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Cooperation with the U of M

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Calvin University is working in cooperation with the University of Michigan Medical School to provide a full-tuition scholarship to Calvin for students planning to pursue both a pre-medical program at Calvin 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 University and the University of Michigan Medical School

Who qualifies?

  • High school GPA of 3.9 or above
  • 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

Application review timeline

Interviews will be conducted in the spring.

What does the award include?

  • Four-year, full tuition scholarship at Calvin University (a value of more than $150,000)
  • One summer of undergraduate biomedical research
  • Mentoring by Calvin pre-med faculty, Calvin alumni physicians, and University of Michigan Medical School staff
  • Guaranteed interview for admission to the University of Michigan Medical School (when demonstrating significant altruistic experience and clinical exposure to medicine during their time at Calvin, and meeting the University of Michigan Medical School's published admissions criteria).

Please note: Admitted, eligible Calvin students may check their New Student Portal, or the email they received from financial aid, to find full instructions.

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