This fellowship is offered to medical students whose individual life experiences and perspectives will enhance inclusion in our community.
Diverse perspectives and experiences provide richer solutions to the complex challenges of academic medicine.
A diverse medical student body enhances educational experiences for all students and can ultimately improve health care on a global level.
Further, the University at Buffalo is committed to being fully inclusive and supportive of all students.
Therefore, for the Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship, we seek applicants who:
Our awardee will become a member of a committee of the Council on Inclusion in Medicine and Science.
This award is generously supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and funds from the Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement.
There is a $28,000 tuiton award ($7,000 per year).
Applicants for the fellowship must be accepted as first-year medical students at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Applicants who have received other scholarships from the Office of Admissions are not eligible.
Applications deadline will be posted in 2023
Awardees will be notified in 2023
There are two important parts of the application process:
Compile the following into a single PDF document:
To apply, email the single PDF document to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship.
To apply, you must also request that two letters of endorsement be written and sent on your behalf.
These letters must come from former professors, supervisors or colleagues who can effectively support your application.
The letters must be submitted by their authors, not by the applicant.
Authors should submit their letters by email to: email@example.com indicating the full name of the student they are supporting.
If you have questions about the fellowship, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (716) 829-4345.