Education and Funding
The following are resources for medical education fellowships, training,and funding opportunities for minority students. Please note that a listing here does not indicate endorsement by the AMA and that these links may take you off of the AMA website.
American Indian Graduate Center
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Association of American Indian Physicians
website contains a section on funding opportunities.
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
AAMC Herbert W. Nickens, MD Minority Medical Student Scholarships
The Herbert W. Nickens, MD Minority Medical Student Scholarships honor the tireless work of Dr. Herbert W. Nickens in promoting justice in medical education and health care.
AAMC Resources and Databases
Information about summer school opportunities for medical school course work at US Medical Schools can be found by searching this database.
American Medical Association Foundation
AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Awards are available. In collaboration with the Minority Affairs Section (MAS), with support from the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative, the AMA Foundation offers the Minority Scholars Award.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation / General Mills
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute / United Health Foundation Scholar Intern Program
website search engine for scholarships.
The Gates Millennium Scholars
Hispanic Scholarship Fund On-line
Indian Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Hispanic Medical Association
website contains information on summer programs for medical students.
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
Office of Minority Health
Producing a funding guide.