Medical Related Scholarships

OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY CHARLES R. DREW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP*

Eligibility: GPA of 3.0 or better, pursuing a medical career, and US citizen. Award: Up to $500 Deadline: March Inquire: (Send SASE) Charles Drew Memorial Scholarship Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3951 Snapfinger Parkway Decatur, GA 30035-3203

AMERICAN FEDERATION FOR AGING RESEARCH GERIATRIC SCHOLARS PROGRAM*

Eligibility: Completed 1st yr of medical school and US citizen or permanent resident. 8 – 12 week program in clinical geriatrics and aging research. Will train at one of the four National Training Centers: Harvard Medical School, John Hopkins, UCLA School of Medicine, or University of Washington School of Medicine. Award: $3,000 + travel/living expenses…

JERRY L. PETTIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP*

Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year medical students with demonstrated interest in communication of science. Only 1 nominee from each school. Award: $2,500 # of Awards: 1 Deadline: February 15th Inquire: AMA Foundation 515 N. State Street Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 464-4200 Fax: (312) 464-5678

JAMES EWING FOUNDATION SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS ONCOLOGY*

Eligibility: Medical students in their first three years of an accredited N. American school. Sponsored by a Society of Surgical Oncology member. Fellowship between 2-3 months. A report of the summer’s activities must be presented to the Foundation by Oct. 1. Award: $2,000 Deadline: February 15th Inquire: 800 East Northwest Highway Suite 1080 Palatine, IL…

JERRY L. PETTIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP*

Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year medical students with demonstrated interest in communication of science. Only 1 nominee from each school. Award: $2,500 # of Awards: 1 Deadline: January 31st Inquire: AMA Foundation c/o Kathleen MacArthur 515 N. State Street Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 464-4218 Fax: (312) 464-5678 Website: http://www.ama-assn.org

PROFESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

Eligibility: Women of color who will be in their 3rd or final year at an accredited US medical school. US citizen or permanent resident. Award: $5,000 – $12,000 Deadline: January 10th

MERCK/ AFAR RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility: Medical or Pharm D. students who completed 1 yr of study, US citizen or permanent resident, and have a faculty mentor. 8-12 week full-time project anytime in 2009 on any subject, in any setting in the field of geriatric pharmacology. Award: $4,000 # of Awards: Up to 9 Deadline: January 22nd Inquire: American Federation…

M. A. CARTLAND SHACKFORD MEDICAL FELLOWSHIP*

Award: minimum of $9,000 Deadline: January 3rd Applications on website or send SASE. Inquire: Secretary to the Committee on Graduate Fellowships Att.: WCGF Application Center for Work & Service 106 Central St. Wellesley, MA 02181-8200 E-mail: cws-fellowships@firstclass.wellesley.edu Website: http://new.wellesley.edu/cws/fellowships/wellesley

CARROLL L. BIRCH AWARD

Eligibility: Best original research paper written by a National Student Member of AWMA attending an accredited medical school. The paper may have been previously published. Award: $500 and plaque presented at annual AMWA meeting. Deadline: Sept 28th Inquire: See AMWA info above

ROBINSON (BRYAN) NEUROLOGICAL FOUNDATION

Eligibility: Medical or graduate students and residents are eligible for support. Applications should include: CV, summary of intended project, and faculty advisor or department head recommendation who will be supervising. Award: $2,500 Deadline: July 31st Inquire: Jenny H. Crowley 1401 Centerville Road, Suite 300 Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 877-5115

ILLINOIS HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility: Enrolled in a hospital-related health care curriculum, be an Illinois resident, at least one academic year remaining, 3.5 GPA or better, and demonstrate financial need. Award: $500 Deadline: April 15th Inquire: Scholarship The Illinois Hospital Association Center for Health Affairs 1151 East Warenville Rd. PO Box 3015 Naperville, IL 60566

NATIONAL MEDICAL FELLOWSHIPS. INC.*

Scholarships available for under represented minorities – African American, mainland Puerto Rican, Mexican American, and Native American attending medical school. Award: $500-$10,000 Inquire: National Medical Fellowships 5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor New York, NY 10004 ( 212) 714-0933 Website: http://www.nmf-online.org/

HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY*

Eligibility: May apply during any year of medical studies. Students in MD/PhD degree programs or who hold the PhD are not eligible. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Award: An intensive yearlong fundamental research program for students currently enrolled in MD or DO degree programs. Inquire: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Office of Grants…

CHINESE AMERICAN PHYSICIAN’S SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP*

Eligibility: Financial need, academic achievements, & community service. Special consideration given if student willing to serve the Chinese community after graduation. Award: $1,000-$5,000 Deadline: October 1st Inquire: http://www.caps-ca.org/

FAMILY PRACTICE RESEARCH PRESENTATION*

Eligibility: Medical students or FP residents for oral presentations at the AAFP Assembly in the following categories: 1) original research; 2) case study or literature review. Award: $1000 (1st place), $250 (runners-up) Deadline: April 1st Inquire: American Academy of Family Physicians Website: www.aafp.org

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS AWARDS – 1ST TIME STUDENT ATTENDEE AWARDS*

Eligibility: 500 word essay why you are interested in attending the National Conference of Family Practice Residents & Medical Students. Award: $600 # of Awards: 20 Deadline: May 1st Inquire: American Academy of Family Physicians Website: www.aafp.org

COUNTRY DOCTOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM*

Eligibility: Georgia residents qualify for funding to obtain medical degrees such as IM, OB-GYN, Peds, FP, and General Surgery. Must practice in Georgia board-approved town with a population of 15,000 or less. Award: $12,000 annually Deadline: April 1st Inquire: State Medical Education Board Scholarships 270 Washington Street SW 7th Floor, Room 7093 Atlanta, GA 30334…

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS

Eligibility: Medical or physician assistant students interested in primary care; from rural backgrounds or underrepresented minorities who will serve in underserved communities will be given priority. Award: Tuition/fees, books plus a monthly stipend. Obligated to practice one year for each year of support in a federally designated health shortage area of the US. Two year…

PISACANO LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION, INC. PISACANO SCHOLARS PROGRAM*

Eligibility: 4th year medical student committed to the specialty of family practice. Award: Up to $28,000 Deadline: March 1st Inquire: Robert Cattoi Pisacano Leadership Foundation, Inc. 2228 Young Drive Lexington, KY 40505-4294 (888) 995-5700 Website: http://www.fpleaders.org

HUGH & EARLE FELLOWS MEMORIAL LOAN FUND

Eligibility: Medical or health-related students who are residents of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa or Walton County, FL. Must have cosigner(s). Interest free until 4 months after graduation. Very low interest. Up to 11 yrs to pay back. Award: Dependent on # of cosigners Deadline: Ongoing Inquire: Fellows Memorial Fund c/o Ms. Virginia Santoni Pensacola State…

AMERICAN MEDICAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION*

Eligibility: Women enrolled in US medical schools, US citizen or permanent resident, and are student members of AMWA. Award: $2,500 – $5,000 per year. Interest of 5% starts the December 15th after graduation. Deadline: April 30th Inquire: Marie Glanz Special Programs Coordinator American Medical Women’s Association 801 North Fairfax Street, Suite 400 Alexandria, VA 22314…

CHARLES A. LAUFFER SCHOLARSHIP LOAN*

Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year medical student in good standing Award: $1,500 – $10,000 loan @ 2% interest Deadline: June 30th Inquire: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Attn: Lauffer Scholarship c/o Maria Botelho 111 Westminster St. RI1-102-M102 Providence, RI 02903 Phone: 866-461-7287 Fax: 401-243-2950

AGBU EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM in the US*

Eligibility: Armenian heritage. Medicine candidates must be enrolled in highly competitive schools. A GPA of 3.5 or better during their undergraduate study. Award: $2,500 – $7,500 loan @ 3% Deadline: April 1st Inquire: The Armenian General Benevolent Union Education Dept. 55 East 59th Street New York, NY 10022-1112 Telephone: (212) 319-6383 Fax: (212) 319-6507/8 Email:…

MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER*

Eligibility: Must begin research project on June 14th or 21st for 8 weeks. Letter from the Office of the Dean at your medical school indicating that you are a first or second year medical student in good standing. Complete on-line application. Award: $5,000 (no housing provided) # of Awards: 25 Deadline: Janauary Send Dean’s letter…

