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Travel and Scholarship Awards

NIDDK Travel Awards for the National Medical Association's (NMA) Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in conjunction with the Office of Research on Women’s Health of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the National Medical Association (NMA) are pleased to announce opportunities for travel awards for residents and fellows to attend the NMA’s Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. The awards are intended for residents and fellows who are preparing for careers in academic medicine- especially those who are interested in research in disease areas that disproportionately impact the health of underserved communities.

NIDDK/Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) 

Scholarship awards are available to undergraduate students to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) Annual Meeting. The AAIP Annual Meeting and Health Conference boasts experts and leaders in American Indian/Alaska Native healthcare and policy making issues. Presentations include information on current trends, policies, research, and practice issues concerning American Indians/Alaska Natives. Interested students, please contact AAIP.

NIDDK/National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) 

Scholarship awards are available for undergraduate students to attend the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) Annual Health Conference. NHMA provides policymakers and healthcare providers with expert information and support in strengthening health service delivery to Hispanic communities across the nation. Presentations include information on expanding access to quality healthcare, increasing opportunities in medical education, cultural competence, and research for Latinos. Another focus is policy development and education efforts focused on eliminating health disparities faced by Latinos. Interested students, please contact NHMA. ​​​​​