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How to Apply

We are accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Surgery Program NOW!

Deadlines to apply:

  • Scholarship application and required documents are due April 1st, 2018
  • Regular application and required documents are due June 1st, 2018

To apply, we request that each student submits a Summer Surgery Program Application as well as one Recommendation Letter from a teacher.

** This program is for high school students who are 16 years old either on or before the start date of the program and who have a minimum of 3.5 un-weighted GPA.

The preferred mode of submission is through e-mail. Please submit all application documents to:

Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their academic record, diversity of experiences and backgrounds, essay quality, recommendation letter, and commitment to succeeding in the program. A brief phone interview will take place for final admittance into the program.


The 2018 Summer Surgery Program is offering up to four fully paid scholarships to qualified applicants. Any applicant is eligible; however, preference is given to those demonstrating the greatest need. Consideration will also be given to those who will contribute most to the program with their maturity and life experience.

All students are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are considered on a first-come basis. To maintain fairness to all applicants, the number of scholarships offered per high school is limited.

To qualify for a fully paid scholarship, an applicant must:

The following are considered in scholarship selection:

  • degree of financial need/hardship
  • applicant who will be first generation to attend college
  • applicant demonstrates maturity through experience
  • applicant demonstrates motivation to contribute to society

Scholarship applications and required documents are due by April 1st, 2018. Applications received after April 1st will not be considered.

The preferred mode of submission is through e-mail. Please submit all application documents to:  


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