 10, 2018.

Nationality: Applicants of US are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent written and verbal English skills.

India Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email:

  • Applicants must the following documents-
  • Application Form with Essays
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Please ask one person (preferably your pre-med advisor or someone else who can respond to the question) to answer the following question in one page or less: Given the nature of the fellowship and what is entailed, do you think the candidate would make a good fellow based on his/her dedication, interest in health, cultural sensitivity, and ability to adapt to new and different situations. Why or why not? Does the candidate take the initiative and work independently? Please explain.
  • Personal reference (e.g. adaptability to ‘foreign’ situations; ability to get along with others, as peers and with poor; personality suitable for this experience; willingness to help others; motivation for wanting to be a doctor)Both letters should be emailed directly by the references.
  • Resume – updated copy (including extracurricular activities, hobbies and interests) should accompany the completed application form.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 16, 2018.

Scholarship Link

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