This opportunity is offered to candidates accepted into the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences whose individual life experiences and perspectives will enhance inclusion in our community.
Guided by strong evidence that a diversity of perspectives and experiences provide richer solutions to the complex challenges of academic medicine, motivated by UB’s commitment to be fully inclusive and supportive of all students, and dedicated to the belief that a diverse medical student body enhances the quality of the educational experience for all students and ultimately improves health care in the global community, we seek applicants with:
Awardee will become a member of a committee of the Council on Inclusion in Medicine and Science.
$5,000 annual tuition allowance for four years; $20,000 total
May 22, 2020
Awardees will be notified first week of June.
Generously supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement funds.
Applicants for the fellowship must be accepted as first-year students of UB's medical school. Applicants who have received other scholarships from the Office of Admissions are not eligible.
To apply, e-mail the following as a single PDF document to email@example.com
What significant or unusual social, cultural, economic or other barriers have you overcome in pursuit of your education? Please provide details as to the insights, perspectives and/or skills you gained. How will your personal circumstances, experiences and beliefs contribute to an inclusive scholarly community? What do you hope to accomplish in your medical career in terms of community outreach and dealing with health disparities?
Request the following be sent on your behalf to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions about the fellowship, please e-mail email@example.com or call (716) 829-4345.