BMS Eligibility

  1. Incoming Status:

    1.1.Only “First Time in College” (FTIC) students who start at UCF in Summer 2017 or Fall 2017 are eligible (transfer students or current UCF students are NOT eligible);        

    1.2. Students who complete an Associate of Arts (AA) degree through dual enrollment at the time they graduate from high school are eligible on a case-by-case basis;  

    1.3. Students who earn more than 30 credit hours through dual enrollment, AP, IB or other methods but NOT an AA degree will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis;

    1.4. Students must be admitted to UCF, and submit complete University Honors application and Burnett Medical Scholars Request for Consideration form, by January 15, 2017 (postmarked);

  2. Standardized Test Scores: Minimum Old SAT score of 1450 (Critical Reading and Math) OR Minimum New SAT score of 1500 (Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing) OR Minimum ACT composite of 33 (one sitting)

  3. High School GPA and Class Rank: Unweighted high school GPA of 3.700 (based on academic core, as recalculated by UCF Undergraduate Admissions) and class rank of top 10 percentile (if the high school ranks)

  4. Burnett Medical Scholars Application at UCF College of Medicine:  Students must complete the online application to the program by the deadline (February 15th, 2017)

  5. Residency: Students do not need to be Florida residents to be eligible for the Burnett Medical Scholars. However, they must be US citizens or permanent residents of the US with a permanent alien registration card in their possession prior to matriculation into the MD program


*Only students who meet ALL of the eligibility criteria will be considered for The Burnett Medical Scholars program.