Underrepresented in Medicine Scholarship

The Underrepresented in Medicine Scholarship benefits rising, fourth-year medical students interested in PM&R.



This scholarship, generously supported by the Mary Free Bed Guild and Mary Free Bed hospital leadership, includes the following:

  • Four-week rotation in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Mary Free Bed
  • $500 travel stipend
  • $600 food/meals stipend



Interested applicants are asked to complete both an application for our four-week rotation (MED626 Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Michigan State Univ-Gr Rapids) through the Visiting Student Learning Opportunity (VSLO) site with the AAMC, in addition to the Underrepresented in Medicine scholarship application.

Click here to complete the online application.

A print version is available here for download.



Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The VSLO application for our program opens on April 1, and the Underrepresented in Medicine Scholarship application can be completed at any time. Scholarship applications will not be considered complete until both components are completed.

For questions, or to send completed print applications, contact Sarah Thompson, residency program coordinator, at sarah.thompson@maryfreebed.com.