Scholarship Awards - Black Physicians Forum (BPF)

The BPF Scholarship was initiated in February 2012 to assist medical students with tuition. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage African American medical students to practice in Northern California communities after completion of their medical degree.


The BPF will offer scholarships and awards to African American medical students from Northern California who are in good standing at an accredited medical school program (UC Davis School of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Touro University).

  • Applicants must plan to pursue their medical career as a physician and reside in Northern California

  • Applicants must be in good standing at the medical school applicant is attending.

  • Applicants must submit demonstrated work in the community


CLICK HERE to download the application form for the BPF Medical Student Scholarship. Submissions must be sent via email to by 12 midnight on November 14, 2016. Scholarship announcements will be made in February 2017. If selected to receive a BPF Scholarship, Sac Cultural Hub will request your photo and reserves the right to use your picture and information on the Internet and in print format. 

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