Awarded by Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS)
To help defray the cost of study.
Open to Chinese Americans, or Chinese students who are residing in the United States of America. Applicants must be full-time medical or dental students at approved schools within the United States of America and must be able to show academic proficiency and financial hardship.
Applicants must complete an application form and send it together with a letter for the Dean of Students verifying good standing, two to three letters of recommendation, a personal statement, a curriculum vitae and a financial statement. Application forms can also be downloaded from the website.
Membership and fund-raising
The Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS) is a non-profit, charitable, educational and scientific society that aims to promote the scientific association of medical professionals of Chinese descent. It also aims to advance medical knowledge and scientific research with emphasis on aspects unique to the Chinese and to promote the health status of Chinese Americans. The Society makes scholarships available to medical dental students and provides summer fellowships for students conducting research in health problems related to the Chinese.