Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians

Foundation

Foundation Scholarships

High School Students: David G. Hall, MD, 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 $500 for scholarships to Mississippi seniors during each academic school year.

Winning Essay 2019 by Sarah Mitchell
Hall Scholarship Recipients 2019
David G. Hall MD Scholarship Application 2019
Letter to High School Counselors 2019

Residents: Dewitt G. Crawford, MD, Scholarship for MAFP Annual Meeting
Crawford

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.

Dewitt G. Crawford MD Memorial Scholarship Application 2020

Medical Students: National Conference Scholarships

The MAFP Foundation offers scholarships for Family Medicine resident and medical students to explore Family Medicine through clinical sessions, procedural workshops and interaction with family physicians from across the country. This scholarship reimburses for the recipient’s travel expenses and registration fee. See below for more information on the two conferences:

American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference for Students and Residents

Each year, the AAFP hosts a National Conference for Residents and Medical Students to learn more about family medicine, explore residency programs, and connect with potential employers. The event features workshops, musculoskeletal clinics, procedural skills courses, and sessions about applying to residency.
MAFPF National Conference Travel Scholarship Application 2020
MAFPF Reimbursement Policy
Applications for the travel scholarship are accepted up to 2 weeks prior to the early registration deadline for the conference. 

The ‘Family Medicine Leads’ Scholarships are provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation to attend AAFP National Conference. Each year, 250 of these scholarships are awarded. See information below on how to apply.
Family Medicine Leads (FML) $600 Travel Scholarship

Students are encouraged to apply for BOTH the Family Medicine Leads scholarship as well as the MAFPF scholarship. Information about both scholarships is above.

Annual Convention for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Join osteopathic physicians, residents and students from around the country at ACOFP’s annual convention. This scholarship reimburses for the recipient’s travel expenses and registration fee
MAFPF National Conference Travel Scholarship Application 2020
MAFPF Reimbursement Policy
Applications for the travel scholarship are accepted up to 2 weeks prior to the early registration deadline for the conference. The ACOFP  Annual Convention is March 19-22, 2020 in New Orleans, LA.

 

FREE AAFP/MAFP MEMBERSHIP FOR MEDICAL 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.

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