NMF Zimmer Biomet/NMF Orthopaedic Scholarship

Established in 2018 in partnership with Zimmer Biomet, this award seeks to address the national shortage of Hispanic and Latino representation in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. NMF will provide five (5) scholarships of $5,000 each to 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year Hispanic or Latino medical students, who have a demonstrated interest in Orthopaedics and leadership at an early stage in their professional careers. Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited US medical program.

Application currently closed.

NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program

Established to help address the severe national shortage of physician-leaders who are committed to the health of underserved communities, this award will provide a $5,000 scholarship to eight (8) fourth-year medical students for the 2020-2021 academic year from underrepresented minority groups who have demonstrated evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on June 15, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

NMF Dr. David Kearney McDonogh Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT

The Dr. David Kearney McDonogh Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT is designed to increase the number of qualified physicians who are interested in a career in Ophthalmology or Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) specialties. The scholarship is a $5,000 award to at least two (2) African-American, Afro-Latino, or Native American medical students enrolled in an accredited US medical school for the 2020-2021 academic year. Eligible candidates must be committed to academic excellence, research, leadership and service. The awarded Scholars are required to attend and present their research in Ophthalmology/ENT at the McDonogh Reception in New York City in November 2020. Scholars who are selected from another US State will be expected to video conference into the event to accept the award and present his or her research.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on August 3, 2020. To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

Latino Medical Student Association

Latino Medical Student Association Scholarships

Website:  https://lmsa.site-ym.com/

https://www.lmsane.org/scholarships.html -Northeast Region Chapter

https://lmsa.net/west/scholarships/ West Region

 

LMSA NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 20, 2020 11:59PM PST

The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) is a national organization that supports medical and premedical students interested in promoting the health of the Latino community. The LMSA National scholarship is awarded to medical students and/or undergraduate pre-medical students who embody the characteristics the organization upholds. Visit the LMSA National website for more information about the organization’s mission statement.

This year, LMSA National will award eight (8) scholarship recipients with $500 each.

ELIGIBILITY

– Medical students pursuing a DO or MD, or an undergraduate student with demonstrated pre-medical coursework.

– Current LMSA members with proof of paid membership. Note: proof of membership will be verified if selected.

– Desire to advance the state of healthcare and education in Latino and underserved communities through leadership in extracurricular activities and/or membership in civic organizations.

– Applicants are eligible to receive the scholarship regardless of ethnic background or immigration status. DACA students are encouraged to apply.

The application consists of demographic information, academic history, a 500 word short answer question, and 1 page personal statement alongside a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and unofficial transcript.

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION!

Questions? Email LMSA National VP of Scholarship Jonathan Cruz at scholarship@lmsa.net

HIV Vaccine Research Grants for African-American and Latino/a Medical Students

HIV Vaccine Research Grants for African-American and Latino/a Medical Students

Key Deadline:

January 6th, 2020:  Applications due by 5:00pm PST

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latino/a medical students with opportunities for independent research along with structured mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development activities. The complete Request for Applications can be found at http://www.hvtn.org/ramp.

Who can apply?

The HVTN will be accepting up to 4 RAMP scholars who meet the following criteria:

  • Self-identify as African-American and/or Latinx
  • Student at US allopathic medical school
  • In good academic standing
  • US citizen or US permanent resident
  • Interested in pursuing a future career in HIV research

Key Dates/Deadlines:

November 18th, 2019:  Application Open

Week of December 2nd, 2019:  Projects Posted on Website

January 6th, 2020:  Applications due by 5:00pm PST

February 21, 2020:  Announcement of awarded scholars
Questions about the application process? Please visit our RAMP Application FAQ page. Please contact RAMP Program Manager Linda Oseso, loseso@fredhutch.org or (206) 667-2175.

 

 

GE-National Medical Fellowship Primary Care Leadership Program

For six weeks, PCLP Scholars actively engage with a CHC Site Partner and PCLP mentors in leadership training, team-based project activities, and healthcare service delivery.

