AAMC – Nickens Medical Student Scholarships
These awards consist of five scholarships given to outstanding students entering their third year of medical school who have shown leadership in efforts to eliminate inequities in medical education and health care and have demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of minorities in the United States. Each recipient receives a $5,000 scholarship in November of the year the scholarships are awarded.
A medical school may nominate one student per year for this award. A candidate must be:
-a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and
entering the third year of study in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school in fall 2011.
-Students enrolled in combined degree programs (such as M.D./Ph.D.) are eligible when they are entering their third year of medical school.