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    NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund

    Offered by National Medical Fellowships

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 1, 2023
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $5,000

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    Rolling

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a second-through-fourth-year medical student in the U.S. who is part of an underrepresented minority group? If so, consider applying for the NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund! This scholarship is open to second-, third-, and fourth-year underrepresented medical students currently enrolled in accredited medical or osteopathic medicine schools located in the US. Applicants must also be experiencing financial need that prevents or severely hinders them from continuing their medical education. The scholarship is funded by the National Medical Fellowships, a nonprofit organization in the United States that provides scholarships and support for underrepresented students in medicine and the health professions. It awards between $2,000 and $5,000 in financial assistance to help lucky students pay for their medical school expenses. If you’re an underrepresented minority passionate about achieving your medical education goals and you are looking for some help to pay off your degree, we encourage you to apply!

    Eligibility information

    In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a second-year, third-year, or fourth-year underrepresented student enrolled in accredited medical or osteopathic medicine schools in the U.S. Applicants must also demonstrate strong financial need and meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, DACA

    Race/Ethnicity

    Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American

    Academic Interest

    Healthcare, Medicine

    Other Category

    Low Income

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, requested financial documents, and the below application materials.

    Essay

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and DACA students.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact National Medical Fellowships at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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