Current NMF Scholarships & Service-Learning Programs

Current NMF Scholarships & Service-Learning Programs

See below to learn more about the currently available scholarships & service-learning programs. All students are encouraged to apply by first completing the eligibility form.

Dr. Theodore Quincy Miller Scholarship

  • Established in 2019 to honor the memory of NMF Alumnus Dr. Theodore Quincy Miller.
  • This need-based Scholarship awards $5,000 to one (1) African American male medical student enrolled at an LCME-accredited US, MD-granting medical school for the 2021-2022 academic year, who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership and commitment to service.
  • Top applicants will be selected for a phone interview with Dr. Miller’s family.
  • Application deadline: Sept. 7, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Dr. Prentiss Taylor Scholarship

  • Established in 2020, this Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be given to one (1) underrepresented minority medical student, who is enrolled in an accredited US medical school for the 2021-2022 academic year and has demonstrated financial need, academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to community service.
  • As part of the application, students must discuss how they hope to make an impact in their career in healthcare.
  • Application deadline: Sept. 7, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship

  • The Josiah Macy Jr. Scholarship was established in 2001 by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. This scholarship provides $5,000 to four (4) 2nd or 3rd year minority medical students enrolled in an accredited US medical school program for the 2021-2022 academic year and who demonstrate financial need as well as academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to service.
  • Application deadline: Sept. 7, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Mary Ball Carrera Scholarship - Closing August 29

  • Established by NMF Board member Neal Ball to honor the memory of his sister Mary Ball Carrera, this award provides a $2,500 scholarship to one (1) outstanding Native American woman, recognized for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and community service, and enrolled in an accredited US medical school for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Application deadline: Aug. 29, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).

United Health Foundation/Diverse Medical Scholars Program

  • Established in 2013 in partnership with the United Health Foundation.
  • This program is a renewable scholarship that provides a $7,000 award to qualified 2nd-4th year medical students.
  • Scholars will complete a 200-hour self-directed community health project with a community site of their choice between December 2021 - June 2022.
  • This service-learning program is designed to increase the number of qualified medical providers who have a commitment to improving access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities.
  • Selected Scholars will be enrolled in a medical school located in the U.S., identify as a student underrepresented in medicine, and have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to underserved communities.
  • Application deadline: Oct. 3, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
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