Posts Tagged minority

Underwood Minority Scholarship Award Announced

Underwood Minority Scholarship Award Announced

MONTGOMERY — The Underwood Minority Scholarship Award was officially announced during the Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Session. Named for long-time Montgomery physician and the Medical Association’s 152nd President Jefferson Underwood III, M.D., the Underwood Minority Scholarship Award is for African-American individuals underrepresented in Alabama’s medical schools and the state’s physician workforce.

Dr. Underwood became the first African-American male to serve as President of the Association in 2018-2019. He previously served the Association as President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Vice President. He is also a member of the Montgomery County Medical Society, in which he also served on the Board of Trustees and as President.

  • Applicants must be African American.
  • Students already attending medical and osteopathic school or who have been accepted are eligible.
  • One scholarship will be awarded annually.
  • Fundraising efforts will be the responsibility of the Medical Foundation of Alabama
  • The scholarship presentation will take place at the Medical Association’s Annual Meeting.
  • The Board of Medical Scholarship Awards will make recommendations to the Medical Association for potential recipients.
  • 2020 scholarship applications will become available in Fall 2019.

For more information, contact Mark Jackson at

Download the flyer

Posted in: Members

Leave a Comment (0) →