High School Students: David G. Hall Memorial Scholarship
The MAFP Foundation Board of Trustees established the David G. Hall, MD, Memorial Scholarship to award scholarships to seniors in schools across Mississippi interested in pursuing a career in the field of medicine. Our foundation will donate up to $1,000 for scholarships to Mississippi seniors during each academic school year.
- – Winning Essay 2022 by Jamya High of Ripley High School
- – Press Release About Jamya High, 2022 Winner
The application for 2023 will be available in August 2022.
Residents: Crawford Scholarship to Attend MAFP Annual Meeting
A generous financial endowment was given to the MAFP Foundation in Dr. Dewitt G. Crawford’s memory by Mrs. Dewitt G. Crawford to fund a scholarship to that a deserving resident can attend the MAFP Annual Meeting each summer. One Dewitt G. Crawford, MD, Scholarship will be awarded each year to a deserving resident who best demonstrates the character qualities of: (1) leadership gained through life experience in their job, education, and/or service or volunteer opportunities, and (2) shows a commitment to future involvement as a leader with the MAFP. All completed applications must be submitted to MAFP no later than May 1 of each year to be considered.
Conference Travel Scholarships for Medical Students & FM Residents
The MAFP Foundation offers members scholarships for Family Medicine residents and medical students to explore Family Medicine by attending national conferences. This scholarship reimburses for the recipient’s travel expenses and registration fee.
The AAFP’s annual National Conference for Residents and Medical Students is held each July. The event features workshops, musculoskeletal clinics, procedural skills courses, and sessions about applying to residency. Hundreds of residency programs exhibit there. Deadline to apply for this scholarship: June 15 each year.
***To apply to attend the AAFP National Conference, you must also apply for the AAFP Family Medicine Leads (FML) $600 Travel Scholarship, which has a May 1 deadline each year.*** The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation awards 250 of these FML scholarships each year.
Join osteopathic physicians, residents and students from around the country at American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Annual Convention each March. This scholarship reimburses for the recipient’s travel expenses and registration fee. Deadline to apply for this scholarship: Feb. 1 each year.
Free AAFP/MAFP Membership for Students
Student members are one of the MAFP Foundation’s greatest assets. To help cultivate future members and leaders and to encourage student interest in family medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) provides student membership at no cost to medical students. This free service includes membership in MAFP. Students may join during any year of medical school. Please note that you must be a member to apply for these MAFPF scholarships.