Future Physicians Scholarship
Partnership with the UA College of Medicine & the Navajo Nation
Opens March 15th
Deadline June 25th
Key points of the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund:
- The agreement is in effect for six years and then reviewed for renewal
- The fund will provide financial aid and academic support for up to seven Navajo scholars per year, to help them earn a medical degree from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson or the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
- Current UA medical students will be eligible for the awards, as will students who are accepted into the Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (PMAP) program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, or the Pathway Scholars Program (PSP) at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. Both programs are designed to prepare students from rural and economically challenged parts of Arizona to qualify for entrance to medical school.
- Navajo medical students who receive support from the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund, and earn their medical degrees, will be required to serve the Navajo people for a minimum of five years upon completing their post-MD medical residency programs.
- The UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will match the scholarship funds provided to students by the Navajo Department of Diné (Navajo) Education.
- Financial assistance will cover tuition and fees.
If you are interested, please contact both of the offices listed below via email to confirm the application process: