Scholarship Application for the Japanese Medical Society of America

Our Mission

The Japanese Medical Society of America  (JMSA) was established in 1973, as a nonprofit organization by Japanese medical professionals serving the New York region with a mission to support the Japanese and Japanese-American communities through various health related efforts.

JMSA, along with our generous donors, supports the education and training of students and postgraduates in various medical fields who demonstrate academic excellence and service to the Japanese community. 


  • A postgraduate student who is currently enrolled in a healthcare-related graduate school (medical, dental, nursing, etc) or a postgraduate medical professional who is in training, such as a resident, fellow, postdoc.
  • Must be a JMSA member: Please apply on if you are not already a member. Membership needs to be renewed annually.

All scholarship applicants are required to propose and conduct a project of their own choosing that supports the mission of JMSA. Recipients of the scholarship are required to submit an interim report at 6 months and a final report at one year on the progress of their project.

Deadline for the application: December 31, 2020

Please submit the complete application with attachments to:

Scholarship recipients will be announced in the spring of 2021 via email and will be honored at the JMSA Annual Spring event. Attendance to the scholarship award ceremony is mandatory for those receiving the scholarship.