The Sylvia B. Kelly Medical Scholarship for Health Equity

Established in 2021 by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), this Scholarship will provide one (1) $25,000 award to support a medical student who has a demonstrated interest in promoting health equity through reducing the Black maternal mortality gap. The recipient must be enrolled in an LCME-accredited US, MD-granting medical school, who comes from an historically underrepresented background, must have demonstrated financial need, and will be completing his or her 4th year of medical school during the 2022-2023 academic year, with an anticipated graduation in Spring 2023. This award must be used towards tuition fees or debt repayment.

Additionally, the selected Scholar may be invited to attend the ACAP annual meeting (Summer) or other event to meet with members of Congress. Costs of reasonable travel and lodging would be covered by ACAP.

2022 Applications will be open from January 15, 2022 and will close on April 30, 2022 at 11:59pm Eastern Time. Click here to start an application: 

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