Residents Encouraged to Apply for a $1,000 Scholarship 

The Alabama Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is seeking resident members of its organization to apply for the Stan Brasfield Memorial Scholarship. The family of the late Dr. Brasfield created the scholarship fund to honor his memory. It is to be given annually to a first, second, or third-year resident who meets certain criteria. Dr. Brasfield, a Montgomery native, earned his medical degree in Alabama. He died at the untimely age of 33. The scholarship is in the amount of $1,000. The AAFP is pleased to announce we will offer five $1,000 scholarships this year. The criteria are as follows: 

• The award will go to a first, second, or third-year Alabama family medicine resident who has demonstrated financial needs, as expressed in a short (one page or less) essay submitted by the applicant. 

• The recipient should demonstrate a connection to Alabama in the essay.

• The deadline for receipt of essays will be September 30, 2024. 

Send your essay to the attention of Chapter EVP Mr. Jeff Arrington at: We will announce the winning submissions October 31, 2024.