February Deadline

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…

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility: Attending a CAAHEP accredited PA program having at least one semester of grades from the PA program & is a member of AAPA. Award: $2,000-$3,000 # of Awards: 50 Deadline: February 1st Inquire: Physician Assistant Foundation Program Director 950 N. Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314-1552 (703) 519-5686 FAST FAX: 800-286-2272 ask for Document #150…

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LEGAL MEDICINE SCHWARZ AWARD STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited law, medical, or program of health science in the US or Canada. Paper must be no less than 3,000 words, and can not be previously published. Award: $1,000 Deadline: February 1st Inquire: American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition 611 East Wells Street Milwaukee, WI 53202…

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…

GLEN/AFAR RESEARCH IN THE BIOLOGY OF AGING

Eligibility: Medical or Ph.D. students. 3 month project on any subject related to the basic sciences and aging. Award: $5,000 # of Awards: Up to 30 Deadline: February 26th Inquire: American Federation for Aging Research 1414 Avenue of the Americas, 18th Floor New York NY 10019 (212) 752-2327 Website: www.afar.org

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility: Undergraduates and medical students in the US and other countries. Not open to graduate students. Request application in writing between October 1 and December 31. Award: $500/mo. Deadline: February 28th Inquire: (Send a SASE) MDA Research Department Mr. Robert Ross 810 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10019 (212) 586-0808

LUPUS FOUNDATION GINA FINZI MEMORIAL STUDENT FELLOWSHIP

Eligibility: Open to college or medical students. Foster an interest in SLE by carrying out basic or clinical research. It’s a fellowship in the Women’s Cancer Program, specializing in psychosocial research. An opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary group of investigators. Submit a letter of application, a CV, goals for your research, three references, and…

GERONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Eligibility: Ten graduate or upper level undergraduate students to conduct projects regarding care to elderly people in various residential settings. Work closely with a faculty preceptor and agency liaison to conduct agency-based research. Award: $2,000 Deadline: February 1st Inquire: 1411 K Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20005-4006 (202) 842-1275