Fellowships and Scholarships/Awards


  • DARE fellows

    The DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship Program awards two-year fellowships to advanced doctoral students who want to investigate and prepare for academic careers and whose presence will help diversify the professoriate.

  • David A. Zlotnick Memorial Scholarship

    The David A. Zlotnick, MD Memorial Endowed Fund encourages, develops, and supports the volunteerism of Stanford medical students interested in pediatrics, pediatric residents, and pediatric faculty members.

  • Award for Excellence in Promotion of Diversity and Societal Citizenship (MD Program)

    The Award for Excellence in Promotion of Diversity and Societal Citizenship (MD Program) honors medical students who have made outstanding contributions to diversity and equitable societal contributions.

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars

    The Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation.

  • Mary Duke Biddle Scholars Program

    The Mary Duke Biddle Scholars program provides funds to encourage the global health interests of trainees in pediatrics by sending them overseas to provide clinical care to children most in need.

  • Pediatrics Faculty Diversity Award - DRIVE

    Each year, the Stanford Pediatrics Diversity, Respect, and Inclusion are Vital for Excellence (DRIVE) Award recognizes a faculty member who has made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

  • Hardship Fund

    The fund offers grants of up to $5,000 per household per academic year to postdoctoral scholars who meet the eligibility criteria.

  • HCOE/OFDD Faculty Fellowship

    The purpose of the annual HCOE/OFDD Faculty Fellowship is to help advance the careers of junior faculty from underrepresented backgrounds as well as those with academic research in health disparities.

  • Dr. Augustus A. White III and Family Faculty Professionalism Award

    The Dr. Augustus A. White III and Family Faculty Professionalism award serves to recognize outstanding work in helping to reduce health disparities or to enhance the effectiveness of minorities in the university community through research, education, mentoring or service.

  • Financial Assistance Program for Postdoctoral Scholars

    Emergency Grant-in-Aid Funds assist postdoctoral scholars who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses causing financial hardship for themselves or their dependents.

  • Valley Fellowship

    Thanks to support from the Valley Foundation, the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) has funding to support medical students interested in working with community partners on projects that meet specific partner-identified needs.

  • Biosciences Hardship Program

    Funds from this program are intended to address the needs of Biosciences Ph.D. students who are experiencing a financial hardship related to the cost of living in the San Francisco Bay Area or other factors.