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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 Indian Graduate Center

American Psychiatric Association (APA)


Association of American Indian Physicians

AAIP website
website contains a section on funding opportunities.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Applying to Medical School

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.

AAMC information on research and clinical training.

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

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship Program

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute / United Health Foundation Scholar Intern Program

CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar


website search engine for scholarships.

The Gates Millennium Scholars

Gates Scholars

Hispanic Scholarship Fund On-line

Hispanic Scholarships

Indian Health Service

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program

National Institutes of Health

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

National Hispanic Medical Association

NHMA website
website contains information on summer programs for medical students.

Office of Minority Health Resource Center

Office of Minority Health
Producing a funding guide.

Provides information and resources for minority children on becoming a physician.