Visiting Student Stipend Program
The Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program in conjunction with the Office of GME is proud to offer a visiting student stipend program for medical students on visiting rotations. This opportunity is open for application to all applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing and advocating for equitable outcomes in health care. We will be offering two stipends with funding support of $1,000 each.
The visiting student stipend program is open to all applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing and advocating for equitable outcomes in health care. This includes but is not limited to activities with established national/regional/local organizations, volunteer work, and academic/research pursuits. Other qualifications to be considered include the applicant’s success in overcoming or helping others to overcome barriers as well as first generation medical school students. Applicants of any race/ethnicity may apply and are eligible.
Applications are due by March 25, 2024 at 5PM (CST). You will be notified by March 30th if you are conditionally accepted to the rotation WITH stipend support. If accepted, this is a conditional acceptance, and all applications must be submitted through VSLO for final institutional approval beginning on April 1.
To apply for the Visiting Student scholarship program please complete the application requirements below and e-mail all documents to EMStudents@uth.tmc.edu.
- Brief explanation of why advancing and advocating for equitable outcomes in health care is important to you and how you have demonstrated these initiatives in this realm (500 words or less).
- If you have faced challenging economic circumstances, please tell us how this opportunity may help you.
- Letter of interest as to why you are seeking a rotation at McGovern Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine (500 words or less)
- USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX