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Medical Mission Trip Scholarship for Medical Students

The Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Foundation will award an educational grant to help defray expenses for a medical student participating in a medical mission trip as a part of his/her medical educational experience.

This $500 scholarship will be presented to one (1) medical student award winner at the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians DeRoin Memorial Luncheon on Saturday, March 23, 2024, in conjunction with the 76th Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly at the Younes Conference Center North in Kearney, NE. The winner will be selected by the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Foundation scholarship selection committee and must be present to accept the award. The student who receives this scholarship will be expected to write a brief report of the educational experience and submit it to the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Foundation office within one month following the trip. Reports will be submitted by the Foundation to the Cornhusker Family Physician magazine for consideration and inclusion in the magazine.


  • NAFP Member
  • Member of Family Medicine Interest Group at your school
  • Current medical student in Nebraska
  • Strong interest in Family Medicine
  • Letter of recommendation from the Family Medicine Interest Group adviser, a Family Physician member of the mission team, or the chair of the Family Medicine department at the medical school.

Letter(s) of recommendation may be submitted to Kim Palmer at or mailed to 11920 Burt Street, Suite 170, Omaha, NE  68154.

Application Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2024

Applicant Information
Scholarship Criteria Questions
What is your history with NAFP scholarships?
If you have received a NAFP Foundation Scholarship in the past, please mark which scholarship(s) below:
Select all that apply.
Medical School
Year in Medical School
Tip: Complete your response in a Word Document and copy/paste it into the box below.
I will work to ensure a letter of recommendation from a faculty at my residency program or medical school is sent to the NAFP office. (Letters can be emailed to or sent to 11920 Burt Street, Ste. 170, Omaha, NE 68154.)
If selected, are you able to attend the DeRoin Luncheon (where this award will be given) on March 23, 2024? Preference may be given to those who are able to accept the award during the DeRoin Luncheon.
This certifies that the information given above is true and that I meet the criteria for the scholarship.