Loans & Funding Programs

Loans & Funding

The North Carolina Academy provides a number of funding options to medical student members interested in family medicine. For further information on any of the programs below, please contact Tracie Hazelett at NCAFP offices at (919) 833-2110, Ext. 120, or via email at

PLEASE NOTE: The programs listed below are available to NC-based medical students only.

NCAFP Foundation Loan/Scholarship Program -

The North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians Foundation provides scholarships of up to $5,000.00 to North Carolina-based medical students seeking a career as a family physician. All applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and approval is based on financial need and sincere interest in the specialty of family medicine. Applications for disbursement for the 2017-2018 school year must be postmarked, faxed or e-mailed by 11:59 pm, May 1, 2017. No exceptions will be made.

See Complete Loan/Scholarship Program Details.

AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students

These scholarships provide funding for students to attend the annual National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students sponsored and hosted by the AAFP. The National Conference is always an excellent event that provides medical students with the opportunity to meet hundreds of medical students and residency programs from around the country! Application deadlines for AAFP awards are May 1st with notifications typically made by June 1st. Categories of travel scholarships include:

  • First Time Attendee Scholarship
  • Scholarship for Returning Students
  • Minority Scholarship Award
  • Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Award
  • Family Medicine Leads - Emerging Leaders Institute

If you applied for one of the scholarships noted above but did not receive one, or are now interested in attending the conference and are seeking travel support, please contact Tracie Hazelett at for further instructions, deadline to request funding is 6/22/16 11:59pm