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Disadvantaged Health Professions Faculty Loan Repayment (FLRP) and Minority Faculty Fellowship Program (MFFP) - (FLRP/MFF) - #93.923

The purpose of the Minority Faculty Fellowship Program is to assist eligible entities in increasing the number of underrepresented minority faculty at health professions schools. The applicant school shall demonstrate its ability to: (1) identify, recruit, and select under-represented minority individuals who have potential for teaching, administration, or conducting research at health professions schools; (2) provide such individuals with the skills necessary to enable them to: (a) secure a tenured faculty position, or its equivalent, according to the policies of the school; (b) learn pedagogical skills and program administration; (c) design and conduct research; (d) write grants; and (e) prepare articles prepare articles suitable for publication in peer reviewed journals; (3) provide services designed to assist such individuals in their preparation for an academic career, including provision of counselors; and 4) enable the fellow to provide health services to rural and/or medically underserved populations.

(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 09 $1,122,312; FY 10 $1,266,000; FY 11 $1,266,000. (Project Grants) FY 09 $56,276; FY 10 $56,276; FY 11 $56,276 - Data above provided for MFF. One MFFP award was made in FY2009: $56,276.

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