Scholarships & Grants
Student Inclusion and Diversity
Scholarship Clerkship Program For Visiting Medical Students
Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center (www.wakehealth.edu) is a nationally
recognized academic medical center that brings together the best of
patient care, research and education. Wake Forest School of Medicine has a
focus on expert training and internationally recognized faculty who are pushing
the frontiers of medicine. We offer the benefit of the latest medical knowledge
and subspecialty care and provide an opportunity for a unique medical
education. We offer:
- Two five-year, joint-degree programs—MD/MS in Clinical and Population
Translation Sciences and MD/MA in
- Seven-year, joint-degree
- Physician Assistant
- 61 accredited
residency training programs
- Master’s level and PhD degrees through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
at Wake Forest University
- Post–baccalaureate Premedical Program—a master’s level
Clerkship Program for visiting senior medical students
- Maya Angelou Center for Health
Scholarship Clerkship Program for Visiting Medical Students is administered by the School of Medicine’s Office of Student Inclusion
and Diversity. This program is designed to promote diversity in the residency
programs at Wake Forest School of Medicine and annually offers scholarship
assistance to visiting fourth-year medical students rotating in anesthesiology,
emergency medicine, family and community medicine, general surgery, plastic
surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, neurosurgery, dermatology,
neurology, otolaryngology, psychiatry, orthopedic surgery, urology, nephrology
Applicants must be fourth year, U.S.
medical school students in good standing at a medical school accredited by the
LCME (Liaison Committee for Medical Education) or the Education Department of
the American Osteopathic Association. Applicants may be eligible to complete up
to a one 4-week elective with rotation periods typically starting in July.
Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine or from
economically disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
- Accepted students will receive a
stipend to assist with housing and travel expenses.
- The program will provide opportunities
to meet faculty, residents, students and community health professionals.
Wake Forest School of Medicine’s
Scholarship Clerkship Program requires submission of the visiting student
application through VSAS in addition to the scholarship application. The
scholarship application is a separate application and will only be reviewed
after you have been accepted for a visiting clerkship.
Scholarship Clerkship Application