NAMME National Scholarship for Minority Students in USA, and applications are submitted till June 13, 2014. National Association of Medical Minority Educators (NAMME) is offering minority scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students who have completed at least 1 semester or 2 quarters in their undergraduate or graduate program. Student must be currently enrolled in an accredited health professional school or program where they are in good academic standing and have completed at least the first professional year of training. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): accredited health professional school or program. | USA
Level: Undergraduate or Graduate Degree
Field(s): Scholarships are awarded in an accredited health professional school or program.
Deadline: June 13, 2014.
Funded By: National Association of Medical Minority Educators (NAMME)
Beneficiaries(Target Groups ): NAMME National Scholarship for Minority Students is targeted for US applicants.
‣ Award No: Eight minority scholarships are awarded.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship covers: The value of each scholarship is $1000.00.
‣ The National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc. (NAMME) was established in 1975 by a group of educators concerned about the shortage of minority health providers and the need to establish an organization to address important issues impacting underrepresented minority students, faculty and administrators in health professions schools.
‣ All NAMME National Scholarship for Minority Students are made possible through the generosity of the NAMME National Board in an effort to expand the number of qualified, trained minority health care professionals in the continental United States.
‣ Be nominated by a regular NAMME member in good fiscal standing.
‣ Be an underrepresented ethnic minority (American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander). Designations consistent with NAMME, Inc. Mission Statement
‣ Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
‣ Be currently enrolled in an accredited health professional school or program where they are in good academic standing and have completed at least the first professional year of training. Undergraduate or Graduate Allied Health Profession students who have completed at least 1 semester or 2 quarters in their undergraduate or graduate allied health program are eligible to apply.
‣ Professional students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0, if the curriculum is graded. If the curriculum is Pass/Fail, the student must be passing all course work. Undergraduate or graduate allied health students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
‣ The NAMME National Scholarship Committee will make up to eight (8) awards on the basis of: 1. Documented financial need 2. Academic achievement 3. Community service 4. Personal statement/essay 5. Letters of recommendation 6. Recommendation forms
‣ The complete application and supporting documentation should be forwarded to the National Scholarship Chair for review by the National Scholarship Committee.
‣ The Committee will select up to eight (8) recipients and present their recommended recipients to the National Board of NAMME for approval.
‣ Recipients will receive a Notice of Award from the National Scholarship Chair in July 2014.
‣ A completed application must be submitted by post to the NAMME National Scholarship Chair by the student being nominated.
‣ The NAMME National Scholarship Chair will forward the completed application to the National Scholarship Committee for review and scoring.
‣ Application materials must be sent under one cover (no partially completed applications or copies please).
‣ Application packets not containing all required materials will be disqualified.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on June 13, 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.