Friday, February 3, 2017

Scholarship for Pre-med Students

Preparing for the MCAT exam?
Check out the Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship

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. Students in any major are eligible to apply.

To apply for the scholarship, please complete the online BU scholarshipsapplication that can be found at:

You will be prompted to provide:
    • an official transcript
    • one reference letter from a biology faculty member
    • one reference letter from a faculty member outside biology
    • a paragraph describing your career and educational goals.
ALSO, please send Dr. Surmacz an e-mail message indicating you are applying for the Dr. SteSchell Scholarship.

Weds, March 1, 2017 p.m. to submit the online application. Reference letters must be uploaded by March 8, 2017
Recipients of the 2016 Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship were Lauren Chamberlin, Kurt Knepley, and Jonathan Perez.

 Please direct any questions to Dr. Surmacz .