East Coast Florida Physician Alliance, Inc. Scholarship

The Florida International University (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Scholarship Program is pleased to offer the East Coast Florida Physician Alliance, Inc. Scholarship Award. The East Coast Florida Physician Alliance, Inc. Scholarship Award is presented by its directors Howard E. Katzman, MD, FACS, Manuel Bornia, MD, and Neil Schultz, MD. The purpose of this scholarship award is to support HWCOM medical students participation at medical conferences across the nation and globally. The scholarship funds can be applied to travel expenses including conference registration, lodging, meals, airfare, and other transportation for students to attend and/or present at regional, national, or international medical meetings.


  • Applicants must be enrolled medical students
  • Applicants must be in good academic and professional standing.

Supplemental Questions
  1. FL East Coast Travel Questions
    • Allowable expenses include: registration expense, poster printing or digitation fees, abstract submission fees
    • Conference Dates?
    • Conference Name?
    • Conference Website?
    • Does registration require membership?
    • Is the conference in-person or virtual?
    • Please submit your OSA Excused Absence request (http://go.fiu.edu/EAform)
    • Reason/justification for attendance?
    • Will you be presenting research?