Association of American Medical Colleges Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship. Established in 2019 by the AAMC Board of Directors, this scholarship honors the exemplary leadership of Dr. Darrell G. Kirch and recognizes his deep commitment to creating a diverse workforce of healthcare professionals.
Administered through National Medical Fellowships (NMF), this $10,000 Scholarship will be awarded to eight (8) 1st year underrepresented minority medical students (for the 2019-2020 academic year), who are enrolled at an LCME-accredited US, MD-granting medical school.
The selected students must demonstrate both community service and leadership and will be eligible to renew the Scholarship for each of their additional three years of medical school (i.e., 4 years of funding), provided that they remain in good academic standing and meet renewal criteria. The scholarship funds should be used for tuition fees and/or living expenses.
The Scholarship recipients will be required to attend the Nickens Awards session at the AAMC’s Learn Serve Lead (LSL). The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in Phoenix, Arizona. Conference registration fees will be waived and AAMC will cover up to two (2) nights of lodging for each Scholar.
If you’re interested in being nominated, please contact our office.
The application will be open from June 3, 2019 – July 12, 2019. Additional Scholarship information can be found at NMF’s website https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/ and the application can be accessed at https://nmf.fluidreview.com.