Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program

Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program to help address the severe national shortage of physician-leaders who are committed to the health of underserved communities. This program will provide a $5000 scholarship to each of ten (10) current second-or third-year medical students from underrepresented minority groups (US citizens only) with a commitment to serving medically underserved communities. Awardees will demonstrate evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a graduate student
  • Must attend a university
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black or Hispanic students
  • Restricted to students studying in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, California, Connecticut, or Illinois
  • Restricted to students studying Health and Medical Sciences
  • Restricted to individuals having experience in these volunteer or employment areas: medicine (physician/surgeon)

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