Assisting the medical professionals of tomorrow

The Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation Apply Today Our mission is to help the promising young medical professionals of the future get the education that will take them to new heights.
The Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation

Our Mission

The Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation (MSMSF) is committed to providing up to four years of financial support to promising individuals to further their academic studies in the pre-medical, nursing, or allied health science at an accredited college, university, or educational program in the United States.
Scholarship Amount: $1,000.00 – $5000 annually.

Pre-medical Students enrolled in a 4 year approved medical school in the United States prepares students for entry into a variety of first professional degree or graduate school programs that require similar prerequisites (such as medical or pharmacy schools). Studies related to veterinary medicine are excluded.
Nursing students enrolled in a 2 year, 3 years or 4 years approved nursing school/program, including graduate programs for nurse practitioner and anesthesiology in the United States.
Health Sciences students enrolled in an approved program in the United States. Allied Health professionals are involved with the delivery of health or related services pertaining to the identification, evaluation, and prevention of diseases and disorders; dietary and nutrition services; rehabilitation, and health systems management, among others. Allied health professionals include dental hygienists, diagnostic medical sonographers, dietitians, medical technologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, radiographers, respiratory therapists, and speech-language pathologists.

Our Promise

MSMSF Scholarships are enhanced by our foundation’s promise of guidance and leadership, with accomplished professionals offering their expertise to our students through our Mentoring Program.

Our Board of Trustees will review applications for financial assistance on a bi-annual basis. MSMSF awards scholarships based on a variety of factors to promising students interested in education in the health sciences. Scholarships are awarded on basis of achievement, scholastic standing, financial need, and available funding.

Interested in Applying?

The following links will help you download the necessary forms and instructions.


Application Instructions

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Application Form

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Character Reference Form

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If you are a current scholar, please use this form to start the re-application process for the upcoming semester.  Click Here

The Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation is a public organization.

Our Support

To support the mission we are also engaging in fundraising activities by seeking donations and public or private gifts. We can achieve our mission only through the support of our founders and the individuals, entities, organizations and businesses that join us in committing their assets and resources. Please join us in our goal to support 100 scholars each year!

We look forward to working with you to support the next generation of world-class healthcare providers!

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