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Getting into Professional School - U of M Partnership with Calvin

Medical School Partnership

Calvin College announces a new partnership with the University of Michigan Medical School to provide a full-tuition scholarship for students planing to pursue both a pre-medical program at Calvin College and a medical degree at the University of Michigan. Each year, one first-time undergraduate Calvin student will be selected for this prestigious opportunity through a highly competitive process:

  • a thorough evaluation of academic abilities
  • a careful exploration of career aspirations and passion for pursuing a medical degree
  • interviews with advisors from Calvin College and the University of Michigan Medical School

Who Qualifies?

  • High school GPA of 3.9 or above (4.0 scale)
  • Minimum ACT of 31 or SAT of 1340 (combined reading and math)
  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, with preference given to underrepresented students
  • Must be admitted to Calvin by February 1
  • A passion to serve God's world through medicine

What does the award include?

  1. Four-year, full tuition scholarship at Calvin College (a value of more than $100,000)
  2. One summer of undergraduate biomedical research at the University of Michigan
  3. Guaranteed interview for admission to the University of Michigan Medical School; upon acceptance, a four-year, full tuition scholarship for study leading to a medical degree
  4. Mentoring by Calvin pre-med faculty, Calvin alumni physicians and University of Michigan Medical School staff


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