Additional CHSP Resources

This page will feature updated resources, events, scholarships, internships, academic, and professional opportunities targeted to the undergraduate students of the NHMA College Health Scholars Program. Information and opportunities will be relevant for minority and first-generation students who are seeking to pursue professional careers in graduate science, medicine, public health, dentistry, and nursing. 

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NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Latinx Scholarships & College Readiness Resources by

Latino Undergraduate Scholarships

TLF Undergraduate Scholarships

STEM LATINX Scholarships  

Probo Medical Scholarship 

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship 

Purdue Global Scholarships for Minority Students 

2023 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino/a Students by Scholarships

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latinx Students by EDU Med

Fee Waiver and Fee Assistance Programs 

The AAMC Fee Assistance Program

  • The AAMC Fee Assistance Program provides financial assistance to individuals who, without this aid, would find it very difficult — if not impossible — to take the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), apply to medical schools that use the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®), and fulfill other application obligations.

Health Equity Leadership Development Initiative

SignatureCare Emergency Center College Scholarship

NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP)

Dr. Sherket B. Peterson Scholarship for Research & Innovation

Jobs and Internships

Know an undergraduate student that might be interested in applying to Teach For America or one of their undergraduate fellowships? Share this link with them:

Professional Development Opportunities Database 

Mary's Center Public Health Internships

Southwest Behavioral and Health Sciences Internship

World Health Organization Internships

Summer Internship in Biomedical Research 

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SMURF)

Campus Representative

Black Mental Health Alliance - Student Internships

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) - Volunteer/Internship

McDermott Consulting - Health Policy Client Service Assistant-Internship

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for Curing Spinal Cord Injury

My ILLInet RECOVER Return Of individual research Results: Graduate Research Assistant

Vivian - Jobs for every healthcare professional

Commonwealth Fund/Harvard Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

HRSA Student Opportunities

The Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SMART) Program


Behavioral Health Integration Webinar Series: Nuts and Bolts of Delivering November 30

Effective Cultural Programs in Integrated Care Clinics November 30

This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fall Graduate School Fairs

AAMC Summer Enrichment Programs in Medicine

AIDS United Online Training: Building Equity, Serving BIPOC LGBTQ+ Communities

 Online Communities, Blogs, & Articles

  • Breakthrough Collaborative, Ignite Fellowship and TFA Corps Member Deadlines
    • Are you interested in making an immediate impact with elementary or middle school students this summer or launching a career of impact working towards greater social justice? Learn more about our partner Teach For America’s paid opportunities for current college students across the country!
  • Equity Hub: Including our Career Resources:
      • Are you interested in seeing how education shapes our broader world? Explore the illuminating intersections between education equity and the issues that impact us all on our partner Teach For America’s Equity Hub! Also, check out their free career resources!

This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fall Graduate School Fairs

Cesar Ramirez: From Honduras to DACA, on a Mission to Be a Doctor Who Cares by Salud America!

MCAT Prep by GradPrep

Pre-Health Activities Tracker 

Pre-Health Podcast 

Hearts for Health-Virtual Shadowing Programming 

Medical School Application Crash Course Sessions 

The College Guide for LGBTQ Students by

Studying During the Holidays Tips 

Fighting the Key Causes of Physician Burnout by AMA

How to Decide Which Medical Schools to Apply to by SHPEP

Nursing Students Blog w/ Tips by Kaplan

College Resources for Hispanic and Latinx students by College Consensus

Nurse Practitioner Programs in 2022 by

Pre-Med Blog for Spanish Speakers by CianchiniMed

NHSC Loan Repayment Programs: One Application, Three Programs by HRSA

Setting Self-Care Standards for the New Year by

How to Pass a Chemistry Test by  

AMA: DO vs. MD: How Much Does the Medical School Degree Type Matter?

