Associate Dean Danny Teraguchi making a presentation

Applying to California Medicine Scholars Program

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Applying

To apply for the Inland Empire RHHO CMSP, students must complete the application by the deadline of October 31, 2022 11:59 pm PST.  Prospective students will need to submit a program application online here. The application process includes a transcript, letter of recommendation and short essay responses. For questions about the program and/or application, email us at cmsp_ierhho@medsch.ucr.edu.

 

 


Application Process

Inland Empire RHHO CMSP focuses on increasing diverse physicians from community colleges to serve the Inland Empire, particularly medically underserved communities. Part of this focus is recruiting a diverse group of mission fit students. Mission fit categories include:

  • Economically, socially, and/or educationally disadvantaged background
  • English as a second language
  • First generation
  • Ties to Riverside and/or San Bernardino Counties (e.g., attended high school in the region, place of birth, and/or parents’ residence, and/or applicant’s residence)

These mission fit categories are considered as part of the selection process.

To be eligible to apply for this program, applicants:

  • Must complete at least 12 credits in California Community College by December 2022.
  • Driven and seeking opportunities to advance into the medical field with a goal of becoming a physician.
  • Must be enrolled in at least one class at one of the following California Community College(s): College of the Desert, Riverside Community College, or San Bernardino Valley College.
  • Must have not obtained your associate or bachelor’s degree as of Fall 2022.