NAAMA MI

Scholarship Program

Introduction

  1. The Michigan Chapter of the National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA-MI) has established a scholarship fund to support the scholarly activities of graduate students in the health field.
  2. The Objective of the scholarship award is to assist future generation of Arab American healthcare students in lessening their financial strains during the educational years. As a result, NAAMA MI hopes this investment in the future generation of Arab American healthcare professionals translates into giving back to the community at large.
  3. The scholarship amount has been set at $1000 per recipient.
  4. A Scholarship Committee has been established to oversee this program.
  5. Scholarship awards must be used for tuition or other education related expenses necessary to advance the careers of awardees in the health field
  6. Awardees are expected to become actively involved in NAAMA-MI and to provide educational, charitable, and humanitarian services to the community NAAMA-MI supports.

Process:

  • Eligibility Criteria
  1. Students must be members of NAAMA-MI or meet the eligibility criteria to become student members in NAAMA-MI.
  2. Students must be enrolled in a graduate program in a health related field in any University in Michigan.
  3. Board members and their immediate family are non eligible for the scholarship award.
  • Application Packet

The application packet must include the following:

  1. A completed NAAMA-MI Scholarship Form ( Click to download)
  2. Personal statement by the applicant including at least the following information:
    • Description of any community service that the applicant had performed.
    • Description of future activities the applicant will perform to support the community.
    • Description of how the award will help the applicant further his/her career.
    • Cumulative GPA at application submission.
  3. Updated and signed Curriculum Vitae. The curriculum vitae must have been prepared within three months of the date of submission of the application.
  4. Evidence that the applicant is enrolled as a graduate student in an eligible university and is in good standing.
  5. It is the responsibility of the applicant to compile all of these documents and submit them as a packet to the scholarship committee. The scholarship committee will not seek any missing information.
  • Submission
  1. All application packets must be submitted electronically.
  2. It is the responsibility of the applicant to scan all the required documents and submit them as a single PDF file to the Scholarship Committee.
  3. Applications must be submitted by email to naamamichigan@gmail.com
  • Timeline
  1. Applications are due to the NAAMA-MI Scholarship Committee by 4:00 pm of July 15 ,2016.
  2. The Scholarship Committee will review the application packets.
  3. Awardees will be notified by August 15,2016.
  • Disbursement of funds
  1. Funds will be disbursed directly to the recipient of the award at the annual gala dinner.
  2. It is expected that awardees will attend the Gala Dinner to receive the award.

 

 

If you have any questions please contact us at naamamichigan@gmail.com