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General Information

Name Joint Admissions Medical Program
Number of Awards
Award Value $4,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until October 1
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Contact Information

Contact Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service
702 Colorado, Suite 6.400
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone (512)499-4352

Scholarship Description

A program created by the Senate Bill 940 of the 77th Texas Legislature to:
* Provide services to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing a medical education.
* Award undergraduate and medical school scholarships.
* Provide for the admission of those students who satisfy both academic and nonacademic requirements to at least one participating medical school.

How does a student become part of the JAMP Program?
First, the student who graduates from high school or a home-schooled program must enroll, for the fall semester immediately following graduation, at one of the public or private participating colleges or universities.

As a senior in high school the student must:
* Apply for admission to one of the participating universities
* Take the SAT or ACT and earn a score not less than the mean for the State of Texas and provide the scores to the participating University*.
* Complete and submit the FAFSA and be eligible to receive a Pell Grant in the student's freshman year of college

As a freshman in college the student must:
* Complete 15 hours of undergraduate credit during the fall semester with a 3.25 GPA or higher (no more than 3 hours of AP credit can be counted toward this requirement).