Medical Student Scholarship

The College is proud to offer scholarships to medical students enrolled in U.S. or Canadian approved programs in order to support attendance at the ACR annual meeting.

The 2022 Medical Student Travel Scholarship


The College is proud to offer a maximum of ten scholarships to medical students enrolled in U.S. or Canadian approved programs in order to support attendance at the ACR annual meeting, April 24-28, 2022.

If the annual meeting is transitioned to a virtual format due to further coronavirus concerns book stipends ($250 each) will be awarded in lieu of travel grants.

The application period for the 2022 Medical Student Travel Scholarship is now closed.

Goal of scholarship:


  • Encourage medical student involvement with the ACR
  • Improve diversity and inclusion within ACR and radiology
  • Enhance the recognition and value of ACR membership amongst medical students and trainees
  • Increase understanding of the impact of ACR research in expanding the purview of medical imaging, interventional radiology, and radiation oncology practice for the benefit of patients
  • Highlight the importance of radiology as a critical component of patient care

Recipient requirements:


  • Awardees must register for ACR 2022 and attend pre-determined activities (to include the RFS program and Council meetings; attendance a minimum of 3 days is required). 
  • Awardees will participate in the meeting mentor program, complete pre- and post-conference surveys and provide a post-meeting write-up on their experience; content from the post-meeting write-ups may be used in ACR publications and marketing materials.

How to apply:


The Scholarship is open to medical students in a U.S. or Canadian approved program and who have an interest in becoming a diagnostic radiologist, interventional radiologist, radiation oncologist or nuclear medicine physician.

Application requirements include:

  • ACR Membership (medical students join free )
  • Students must be in their first, second, or third year of medical school, or in a research year, and not yet matched into a residency program.
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Students may only receive the scholarship once.

The application period for the 2022 Medical Student Travel Scholarship is now closed.

Award Winners

2021

  • Pooja Agrawal – University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine 
  • Elisa Berson – Yale School of Medicine 
  • Tonuka Chatterjee – Meharry Medical College 
  • Jocelyn Cheng – Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
  • Jai Won Jung – Georgetown University School of Medicine 
  • Katherine Link – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
  • David Liu – University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences 
  • Mana Modares – University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine 
  • Selin Ocal – New York University Long Island School of Medicine 
  • Niki Patel – University of Mississippi School of Medicine 
  • Miguel Pena – Tufts University School of Medicine 
  • Sydney Rubin – Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
  • Carly Suriano – Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
  • Ravi Tyagi – University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine 
  • Kay Wu – McMaster University

2020

  • Varun Danda — Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University — Second Year
  • Candise Johnson — University of Mississippi Medical Center — Third Year
  • Kieran Lacey — Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador — Third Year
  • Victoria Linehan — Memorial University of Newfoundland — Third Year
  • Ryan Morrison — Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine — First Year
  • Vaidehi Patel — University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine — Second Year
  • Nikki Taylor — Wayne State University School of Medicine — Second Year
  • Angela Ubanwa — City University of New York School of Medicine — Research
  • Neha Udayakumar — University of Alabama School of Medicine — Third Year
  • Matthew Zhao — David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA — First Year