NMF Primary Care Leadership Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $5,000
⏳ 02/05

Scholarship Description

The NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) is a six-week summer program that includes clinical experience, leadership training, and a service-learning project that focuses on barriers in healthcare. PCLP provides students with an opportunity to examine the challenges and rewards of primary care practice at community health centers (CHCs) across the United States. Medical students and graduate nursing and physician assistant students from underrepresented minorities or socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds are invited to apply. PCLP Site Partners are located in the Massachusetts cities and Los Angeles, CA. PCLP Scholars will each receive a $5,000 scholarship stipend that is expected to cover travel, living, and lodging expenses during the externship period. PCLP Scholars complete their program requirements during a six week period between the months of June and July. Students are required to find their own housing and to arrange their transportation to the placement city and throughout the externship period. Scholars become part of the National Medical Fellowships alumni network: over 18,000 healthcare professionals and advocates around the U.S.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Must be Hispanic, Latino/a
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Resume Required
  • Student Aid Report (SAR), Documentation of Loan History from the National Student Loan Data System, Official Letter of Financial Aid Award Offer, Verification of Citizenship or Verification of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) Status, Short Biography.

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Donor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

Nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians and other professionals in the healthcare workforce in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically under-served communities.