The 2% Scholarship


(for $500)


Just 2% of the country’s physician workforce is made up of Black women. The 2% scholarship has been created to
help bring awareness to the underrepresentation of women of color in the medical field while supporting Black
women committed to changing that statistic through the pursuit of a career in medicine.


  • Black female student in junior or senior year of high school 

  • Have an interest in pursing a career as a physician 

  • GPA of at least 3.0

Scholarship Requirements

Respond to ONE of  the following essay questions (in 500 words or less)


1. Why is pursuing a career in the medical field important to you?


2. How do you believe you can make an impact in medicine?


3. Why is changing the 2% statistic important?


Please complete the 2% Scholarship Entry Form (listed below) by April 30, 2021 for consideration

2% Scholarship Entry Form
(Deadline April 30, 2021)
Please select one of the following

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