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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science – Visiting Medical Student Clerkship Program

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At Mayo Clinic the promotion of cultural diversity and equal opportunity is a guiding principle and goal. The Diversity Scholarship Program encourages the participation of under-represented minorities in Mayo’s visiting clerkship and residency programs. Under-represented minorities include, but are not limited to: African American, Mexican American, Mainland Puerto Rican, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander and members of other racial and ethnic groups considered to be under-represented in medicine and biomedical research. The scholarship award of $2,500 provides financial support for travel and housing expenses. Eligible students must be enrolled in U.S. medical schools.

The Diversity Scholarship is available for clerkships at all three Mayo Clinic practices. During your clerkship, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with the program director and residents of the residency program in which you are interested. You’ll also meet with the director and program manager for diversity affairs for Mayo Clinic residency programs.

If you are interested in being considered for the Diversity Scholarship, please complete the Equal/Opportunity Action and Scholarships section on the clerkship application.

For additional scholarship/award information, please visit:

We encourage you to visit the Office for Diversity website, which includes information on programs and services for learners from diverse backgrounds, including:

Program Program Length Program
Application Deadline Financial Support Program Contact(s)
NIH Summer Research Fellowship 8 weeks June 12 March 1 $6,180 (Stipend + housing) Dennis Mays, Ph.D.
Visiting Medical Student Clerkship Program 4 weeks Jan– Mar.
Oct.- Dec.
October 1
January 1
April 1
July 1
$2,500 Diversity Scholarship MCR: Linda McConahey
ARZ: Tamara Chauncey
FLA: David Ausejo