About SMDEP Ambassadors
The National Program Office would like your help recruiting other
inspiring pre-medical and pre-dental students into SMDEP. As participants
in SMDEP, you are the best ambassadors for the program.
What is an SMDEP Ambassador?
An SMDEP Ambassador is a former participant who volunteers to recruit
eligible SMDEP applicants to the program. The applicants must submit
a completed application packet (online application and resume) by
the application deadline.
How do I become an SMDEP Ambassador?
Fill out the SMDEP
Ambassador Application (PDF, 1 page). Send this information
along with a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application opens August 15. The deadline is October 1.
What does an Ambassador do?
The program expectations for a SMDEP Ambassador are:
recruit eligible participants to the program,
participate/host campus outreach activities,
work with your pre-health advisors to share information about
share your experiences with others,
complete a brief Ambassador
Checklist about your recruitment/activities and submit it
to the NPO,
work with peers to update information their information in
As you recruit students for SMDEP, tell each of them to enter your
ambassador identifier on the portion of the online application that
asks, "Who Referred You?" This is how the National
Program Office will know how many applicants with completed application
packets you were responsible for recruiting.
recruiting cards (PDF, 1 page)
The three SMDEP Ambassadors who recruit the most students that
submit completed applications to SMDEP by the deadline will be funded
to attend a medical-, or dental-, related professional conference.
The conference must be approved by the SMDEP National Program Office.
SMDEP Ambassadors who successfully meet the expectations of the
program will receive a certificate of service and a letter of reference
from the National Program Office.
Becoming an Ambassador offers other valuable professional development
skills such as:
We value our scholars and hope that you will join us by
becoming an SMDEP Ambassador!