The North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians Foundation provides scholarships of up to $5,000.00 to North Carolina medical students considering careers as family physicians. Medical students that will be in their 3rd or 4th year of medical school effective 8/1/2020 are eligible to apply. All applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, notifications to scholarship recipients and disbursements will be made in the fall.
Applications for scholarship disbursement for the 2020-2021 school year are being accepted through 11:59pm August 1st, 2020.
All scholarship applications received by the noted deadline will be reviewed by the Scholarship review committee. Awardees will be notified and required to confirm acceptance with NCAFP staff. Awardees will be responsible for having their institution provide a letter indicating enrollment and academic status and the student will complete and return a Scholarship Agreement. Once required documents are received scholarship funds will be requested and issued to the student.
If you are a previous scholarship recipient or have applied before, you are eligible to reapply. Application and submission requirements are HERE. If you have any questions regarding this scholarship program, please contact Brent Hazelett @ the NCAFP via telephone at (919) 833-2110 or by e-mail at BHazelett@ncafp.com
AAFP National Conference ~ Kansas City, MO ~ July 30 – August 1, 2020
The NC Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is interested in helping to off-set travel expenses for student members to attend this annual national conference in Kansas City, MO. Travel award amounts will vary based on the number of applicants but are typically $250-$350 per student; amount provided will not exceed $500.00. Students who apply for AAFP Family Medicine Leads Travel Awards (but do not receive one) are given priority consideration for this NCAFP Foundation funding. You are strongly encouraged to seek funding from the AAFP Foundation first. AAFP deadline to apply is April 29th with notifications to students by June 1st. Their current award is $600.00.
Edited 5/21/20: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic this conference has transitioned to a virtual event. As a rsult, the AAFP is re-opening the scholarship application from June 1 - June 4th. If you applied during the initial cycle, no need to re-apply. Award recipients will receive $130 to cover the registration fee. The NCAFP Foundation will continue to provide students with funding to help off-set their registration expense. Please see below.
Recipients of NCAFP Travel Support are required to complete a brief post-conference evaluation.
Questions? Please contact Brent Hazelett @ the NCAFP via telephone at (919) 833-2110 or by e-mail at BHazelett@ncafp.com.
Asheville, NC ~ December 3-6, 2020 ~ Conference details: www.ncafp.com/wfpw
In addition to the Foundation’s support, we are grateful for sponsorship funds from the North Carolina AHEC program. However, due to overwhelming interest from students, the entire membership and the family medicine community to attend this annual conference, we must limit the number of attendees. Please be sure to read the below information thoroughly, if you are still interested please proceed and complete this WFPW Student Interest Form as soon as possible, but no later than November 8th.
Students are encouraged to attend anything of interest during the conference; however, ALL student attendees are required to complete a post-conference evaluation and attend specific activities scheduled on Saturday, 12/5 during the conference. These sessions will be communicated to registered students.
Questions? Please contact Brent Hazelett @ the NCAFP via telephone at (919) 833-2110 or by e-mail at email@example.com