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  • Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program: Community Outreach in New York City - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program Community Outreach in New York City Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program Community Outreach in New York City ABOUT THE PROGRAM NMF is pleased to announce the Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program Community Outreach in New York City established through a partnership with Empire BlueCross and BlueShield Foundation which will provide a mentored service learning program of proactive community service by implementing a diabetes education curriculum in a variety of community sites and healthcare related settings in New York City The focus of this program is to impact adult diabetes management with a structured curriculum customized for the recruited target group PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Site and participant driven curriculum Oral presentation by each Scholar on the community project at a program session at the Scholar s medical nursing school Culminating event as a joint forum with healthcare leaders Access to a network of mentors health professionals and distinguished NMF Alumni VALUE OF AWARDS ELIGIBILITY The Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program Community Outreach in New York City provides a 5 000 scholarship to each of 10 awarded students who have the following qualifications US citizenship Enrollment in a US accredited medical or graduate nursing program located in Connecticut New Jersey New York or Pennsylvania Please Note Diabetes education curriculum must be implemented in the New York City area including boroughs Identification with one of the following underrepresented minority groups African American Latino Native American or Asian American Vietnamese or Cambodian only Demonstrated leadership at an early stage Commitment to serving medically underserved communities PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Each Scholar must construct and implement an independent project that is at least 200 hours and will be completed between November 2015 and March 2016 The project location can be chosen by the Scholar and then approved

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/ndep (2016-02-09)
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  • United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Programs - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs The United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program The United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program About the Program For the fifth year the United Health Foundation has partnered with NMF to offer the Diverse Medical Scholars Program Thirty 30 scholars will be selected to receive the 7 000 scholarship and complete a self directed community health project at the community site of their choice Selected scholars will be enrolled in a medical school within one of the identified target areas be a member of an underrepresented minority group and have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to underserved communities Number Value of Awards The United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program provides 7 000 scholarship awards to 30 qualified underrepresented minority medical students who have demonstrated leadership at an early stage of their careers and are committed to serving medically underserved communities Program Requirements Each awardee will conduct a self directed community health project of 200 hours at a community site of choice in an underserved community in one of the eligible locations between December 2015 April 2016 Scholars who successfully complete the program will have the opportunity to reapply to the program for a second year Scholars who participate in the second year of the program will complete an independent community health study on a topic that builds off on their first year service project The independent community health study should explore in depth information gained from the first year Program Eligibility Each candidate must meet the following eligibility requirements US citizenship Identification with one of the following underrepresented minority groups African American Latino Native American or Asian American Vietnamese or Cambodian only Demonstrated leadership at an early stage Commitment to serving medically underserved

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/uhf (2016-02-09)
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  • Aetna Foundation - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    health of underserved communities This program will provide a 5 000 scholarship to each of fourteen 14 current second or third year medical students from underrepresented minority groups US citizens only with a commitment to serving medically underserved communities Awardees will demonstrate evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers Scholars must attend medical school in one of the following targeted regions California Los Angeles Connecticut Georgia Atlanta Illinois Chicago New Jersey New York New York City Pennsylvania Philadelphia The overall goal is to recognize the promise of minority students who have demonstrated leadership in medicine at an early stage in their professional careers as identified by their medical schools acknowledged by the Aetna Foundation through these scholarship funds and showcased at NMF special events Meet our scholars links to Aetna Foundation website PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Seeks underrepresented minority medical students who have experience with health leadership activities 5 000 grant for current 2nd and 3rd year medical students Scholars will be required to attend an NMF Gala in their region in 2015 Participation in interactive networking sessions with health professionals Scholars invited into the distinguished NMF Alumni network for mentoring and collegial interaction ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS To be eligible candidates must be US citizens and underrepresented minority students currently in their 2nd or 3rd year at an accredited US medical school MD or DO Scholars must be attending medical school in one of the following Aetna Foundation targeted regions Southern California particularly Los Angeles Connecticut Georgia Atlanta Illinois particularly Chicago New Jersey New York City and Philadelphia Candidates must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement as evidenced in academic transcripts faculty evaluations receipt of special academic or national medical society honors fellowships and awards leadership as indicated by active participation in international health community based activities

