The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is partnering with industry-leading pharmaceutical company, Novartis, to invest in the next generation of medical engineers and innovators. The Novartis US Foundation HBCU Scholarship Program is a multi-year scholarship and mentoring program providing financial assistance of up to $10,000 to HBCU undergraduate and graduate students with a major related to STEM, health care or business.

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Novartis US Foundation are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending the identified 26 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and including four Historically Black Medical Schools (HBMS). Forty-eight scholars will be selected to receive a multi-year renewable scholarship up to $10,000 for the 2022 – 2023, 2023- 2024, and 2024 – 2025 academic school years that can only be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled as a full-time student in one of the four HBCU medical schools or in a health care related graduate program at an HBCU. Attending one of the following schools:
    • Alabama A&M University
    • Bowie State University
    • Charles Drew (HBMS)
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • Delaware State University
    • Dillard University
    • Fisk University
    • Florida A&M University
    • Hampton University
    • Howard University (HBMS)
    • Jackson State University
    • LeMoyne-Owen College
    • Lincoln University-PA
    • Meharry Medical College (HBMS)
    • Morehouse (HBMS)
    • Morgan State University
    • North Carolina A&T University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • Southern University and A&M
    • Spelman College
    • Tennessee State University
    • Texas Southern University
    • Tuskegee University
    • University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Must be enrolled in a health care related graduate programs
  • Current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Able to demonstrate leadership abilities
  • Able to demonstrate a financial need
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.

How to Apply
All applicants must:

  • Have submitted the 2022-2023 FAFSA to college/university attending
  • Answer the following statement min 500 words
    What interests you about working in the health care sector and more specifically how do you plan to pursue your goals of working in the industry?

Application Dates

This application opens January 17, 2022 and closes February 28, 2022 12:00 p.m. (Noon) EST

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