Thanks to generous support from the College of Medicine, the Medical Alumni Society Grants help students achieve educational and public service goals. Each year, $30,000 is awarded to a diverse group of individuals and organizations for community service, research, global health and many other initiatives.
The bi-annual student funding grants are designed to make an impact on medical education, the College of Medicine, and the community, by providing funding that may otherwise not be available.
2016-2017 Funding Cycles
Spring Grant Cycle (mid-January to mid- August)
- Applications are now available. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2017.
Fall Grant Cycle (mid-August to mid-January)
- Applications will be available early- August and due early September. Specific dates TBD.
Each application will be judged according to the following criteria:
- Quality of educational experience
- Benefit to College of Medicine
- Benefit to society
- Cost-benefit of proposed project
- Neediness and quality of budgeting
Limitations are as follows:
- Funding is limited; please only ask for what you need.
- Funding will not be awarded for domestic away rotations, or applications requesting funding to cover living expenses only.
- Multiple applications benefiting the same organization will not be considered.
- Funding will not be awarded to students merely attending a conference. Some form of educational presentation is required, whether it be at the conference, or to educate a group of students once returned from the conference.
- Funds must be used to offset costs; excess funds must be returned.
- Students must withdraw their application and notify the Council immediately if they are no longer in need of funding (e.g. withdraw of proposal, alternative funding secured).
- Committee retains the right to request receipts verifying expenditures, and to demand the return of funds improperly used.
- Applications are reviewed by MSAC student officers and the Medical Alumni Society Board of Governors
- Applicants will be notified of all decisions in October and March.