Scholarships in Family Medicine

State Dental/Medical Education Loan/Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a medical or dental student who can agree to work in family medicine or general dentistry in Mississippi for one year for each year of the money received. Service must be performed in an approved critical shortage location.

Viola L. Allen and Oscar A. Allen Scholarship Fund

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 13

Applicant must be a female Ukiah High School senior or graduate with serious interest in pursuing a career in the medical field. Selection based upon financial need and prior academic achievement.

AvaCare Mdical Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Students must be studying or planning on studying a medicine related field. Students must be at least a high school senior. AvaCare Medical offers an annual scholarship for an inspiring act of kindness. Selection is based on judge scores as well as public votes. Submission may be in the form of a blog post, an image or a short video clip. Finalists are selected based on content, creativity and quality of work.