PCLP Scholar candidates must meet the following eligibility:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approval letter
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited medical school or graduate-level nursing or physician assistant program located in the U.S.
  • Identification as an underrepresented minority student* in healthcare and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged student
  • Demonstrated leadership early in career
  • Commitment to serving medically underserved communities

*NMF designates the following racial/ethnic groups as underrepresented minorities: African American, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American (including American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian), Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only), and Pacific Islander.

PCLP Scholars will be placed at one of their partner community health centers during the summer to participate in a summer service-learning opportunity focused on developing leadership skills.

Scholars each receive a $5,000 scholarship stipend that is expected to cover travel, living, and lodging expenses during the service-learning experience period.

Please read below for more information, and contact us with any questions or concerns at pclpinfo@nmfonline.org.

Early Decision applications are due December 15, 2019.

General applications are due January 17, 2020.

For additional information about the NMF Primary Care Leadership Program, please visit https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/service-learning-programs/nmf-primary-care-leadership-program/

 

NMF – Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship

The Josiah Macy Jr. Scholarship was established in 2001 by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. This scholarship provides $5,000 to six (6) 2nd or 3rd year minority medical students enrolled in an accredited US medical school program for the 2020-2021 academic year and who demonstrate financial need as well as academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to service.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on August 3, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

For more information and to apply: http://www.nmfonline.org/progra…/general-scholarships-awards

Contact them for more information: scholarships@nmfonline.org

 

AACAP’s Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is sending out this final call for applications for  AACAP’s  Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship! This is a great opportunity for medical students of color to become engaged in substance abuse research.

Visit for more information and the application:  http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Awards/Medical_Students_Awards/Spurlock_Research_Fellowship.aspx

Deadline:  March 2, 2020

Overview
The AACAP Jeanne Spurlock Research Fellowship in Substance Abuse and Addiction offers a unique opportunity for minority medical students, or students whose project will focus on minorities, to explore a research career in substance abuse in relation to child and adolescent psychiatry, gain valuable work experience, and meet leaders in the child and adolescent psychiatry field. The fellowship opportunity provides award recipients:

  • Up to $4,000 for 12 weeks of summer research under a child and adolescent psychiatrist researcher/mentor.
  • Coverage for required attendance to the AACAP 67th Annual Meeting in San Francisco on October 19 – 24, 2020 to present their research in a new research poster session. (Complimentary registration, four-paid nights in the hotel, and travel reimbursement for the Annual Meeting are included in addition to the fellowship stipend.)

Time Commitment
Students are expected to complete 12 consecutive weeks (60 working days at 8 hours per day) of fellowship training during the summer following acceptance into the program. The amount of time an applicant proposes to spend in the fellowship training will be taken into account by the selection committee. If an applicant is unable to complete 12 weeks, a slightly shorter fellowship experience may be proposed in the application. If approved, the stipend will be pro-rated to reflect the reduction in time spent completing the fellowship. [IMPORTANT: Fellowships proposals with a duration of less than eight weeks will NOT be considered.]

National Hispanic Health Foundation

Deadline: The application deadline is September 26, 2019, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. Any applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

The NHHF Health Professions Scholarships will award 15-20 scholarships to graduate students in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health or Health Policy, and Physician Assistant who exhibit exceptional academic performance, documented leadership activities, and have a commitment to a career providing healthcare services to the Hispanic community in the US.

REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

What are the qualifications?

  • 3.0 GPA or Passing (fail/pass system)
  • Exceptional academic performance, documented leadership activities, and have a commitment to a career providing healthcare services to the Hispanic community in the US
  • Be a full-time student in the following accredited programs: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health or Health Policy, and Physician Assistant

What are the required supporting documents?

  • Personal statement or essay, including career goals (double-spaced, two-page maximum)
  • Current curriculum vitae (education, employment, extracurricular activities, awards)
  • Letter of recommendation (one letter only)
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship, residency, or DACA status
  • Unofficial copy of school transcripts

CONTACT INFORMATION: For other questions regarding the NHHF Scholarship, please contact scholarship@nhmafoundation.org.

Application and criteria: https://nhmafoundation.org/programs/the-nhhf-scholarship/