Metropolitan Life Foundation Awards Program for Academic Excellence in Medicine

National Medical Fellowships
Type Scholarship
Amount $3,500
Duration 1 YearPlease contact the program administrator for more details.


This special merit award program was established by the Metropolitan Life Foundation in 1987. These need-based scholarships are awarded annually to second through fourth-year underrepresented medical students in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and leadership. This scholarship program is open to second- and third-year minority students who attend medical schools or have legal residence in the cities designated by the Metropolitan Life Foundation. Students must be nominated and provide documented proof of financial need


  • African American
  • Alaskan Native
  • American Indian
  • Asian American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Mexican American
  • Native American
  • Pacific Islanders
  • Puerto Rican


This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

More Information

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Metropolitan Life Foundation Awards Program
National Medical Fellowships
5 Hanover Square
15th floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-483-8880