United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program

🏆 Available: 38
💰 $7,000
⏳ 10/03

Last year this scholarship received 1,012 applicant(s). $7,000 was awarded to 38 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Established in 2013, the United Health Foundation (UHF) has partnered with National Medical Fellowships (NMF) to offer the Diverse Medical Scholars Program. This is a service-learning program designed to increase the number of qualified medical providers who have a commitment to improving access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities.

This program is a renewable scholarship that provides a $7,000 award to thirty-eight (38) qualified 2nd-4th year medical students. Selected Scholars will be enrolled in a medical school located in the U.S., be a member of an underrepresented minority group, and have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to underserved communities. All Scholars are required to complete a 200-hour self-directed community health project with a community site of their choice.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Must be Hispanic

Application Requirements

  • Transcript required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Community Service Required

How To Apply


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Donor: United Health Foundation