Summary:The Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Program is funded by the New York State Department of Health and administered through the Associated Medical Schools of New York. It is intended to support all or part of one year of medical school tuition for students who are from educationally and/or economically underserved backgrounds. In exchange for tuition support, recipients agree to work in an underserved area in NYS upon completion of their medical education.
Agency:New York State Department of Health
Sponsor:New York State
Length of Service:Two year commitment
Type of Designation Required:Regents defined shortage areas or facilities
Minimum HPSA Score Required:N/A
Place of Service Obligation:Eligible site(s) in Regents defined shortage areas or facilities.
Health Professionals Supported:Physicians
Additional Information:Scholarship recipient should also have completed or are completing the AMSNY post-baccalaureate program and are currently enrolled in medical school.