Competitive Edge

We can help you study for the MCAT and find scholarships to give you a head start in the future career of your dreams.

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MCAT Test Prep

The Teaching and Learning Center’s MCAT Preparation Workshop sessions are taught live in Eugene on the UO campus. Streaming and video on demand offer additional options for location, schedule and learning style. For more information about this opportunity to enhance your MCAT application, visit the MCAT Test Prep Website.

Scholarships

The University of Oregon offers six different scholarships for outstanding students interested in a health profession. Please review the scholarship descriptions, eligibility criteria, and application steps below, and contact mweiler@uoregon.edu with questions. Applications must be submitted by February 24, 2017.

Before You Apply

  1. Financial Need: Some scholarships require proof of financial need. If you feel you qualify, please fill out the following forms to verify your need level:
  2. Professional Objective: Declare a professional objective in DuckWeb within the “Student Menu” under “Update General Student Information.”  (Students do not need to declare a health profession to be eligible for the Weise scholarship)

Health Scholarship


Awarded to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in health and family related matters, particularly in health preservation and enhancement, health education, nutrition and/or family health and well-being.

Pre-Medical Scholarships


Awarded to outstanding undergraduate students pursuing a career in medicine, with the intent of enrolling in medical school.  Applicants will be considered for all four of the scholarships below:

Pre-Dental Scholarship


Awarded to outstanding undergraduate students pursuing a career in dentistry.

Margaret J. Wiese Fund

Selection criteria: academic record and financial need (based on FAFSA). Applicants must be a junior, senior, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student in fall 2017 and have graduated from an Oregon high school.

Application Steps
Please complete the online application and submit at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or supervisor on official letterhead to 68 PLC or by email to mweiler@uoregon.edu by February 24, 2017.

John Jay & Corabelle Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record, extracurricular involvement, and financial need (based on FAFSA). Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2017.

John Fielding Ambrose Medical Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record and extracurricular involvement. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2017.

Minnie Morden Pre-Medical Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record only. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2017.

William and Marjorie Shearon Memorial Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record and extracurricular involvement. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2017.

Application Steps
Please complete the online application by February 24, 2017.

 

Bleakney Pre-Dental Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record only. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2017.

Application Steps
Please complete the online application by February 24, 2017