Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships

Funding Agency:
American Medical Association Foundation

In 2016, the average median debt burden for medical school graduates was $190,000. The Physicians of Tomorrow Awards provide financial assistance to medical students facing medical school debt.  Since 1950, the Foundation has provided more than $60 million in financial aid to exceptional medical students across the nation.

Medical students eligible for this award must be nominated by their medical school dean or dean’s designate. If you're a medical student interested in being nominated, please contact your school. Nomination forms are now available.

Deadline is Feb. 20, 2020.

Agency Website



Funding Type


Duke Awardees

2010 - Lauren Brown (Johnson F. Hammond, MD recipient)
2007 - Otema Adade
2006 - David Edwards


Grad/Prof Students


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

February 20, 2020