2024 University of Southern Indiana B/MD Scholarship (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 
University of Southern Indiana

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 17th of November, 2023

Scholarship Summary: 
The Baccalaureate/Doctor of Medicine Scholarship (B/MD) aims to increase opportunities for Indiana residents only, especially those in the southwestern and southern portions of the state, to obtain education and training at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible to compete for the Baccalaureate/Doctor of Medicine Scholarship, you must;
i. Be a current High School Senior and Indiana resident at the time of application
ii. Achieve a cumulative High School GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
ii. Obtain a composite SAT score of a 1280 (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing + Math) on a single sitting or an ACT composite score of 27

Value of Scholarship: 
The Baccalaureate/Doctor of Medicine Scholarship covers the full tuition cost for the four years of undergraduate study as well as provisional acceptance into the Indiana University School of Medicine. Six students will be selected each year.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
Admission to the joint B/MD program is a dual process. Students entering the program will be independently accepted into the undergraduate program at the University of Southern Indiana and the medical degree program at Indiana University School of Medicine. The following procedure will be followed:

i. Applications will be sent to the B/MD Advisory Committee at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana; at the same time you must also submit an application for admission to the University of Southern Indiana. You will not be considered for the scholarship without having applied to USI.
  • November 17, 2023: B/MD Scholarship Application and USI Admissions Application due
  • November 20, 2023, 12:00 pm Central: Supplemental application items due (transcript, test scores, and letters of recommendation)
  • December 21, 2023: Interview invitations sent out
ii. The B/MD advisory committee will arrange for qualified candidates to have an interview with members of that committee, which will be scheduled in February 1-2, 2024.
iii. Applications from selected qualified students will then be forwarded to the Admissions Committee of Indiana University School of Medicine.
iv. Final selection and admission to the School of Medicine will be the responsibility of the Admissions Committee of Indiana University School of Medicine

The B/MD Online application will contain the following:
a) Personal Information, Academic Information and Activities

b) An essay discussing your interest in medicine and your long term goals in the profession of medicine

c) Indicating three references (High school Counselor, High School Science Teacher and a Personal Reference from an unrelated individual (minister, employer etc.) who will complete an online evaluation form. The additional comments box is where the reference should paste his or her letter of recommendation. Please DO NOT send any paper copies of the letter of recommendation. These will not be accepted.

d) You will also be required to bring your seventh semester transcript to the interview in early February.

Please note: Neither acceptance into the University of Southern Indiana nor a recommendation to forward the student’s application to the Admissions Committee of Indiana University School of Medicine guarantees acceptance by the School of Medicine.

Scholarship Website:

Find full information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Southern Indiana Resident Freshman Page.