EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is establishing a cooperative program of premedical education that will offer admission to Bay College students.

The Early Assurance Program extends the opportunity for admission to Bay College students who transfer as undergraduate premedical students to three universities in the Upper Peninsula. Those universities are Lake Superior State University, Michigan Technological University or Northern Michigan University.

READ MORE: Rolling Stone Magazine Named ‘Respect’ #1 Song Of All Time

Preference for admission into the program will be given to students who transfer to one of the three universities and meet certain criteria. They must either be a first-generation college student, a graduate of a low-income high school, a graduate from an underserved area or eligible for a need-based grant. They also could demonstrate interest in a high-need medical specialty or practicing in a medically underserved community.

READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?

 

MORE NEWS: Trump Endorses Election Fraud Lawyer For Michigan AG

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.