The SOM Tiger Scholars Virtual Undergraduate Summer Academic Enrichment Program  

***IMPORTANT: Programmatic start date is subject to change due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.***

Tuesday,  May 30, 2023 through Friday, June 30 , 2023

Overview : A 5-week, non-residential, academic enrichment program at no-financial cost to the participant

Focus group: Up to 20 Pre-Medical, Undergraduate Students, 

Academic didatic/lecture-structured mini-courses : Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Genetics, and an overview of Public Health. 

Additionally, workshops/practical exposures that support an integration of leadership development activities, clinical experiences, cultural competency, financial literacy, and preparation for professional schools' entrance examinations, such as the MCAT, (and GRE), will be provided. 

Application process: Wednesday, November 1, 2022 until Sunday, March 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM.


Acceptance Notifications will be provided no later than Monday, April 29, 2023.


Qualifications include:

  1. Current attendance at a Louisiana undergraduate institution or LA resident who attends an out-of-state undergraduate institution 
  2. GPA of 3.0
  3. Academic classification, junior or senior
  4. Has earned academic credits in organic chemistry and physics


Required Documents:

  1. Copy of Driver's License/U.S. Government-issued identification card

  2. Copy of Social Secuirity card

  3. Copy of current immunization records

  4. Two to three recommendations from current professors, two must be from a current science and/or math professor

  5. Personal statement communicating how this particular program will play an important role in pursuing medical

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