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS FOUNDATION DR. HENRY VIETS STUDENT RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP*

Eligibility: Basic or clinical research related to problems of myasthenia gravis. Conducted under supervision of a preceptor, in own medical school or in a medical school close to residence. Medical or premedical student. Award: Stipend is $5,000 Deadline: March 15th Inquire: Viets Fellowships Committee 1821 University Ave. W. Ste S256 St. Paul, MN 55104-2897 (800)…

NAT’L RURAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE SCAIFE FAMILY FOUNDATION MEDICAL SCHOLARS*

Eligibility: 15 medical students interested in obtaining specialized training in alcohol and drug abuse treatment at the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse conference. Preference given to applicants interested in practicing medicine in rural communities. Award: Varies Deadline: April 4th Inquire: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004 c/o Prof. Richard D.…

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA HEALTH SCIENCES STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS*

Eligibility: Three-month fellowships for an epilepsy study project. Undertaken in either a clinical laboratory setting with ongoing programs of research, service or training, or at a US institution of the student’s choice. Carried out during any free period of student’s year. A preceptor must accept responsibility for supervision of the student and project. Award: $2,000/3…

MAP INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP*

Eligibility: Designed to provide third & fourth year medical students, interns, and residents with clinical experience in the third world in a rural or urban setting. A minimum of 8 weeks must be spent on location to fulfill the requirements of the fellowship. More than 45 countries have participated. Award: 100% air fare Deadline: March…

BENJAMIN H. KEAN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP IN TROPICAL MEDICINE*

Eligibility: Medical students, residents, & fellows in any medical specialty who express interest in tropical medicine or international health may apply. An overseas mentor must be identified, and a research plan or clinical study presented. Preference will be given to applicants sponsored by a member of the ACCTMTH (American Committee on Clinical Tropical Medicine &…

CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRAINEESHIP

Eligibility: Enrolled or entering a doctoral program (M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D.). Must work with a faculty sponsor on a research project related to CF. Award: $1,500 Deadline: Ongoing Basis Inquire: Office of Grants Management Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 6931 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD 20814 (800) FIGHT CF Website: www.cff.org/research  

LIFE & HEALTH INSURANCE MEDICAL RESEARCH FUND/MEDICAL SCIENTIST SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility: Students enrolled in an MD/Ph.D. program can apply for scholarships based on merit. Deadline: April 15th Inquire: Carl A. Applequist (CLU),Executive Director Life & Health Insurance Medical Research Fund 1850 K Street NW Washington, DC 20006-2284  

US DEPT. OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES BIOMEDICAL NIH/NIGMS

PREDOCTORAL MINORITY FELLOWSHIP Eligibility: The National Institute of General Medical Sciences is requesting applications for predoctoral fellowships to increase the number of Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D. minority biomedical researchers. The fellowship includes a stipend plus a $2,000 institutional allowance. Must be US citizen or permanent resident. Award: $8,800 Deadline: April 27th Inquire: Dr. Irene Eckstrand Westwood…

LIFE & HEALTH INS. MEDICAL RESEARCH FUND

Eligibility: U.S.citizens and at the time nominated, will have completed at least one year in an approved medical school. Expected to obtain a Ph.D., as well as the MD degree. Interested students should consult their dean’s office. Medical schools are invited to nominate one candidate yearly for this program. Award: $16,000 Deadline: March 1st Inquire:…

ABSTRACT TRAVEL GRANT

Eligibility: US citizen, medical or graduate student who has performed original research related to gastroenterology or hepatology. Award: $500 & up to $1,000 for travel to annual meeting # of Awards: 33 Deadline: January Inquire: American Digestive Health Foundation 7910 Woodmont Ave., 7th Floor Bethesda, MD 20814-3015 Website: www.gastro.org

ROOKE SCHOLARSHIP*

Eligibility: Pursuing medical degree, US citizen and academic excellence. Award: Up to $5,000 Deadline: April 15th Inquire: (enclose self addressed stamped postcard) Contact your local DAR Chapter or : National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution NSDAR Office of the Committees 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006-5303 Website: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships   * Medical students…

