Academy of Pre-Health Scholars (APHS)

The Center for Diversity Affairs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is pleased to announce that the Academy of Pre-Health Scholars (APHS) summer program will continue to be offered to disadvantaged and/or underrepresented high school students in the summer of 2019. Just like its predecessor Bridging the Gap – Phase II (BTG II) program, APHS is designed to facilitate a successful academic career for the students who have strong interests in healthcare professions.

The Academy of Pre-Health Scholars (APHS) will offer a more versatile schedule that will fit most student’s educational and professional demands. When you apply through the CDA website, you will be automatically considered for the full 6-week program.

Please use our Applicant’s Guide for complete information to the program and the application process.

Academy Overview

  • Weeks 1 to 4: ACT Preparation and Academic Success
    • June 3 (Mon) to June 28 (Fri), 2019
  • Week 5: Break
    • July 01 (Mon) to July 5 (Fri), 2019
  • Weeks 6 and 7: Introduction to Medical Professions
    • July 8 (Mon) to July 19 (Fri), 2019