Scholarship Programs

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NameDescription Deadline   Amount    Applicable Programs Long Description Criteria Comments
Ruth G. White Scholarship The Ruth G. White Scholarship provides educational scholarships to women in California 02/01/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

The California State Chapter of P.E.O. provides educational scholarships to California women studying in a variety of fields. Scholarship grants are awarded based on integrity of character, scholastic ability, school/community activities and financial need. These scholarship funds will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must have completed her first year of graduate study before applying for the scholarship.

  • Female
  • Permanent Resident of California
  • Has completed her first year in graduate study in the broad field of medicine
  • Academic excellence, achievement, financial need, and is of good character and integrity.

For questions and application process, please view the Scholarship Guidelines or website at http://www.peocalifornia.org/

The SILA Graduate Student Fellowship Award Scholarship for women graduate students who are residents of California 02/01/2014 $3500 ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015;

Soroptimist International of Los Angeles (SILA) is offering its annual fellowship to an outstanding woman graduate student. This student must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of California. The award of $3,500 is for the 2013-2014 academic year and will be known as the Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Fellowship Award. The field of study is open, but consideration will be given to the candidate’s potential contribution to society. 

  • WOMEN who are U. S. Citizens and Residents of California
  • Have received a Bachelor’s degree (or will receive it prior to Fall, 2013)
  • Enrolled in 2013-14 academic year
  • Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement
  • Have financial need
  • Have performed services for her community
  • File completed application materials, including official college transcript(s) of all upper division (junior and senior years) and graduate level work, and three letters of recommendation

A personal interview, to be held in March, 2013, is required of the final candidates. The candidate selected will be notified shortly after the interviews and must be available to accept the award at a designated luncheon meeting to be held in March 2013. for further information please email jdjohnson01@earthlink.net.

Jewish Vocational Scholarship Fund Need-based scholarship program to Jewish permanent residents of LA County 03/31/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

The Jewish Vocational Scholarship (JVS) Fund is a need-based program providing scholarships to Jewish permanent residents of Los Angeles County for college, graduate school and vocational school. Please refer to the link below for additional application information.

  • Be Jewish
  • Be a permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County
  • U.S. citizen or documented legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Be a full-time student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need based on FAFSA

Since 1972, Jewish Vocational Service has awarded more than $5.5 million to over 3,700 financially challenged Jewish students from Los Angeles pursuing higher education. This year alone, JVS is distributing $458,000 to 147 deserving recipients attending colleges, graduate schools and vocational schools around the country. More information is available on our website, www.jvsla.org.

East West Scholarship Insitutional scholarships offered to students in many of our programs 02/07/2014 $1000 All Community Health Education; All Doctor of Dental Medicine;

We are pleased to announce the East West Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. This scholarship is offered on a competitive basis to students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism.

Scholarship awards will be in the amount of  $1,000.  All eligible students are encouraged to apply. Last year, over 25 awards were made and each college named at least one recipient!

Criteria:

  • Open to the following programs: DO, PharmD, DVM, PA, DPT, MSHS, DMD, Nursing, DPM,  and OD
  • Must be actively enrolled in the 2013-14 academic year
  • Minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA
  • Volunteer work prior to attending WesternU, as well as current involvement with emphasis on community service
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are an international student, and cannot complete a FAFSA, please submit your 2012 federal (or translated foreign) tax return with your application.

 

How to Apply:

  • Address a letter to WesternU Financial Aid Committee requesting consideration and emphasizing your community involvement past and present. Your essay must be 3000 words or less.
  • Your essay must be formatted in Word document – not PDF, JPEG, or any other format.
  • Your ID number, discipline and year of graduation must be listed on the first page of your ESSAY. If they are not listed, your application will not be accepted!
  • Please submit your application via email to finaid@westernu.edu.

 

FOR DO STUDENTS ONLY:

Winners will be required to attend the East West Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, April 12, 2014. You may contact the Special Events Department for further information. 

The number of scholarships and the award amounts may vary annually. All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office via email by the deadline date. Your ID number, discipline and year of graduation must be listed on the first page of your essay.

