American Medical Student Association Scholarship

American Medical Student Association
PTK and AMSA share missions to develop student leaders and promote self-efficacy. AMSA bolsters medical education in ways that support professional and personal growth. AMSA envisions opportunities to reshape medicine as future physicians with a vision of a world where health care is accessible, medicine is affordable, and systems support diversity.

The AMSA Pre-Med Transfer Scholarship is designed to help a Phi Theta Kappa member closer to the goal of a career in medicine with a one time award of $5,000.

Eligibility – Students MUST:

  • Be enrolled through December of the application year in a minimum of six (6) semester credit hours [or nine (9) quarter credit hours] of associate degree, college-level coursework.
  • Be an active member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing.
  • Hold a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0 on all college-level coursework completed in the past five years.
  • Intend to transfer to a regionally accredited four-year college, attending on a full time basis.
  • Have completed a minimum of 45 college-level semester credit hours (or the quarterly equivalent) by December 31st of the application year.
  • Hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the college the student is attending OR must possess a visa considered appropriate by the college.
    • Please see our Articles Section for acceptable documents verifying proof of citizenship.

It’s like a supergroup: PTK and AMSA together — powering a bold, fresh next generation of physicians. Exclusive PTK discount: 34% off AMSA membership — 4 years for only $49.50! Join now with the code AMSAPTKFRIEND.

YearName of RecipientInstitutionState
Patricia Hernandez Torquemada
Brendan Batchelder
Valencia College
Paris Junior College

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