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The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
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Our Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

National Medical Fellowships

Theme: Education for the Care of Underserved Populations, Career Development in Health Professions Education

Institution: National Medical Fellowships

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $22,000

Grant Awarded: January 2015

Principal Investigator: Esther R. Dyer, MLS, DLS

This award will support four scholarships to underrepresented minority medical students through the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship program.  The scholarship recipients are primarily economically disadvantaged second and third year medical students who come from, and often return to serve, communities most in need of quality medical care. The support helps the students to alleviate some of the financial barriers associated with completing their medical education.