Arkansas minority health commission ends diversity scholarship following lawsuit

The program’s goal was to increase diversity in the state’s health care workforce

Quinyatta Mumford credits an Arkansas Minority Health Commission scholarship with affording her the opportunity to finish her doctorate in public health with less stress.

The single mother of three will graduate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences next week and was disheartened to learn the Minority Health Workforce Diversity Scholarship is being discontinued as part of a lawsuit settlement.

Read more at the Arkansas Advocate.