Application Instructions

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING TO THE HEALTH POLICY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Application for admission to the RWJF Health Policy Scholars Program (also known as the Certificate in Health Policy Program) is considered complete when all materials have been received by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
1.    Completed Application Form

2.    Statement of Purpose

3.    Two Recommendation Letters

4.    Official or Unofficial Transcripts

5.    Curriculum Vitae or Resume (optional)

APPLICATION FORM

Complete the application online or print the PDF form. Email, mail, fax or deliver your application packet to the Office of Admissions & Recruitment. Email your application to hpadmissions@mmc.edu or fax to 615-327-6228.

Application Instructions (PDF)

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Application Form (PDF)

Application Form (Fillable PDF)

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Please answer the following question in essay format:

Why are you interested in the Certificate in Health Policy Program, and how will health policy enhance your educational and/or career endeavors? Also, please provide any previous health policy related activities, education, research, or employment you possess.

Your statement of purpose should be at least one page, double-spaced and typed in MS Word. Please attach the essay pages to the Application Form.

RECOMMENDATION LETTERS
Two (2) letters of recommendation must be completed by a current or previous faculty member or person(s) who are qualified to certify as to the applicant's abilities or character before the respective deadlines. The letter must be written on official company letterhead, placed in a sealed envelope, and sent directly to the Office of Admissions & Recruitment or emailed to hpadmissions@mmc.edu

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
Official transcripts must be obtained from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you attended. Please accompany all transcripts with your application form. The Committee will accept unofficial transcripts but prefer official transcripts.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT DIRECTLY TO:

Meharry Medical College
Office of Admissions and Recruitment
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37208

Email submissions to: hpadmissions@mmc.edu
Fax submissions to: 615-327-6228  
Please do not send any applications to the RWJF Center for Health Policy.

KEY DATES
March 1, 2017
Application period opens for Fall 2017 (Meharry students & External applicants)

April 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m. CDT
Application deadline for Fall 2017 semester

QUESTIONS?
Please email all inquiries to hpadmissions@mmc.edu