National Medical Fellowships offers a number of scholarship programs that are awarded on the basis of need and merit.
How to Apply
There is one general application for our scholarship programs. Applicants will be considered for all scholarship programs for which they are eligible during the current academic year. As new programs become available during the year, they will be listed on the website. Follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to get regular updates.
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Learn More About Our general Scholarship Programs
Anarcha, Betsy and Lucy Memorial Scholarship Award
Established by NMF Alumna Yvonne S. Thornton, MD, MPH, FACOG, the Anarcha, Betsy and Lucy Memorial Scholarship is given in honor of three slaves who, as subjects of experimentation that helped shape advances in current clinical and surgical knowledge, are recognized today as the Mothers of Gynecology.
This scholarship will be given annually to an African-American woman who is a known descendant of American slaves. She must be enrolled in an accredited US medical school program.
Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program
Supports two outstanding medical students with an interest in pediatrics with an emphasis on nutrition.
Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program
The Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship was established in 1982 in honor of the longtime NMF contributor in Minneapolis/St. Paul. The scholarship is awarded annually to two 2nd and 3rd year underrepresented minority students in Minnesota medical schools in recognition of leadership and community service.
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship is awarded to four 2nd and 3rd year underrepresented minority students with financial need as recognition of their academic achievement and potential.
Manhattan Central Medical Society Scholarship
Established by the Manhattan Central Medical Society, this award is given to an African-American medical student enrolled in the greater New York area.
Mary Ball Carrera Scholarship
Established by NMF Board member Neal Ball to honor the memory of his sister Mary Ball Carrera, this need-based merit scholarship is presented to an outstanding Native American woman enrolled in an accredited US medical school. This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.
Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship
The Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship supports one scholarship for a 2nd or 3rd year Latino medical student with clinical interests in hematology (diseases of the blood). Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited medical program that is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The scholarship recipient receives the award during the Los Angeles Champions of Health Awards.
Wayne Anthony Butts Scholarship
The Wayne Anthony Butts Scholarship was established in 2013 by distinguished NMF Alumnus Dr. Gary C. Butts to honor his late brother. This award is presented during the New York Champions of Health Awards to a 1st or 2nd year underrepresented minority medical student studying in the New York metropolitan area in recognition of outstanding academic achievement, leadership, community service, and interest in urban health.