THE THOMAS BROWN McCLELLAND TRUST*

Eligibility: Medical students who are graduates of Miami-Dade County High School. Must meet with a selection committee for an interview in Miami during March or April. Award: $1,500 to $10,000 Deadline: Saturday, January 25, 2013 Awards announced in July Inquire: Noman Kassoff TBM Scholarship Chair 247 SW 8th St. Suite 402 Miami, FL 33130 (305)…

DR. MARIE ZAKRZEWSKA MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP*

Eligibility: Female, majoring in medicine of Polish descent. Preference given to residents of New England area. Award: $2,500 Deadline: December 30th Inquire: Scholarship Committee The Kosciuszko Foundation 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10021-6595 Website: http://www.thekf.org/scholarships/tuition/mzms/   * Medical students only

HELLENIC MEDICAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK*

Eligibility: Hellenic heritage, attending an accredited medical school, maintaining high academic achievement and/or financial need. Must have personal interview. Award: Variable Deadlines: May 15th & June 30th Inquire: Hellenic Medical Society of New York 401 East 34th St. New York, NY 10016 Website: http://www.hmsny.org/scholarship.html * Medical students only

Minority Senior Scholarship Program (MSSP) is accepting applications for our 2018 cohort! The MSSP is an opportunity for fourth year medical students applying to pediatrics to rotate at Children’s National in Washington DC and gain exposure to academic pediatrics at a large, free standing children’s hospital. Our scholars receive supplemental mentorship, networking opportunities with current residents, as well as a stipend to offset the costs of travel and housing.

Interested rising fourth year students can visit our website for more information. The application can be found here, and has a deadline of April 30, 2018. Feel free to forward widely.

VESP

The Visiting Elective Scholarship Program (VESP) established in 2010 is supported by the UCSF School of Medicine and was established to encourage fourth year medical students who are underrepresented in medicine (UIM) or are interested in working with underserved populations to apply for a clinical elective in Pediatrics or other specialties at UCSF.  The program provides financial assistance to awardees.  The deadline is September 1st, 2018.

The scholarship program provides up to $2,000 and is designed to:

Ø  Expose fourth year medical students who are underrepresented in medicine or interested in working with underserved populations to an academic training program in Pediatrics

Ø  Promote student interest in applying to a Pediatric academic residency training program

Ø  Provide faculty and housestaff mentorship during the clinical elective experience

For more information see below:

http://meded.ucsf.edu/gme/visiting-elective-scholarship

University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Minority Clerkship

University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Minority Clerkship for 2018.

Program is for several departments, not just pediatrics. For more information and questions, email  uccomodi@ucmail.uc.edu.

University of Cincinnati Minority Clerkship Application 2018

The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), affiliated with the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, will award scholarships ($2,000-$5,000) to graduate medical, dental, health policy, pharmacy, and public health school students and BA and above nursing students. In addition, the program will cover the travel of the new scholars’ parents to the events.

The applications can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/NHHF2018Scholarship until the deadlines- scholarship application due October 5, 2018.
For more information please call the office at (202)628-5895 or send an email to nhhf@nhmafoundation.org.

3rd Year Medical Student Scholarship: Applications now being Accepted

The Southern Medical Association (SMA) and its Alliance (SMAA) are proud to offer the “Society of 1906 Medical Student Scholarship” and the “Society of 1924 Medical Student Scholarship” for 2018. Each will provide financial assistance in the form of a $2,000 scholarship for tuition or other required expenses to a 3rd year medical student in need of financial aid who exhibits both academic and leadership qualities.

All Applications must be submitted by September 15th to be considered. For more information and to apply, visit http://sma.org/scholarship

ScrubCaps for a Cause

ScrubCaps for a Cause was founded by Tina Tarantola UF MD’05. Her non-profit awards scholarships to women pursuing medical degrees.

Please review the requirements below before applying. Website: http://www.scrubcapsforacause.com/

The following requirements must be met to be considered for a scholarship:

  1. Woman in an allopathic or osteopathic medical school program having completed at least one semester.
  2. One scholarship per year can be applied for, and applications are taken on a rolling basis for the same academic year.
  3. An essay, see application for details.
  4. One letter of recommendation.