Joint Admission Medical Program

TWU biology students admitted to highly competitive pre-med program

Texas Woman’s University undergraduate biology students Elizabeth Gaytan and Gratzelly Marquez were recently named Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) scholars. The program guarantees Gaytan and Marquez admission to one of the state's eleven medical schools. They also will receive financial and academic support during their studies along with access to resources and mentorship that will allow them to excel in their chosen discipline.

JAMP virtual info sessions

The Joint Admission Medical Program is hosting monthly virtual information sessions for prospective JAMP Scholars.  We encourage all interested TWU students to attend a JAMP virtual information session and to contact for an appointment to review their eligibility for the program. Check this site regularly for details about upcoming info sessions!

About JAMP

The Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) is a special program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing a medical education.

What JAMP provides

  • Support through undergraduate scholarships and summer stipends
  • Placement into JAMP Summer Internship experiences
  • Hands-on experience through clinical enrichment opportunities
  • A comprehensive, multi-phase MCAT preparation program
  • Personal and professional development through dedicated mentoring
  • Guaranteed admission to a participating Texas medical school if all criteria are met
  • Scholarships to attend medical school
  • Must be an aspiring MD or DO

JAMP acceptance criteria

  • Enroll at a participating college or university immediately following graduation from high school
  • SAT and ACT – must meet the benchmark for the State of Texas
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be a Texas Resident
  • Complete a minimum of 27 hours of undergraduate credit
  • Earn at least a 3.25 GPA
  • You must complete the FAFSA application and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) no more than 8000
  • Complete two semesters of General Chemistry with a “C” or better and be enrolled in Organic Chemistry I when you submit your application

Are you interested in applying for JAMP? Take our quick JAMP Self-Assessment to check whether you meet the program requirements.

JAMP timeline

The JAMP application opens each year on May 1 and closes on October 1. If you are currently a freshman interested in becoming an MD or DO, please contact Mehgann Mallory ( to learn more about JAMP.

Page last updated 1:03 PM, February 21, 2022