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/aetna-foundation (2016-02-09)
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  • Aura E. Severinhaus Award - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Scholarships Awards Aetna Foundation NMF Healthcare Leadership Program Aura E Severinghaus Award New York Community Trust NMF Medical Research Scholarship Program NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund General Scholarships Awards Frequently Asked Questions Alumni Friends News Events All Events News Announcements Resources Resource Libraries Aetna NMF Primary Care Fellows California Community Service Learning Program GE NMF Primary Care Leadership Program GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Aura E Severinghaus Award Established in 1975 the Aura E Severinghaus Award honors the memory of the NMF Board member and Associate Dean Emeritus of Columbia University s College of Physicians and Surgeons This special award is presented annually to a fourth year minority student who has demonstrated leadership during his her tenure in medical school The award recipient is nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons About Us About NMF In the Beginning The Need for NMF Building the Future From Our President Board of Directors Staff Partners Allies and Program Site Partners Sponsors Financial Information Privacy Policy Contact Us Programs About Our Programs Service Learning Programs GE NMF International

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/programs/scholarships--awards/aura-e.-severinhaus-award (2016-02-09)
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  • New York Community Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarship Program - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Health Fellows Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs New York Community Trust NMF Medical Research Scholarship Program New York Community Trust NMF Medical Research Scholarship Program ABOUT THE PROGRAM The New York Community Trust seeks to nurture the talent of medical students engaged in critical research and healthcare delivery in underserved communities in the coming decades This 5 000 scholarship awarded to two 2 2nd or 3rd year medical students from underrepresented minority groups who have and are currently engaged in medical research projects Students must be attending medical school in New York City At the end of their research project or by December 2015 students must submit reports which will be disseminated via NMF website and social media for interactive networking with physicians and alumni as an opportunity to foster career development PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 5 000 grant for current 2nd and 3rd year medical students Research efforts recognized and disseminated to the NMF network Participation in interactive networking sessions with health professionals Scholars invited into the distinguished NMF Alumni network for mentoring and collegial interaction ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS To be eligible candidates must Be a US citizen and underrepresented minority Be a 2nd or 3rd year student at an accredited medical school in New York City Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement as evidenced in academic transcripts faculty evaluations receipt of special academic or national medical society honors fellowships and awards Demonstrate interest in research as indicated by previous and ongoing research efforts Demonstrate commitment to underserved communities SELECTION PROCESS NMF objectively reviews each of the applications based on the candidate s credentials and financial need Applicants are reviewed on the basis of letters of recommendation financial need personal statement and community service and leadership activities A rigorous application

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/special-scholarships/nyct (2016-02-09)
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  • NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    students from underrepresented communities is more crucial than ever National Medical Fellowships is there to provide some help We know how important it is to help students maintain their financial stability during the critical final semesters of medical school so that they can focus on the future a future of service to their communities and the nation as a whole About the fund This innovative fund provides a quick response to address 3rd and 4th year underrepresented minority medical school students need for immediate emergency funding when all possibilities of financial help have been exhausted This fund is available to provide financial assistance when circumstances beyond a medical student s control create a financial hardship that makes it difficult to continue in medical school The emergency situation must be sudden unexpected and unbudgeted Applications deemed eligible depending on financial need will be reviewed for award by the ESF Advisory Committee Emergency scholarships are non renewable scholarships and applicants cannot be receiving other NMF Scholarships at the time of application Generally it is expected that the request will not exceed 5 000 Eligibility The NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund is only open to underrepresented minority students who are US citizens and enrolled in accredited medical or osteopathic medicine schools located in the US Application Instructions Send a short paragraph to scholarships nmfonline org that describes your immediate extreme financial need and your reason for application to the NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund If you qualify for an Emergency Scholarship you will receive a paper application that once completed will be reviewed by the ESF Advisory Committee Qualification of an application does not guarantee scholarship award Qualified applicants must submit for review Two essays one explaining the immediate financial need and the other detailing an interest in a career in medicine All documents supporting

