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S2M2: Science, Service, Medicine & Mentoring

Student to Doctor in 5 Days! Witness the Transformation! 


The Asian American Center of Frederick brings to Frederick County the S2M2 program again this year. This program has already been held in Montgomery, Baltimore, Prince George’s and Howard Counties! S2M2 is Science, Service, Medicine, & Mentoring – a week long community outreach program founded on the principles of sustained engagement and long term mentoring contributing to the success of college-bound high school students from diverse economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds. 

In ONE WEEK you will: 


  • Learn about (among other things) health disparities, nutrition, preventive care, health information rules and laws, anatomy physiology, clinical practice, surgical knot tying, suturing, dissections, laparoscopic surgery skills, infectious diseases, and even deliver a baby!!!
  • Research a health care topic and create a professional brochure and poster and perfect your presentation skills at a community based HEALTH FAIR that benefits Frederick County!  You’ll be the expert!
  • Get the inside scoop on college admissions, medical school preparation, curriculum, and clinical skills, and be the person who will make a difference in the lives of others!


When​: July 29-Aug 2. Day starts at 8:00 a.m. and students can be picked up at 4:00 p.m.


Where: Tuscarora High School (July 29 to August 1) and Frederick Community College (August 2) -  STUDENT MUST ATTEND ALL FIVE DAYS! Transportation is NOT provided. Please bring your own lunch and snacks.


Cost: Tuition for this intensive, medical and cultural competency immersion program is $500 per student. We can only accommodate 30 students – apply early!!! SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!


Requirements: Application form (available from your science teacher on online), letter of recommendation from your science teacher or another teacher who knows you well (not from a parent or relative), a personal statement telling us how this program will help you help others. Students and parents must commit for all five days including Friday August 2. Parents, teachers, and the public are invited to the Health Fair on August 2nd.


If you are unable to fill out the application form online, please reach out to Namrata Unadkat at s2m2@aacfmd.org for the hard copy version of the application form.” Submit your completed applications to Namrata Unadkat at s2m2@aacfmd.org by July 12, 2019


Asian American Center of Frederick (AACF): ​301-694-3355

Application Deadline:  Friday, July 12, 2019.


Find the S2M2 Application Packet at the bottom of this web page.


Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, with priority given to earlier applicants.  Applicants will hear back regarding acceptances to the program by Monday, July 15. 


PAYMENT is due Thursday, July 18.  Make check payable to "Asian American Center of Frederick".


Submit your application for review to Namrata Unadkat at s2m2@aacfmd.org. Please direct any questions regarding applications to Namrata as well.


She can also be reached at the AACF office. 

1080 W. Patrick Street, Suite 16
Frederick, MD 21703, or by phone at (301) 694-3355


S2M2 Application Packet

S2M2 Application Packet 2019 (docx)

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