Monday, January 18, 2016

Preparing for the MCAT?


Dr. Stephen E. Schell, MD (BS Biology, 1975), a board certified otolaryngologist and graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, has generously established an award to assist students in preparing for osteopathic or allopathic medical school. The Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship provides funds of $300 - $500 to help defray the cost of a preparatory course or materials for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).  The scholarship can be awarded before or after the costs are incurred.


To apply for the scholarship, please submit the following packet of materials to Dr. Surmacz, 146 Hartline, by 4:30 p.m., Friday, February 5, 2016:

·         BU Scholarship Application Form (may be downloaded from MyHusky or obtained from the Financial Aid Office, 119 Student Services Center or from the wall pocket outside Dr. Surmacz’s office (146 HSC).

·         official transcript

·         one reference letter from a faculty member in your major

·         one reference letter from a faculty member outside your major

·         paragraph describing your personal and professional goals.

Recipients of the 2015 Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship were Justin VanDerMolen, Katherine Hawkins, and Shaidy Moronta.


Please direct any questions to Dr. Surmacz csurmacz@bloomu.edu