Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio AMEF Scholarship

The Academy of Medicine Education Foundation (AMEF) is now accepting medical student scholarship applications, to be awarded in 2021. The AMEF was formed by the physician leadership of the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio (AMCNO) more than 50 years ago. Since its inception, AMEF has granted more than $1.5 million in scholarships to qualified students.

Medical students who are currently in their third or fourth year of medical school for 2020-2021, and who meet the following criteria, will be considered by AMEF members as possible scholarship recipients. Complete information, including the accompanying application and a copy of a current official transcript, must be received in our office no later than January 31, 2021.

AMEF scholarship eligibility criteria:
1. AMEF awards scholarships each year to third- and fourth-year medical students (MD/DO) that are or were residents of Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Portage, or Summit counties, and who demonstrate an interest in organized medicine, leadership skills, community involvement and academic achievement.

2. AMEF scholarships will be awarded to third- and fourth-year medical students attending the following colleges: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of CWRU, Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Announcement of the scholarship grants awarded will be made in the spring of 2021. Students will receive their scholarships 4 – 6 weeks following the announcement of their award.

Application link
Mail the completed form to AMEF, 6111 Oak Tree Blvd., Suite 150, Independence, OH 44131

If you have any questions, contact Tara Camera or Valerie Yanoska at the AMCNO offices via email at or, or by phone at 216.520.1000.

-Submitted by Sarah Moore

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