National Conference Scholarships

For more information about any of these awards, contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237, ext. 6726.

First-time Student Attendee Award(1 page PDF)

AAFP student members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend their first National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students (National Conference). The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.

Requirements: Complete a First-Time Student Attendee Award application(1 page PDF) and write a 500-word or less essay on reasons for wanting to attend National Conference and interest in family medicine.

Winners must be attending National Conference for the first time.

Deadline: Submission must be received via fax, email, or postmarked no later than May 1, 2014.

Winners will be notified on May 30, 2014.

Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Scholarship Program(1 page PDF)

AAFP student members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students for outstanding contributions to their FMIG's, medical schools, and family medicine. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging and meals) to attend National Conference.

Requirements: Complete a Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Award application(1 page PDF) and write a 500-word or less essay on an FMIG project (including role in project and how leadership was exhibited at school) and reasons for wanting to attend National Conference. 

Winners cannot be a past recipient of this award.

Deadline: Submission must be received via fax, email, or postmarked no later than May 1, 2014.

Winners will be notified on May 30, 2014.

Minority Scholarships Program for Residents and Medical Students(1 page PDF)

AAFP student and resident minority members who are interested in pursuing a career in family medicine will each receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.

Requirements: Complete a Minority Scholarship Program for Residents and Students application(1 page PDF) and write a 500-word or less essay on the challenges and opportunities for family medicine's future.

Winners cannot be a past recipient of this award.

Deadline: Submission must be received via fax, email, or postmarked no later than May 1, 2014.

Winners will be notified on May 30, 2014.

Community Outreach Awards(1 page PDF)

AAFP student and resident members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference for their key leadership role in a community service or advocacy project. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.

Requirements: Complete a Community Outreach Award application(1 page PDF), letter of support, and description of the project, including an evaluation.

Winners must not be receiving other funding to attend and cannot be a past recipient of this award.

Deadline: Submission must be received via fax, email, or postmarked no later than May 1, 2014.

Winners will be notified on May 30, 2014.

Tomorrow's Leader Award(1 page PDF)

AAFP student and resident members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference for demonstrating leadership ability. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.

Requirements: Complete Tomorrow's Leader application(1 page PDF), current CV, recommendation letters, and write a 500-word essay on using leadership skills to address challenges and opportunities facing family medicine.

Winners must not be receiving other funding to attend.

Deadline: Submission must be received via fax, email, or postmarked no later than May 1, 2014.

Winners will be notified on May 30, 2014.