Scholarships

Colorado Family Medicine Scholarships are available through the CAFP Foundation. Medical students and family medicine residents in Colorado are eligible for these funds. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, there is no deadline to apply.

Specific Scholarship Opportunities

Colorado Academy of Family Physicians Annual Summit
Join family physicians in Colorado for an extended weekend of learning and networking. Students and residents can sit in on sessions, visit with exhibitors, network with doctors, and enjoy a beautiful locations with lots of additional activities. Scholarships will cover the cost of conference registration, along with hotel fees and other travel expenses.

Download the scholarship application for the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians Annual Summit.

National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students 
Family medicine’s premiere conference for family medicine residents and medical students, sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Each year, the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians chooses up to two students and two residents to serve as Colorado’s delegates at the conference. Delegates will receive funds to offset the cost of registration, as well as travel expenses.

Interested in serving as as delegate? Contact Lynlee Espeseth at lynlee@coloradoafp.org or 303-696-6655 x 16.

For students and residents not attending National Conference as a delegate, scholarship funds are also available.

Download the scholarship application for the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.

Martha Illige Scholarship to Attend the Annual Balance Conference
To honor Dr. Martha Illige and her sustained commitment over many years to medical education, resident training, and the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, the CAFP provides an annual opportunity for a pair of female physicians from a Colorado Family Medicine Residency program to attend the August Balance Conference in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Through a process that involves a shared application, one resident-faculty dyad consisting of a female family medicine residency faculty and a female PGY-2 or PGY-3 resident from the same program will be provided with $1200.00 per person to help defray the costs of attending the conference together.

Learn more about the scholarship and requirements.

Download the scholarship application for the Martha Illige Scholarship to Attend the Annual Balance Conference.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Medical students and family medicine residents may apply for funds to assist with a number of other conferences and education opportunities, including

  • AAFP Congress of Delegates
  • AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX)
  • Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Conference
  • Advocacy activities and events
  • Educational and research activities and events
  • Leadership activities and events

Download the scholarship applications for these additional events and activities.

If you would like to further discuss your funding needs to determine if scholarships are available, please contact Raquel Rosen at raquel@coloradoafp.org or 303-696-6655 x 10.