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MSP SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION


**IMPORTANT UPDATES**

1) THE NEW SAT MINIMUM SCORE IS 1290 AND TAKES AFFECT AFTER JANUARY 23, 2016

2) All materials (transcript, test scores, etc.) related to the official application to Florida A&M University (FAMU) must be processed by February 1st. The recommendation is that all high school seniors seeking admission to FAMU and desire to be considered for one of the FAMU Presidential Scholarship Awards (Full Scholarship or Partial Scholarship) should have their FAMU application submitted no later than November 1st. All other criteria for the Medical Scholars Program remain in place.

Throughout the year, the Medical Scholars Program (MSP) is in search of exceptionally talented high school seniors planning to attend FAMU and subsequent medical school; In-State and Out-of-State. Such outstanding students should contact the MSP administrative office for more information on scholarship opportunities. Students who meet the MSP requirements are also eligible for one of the FAMU Presidential Scholarship Awards. Please review the details below of the “In-State” and “Out-of-State” scholarship offers.


*In-State Applicants – Full Scholarship
For those who are Florida residents or “In-State”, must show proof of a 3.5 or better recalculated core grade point average (GPA); as well as an 1290 or better SAT score or 29 or better ACT score to receive the full Distinguished Scholar Award. Such a student will receive a full four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees, double occupancy room rate, and board. The $350 housing deposit will be waived for Florida Bright Futures Scholar awardees. National Achievement Semifinalists/Finalist will receive up to $500 a semester for books. A National Achievement Finalist will receive a laptop.
  • In-State value over 4-year period $58,177 (Semifinalist/Finalists)
  • A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend
  • In-State value over 4-year period $66,176
*Out-of-State Applicants – Full Scholarship
For those who are Non-Florida residents “Out-of-State,” must show proof of a 3.5 or better recalculated core GPA; as well as an 1290 or better SAT score or 29 or better ACT score and are designated National Achievement Semifinalists/Finalists/Scholars to receive the full Presidential Scholarship in the form of the Distinguished Scholar Award. Such a student will receive a four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees double occupancy room rate, and board.
  • Out-of-State students designated National Achievement Semifinalists/Finalists will receive double occupancy room rate and board
  • A National Achievement Finalist will receive a laptop. Out-of-State value over 4-year period $105,940
  • A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend. Out-of-state value over  4-year period $113,940
*Out-of-State Applicants – Partial Scholarship
For those who are Non-Florida residents “Out-of-State,” must show proof of a 3.5 or better recalculated core GPA; as well as an 1290 or better SAT score or 29 or better ACT score to receive the Presidential Scholarship in the form of the Distinguished Scholar Award. Such a student will receive a four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees ONLY.
  • Out-of-State value over 4 year period $71,176

*All recipients must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester and complete the FAFSA each year.

Please note; the MSP is a very limited access program. Only applicants meeting the minimum scholarship criteria above will be considered. The application process starts with providing the high school transcript and national test scores (SAT or ACT) directly to the MSP Administrative office by email or fax. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact our office directly.