Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Contest


This contest is now closed.

During Season 12, I'm committed to my #MoreBlackDoctors campaign to include Zoom seminars, segments highlighting racial disparities in healthcare, and unique opportunities for students. The first ever Diversity in Medicine scholarship — made possible by The Dr. Oz Show and HealthCorps — is here.

You must meet the following criteria in order to apply:

-Must be African American or Black

-Must be either an undergraduate enrolled in an accredited college/university in the United States with the goal of applying to medical school or a medical student accepted or attending an accredited medical school in the United States.

-Exhibits a commitment to service and health of their community

-A desire to tackle health inequities

-Exemplifies a dedication to studying the field of medicine despite adversities

Part of the application includes an essay (up to 400 words) explaining:

  • Why you are inspired to become a doctor and pursue a degree in the field of medicine despite adversities?
  • How you intend to use your medical knowledge and degree to help under represented communities and tackle health inequities.


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Internet access required. Contest is open until 9PM ET on October 15, 2020. Open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and who have been accepted into an accredited four (4) year university or medical school program in the United States and self-identify as African American or Black. Must be at least 18 years of age to enter. Void where prohibited. ARV of Prize is approximately $15,000.00 (depending upon Travel Expenses). Additional rules and restrictions apply. See Official Rules at https://www.doctoroz.com/page/diversity-medicine-scholarship-contest-official-rules.  SPONSOR: Healthcorps, Inc., 75 Broad Street, Suite 2505, New York, NY 10004.