GE/NMF International Medical Scholars Program

Study in: Africa
Host Institution: Medical Schools in Ghana and Kenya
Course Level: service-learning program
Course Starts: March 2014

CLOSING DATE: 26 September, 2013

Brief Description:

This international scholarships provides a two-month mentored clinical experience in the provision of primary healthcare in Ghana and Kenya. This program provides opportunities to learn about the management of acutely ill patients. Scholars are actively involved in healthcare delivery and institutional evaluation relevant to their academic programs and important to partner organizations that include host hospitals, national health services, and academic institutions.

Field of Study(s):

 Medicine, medical, health study

Target Group:

 Underrepresented minority students refer to NMF:
African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Americans (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian), Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only), Pacific Islander

Number of Awards:

 14 medical scholars are chosen: 8 scholars in the Ghana elective, and 6 scholars in the Kenya elective.

National Medical Fellowships for US students-medical scholarEligibility:

  • US citizens
  • Underrepresented minority students
  • 4th year students enrolled in an accredited US medical school (MD or DO)
  • Candidates must prove outstanding academic achievement and potential for distinguished contributions to medicine as indicated by participation in research, publications or unique clerkship.

What does it cover:

Includes additional funds for transportation and living expenses.

How to apply:

Candidates should submit the application online. Please visit the link below.

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