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/esf (2016-02-09)
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  • General Scholarships & Awards - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Yvonne S Thornton MD MPH FACOG the Anarcha Betsy and Lucy Memorial Scholarship is given in honor of three slaves who as subjects of experimentation that helped shape advances in current clinical and surgical knowledge are recognized today as the Mothers of Gynecology This scholarship will be given annually to an African American woman who is a known descendant of American slaves She must be enrolled in an accredited US medical school program Finalists will be interviewed by Dr Thornton Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program The Gerber scholarship in Pediatrics supports two outstanding medical students with an interest in pediatrics and an emphasis on nutrition Hugh J Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program The Hugh J Andersen Memorial Scholarship was established in 1982 in honor of the longtime NMF contributor in Minneapolis St Paul The scholarship is awarded annually to two 2nd or 3rd year underrepresented minority students enrolled in Minnesota medical schools in recognition of leadership and community service Josiah Macy Jr Foundation Scholarship The Josiah Macy Jr Foundation Scholarship is awarded to four 2nd and 3rd year underrepresented minority students with financial need as recognition of their academic achievement and potential Manhattan Central Medical Society Scholarship Established by the Manhattan Central Medical Society this award is given to an African American medical student enrolled in the greater New York area Mary Ball Carrera Scholarship Established by NMF Board member Neal Ball to honor the memory of his sister Mary Ball Carrera this need based merit scholarship is presented to an outstanding Native American woman enrolled in an accredited US medical school This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement leadership and community service Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship The Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship seeks to award one scholarship to an underrepresented minority medical student enrolled in medical school in California with clinical interests

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/programs/general-scholarships-awards (2016-02-09)
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  • Applicants_FAQ - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    medical school located in one of the 50 United States the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico in order to be eligible to become an NMF Scholar Back to top Race Ethnicity and Citizenship Q I was born in the United States or a US protectorate as were my parents Do I still need to submit proof of citizenship A Yes all applicants are required to provide proof of citizenship Back to top Q What does NMF consider acceptable proof of United States citizenship A All applicants are required to provide proof of citizenship A US birth certificate or a current US passport a copy of your USCIS certificate of naturalization or a voter s registration card accompanied by a picture ID are acceptable forms of proof of citizenship Back to top Q I qualify as an American Indian but do not have proof How can I obtain proof A If you are a member of a tribe recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs BIA you must apply through BIA for a number If you cannot obtain BIA certification then you must submit either a letter from the tribal council on official letterhead or documentation of ancestry i e birth records or birth certificates for parents or grandparents Back to top Q What does NMF consider an underrepresented minority A Underrepresented minorities in medicine are racial ethnic groups whose representation among health professionals is disproportionately low compared to their proportion of the general population In determination of eligibility for participation in its programs NMF designates the following racial ethnic groups as underrepresented minority African American Hispanic Latino Native Americans American Indian Alaska Native Native Hawaiian Asian American Vietnamese and Cambodian only Pacific Islander Back to top RECOMMENDATION LETTERS Q Whom should I ask to write letters of recommendation A Recommendation letters should be written by individuals who know your academic career and more importantly your community service experiences in school and elsewhere For some service learning programs you must include a letter of recommendation from a Dean faculty member or chief administrative officer of your academic program Back to top Q Can applicants submit more than the requested number of recommendations Please submit only the requested number of recommendations Additional letters will not be reviewed Back to top Q How will the letters of recommendations be submitted A Applicants will receive instructions on how to submit recommendation letters when completing their online application Back to top Q What if my recommendation letters have not been submitted by the deadline Will my application still be reviewed A It is the applicant s responsibility to follow up with recommenders to assure they submit the letters by the application deadline Back to top Filing the Application Q Why does NMF require detailed information from applicants A Without the benefit of large endowment funds NMF must annually raise funding for scholarships Funding is limited and thus we must target it to those who have the greatest documented financial need We factor in all

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/applicants/faq (2016-02-09)
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