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Feb. 11, 2013

The College of Medicine's Summer Institute is a one-week residential program on the campus of Florida State University designed for students who are committed to pursuing a career in the medical field. This year, the registration deadline is March 8.
The Summer Institute motivates students to excel academically, introduces them to a variety of clinical settings, provides ACT and SAT preparation, provides information about scholarships and university mentoring programs,  gives them a perspective on the life of a medical student and inspires them to pursue careers in health care.

There are 18 students per session.These are the dates for this summer: 

  • Session 1 -- June 9-13.
  • Session 2 -- June 23-28.
  • Session 3 -- July 14-19.

Among the opportunities and activities are physician shadowing; admission and financial-aid seminars; a research project on a health topic; college preparedness seminars; a medical-ethics workshop; mentoring from medical students; and recreational activities.

To be eligible, students must have completed their sophomore or junior year of high school. Applicants are selected based on these criteria:

  • 3.3 grade point average (minimum).
  • Performance in college-preparatory math and science courses.
  • Essay (500-word minimum).
  • Letters of recommendation from a teacher and guidance counselor.

The $900 cost covers registration, lodging, meals, transportation to site visits and supplies. Limited scholarships are available for qualified students who show financial need or extenuating circumstances.

Submit Your Application Here
For more information, call Roosevelt Rogers III at 850-644-7678. The fax number is 850-644-5766.

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