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Dr. Robert E. Corey Memorial Scholarship An insitutional scholarship offered to DO students 02/07/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

Established January 1983 as a memorial to Robert Corey, DO. Recipients are selected from second-, third- and fourth-year students for their commitment to osteopathic medicine, outstanding community service and demonstrated financial need as determined by the institution.

Criteria:

  • Open to Osteopathic Medicine students entering their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year in the 2014-15 academic year
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are an international student, and cannot complete a FAFSA, please submit your 2012 federal (or translated foreign) tax return with your application.

  • Student must be making academic progress per institutional policy. Student comportment will be evaluated as demonstrated by attendance, attitude and professional decorum.

 How to Apply:

  • Applicants must submit an essay addressed to the Western University of Health Sciences’ Scholarship Committee requesting consideration. The essay must contain a brief description as to why the applicant entered the study of medicine and how he/she feels towards the advancement of human rights of all people regardless of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or sexual orientation.
  • A personal letter of recommendation from the applicant’s community or faculty member discussing the student’s commitment to medicine and community activities.
  • Must apply online at https://mydocs.westernu.edu/Students/osa/awards/SitePages/Home.aspx

The number of scholarships and the award amounts vary annually. All applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

The Albert Victor and Mary P. Kalt Scholarship Fund An institutional scholarship program open to Osteopathic Medicine students. 02/07/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

We are pleased to announce The Albert Victor and Mary P. Kalt Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Established June 1977, this scholarship fund is available to osteopathic medicine students who express a desire to work in primary care in an underserved/rural area.

Criteria:

  • Open to Osteopathic Medicine students entering their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year in the 2014-15 academic year
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are an international student, and cannot complete a FAFSA, please submit your 2012 federal (or translated foreign) tax return with your application.

  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

 How to Apply:

  • Applicants must submit an essay addressed to the Western University of Health Sciences’ Scholarship Committee requesting consideration. The letter must express the applicant’s desire to work in primary care in an underserved/rural area.
  • Please apply online at https://mydocs.westernu.edu/Students/osa/awards/SitePages/Home.aspx.

The number of scholarships and the award amounts vary annually based on available funding. Applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.

PLEASE NOTE THAT PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program The NHSC pays tuition, fees, books and supplies, and a monthly stipend in exchange for your service in an underserved community 05/15/2014 Varies All Family Nurse Practitioner; DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017;

The NHSC is a network of more than 10,000 primary health care professionals and sites that serve the most medically underserved regions of the country. Tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend are provided by the scholarship. In return, students commit to serve in the Corps for 2 to 4 years upon completion of their training.

  • U.S. Citizen or National
  • Enrolled in or Accepted at an accredited University
  • Pursing one of the following degrees: Medicine (MD or DO), Dentistry, Family Nurse, Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Contact the NHSC Customer Care Center at 1-800-221-9393 or GetHelp@hrsa.gov with any questions

Navy Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP) Full tuition scholarship in exchange for active duty service 02/28/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The U. S. Navy offers one of the most generous and comprehensive scholarships available in health care. Tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend are provided by the scholarship. In return, students commit to serve as an active duty member for 2 to 4 years upon completion of their training.

  • US Citizen
  • Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited graduate program
  • Candidates must be no more than 40 years of age at graduation

The number of scholarships and the deadline date may vary annually, it is best to contact the Navy directly for details. For further application information please contact our Navy recruiter, LT Jackie Ponce at (323) 252-1588 ext 279 or via email at: jackie.ponce@navy.mil. 

Air Force Health Professional Scholarship Program Full tuition scholarship in exchange for active duty service 02/28/2014 Varies DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017; DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016;

The U. S. Air Force offers one of the most generous and comprehensive scholarships available in health care. Tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend are provided by the scholarship. In return, students commit to serve as an active duty member with a year-for-year repayment, with a minimum obligation of three years upon completion of their training.

  • U. S. Citizen
  • Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited graduate program
  • Candidates must be no more than 35 years of age at graduation
The number of scholarships and the deadline date may vary annually, it is best to contact the Air Force directly for details. For further application information please contact our Air Force recruiter, TSgt Bethany Lopez at 310-481-5089 or via email at: bethany.lopez@us.af.mil
Western Interstate Commision for Higher Education (WICHE) Tuition assistance program for out of state students 10/15/2014 Varies DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017;

WICHE, based in Boulder, Colorado, collaborates with its fifteen member states to expand educational access and excellence for all citizens of the West. The Professional Student Exchange Program is one of three exchange programs of WICHE which enables students in thirteen Western states to enroll in selected out-of-state professional programs, usually because those fields of study are not available at public institutions in their home states. The home state pays a support fee to the admitting schools to help cover the cost of the students education.

