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.

MCAT Test Prep

The Teaching and Learning Center’s MCAT Preparation Workshop sessions are taught live in Eugene on the UO campus. For more information about this opportunity to enhance your MCAT application, visit the MCAT Test Prep Website.

Sessions start January 20th, register now!

Pharmacy Bridge Program

If you are interested in pursuing a career as a pharmacist and you are looking toward to Pacific University for your education, consider applying to the Bridge Program.  The deadline for applying to the Bridge Program is quickly approaching.  If you’re considering this option, please schedule an appointment with an HPP advisor soon!

Deadline: Thursday, January 16.

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 are due: Friday, February 23rd, 2018.

Sholarships—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.

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 2018 and have graduated from an Oregon high school.

Application Steps

  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Complete the online application by Friday, February 23rd
  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or supervisor on official letterhead to Megan Weiler at 68 PLC or emailed to mweiler@uoregon.edu.

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:

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 2018.


John Fielding Ambrose Medical Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record and extracurricular involvement. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2018.


Minnie Morden Pre-Medical Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record only. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2018.


William and Marjorie Shearon Memorial Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record and extracurricular involvement. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2018.

Application Steps:

  • Declare Pre-Medicine (see instructions above)
  • Complete the FAFSA or, if you are an international student, the Financial Resources Form.
  • Complete the online application by Friday, February 23rd. (This application allows students to be eligible for all four pre-medical scholarships)

 

Pre-Dental Scholarship


Awarded to outstanding undergraduate students pursuing a career in dentistry.

Bleakney Pre-Dental Scholarship

Selection criteria: academic record only. Applicants must be sophomore to post-baccalaureate standing in fall 2018.

Application Steps

  • Declare Pre-Dentistry (see instructions above)
  • Complete the online application by February 23rd.