The Buckfire law firm, established in Detroit in 1969 by David Buckfire, is a well-known personal injury law firm that specializes in assisting individuals who have experienced critical injuries and damage.
The agency places a high value on helping the community in a wide range of ways, among which is through tuition assistance.
The Buckfire Law Firm set up the Medical Diversity Scholarship Program in 2014 as part of a strategy to acknowledge medical school students who work hard to encourage inclusivity in their society, and it has backed numerous students.
Each year, the program offers one scholarship prized at $2,000 per beneficiary to help worthy undergraduate students pursuing medical studies in the United States.
Requirements for Eligibility
To be considered eligible for this scholarship, applicants will need to meet the following criteria.
- Career Stage: Medical Students
- Grade Level: Undergraduate
- Age Required: Any
- Required GPA: 3
- Geographic Eligibility: United States
- Gender: Any
- Race/Ethnicity: Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian, Native North American, Pacific Islander
The deadline for this medical scholarship program ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on 7/2/2023.
Application Opens: April 1, 2024
Application Deadline: July 3, 2024
Scholarship Amount: $2,000.00 per beneficiary.
How to Apply
- Keep up an outstanding academic record
- Show commitment to promoting ethnic diversity
- Clearly explain your student body contribution
- Have your application proofread before submission
Past Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Winners
2022: Devin Barzallo, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
2021: Tiffie Keung, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
2020: Teguru Tembo, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
2019: Kylee Kus, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
2018: Tshibambe Tshimbombu, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
2017: Haidang Nguyen, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
2016: Rachel Lewis, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
2015: Adriana Lopez, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
2014: Quynh Le, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Source: 247Hitz Scholarships | Medical Diversity Scholarship Program