The SOM Tiger Scholars Undergraduate Summer Academic Enrichment Program  

***IMPORTANT: Programmatic start date is subject to change due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.***

Monday,  May 25, 2020 through Friday,  June 26, 2020

Overview : A 5-week, non-residential, academic enrichment program at no-financial cost to the participant

Focus group: 10 pre-medical 

Academic didatic/lecture-structured mini-courses : Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Genetics, and an overview of Public Health. 

Additionally, workshops/practical exposures that support an integration of leadership development activities, clinical experiences, cultural competency, financial literacy, and preparation for professional schools' entrance examinations, such as the MCAT, DAT, and GRE, will be provided. 

Stipend: $1000.00

Application process: Friday, November 1, 2019 until TuesdayMarch 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM.


Acceptance Notifications will be provided no later than Monday, April 27, 2020


Qualifications include:

  1. Current attendance at a Louisiana undergraduate institution or LA resident who attends an out-of-state undergraduate institution 
  2. GPA of 3.0
  3. Academic classification, junior or senior
  4. Has earned academic credits in organic chemistry and physics


Required Documents:

  1. Copy of Driver's License/U.S. Government-issued identification card

  2. Copy of Social Secuirity card

  3. Copy of current immunization records

  4. Two to three recommendations from current professors, two must be from a current science and/or math professor

  5. Personal statement communicating how this particular program will play an important role in pursuing medical

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