ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program

American Society of Hematology  — Minority Medical Student Award Program

The ASH’s Minority Medical Student Award Program offers 8 to 12 week summer research experiences in the study of hematology.

Minorities include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, Blacks or African Americans, and Hispanics or Latinos.

Participants receive the following:

  • A $5,000 stipend to support their summer research experience
  • A $1,000 travel allowance to attend the ASH annual meeting
  • $1,000 after the ASH annual meeting for presenting their research at the Promoting Minorities in Hematology event
  • Complimentary subscriptions during medical school and residency to Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, and The Hematologist, the Society’s newsletter
  • The guidance of a research mentor and a career-development mentor

Application requirements include a completed form, a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation.

Key Dates

Application and Request a Mentor Form Available August 1, 2019
Request a Mentor Deadline November 15, 2019
Application Deadline January 15, 2020
Award Notification Mid-March 2020


For questions about the ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program, please contact

For information about supporting the award, contact the Corporate Relations team at or 202-776-0544.

For further information visit, or telephone 202-776-0544 or email