The Herbert W. Nickens Award

Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship

Deadline: April 5, 2019

These awards consist of five scholarships given to outstanding students entering their third year of medical school who have shown leadership in efforts to eliminate inequities in medical education and health care and have demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Each recipient receives a $5,000 scholarship.

Nomination Process

A medical school may nominate one student per year for this award. A candidate must be:

  • A U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status
  • Entering the third year of study in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school in fall 2019
    Students enrolled in combined degree programs (such as MD/PhD) are eligible when they are entering their third year of medical school.

 

Contact Financial Aid if you are interested in being nominated.

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