NMF's fellowship programs offer minority medical students the opportunity
to study or serve in internships under the guidance of prominent mentors in areas
including: biomedical research, community medicine, pediatric nutrition, and substance
abuse research and treatment. Priority is given to second- and third-year students.
Fellowships are not renewable.
The Gerber Foundation Fellowship
in Pediatric Nutrition
This research fellowship was created in 1997 with grant support
from the Gerber Companies Foundation. The fellowship provides
supplemental support for a minority medical student or resident
doing ongoing research in the area of pediatric nutrition.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Doctoral
Fellowship in Health Policy
The program will award fellowships to talented
minority men or women enrolled in graduate programs in public health, health policy
or social policy leading to the doctorate (Ph.D., Dr.P.H., or Sc.D.). The fellowship
will provide the opportunity to complete advanced training in research methodology,
including quantitative and qualitative methods. The fellowship will cover tuition,
fees and a partial living stipend for up to five years.