"*Be a resident of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Washington or Wyoming*If your field of study is not available through the state of which you are a resident"

Please note: Although the States of California, Oregon, and South Dakota are WICHE member states, they do not participate as "sending states" in the Professional Student Exchange Program at this time.

Students interested must contact their individual states' Certifying Office. Contact information for individual states can be found on the website listed.
Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Fellowship program offered through COMP 12/17/2014 Varies DO 2016

The Fellowship program in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) is designed to expand the educational opportunities for osteopathic medical students while they assist in all phases of the department's operation. They assist in lecturing and teaching practical skills to graduate students. Fellows are encouraged to develop research projects with the assistance of the basic sciences faculty and have the opportunity to receive clinical training under the supervision of faculty members.

  • Second year DO student
Applications are accepted during the fall semester of each school year. Recipients will be interviewed and selected during the spring semester of the same academic year on the basis of interest in osteopathic concepts and the development of greater skills in their application; interest in teaching; academic achievement; and conduct which provides a role model for first-year students. In order to participate in the Fellowship program, each student takes five years, instead of four, to complete all of their educational requirements, including hospital and private practice clinical rotations, for the DO degree. Fellows receive a full tuition/fees waiver the third and fourth years and an annual stipend for their fifth year, payable monthly. There is no tuition charged the fifth year, only a graduation fee. Mandatory fees must be paid, however, during the third and fourth years. Students on military scholarships are not eligible for the program. To apply, please call the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department at (909) 469-5282.
Academy of LDS Dentists Scholarship Scholarships offered to Dental Medicine students who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 07/01/2014 $1000 DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017

The Academy of LDS Dentists will award several $1,000 and $1,500 scholarships to dental students who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The money awarded can be used any way the recipient desires. Criteria will be based on merit, financial need and potential for contribution to the profession.

  • Complete the scholarship form provided on the Website
  • Complete the personal comments sections on the attached form
  • Request a letter of recommendation from your current bishop/branch president
  • Attach a transcript from your dental school or have it sent to the address listed on the application
If you have questions regarding the process or requirements, please email LDSDentists@gmail.com.
The Association of Black Women Physicians, Rebecca Lee M.D. Scholarship Program Scholarships for female medical students who are residents of Southern California or enrolled in a Southern California Medical School 10/02/2014 Varies DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017

The Association of Black Women Physicians (ABWP) scholarship provides assistance to female medical students who are residents of Southern California or enrolled in Southern California medical schools. The awards are based on academic merit, financial need, and commitment to the ABWP mission, "improving public health and welfare, through the advancement of knowledge concerning women and community health".

  • Must be a permanent resident of Southern California OR attending a Southern California medical school
  • Must be a female medical student
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Awards are based on financial need and academic merit

For More Information, please contact abwpcharitybenefit@gmail.com or (310) 321-8688

BECA - Alice Newell Joslyn Medical Fund Scholarship Scholarships available to students who are currently living in San Diego County 03/10/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

The foundation encourages and empowers aspiring Latino students to pursue higher education through financial and moral support.

  • Entering the medical/health care profession field
  • Must be living in San Diego County or attending a College in San Diego County at the time of application
  • Contingent upon students financial need, scholastic determination and community/cultural awareness
  • Complete application found on the Website

The scholarship award amounts range from $500 - $2,000.

Fogarty International Clincal Research Scholars Program An exciting clinical research opportunity in developing countries 11/19/2014 Varies All Family Nurse Practitioner; All MS in Nursing; DMD 2017;

The Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program is offering exciting clinical research training experience for doctoral-level students in the health professions. This is an opportunity for motivated students to experience mentored research training at top-ranked NIH-funded research centers in developing countries throughout Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. The fellowship is for a one year period.

