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JP Sanchez Scholarship

LMSA National and the LMSA LGBTQ partner to present the JP Sanchez Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded for outstanding work in the field of LGBTQ Health, serving Latino patients in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay documenting their work in the LGBTQ health field. This can include scholarly work or advocacy activities.

**Please note, award amounts vary year to year. The scholarship will be a minimum of $500.

Selection is at the sole discretion of the selection committee.


LMSA-National reserves the right to withdraw or withhold scholarship pending submission of necessary documents or falsification of any information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact scholars.

*Current academic year: 2022-2023

Questions? Email 

Deadline: February 28th, 2023 11:59 PM PST
Applications are currently open. 

As a first generation Hispanic, doctors visits were a luxury. There was no available insurance for my parents, which strayed them away from medical care. When they did have the opportunity to seek medical attention, no one was able to help them. My inspiration and dedication came from not only my parents but those who are unable to reach medical professionals. I will continue my education to eliminate such barriers and make it more accessible for the underserved communities."

Past Scholarship recipient.

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