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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by: National Medical Fellowships, Inc.

Applicant must be an underrepresented minority student enrolled beyond their first-year in an accredited United States medical school. The following characteristics must be demonstrated by applicant: outstanding academic achievement as indicated in academic transcripts, faculty evaluations; receipt of academic honors, fellowships, awards, or induction into national medical honor societies; leadership as indicated by active participation in community-based work or initiation of innovative projects in school or community; and potential for distinguished contributions to medicine as indicated by participation in research, publications, or unique clerkships. Documented proof of financial need, evidenced by receipt of need-based financial assistance prior to being nominated for a scholarship, information provided by the medical school financial aid officer, and documented proof of income are required to be submitted to show financial need.


Application Deadline August
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study medicine, osteopathic medicine
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $2,500
Average $2,500
Min $2,500


Max 5

Contact Information

Angelica Minaya
Program Coordinator
National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
5 Hanover Square, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10004 United States

Phone: (212) 483-8880 ext. 304
Fax: (212) 483-8897

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