Please read the scholarship criteria before completing the online application.

Scholarship Criteria

You can apply for one of eleven scholarships if you:

  • Are a student in good standing entering your third or fourth year of medical school
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of culturally and/or linguistically responsive care or diversity through leadership, research or community involvement.
  • Intend to practice medicine in Southern California
  • Able to participate in a mentoring relationship with a Southern California Kaiser Permanente physician, starting in the Fall of 2019
  • Able to participate in a 4 – 6 week clerkship at a Kaiser Permanente facility in Southern California between July 2019 and August 2020

Application Timeframe

  • All documents must be received no later than January 21st, 2019
  • Candidates selected for final consideration will be invited to interview for the scholarship on either March 14th or March 20th, 2019

Scholarship Awards

  • Eleven scholarships will be granted in 2019. An awards reception will be held for the winners on May 16th, 2019
  • Distribution for all scholarships will be made through the Financial Aid Office of the medical/osteopathic school

Application Instructions

The following items must be provided by January 21st, 2019 in order to have a complete application:

  • Complete and submit the online scholarship application
  • Letter from Medical/Osteopathic school stating current academic standing
  • Medical/Osteopathic school transcripts (unofficial will be accepted)
  • Two letters of recommendation (not family related): one from a medical/osteopathic school professor/clinician as well as a support letter from your work in diversity/culturally responsive care activities

Click Here to Apply Online