The Herbert W. Nickens Award

This AAMC $10,000 award is for outstanding contributions that promote justice in medical education and health equities for people in this country.

Eight sets of application materials must include a letter of nomination which includes testimonials that support the nominees efforts to promote social justice in medical education and health care and a curriculum vitae.  The letter of recommendation must be double-spaced with 1″ margins and size 12 Times New Roman font.

The Nickens scholarships recognize outstanding academic achievement of medical students entering the third year in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school.


Contact Financial Aid if you are interested in being nominated.