AETNA/NMF Primary Care Fellows

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
10
Deadline
Varies
  • Scholarship Description
  • NMF is pleased to announce the Aetna/NMF Primary Care Fellows (PCF) program that will provide a mentored service-learning program of proactive community service encouraging the use of technology, health policy review, and leadership training in a variety of healthcare-related settings in Metropolitan DC. The focus of this program will be to strengthen capacity in future physicians by enhancing knowledge and understanding of issues of health information technology, policy, and primary care access.

    Program highlights:
    -Completion of a community health project focused on health information technology, health policy and/or primary care delivery
    -Written report
    -Visual presentation
    -Leadership training program including interaction with organizational executives
    -Participation in the distance learning curriculum on the NMF website
    -Access to a network of local faculty and alumni mentors and site placement advisors
    -Culminating event - joint forum with healthcare leaders
    -Program evaluation

    Eligibility:
    -Is a US citizen
    -Identifies with one of the following underrepresented minority groups: African American, Latino, Native American, or Asian American (Vietnamese or Cambodian only)
    -Has demonstrated leadership at an early stage
    -Is committed to serving medically underserved communities

    Two personal statements discussing:
    1. Your personal and professional motivation for a medical career, your commitment to primary care and service in a health and/or community settings, your motivation for working to reduce health disparities, and your commitment to improving healthcare (500-1,000 words)
    2. Your experiences that are preparing you to ultimately practice in an underserved community, including challenges you have overcome, and unique perspectives or skills you bring to practicing medicine in an underserved community (500-1,000 words)

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Director
  • 347 Fifth Avenue
  • Suite 510
  • New York, NY 10016
  • scholarships@nmfonline.org
  • 212-483-8880

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

African American Scholarships

Scholarships by Type

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Blue-Collar Students Trucking Through Student Debt

August 15, 2017

by Susan Dutca

The looming 1.4 billion student debt haunts not only college students and graduates, but blue-collar students as well. Dozens of truck drivers recount the industry's hopeful advertisement and how they are left in debt with thousands of dollars in training fees and poor job prospects. [...]

Find Scholarships for College Students

August 9, 2017

by Scholarships.com Staff

Just because you're already in college - even halfway through or in your final year - doesn't mean you couldn't use more financial aid to help pay your college tuition bill. Scholarships for college students are everywhere, including undergraduate scholarships and scholarships for grad students. In fact, many of the prestigious scholarships and large dollar scholarships out there are offered to college students. We understand college students' hectic schedules and having to balance academics, athletics, and extracurricular, so we've put together a wholesome list of scholarships for college students to make things easier for you. Don't forget to check out even more scholarships for undergraduate students and graduate scholarships by conducting a college scholarship search: [...]

NY to Spend $7.3M on College-in-Prison Program

August 8, 2017

by Susan Dutca

$7.3 million will be spent to create or expand free college education programs in New York prisons. Among the seven colleges who will offer the College-in-Prison Reentry Program at 17 state correctional facilities over the next five years is Cornell University. [...]