The United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program

🏆 Available: 29
💰 $7,000
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Scholarship Description

The United Health Foundation and NMF are pleased to announce a new service-learning opportunity – the United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program – to help develop the future health workforce and create healthier communities by providing an opportunity for outstanding U.S. minority medical students to engage in community service, develop critical skills, and join an active collegial network. The program’s mission is to meet the need for culturally competent physician-leaders to better serve the community and ultimately improve health.

This program is a renewable scholarship that provides a $7,000 award to qualified 2nd-4th year medical students. Selected Scholars will be enrolled in a medical school located in the U.S., a member of a group underrepresented in medicine, and have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to underserved communities.

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

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Photograph required
  • Community Service Required

How To Apply

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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.