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About Our Grants and Awards

AAFP Foundation grants and awards support and recognize the individuals and organizations making a difference in Family Medicine. If you aren't yet sure which grant/award is right for you and would like to learn more about our opportunities, browse our list of all grants and awards.

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If you already know which grant/award you'd like to apply for, select it from the drop-down below to view application information.

Apply for Family Medicine Leads Scholarships for National Conference

The AAFP Foundation provides scholarships for students and residents to attend National Conference.

Apply for Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute

Family Medicine Leads supports efforts to fill the workforce pipeline with the best and brightest new family physicians needed to improve the health of all people, and to support the development of future family medicine leaders.

Apply for Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award

This award was established to create an opportunity for family medicine residents to address health disparities by tackling the health needs of the underserved in their local communities.

Apply for Family Medicine Cares USA

Designed to help free clinics care for the uninsured in the United States, this program establishes new free clinics and provides grants to existing clinics for the purchase of equipment. In addition, Family Medicine Cares USA gives AAFP members, residents, and students the opportunity to volunteer their time and talent.

Apply for Family Medicine Cares International Resident Scholarship

The AAFP Foundation provides a scholarship for a Family Medicine resident to be part of the Family Medicine Cares International Delegation to Haiti.

Apply for James G. Jones, MD, Student Scholarship Program

The James G. Jones, MD, Student Scholarship to attend the Family Medicine Congressional Conference, held in Washington, D.C., is an award available to medical students and administered by the AAFP Foundation.

Apply for Resident Research Grants

This grant program for Family Medicine residents funds short-term research projects that can be conducted and reported within a one-year time period.

Apply for AAFP Foundation Immunization Awards

These awards recognize Family Medicine residency programs for identifying and developing solutions to overcome barriers to immunization, and promotes sharing of best practices.

Apply for Student Externship Matching Grants

The student externship matching grants stimulate interest among medical students to select a career, and/or pursue research opportunities in Family Medicine.

Apply for Joint Grant Awards Program

This program provides up to $50,000 per project to support research of 1-2 years duration that poses questions of high relevance to Family Medicine.

Apply for Research Stimulation Grants

Research Stimulation Grants provide up to $7,500 per project to support research that poses questions of high relevance to family physicians and their patients. This program also supports research conducted by family physicians affiliated or associated with Practice Based Research Networks (PBRN) in Family Medicine.

Apply for The Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine

The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) sponsors one Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine each year.

Apply for Outstanding Program Award

This award recognizes the outstanding philanthropic activities of AAFP Chapters and Chapter Foundations.

Apply for Philanthropist of the Year Award

This award identifies an individual or couple who exemplifies the spirit of philanthropy through extraordinary support of Family Medicine.

Apply for Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium Grant Awards Program

The FMPC Grant Awards Program supports programs of the AAFP's constituent chapters and chapter foundations.

Apply for Disaster Assistance Program

This program provides support to family physicians who have undergone uninsured losses to their medical practices and/or who need help to get their practices up and running again in a time of crisis.

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