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Pre-Professional Career Aspiration Grant

The Office of Career and Professional Development has established a new grant opportunity for Pre-Law and Pre-Medical students which will cover the entire cost of an LSAT or MCAT preparation course. This opportunity is available each year for Pre-Law and Pre-Medical students at Georgia Southern University. Keep reading for more information.

The 2023-24 application is now closed. Award recipients will be announced by Friday, November 10, 2023. Check back for more information about future grant awards.

Grant Eligibility Requirements:

  • A 3.5 cumulative/overall GPA
  • Applicant must be a junior (60+ credit hours), a senior (90+ credit hours), or a degree-seeking post-baccalaureate Georgia Southern student
  • Must have the ability to commit up to 42 hours of live instruction during the semester the preparation courses are offered

Application Process:

  • Submit the completed application form here.
  • If available, provide your Practice LSAT or Practice MCAT scores. (If you do not have these scores, the committee will still review your application.)
  • Please have your recommender for the grant download, complete, and submit the recommendation form by sharing this link and have them send it directly to submit a copy of your Financial Aid Award Information page from WINGS.

Award Guidelines:

  • Award recipients will be enrolled in a Pre-Professional Test Prep program from Kaplan, Inc. in spring 2024.  The MCAT Preparation Course (retail value $2399) is 42 hours of live instruction.  The LSAT Preparation Course (retail value $1199) is 32 hours of live instruction.
  • Awards will be granted based on the quality of the application submission, the strength of the letter of recommendation, and the student’s financial need.
  • Grant recipients will be notified on Friday, November 10
  • During the week of November 13 to November 17, students will be required to select the dates of Kaplan test prep classes and provide that information to for the LSAT preparation course or for the MCAT preparation course

Last updated: 10/30/2023