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Scholarships

The C.R. Bard Foundation Prize

National Medical Fellowships Inc.
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
http://www.NMFonline.org

Eligible candidates must be underrepresented minorities in their senior year of medical school. Candidates must be pursuing careers in cardiology or urology. Students must be nominated. Amount: $5,000.

Franklin C. McLean Award

National Medical Fellowships Inc.
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
http://www.NMFonline.org

Competition is open to senior, underrepresented minority students currently enrolled in accredited U.S. medical schools. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding achievement and leadership. Amount: $3,000. Deadline: June 1.

Irving Graef Memorial Scholarship

National Medical Fellowships Inc.
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
http://www.NMFonline.org

This scholarship is open only to rising, third-year medical students who received NMF financial assistance during their second year. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and leadership. Medical school deans must nominate students. Amount: $2,000. Deadline: April 1.

James H. Robinson Memorial Prize in Surgery

National Medical Fellowships Inc.
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
http://www.NMFonline.org

Eligible candidates must be underrepresented minority students enrolled in accredited U.S. schools of medicine who will graduate during the academic year in which the award is made available. This award is given to students who demonstrate outstanding performance in surgery. Medical school deans and the general surgery chairpersons must nominate students. Amount: $500. Deadline: December 1.

The Metropolitan Life Foundation Awards Program for Excellence in Medicine

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880 
http://www.NMFonline.org

This scholarship program is open to second- and third-year minority students who attend medical schools or have legal residence in the cities designated by the Metropolitan Life Foundation. Students must be nominated and provide documented proof of financial need. Amount: $3,500. Deadline: December 1. 

National Medical Fellowships Inc.

254 W. 31st Street, 7th Floor 
New York, NY 10001 
(212) 714-1007 
Amount: Varies 
Deadline(s): May 31 for renewal; August 31 for new applicant. 
Field(s): Medicine; Osteopathy
http://www.NMFonline.org

Awards and fellowships are offered to African Americans, mainland Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans, and American Indians in their first or second year at an accredited school of allopathic or osteopathic medicine in the U.S. Must be U.S. citizen and demonstrate financial need. Write for complete information.

William and Charlotte Cadbury Award

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Attn: Special Programs
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
http://www.NMFonline.org

This award is open to minority students enrolled in their senior years at accredited U.S. medical schools. Financial need is not a consideration. Candidates must be nominated by their medical schools during the summer preceding their senior year. Amount: $2,000. Deadline: June 1.

W.K. Kellogg Community-Based Training Fellowship Program for Minority Medical Students

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Attn: Special Programs 
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
http://www.NMFonline.org

Competition is open to second- and third-year underrepresented minority students attending accredited U.S. medical schools. Candidates must demonstrate academic achievement and motivation for careers as community-based primary care practitioners. Amount: $10,000.

PI KAPPA OMEGA Chapter - ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA Sorority, Incorporated

Dr. Joann P. DaSilva Memorial Scholarship Criteria

  • African-American or Latina woman pursuing the Doctor of Medicine (MO), or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.
  • Permanent Resident of New York State and/or a student at a medical school in New York.
  • Full-time enrolled student at an accredited medical school.
  • Include with your application:
  • Proof of New York State permanent residency (if attending school out of state),
  • Essay of at least 500 words (no more than 750) in response to:
    • Discuss the needs, and challenges of practicing medicine in an urban community; and solutions to these challenges.

Focus on ONE of the following three health issues:

  • Cancer, including early detection and prevention
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Heart disease/ hypertension
  • An official transcript in a sealed envelope.

NOTE: A Bursar's receipt (proof of enrollment) will be required prior to the disbursement of funds. If you are eligible for the scholarship, please download and completer this PDF file.

If have questions, feel free to call any member of the Scholarship committee:

Jinene Howard (917) 470-5907
Cbaryl Poindexter-Curry (212) 781-0621
Virginia Flintall (718) 293-0372
Micbele Clayton Lucas (845) 651-2021
www.pikappaomega.org