NMF provides financial assistance
to United States citizens from groups currently underrepresetned in the medical
profession; specifically, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native Americans,
Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and mainland Puerto Ricans who permanently reside
within the 50 U.S. states. Applicants must be U.S. citizens by the application
deadline. Applicants born outside of the U.S., or whose parents were born outside
the U.S. must submit proof
Applicants must have been accepted to AAMC or AOA-accredited
U.S. medical schools for study leading to M.D. or D.O. degrees.
are offered to first- and second-year medical students.