March Deadline

JAPANESE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, INC.

Eligibility: Students of Japanese ancestry enrolled in or accepted as students in medical, dental or nursing schools of this country. Award: $1,500 – $2,500 (4 to 6 awards) Deadline: March 1st Inquire: Dr. Shunichi Homma Chair, Scholarship Committee 17 East 89th Street New York, NY 10128 (212) 305-3068

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 DIGESTIVE HEALTH FOUNDATION STUDENT RESEARCH GRANT

Eligibility: US citizen, medical or graduate (not engaged in thesis research) student. Minimum of 10 weeks in the area of digestive diseases or nutrition. Award: $1,500-$2,500 # of Awards: 35 Deadline: March

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

HATTIE M. STRONG FOUNDATION STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

Eligibility: Interest-free loans to students entering their final year of study in a graduate degree program. Must apply in writing for a formal application which will be sent if the applicant qualifies. Loans are made on the basis of individual merit. Financial need is a consideration. Applications available Jan. 1st. Award: Up to $3,000 Deadline:…

SIGMA XI GRANTS-IN-AID RESEARCH

Awards: $100 – $1,000 # of Awards: 800 Deadlines: March 15th & October 15th Inquire: Sigma Xi Grants in Aid Research c/o Deborah Donati 99 Alexander Drive, Box 13975 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 Website: www.sigmaxi.org

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)…

CROHN’S AND COLITIS FOUNDATION STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS

Eligibility: Conduct research in inflammatory bowel diseases. Must last 10 weeks and have a mentor. Submit research plan and CV. Award: $2,500 # of Awards: 16 Deadline: March 15th Inquire: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation 386 Park Avenue, South, 17th Floor New York, NY 10016 Website: http://www.ccfaprofessionals.org

UNITED SCLERODERMA FOUNDATION GERALD P. RODNAN FELLOWSHIPS

Eligibility: Interest in carrying out basic or clinical research in scleroderma. Predoctoral students are eligible. Award: $1,500 Deadline: March 15th Inquire: 21 Brennan Street, Suite 21 Watsonville, CA 95076 (408) 728-2202

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…

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:…

OSCEOLA REGIONAL HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility: Students in the health or allied health career fields at a Florida college or university. Must be resident of Osceola County or member of the Auxiliary, Jr. Volunteers, or hospital staff and have graduated with at least 3.0 G.P.A. Award: 1 up to $1,500 and 3 – $500 Deadline: March 31st Inquire: Osceola Regional…

MANATEE COUNTY MEDICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION, INC.

Eligibility: Graduate/professional and undergraduate students majoring in medicine, physician assistant, nursing and other health fields. Based on academics, character, and financial need. US citizen whose permanent residence is in Manatee County. A 2.5 GPA is required. Children of Manatee Medical Society and auxiliary members are not eligible. Award: $50 to $2,000 Deadline: Feb 1st to…

ODWALLA’S VITALE SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility: Women actively pursuing a degree in health or nutrition who have financial need. Through solid academic performance, community involvement and inspiring life story, these women show a commitment to wellness and a vitality of spirit that embodies the Odwalla vision of nourishing the body whole. Award: $1,000 – $4,000 Deadline: March 1st # of…