Scholarship

2012 - 2013 ANMA Scholarships

The Auxiliary to the National Medical Association, Inc (ANMA) has been providing medical and nursing scholarships for over 60 years to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the field of science and health related professions.

Alma Wells Givens Scholarship

This scholarship fund was named in memory of one of the founders and the first President of the ANMA. It was established in 1942 and provides medical scholarships to the four historically African American medical institutions: Meharry Medical College, Howard University School of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. It is funded by fundraising events, donations, foundations and corporations, and the membership.

2012 – 2013 Recipients


Abayomi Fabunmi
Meharry Medical College

Ambria S. Moten
Howard University School of Medicine

Shanterian Hester
Morehouse School of Medicine

Ebony King
Barbara Strong
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science


Omega Mason/Maude Bisson Scholarship

This scholarship fund was named in memory of two past members of the ANMA. It was established in 1961 and provides nursing scholarships to two nursing or allied health students in the host convention city each year. It is funded by fundraising events, donations, foundations and corporations and the membership. The scholarship is awarded at the Annual Convention.

2012 – 2013 Recipients

Despina Niyomwngee
Nadia Nyamushara

Lela Duffel Morris National Scholarship

The ANMA has recently launched a new scholarship program, the Lela Duffel Morris National Scholarship, established and partially funded by the Morris family. Mrs. Morris was a Board Member who provided exemplary service to the ANMA. In addition, she was a registered nurse and public health professional. The scholarship supports a student in the nursing and public health fields of study annually. The first scholarship was awarded at the 2012 Annual Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana.

2012 – 2013 Recipients

Ricky Norwood
University of California San Francisco – School of Nursing

Jesse B. Barber, Jr., MD Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Reed Tuckson, MD, in memory of his former teacher, Jesse B. Barber, Jr., MD a noted African American neurosurgeon; National Medical Association Past President, pioneer, and professor of social medicine. It is funded annually by the United Health Foundation (UHF).The scholarship supports students enrolled in Meharry Medical College, Howard University School of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine and Charles R. Drew School of Science and Medicine, who have an interest in neurosurgery or neurology.

2012- 2013 Recipients

Dennis Iyekegbe
Meharry Medical College
Neurosurgery

Danielle S. Jackson
Howard University School of Medicine
Neurology
Tanielle Brew
Morehouse School of Medicine

Richard Morgan
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science