AMA Underrepresented in Medicine Award

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Amount
Awarded

$20,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Wednesday
Awarded By:

American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately 2 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be Hispanic, American Indian, African-American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or from another racial group historically underrepresented in the medical profession.
  2. This award is for U.S. students.
  3. Must be enrolled in medical school at the time of application.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The AMA Underrepresented in Medicine Award provides financial assistance to African American, Latino / Hispanic, or Native Americans / Native Hawaiians / Alaska Natives scholars who are dedicated to serving vulnerable or underserved populations.

Application requirements for the AMA Underrepresented in Medicine Award are:

  • Application form
Additional Information: The Physicians of Tomorrow Awards provide financial assistance to medical students facing medical school debt. Since 1950, the Foundation has provided more than $60 million in financial aid to exceptional medical students across the nation. General Eligibility Requirements include: Medical students eligible for this award must be nominated by their medical school dean or dean’s designate. If you're a medical student interested in being nominated, please contact your school. The Physicians of Tomorrow Awards reward medical students who meet the following criteria: • Applicants are medical students who are approaching their final year of medical school. • Each $10,000 scholarship is based on different eligibility requirements. • Each medical school is allowed 2 nominations per category. Each student can only be nominated under 1 category.

Award Amount: $10,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $20,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 31

Information about this award can be found on the American Medical Association website, at the address provided. Applications may be completed through the AMA online application portal, under the heading "Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship Program." Nomination forms are available but must be requested by an advisor or program coordinator at the student's medical school. All nominations and supporting documents must be submitted, through the student's school, and received by the deadline date.
Contact: n/a
Address: 330 N. Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60611-5885

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