AMA Foundation OKs new scholarship
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted March 22, 2004
The American Medical Association Foundation is giving out its largest single scholarship in its 50-year history. The National Scholarship will award $10,000 to a student enrolled in a U.S. medical school. The winner will be selected from a pool of candidates submitted by their medical school deans. Criteria for the award are outstanding academic achievement or financial need.
The scholarship is being offered in addition to the Foundation's yearly distribution of financial assistance to medical students nationwide. Last year, the Foundation distributed nearly $1 million to students at medical schools in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/03/22/prbf0322.htm.