Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    April 07, 2024
  • Number Of Awards
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    Association of American Medical Colleges
    655 K Street NW, Suite 100
    Washington, DC, DC 20001-2399
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    The Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships consist of five scholarships given to outstanding students entering their third year of medical school who have shown leadership in efforts to eliminate inequities in medical education and health care. They also should have demonstrated leadership initiative in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Each recipient receives a $5,000 scholarship.

    A medical school may nominate one student per year for this award. A candidate must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status, entering the third year of study in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school in the fall of the year the award is offered. Students enrolled in combined degree programs (such as MD/PhD) are eligible when they are entering their third year of medical school.

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