The Ultimate Guide to Financial Aid and FAFSA for College Students by Blogs and Information on College Life, Career Prep, and Finances

Free Pre-Med Hangout from the Medical School Headquarters

AMA: MCAT Preparation Article

AMA: Free Med School Prep Checklist

Nurse Practitioner Programs & More

4 Things College Students Should Do the Summer Before Their Senior Year by

The 11 Best Study Tips for College by 

Premed Resources by AAMC

National HIV/AIDS Strategy Federal Implementation Plan by The White House

Updated Guidance on COVID-19 Booster Shots by CDC

New Best Practice Guide: Telehealth and Cancer Care by HRSA

Help M4s manage the stresses of virtual residency interviews by AMA

HRSA Monkeypox Information Web Page

AMA Medical Students (MSS)

OMH Knowledge Center

What medical students need to know about unions 

The College Guide for Transgender & Nonbinary Students

Guide to Mental Health for LGBTQ+ Students in College

5 things young physicians should know about mentor relationships

Guide to Budgeting in College for Students

Guide to On-campus Jobs for College for Students

How to Graduate from College Early

10 Tips for Applying to Scholarships 

Best Online Guide for Minority Students in Healthcare

Why do women resident physicians report more burnout? Listen up

3 students tout medical school research as a way to shape future

The teen mental health crisis also afflicts parents

When doctors take on leadership roles, the right coaching can help

Diabetes prevention works. Here’s how to keep patients engaged.

What if there is something in our everyday lives that can transform our whole health and well-being?

Practical Guide for Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach

Identification and Management of Mental Health Symptoms and Conditions Associated with Long COVID

Trends in Acute Care Use for Mental Health Conditions Among Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Take advantage of clinical rotations as your time to shine

Burnout hits physician educators too. Focus on 4 areas to improve.

What doctors wish patients knew about scope of practice

The right mobile apps can help boost your patients’ mental health

‘It’s a crisis’: Maternal health care disappears for millions

Benefits of ketogenic diet in RRMS may be long lasting: Study

Batches of birth control pills recalled because they may have reduced effectiveness, FDA warns

US CDC panel recommends Sanofi-AstraZeneca's preventive RSV therapy for babies

Measuring and addressing physician burnout

The top questions to ask before you submit your residency application

Mental Health Toolkit for Hispanic/Latinos

One key to success as a woman physician leader: Authenticity

Hybrid Care Could Help Curb Disparities in Healthcare Utilization

More intense exercise has stress-reducing benefits for med students

CDC proposes using doxycycline as “morning-after pill” against STDs

What residency applicants should know before interviews 

You suspect a patient is being abused. What should you do?

Standardized Exams in the Health Professions

Rates of Adult Obesity Climb, Particularly in Communities Experiencing Barriers to Healthy Eating

Most adults with diabetes report emotional distress, but do not discuss it with care team

Behavioral Health Concerns Common for Low-Income Kids

RSV Vaccine Maintains Efficacy Across Two Seasons in Seniors

How medical students guide undergrads’ work for health equity

Small Ways to Join the Fight for Disability Inclusion in Medical Education

Residency interviews: Don’t forget to ask these 7 key questions

For these resident physicians, training includes social determinants

How to address a medical school misstep in residency interviews

How pediatricians can help patients who’ve experienced trauma

Are you sure you’re accurately measuring BP? Here’s how to know

Video Series Features Public Health Experts on HIV, STIs, and Sexual Health

Adrift as an M1? Essential advice to help you right the ship

In Pursuit of Representation: Women in Public Health Leadership

How a medical student leader addressed health’s social drivers

7 prior authorization terms that drive every doctor to distraction

SHPEP Online Community

How to Set SMART Goals

By Ambra Palushi
SMDEP Alumni of Howard University, 2015
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 3rd Year Medical Student
SHPEP National Alumni Advisory Board Member

3 Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement for Graduate & Professional School
By Kristyn J. Smith, DO
SMEP Alumni of UNCF Fisk and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2005
SHPEP National Alumni Advisory Board Member
PGY4, Emergency Medicine
Einstein Healthcare Network