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NMF Scholarships

Offered by National Medical Fellowships

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 5, 2024
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

Graduate Students

Application deadline:


Scholarship Overview

Are you an underrepresented minority student currently attending a medical school or healthcare program in the U.S? If so, consider applying for the NMF scholarships! The scholarships are open to underrepresented minority graduate students currently enrolled in varying accredited healthcare programs in the U.S. They are funded by the National Medical Fellowships, a nonprofit organization in the United States that provides scholarships and support for underrepresented students in medicine and other health professions. NMF Scholarship Programs recognize merit as well as financial need. They actively seek and welcome partnerships to build and expand the types and amount of support they provide to our scholars. With that said, if you’re an underrepresented minority in healthcare who is committed to serving medically underserved communities, we encourage you to apply! Bear in mind that both awards and specific eligibility criteria may vary for each individual scholarship program.

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level, healthcare program in the U.S. Applicants' medical schools must be accredited by the LCME, LCME and COCA American Osteopathic Association, or the AOA. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

Graduate Students


US Citizens, DACA


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

Academic Interest

Medicine, Healthcare

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, proof of U.S. citizenship or verification of DACA status, and the below application materials.


Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US 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].

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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