Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship

Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship is a program co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and Warren Alpert Medical School's affiliated medical departments. 

This program is an opportunity for qualified underrepresented (URM) students to participate in clinical electives at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Participants will interact with residents and faculty and will receive mentorship from the members of the Brown Minority Housestaff Association (BMHA).

Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is a “minority majority” city due to its diverse population with 38% of the population Hispanic/Latino, 16% Black/African-American, 6.4% Asian and 1.4% Native American/Alaskan Native. Providence is also an active refugee resettlement site, serving as a new home to refugees from all over the world.

Visiting Electives:

Eligibility:

Fourth year medical student in good academic standing at a U.S. accredited medical school. Student must have completed all core clerkships at their home institution.

To apply:

In order to be considered for the scholarship award, students are required to apply through an online application system that is separate from VSAS. Please email [email protected] to request access to the application. 

Scholarship award:

$1,000.00 for travel, housing and/or personal expenses.

Resources available to guide student's housing search in Providence.

Any questions please email: [email protected]