American Women’s Hospitals Services

Community Project Grants

AWHS offers grants geared towards engaging members of AMWA in service and advocacy projects within their community.  These grants are focused on community engagement and include medically-related (1) Community-Based Research, (2) Sustainable Community Service Projects, (3) Community Advocacy/Education.

The primary goals of the Community Project Grants are to:

  • Engage AMWA students, resident, and physicians in partnering with under-served communities
  • Increase community outreach and resources
  • Improve access to or quality of care for at-risk populations
  • Maintain community self-reliance by focusing on sustainability
  • Promote awareness of issues with medical care access, resources, disparity
  • Plan for long-term solutions by empowering residents to explore innovative ideas in addressing these issues

Projects grants will be in the form of grants not to exceed 500$, and will be awarded based on criteria including sustainability, benefit to community, engagement of community members, and educational value.  Applications are open to all full student, resident, and physician AMWA members.

Read more about some of the remarkable community projects these dedicated young physicians-in-training have participated in:

Community Project Grants — Application    Community Project Grants — Guidelines

For more information or questions please contact us at Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with committee selection occurring quarterly.

Application Dates

Deadline: January 5
Decision by: February 15
Deadline: May 5
Decision by: June 15
Deadline: September 5
Decision by: October 15

Applicants will also be asked to pay a one-time, nonrefundable $10 processing fee.