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Wake Forest School of Medicine – Scholarship Clerkship Program

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The Scholarship Clerkship Program for Visiting Medical Students is administered by the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity. This program is designed to promote diversity in the residency programs at Wake Forest School of Medicine and annually offers scholarship assistance to visiting fourth-year medical students rotating in Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Dermatology, Neurology, Otolaryngology, Psychiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Nephrology or Radiology.


Applicants must be fourth-year, U.S. medical school students in good standing at a medical school accredited by the LCME (Liaison Committee for Medical Education) or the Education Department of the American Osteopathic Association. Applicants may be eligible to complete up to a one 4-week elective with rotation periods typically starting in July. Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Elective specifics

  • Accepted students will receive a stipend to assist with housing and travel expenses.
  • The program will provide opportunities to meet faculty, residents, students and community health professionals.

Application requirements

Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Scholarship Clerkship Program requires submission of the visiting student application through VSAS in addition to the scholarship application. The scholarship application is a separate application and will only be reviewed after you have been accepted for a visiting clerkship.

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