Graduate Funding Information Service

June 3, 2021

National Medical Fellowships

Application Deadlines: Range June 13 – August 1, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

  • For medical students
  • Who are DACA recipients or U.S. citizens
    • U.S. permanent residents and Green Card holders are not eligible
  • Eligibility, application deadlines, and award amounts vary by specific award

National Medical Fellowships (NMF)

Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy Memorial Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: June 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Established by NMF Alumna Yvonne S. Thornton, MD, MPH, FACOG, the Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy Memorial Scholarship is given in honor of three enslaved women who, as subjects of experimentation, helped shape advances in clinical and surgical knowledge and are recognized today as the Mothers of Gynecology. This $5,000 scholarship will be given to one (1) African-American woman who is a known descendant of enslaved Americans, and is enrolled in an accredited US medical school program for the 2021-2022 academic year. Finalists will be interviewed by Dr. Thornton.

 

Delores and Charles Baker Scholarships

Application Deadline: July 11, 2021,  8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Established in 2021 by Dr. Delores Baker, this need-based Scholarship provides a $5,000 award to an underrepresented minority medical school student enrolled in an accredited program for the 2021-2022 academic year. It is preferred that applicants have an interest in health issues that impact rural populations and an interest in practicing in a rural setting.

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

Dr. Daniel Denis Laroche, Sr. Scholarship in Anesthesiology

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Established in 2021 by NMF Alumnus Dr. Daniel Laroche in memory of his father, this scholarship provides $5,000 to one (1) African American, Afro-Latino, or Native American student enrolled in an accredited medical school for the 2021-2022 academic year. Eligible candidates must show a demonstrated interest in pursuing an Anesthesiology residency, and be committed to academic excellence, research, leadership, and service. The awarded Scholar is required to attend and present their research in Anesthesiology at the Scholarship virtual reception on October 6, 2021

Dr. David Kearney McDonogh Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT

Application Deadline: August 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

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 2021-2022 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. 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.

 

NMF Cardiothoracic Surgery Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Established in 2020, this award will provide $5,000 to an underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited medical program for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicants must demonstrate clinical interest in cardiothoracic surgery, as well as evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

 

NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: June 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

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 twelve (12) fourth-year medical students for the 2021-2022 academic year from underrepresented minority groups who have demonstrated evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

 

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