Explore medical, science careers in MSU program
MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss. -- High school juniors can explore health and science careers and get a jump on college during the Rural Medical and Science Scholars program this summer at Mississippi State University.
The June 10-29 program is now accepting applications until April 1. Cost is $2,600 and includes tuition, housing, textbooks, the application fee, food for weekend meals, and program and workshop materials. A limited number of scholarships are available.
Participants will live in on-campus housing and take part in practical learning activities, including telehealth, Gray for a Day, Scholars in the Kitchen, Scholars in Engineering, an injury and illness simulation, and One Health and suturing techniques.
Attendees will tour the University of Mississippi Medical Center and MSU’s physician assistant program on the Meridian campus, where they will talk with faculty and students.
Scholars also earn 3 hours of college credit in Introduction to Health Professions.
Applicants must be Mississippi residents, have a score of 20 or above on the ACT, have good grades and be completing their junior year of high school.
To apply or for more information, visit extension.msstate.edu/RMS.
The program is supported by the MSU Extension Service, MSU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, AIM for CHangE, CREATE/Toyota Wellspring and CareSource.
MSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation or other information, contact Jasmine Harris-Speight at 662-325-6640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.