Medical Student Scholarships


Dear LGBT Medical Students and SCLMA supporters,

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 student scholarships. All LGBT medical students are eligible to apply. All you have to do is fill out the easy online application form below. The grants will be awarded at the SCLMA Scholarship Awards Reception held on April, 16th, 2016 at Dr. Robert Chang's home. Please tell all your LGBT medical student friends.

Yours truly,
Robert Chang
SCLMA President

Scholarship Application

To qualify for a SCLMA Scholarship you must be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered and be attending UCLA, USC, UCI, Loma Linda University, UC San Diego, or Western University of Health Sciences or other medical schools in Southern California.

Please limit the responses to all questions to a total maximum of 2 pages, or 500 words. The deadline for the application is 3/1/16.

We award scholarships to medical students who have demonstrated leadership or have shown potential to become leaders in the LGBT medical or mental health community.

Each recipient of the scholarship is asked to interview a SCLMA member and write a synopsis or short biography about that SCLMA member within 4 months of receiving the scholarship. The SCLMA member will also interview the scholarship recipient and write a synopsis or short biography about that scholarship recipient. The essays will be published on

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