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“I cannot express enough gratitude about being named a Tandigm scholar. It shows that there are still some who are committed to Primary Care and see the value in the work that we do. I could not be more excited about the opportunities this scholarship will give me, in both a mentoring capacity, as well as finally laying my debt to rest.”Lori Truman-Kraft, MD
1. Candidates are to be new or incoming PCPs with any affiliated Tandigm Health Practice.
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2. Preference will be shown towards candidates who are newer to their respective Tandigm Health Practice. Candidates do not need to be directly graduating from a primary care residency.
3. Candidates must be able to provide documentation of their existing educational debt. Preference will be shown toward educational debt.
4. Candidates must provide a “Practice Verification of support for Scholar.” This document requires the support of the candidates practice to support and commit to the Scholars three-year program.
5. Applicants are required to certify the accuracy, truthfulness, and completeness of their online application and supporting documentation.
6. Candidates must complete the Scholar application process and provide all required documentation as outlined in the application.
Examples might include (but are not limited to):
During the duration of a three-year program, Scholars will receive mentorship from a designated Tandigm Health Mentor. Mentors will aim to provide support for personal and professional development, and ultimately help engage enhancements to Tandigm Health programs based on Scholars area of interest and scholar project.
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The 2020 Tandigm Scholars Application Process
Before you begin your application, please read more about the Tandigm Scholars Program eligibility and ongoing requirements, as well as other documentation you will be required to submit to complete your application.
Each year, up to five Tandigm Health Primary Care Physicians will be honored as a Tandigm Scholar. Scholars will be awarded $20,000 each year over the course of three years. The total Scholarship caps at $60,000 and must be used to offset existing educational debt.
Scholars may lose their status of a Scholar should they not meet the ongoing eligibility and service requirements of the Scholarship.
Scholarship Ongoing Requirements:
Scholars must continue to meet the Scholar Program service requirements to maintain their Scholar’s status. Scholars who fail to meet the ongoing requirements are at risk of losing their status as a Scholar. These ongoing requirements include the following:
Part 1: The Online Application
The online application can be found by visiting www.TandigmScholars.org. Applicants must complete all portions of the application and provide a detailed essay. Sections include:
Part 2: Request of Supporting Documentation
After submitting an online application, the applicant’s application will be reviewed for completeness. The applicant will then be contacted via email from Scholars@TandigmHealth.com within two business days, and asked to either review, submit, or complete the following:
Each applicant will have the opportunity to revise their application prior to the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applicants are encouraged to apply in advance of the deadline.
The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by March 15, 2020.
Candidate Selection Process
Candidates will be selected based on both objective and subjective evaluation criteria. Interviews may be requested at the discretion of The Tandigm Scholars Program.
Notification of an Award
Applicants selected as Scholars will be notified of the award no later than Friday, May 1, 2020. All awards need to be accepted by Friday, May 29, 2020.
If an award is not accepted by an applicant by the Friday, May 29, 2020 deadline, it will be revoked and withdrawn, and may be offered to an alternative applicant, who then must accept the award no later than Friday, June 12, 2020.
Please contact Scholars@TandigmHealth.com
The Tandigm Scholars Program accepts primary care physicians of any race, color, religion, and national and ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the Scholars. The Tandigm Scholars Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies; the nomination, eligibility and selection criteria; the terms and conditions applicable to the scholarship participants; the time commitment required of the Scholars; and any other Program administered activity.