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About Our Program

Each year, students from medical schools around the country are selected to join us for MSSP during the summer preceding their application to residency. The program includes:

  • Immersion in a one-month clinical experience
  • Faculty mentors to provide career guidance and perspective on academic pediatrics
  • Resident ambassadors to provide an inside view of the residency program and their application process
  • Networking opportunities to help participants further advance their careers
  • Special sessions to help prepare for short and long term career goals
  • A stipend to offset the cost of travel and housing
  • Waived Children’s National elective application fee typically charged to students from unaffiliated institution

Questions? Contact Us!

If you have any questions about the Minority Senior Scholarship Program, please send an email to

Support the Minority Senior Scholarship Program

The goal of the program at Children's National is to expose medical students to academic pediatrics and the many educational opportunities our institution has to offer through a one-month rotation with a variety of experiences.

If you would like to donate to support this program, please indicate Minority Senior Scholarship Program – Special Purpose Fund 44506.

Donate to support the program and other educational efforts