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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, and recognizes outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.  

http://nmfonline.org/page.aspx?pid=485

NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

The National Medical Association annually recognizes and rewards African-American medical students for extraordinary accomplishments, academic excellence, leadership and potential for significant contributions to medicine.

http://nmfonline.org/programs/special-awards-program

Eligibility for these awards is limited to African-American medical students. Each medical school may submit up to two nominations for The NMA Emerging Scholar Awards and two for the Awards for Medical Journalism. Number and value of the awards: The number of scholarship varies annually. The NMA Emerging Scholar Awards are $2,250 each. The NMA Patti LaBelle Award is $5,000. The NMA Awards for Medical Journalism are of $2,500 each.

UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

http://nmfonline.org/page.aspx?pid=473

The United Health Foundation Scholarships was established in 2008 by United Health Foundation. The scholarship is presented annually to ten underrepresented minority medical students who are recognized for outstanding academic achievement and potential for significant contributions to medicine.

NMF EMERGENCY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

In these difficult and uncertain times, financial assistance to minority medical students from underrepresented communities is more crucial than ever. National Medical Fellowships is there to provide some help.

http://nmfonline.org/programs/nmf-emergency-scholarship-fund 

Organization for the Advancement Of Women (OAW)

Mission Statement:  To promote the efforts of trainees, faculty and staff affliliated with Penn State College of Medicine and/or Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and to allow the full and equitable participation, advancement, and promotion, of women on the Hershey Campus.

For information about membership contact: Donna Harris at dharris1@hmc.psu.edu

Chinese American Professors of Central PA

For more information contact:  Duanpping Liao at dliao@phs.psu.edu

Military Veterans

For more information contact Paul Juliano at pjulino@hmc.psu.edu

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)

For more information contact Rachel Levine at rlevine@hmc.psu.edu