National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians and other professionals in the healthcare workforce in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities.

Current Opportunities for National Medical Fellowships, Inc.

United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 01, 2023
Description: The United Health Foundation and NMF are pleased to announce a new service-learning opportunity - the United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program - to help develop the future health workforce and create healthier communities by providing an opportunity for outstanding U.S. minority medical students to engage in community service, develop critical skills, and join an active collegial network. The program’s mission is to meet the need for culturally competent physician-leaders to better serve the community and ultimately improve health.

General Scholarships and Awards

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Description: National Medical Fellowships offers a number of scholarship programs that are awarded on the basis of need and merit.

GE/NMF International Medical Scholars Program

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Description: This international program provides a two-month mentored clinical experience in the provision of primary healthcare in Ghana and Kenya. This program provides opportunities to learn about the management of acutely ill patients. Scholars are actively involved in healthcare delivery and institutional evaluation relevant to their academic programs and important to partner organizations that include host hospitals, national health services, and academic institutions.

NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: Year round (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the academic year)
Description: This innovative fund supports 3rd and 4th year underrepresented minority medical school students in need for immediate, emergency funding. The funds could pay tuition or living expenses, depending on need and approval of the ESP Advisory Committee. Emergency scholarships are non-renewable and can range up to $10,000.

Qualified applicants must provide two essays, one explaining their financial circumstances and the other their interest in a career in medicine and all documents supporting their financial status. Applications must be submitted by the medical school accompanied by a letter of support from the Financial Aid Director. Applications accepted on rolling basis.

Contact Information

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510
New York, NY 10016