Dr. Sudipta Mohanty

Scholarship for Undeserved communities in Medicine

Welcome to the Dr. Sudipta Mohanty Scholarship: Empowering Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders for Underserved Communities. Open to individuals aged 18 and above, this scholarship is dedicated to supporting passionate undergraduate students and aspiring doctors committed to making a difference in healthcare for underserved populations.

Scholarship Overview

The Dr. Sudipta Mohanty Scholarship offers a prestigious opportunity for individuals aged 18 and above who are passionate about healthcare equity and serving underserved communities. With a focus on primary care medicine, this scholarship aims to recognize and support undergraduate students and aspiring doctors dedicated to making a tangible impact on healthcare accessibility and equity. Through an essay contest, participants have the chance to showcase their commitment to improving healthcare outcomes for those most in need. The scholarship award of $1,000 not only provides financial support but also empowers future healthcare leaders to continue Dr. Mohanty's legacy of compassionate care and advocacy. Apply now to be part of the change in healthcare accessibility and equity.


To be eligible for the Dr. Sudipta Mohanty Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Educational Pursuit: Open to undergraduate students and individuals on the path to becoming doctors.
  3. Passion for Underserved Communities: Applicants should demonstrate a genuine passion for healthcare equity and a commitment to serving underserved communities.
  4. Essay Prompt: In a well-written essay, applicants must address the following prompt: “How can primary care medicine be optimized to better serve underserved communities?”
  5. Submission Email: Applications should be emailed to [email protected].

We encourage applicants to thoughtfully consider the essay prompt and showcase their dedication to improving healthcare accessibility and outcomes for underserved populations.


One time award of $1,000


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is February 15, 2025.

Winner Announced

The winner of the scholarship will be announced on March 15, 2025.

How to Apply

To apply for the Dr. Sudipta Mohanty Scholarship, follow these simple steps:

  1. Write your essay: Craft a well-written essay addressing the prompt, “How can primary care medicine be optimized to better serve underserved communities?”
  2. Prepare your application: Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above and have your essay ready for submission.
  3. Submit your application: Email your essay as a PDF attachment to [email protected]. Please include your full name, contact information, and a brief statement confirming your eligibility in the body of the email.
  4. Deadline: Be sure to submit your application before the deadline specified on the scholarship website.

We look forward to receiving your application and learning more about your dedication to healthcare equity and serving underserved communities.

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA