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.

2019-20 Recipients

Nathan Smith Howard University College of Medicine

Jakayla Hart Meharry Medical College

Nikki Jones Morehouse School of Medicine

2018-19 Recipients

Remi Wilson Howard University College of Medicine

Mary Solomon Meharry Medical College

2017-18 Recipients

Jared Harris Howard University College of Medicine

Mary Solomon Meharry Medical College

Tristan Howard Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Yasmine Abbey Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Tyesha Coleman Morehouse School of Medicine

2016-17 Recipients

Katrina Hammond-Jack Howard University College of Medicine

Olusola Laja Meharry Medical College

Dushawn Harley Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Shantrice A. Appleby, MS Morehouse School of Medicine

2015-16 Recipients

Gina Guillaume Howard University College of Medicine

Madonna Attalla Meharry Medical College

Imani McElroy Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

2014-15 Recipients

Keona Childs Howard University College of Medicine

Kamelia McRae Meharry Medical College

Rasheed Ivey Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Quianna Kern Morehouse School of Medicine

2013-14 Recipients

Brittney S. Jones Howard University College of Medicine

Olatunde Oso Meharry Medical College

Jade Sanders-Imani McElroy Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Whitney Langford Morehouse School of Medicine

2012-13 Recipients

Ambria S. Moten Howard University School of Medicine

Abayomi Fabunmi Meharry Medical College

Shanterian Hester Morehouse School of Medicine

Ebony King Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Barbara Strong Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

2011-12 Recipients

Jada D. Jackson Howard University College of Medicine

Idoreyin Montague Meharry Medical College

Erica Davenport-Ruth Getachew Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Me’ Ja Smallwood Morehouse School of Medicine

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.

2018-19 Recipients

Shannon Clarke

2017-18 Recipients

Shannon Clarke

2016-17 Recipients

Brianna Brown

Davina Creary-Walters

2014-15 Recipients

Kierra Terrance

Catherine Ramsey

2013-14 Recipients

Arlanda Fields

2012-13 Recipients

Despina Niyomwngee

Nadia Nyamushara

2011-12 Recipients

Megann Lelia Thompson

Allen Lands

2010-11 Recipients

Sharaine Richards

Renice Jones

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.

2012-13 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.

2012-13 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

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