All applicants must be following Inspira Advantage on either YouTube, Facebook, or Instagram:
Submit a two-minute video of yourself answering the following questions:
Video submission requirements:
Please write a 250-word response answering the prompt: “How does your unique background/identity/experiences inform your future role as a physician?”
*Note: Our scholarship team uses your essay to contextualize your application. These responses won’t be shared with anyone outside our team; you can write authentically about your background, identity, and experiences. Please upload your essay response in the text box provided in the application form.
Please complete our Google Form, including the following materials:
Inspira Advantage is dedicated to transparency in our scholarship selection process. We will select winners following this framework:
1. Your video and essay carry equal weight in our selection process. Your video is judged based on the substance and quality of your responses. Essays are evaluated based on content, writing style, and flow.
2. We will consider how many likes, reshares, and comments your video receives (sharing on more platforms is beneficial).
3. We will select the winner based on whose video demonstrates the most compelling reason for how the MED Scholarship will help them realize their goals and the thoughtfulness of how they plan to make an impact in their communities/the world; winners will also be selected based on the narrative quality of their essay.
4. The winner will be announced on our scholarship page.
Inspira Advantage offers the MED Scholarship twice per year. Fall and spring application windows are as follows:
Open date: July 1st
Submission deadline: November 15th
When applicants are notified: December 1st
When winners are announced: December 15th
Open date: January 1st
Submission deadline: May 15th
When applicants are notified: June 1st
When winners are announced: June 15th
The Inspira Advantage MED Scholarship winner receives five hours of medical school admissions guidance or tutoring support to redeem on any of the following services:
Please note that Inspira Advantage service credits must be used within one year of receipt.
If you have more questions about Inspira Advantage’s diversity scholarship, these FAQs can provide clarity.
According to the AAMC, "Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population."
Scholarship winners can redeem their credits for the following services:
The Inspira Advantage MED Scholarship covers five hours of MCAT tutoring support or application guidance. Our scholarship doesn’t cover medical school application costs or tuition.
MED Scholarship winners work with either expert medical school admissions counselors or top-scoring MCAT tutors to boost their application profiles and maximize their chances of acceptance to medical school.
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