  • Prior to the start of the program (July 2010), the applicant must have completed their basic science courses and one year of clinical clerkship
  • A strong interest in, and potential for, a career in international health activities and/or clinical research
  • Must be a U. S. citizen or a permanent U. S. resident
  • Must have a strong academic record
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Howard G. Lapsley Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarships offered to Dental and Medical students from specific counties in New Jersey 05/01/2014 Varies DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017;

Founded in 1967, JFK Medical Center is a non-profit 498-bed community hospital, serving residents of Middlesex, Union and Somerset counties in Central New Jersey. With more than 900 affiliated physicians, JFK offers a complete array of advanced services including general and specialized surgery, cardiac care, maternity and pediatric care, and emergency medicine. JFK Medical Center is an affiliate of JFK Health System and accredited by the Joint Commission.

Scholarships are awarded yearly by the JFK-Muhlenberg Campus Board of Directors to provide financial aid to one or more qualified candidates pursuing a career in the study of medicine, osteopathy or dentistry.

  • Must be an Osteopathic Medical Student or a Dental Student
  • Candidates must have been raised in Union County, Somerset County or Middlesex County
  • Candidates must demonstrate financial need
  • Candidates must provide a current FAFSA financial report
  • Eligible students must have a personal interview to be considered for the awards

For more information, please call the JFK-Muhlenberg Campus Board of Directors at 732-321-7053 or visit their website.

Indian Health Services (IHS) Scholarship Program Scholarship opportunity for tuition assistance 03/28/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016; ADN/MSN-HSL/ANL 2013;

The mission of IHS is to raise the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level. The IHS Scholarship Program gives many qualified health professionals the opportunity to pursue their careers and help their communities.

The Health Professions scholarship provides financial aid covering tuition, required fees and other educational and living expenses for qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students (members of federally recognized Tribes only) applying to, accepted by or enrolled in a health profession program. Students incur a service obligation upon acceptance of funding from this program. Priority is given to graduate students and junior- and senior-level students unless otherwise specified.

  • Be a member of a Federally recognized Indian Tribe, Eskimo, Aleut, or other Alaska Natives.
  • Be enrolled in an appropriately accredited school and be pursuing a course of study in a health profession.
  • Note: The Indian Health Professions Scholarship recipients will incur a service obligation upon acceptance of funding from this program.

For a comprehensive list of IHS-approved health profession degree programs for the 2014-2015 academic year, please visit: http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/comparison_chart.pdf.

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program founded to assist osteopathic medical students who are committed to practicing in the Pacific Northwest 05/30/2014 Varies DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017; DONW OMM 4th Year Fellow

The Foundation's Scholarship Program was created to help defray the cost of osteopathic medical school for outstanding medical students committed to practicing in the Pacific Northwest. Scholarships are awarded annually, based on academic performance. Residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, or those that have lived or worked in those states are given particular consideration.

  • Must be a second, third, or fourth year DO student in the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Committed to practicing in the Pacific Northwest
  • Selection criteria will look at prior and current academic work, professional and community involvement and recommendations
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Kaiser Permanente's Oliver Goldsmith, MD Scholarship Open to third and fourth year DO students who intend to practice in Southern California 02/03/2014 $5000 DO 2015; DO 2016

Dedicated to the promotion and advancement of culturally responsive care, this scholarship honors medical/osteopathic students entering their third or fourth year of medical school who intend to practice in Southern California. The Oliver Goldsmith, MD, Scholarship supports ongoing education for medical students while providing them with opportunities for practical experience at Kaiser Permanente facilities.

  • DO students entering their Third or Fourth year
  • Plan to practice in Southern California
  • Participate in a 4-6 week clerkship or elective and a mentoring relationship with a KP Physician during the school year
  • Committed to the advancement of culturally and linguistically responsive care through community service, clinical volunteering, or applicable research

All interested applicants must submit an application, an essay, mail in two letters of recommendation, a letter of good standing and their transcripts. For any questions or concerns, please contact Vanessa Hernandez via email at Vanessa.X.Hernandez@kp.org

Pisacano Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship opportunity for DO students interested in practicing primary care 03/01/2014 Varies DO 2015

The Pisacano Leadership Foundation (PLF) seeks to advance family medicine by providing well-educated, community-minded leaders in primary care.  By aiding students who demonstrate the highest levels of commitment to family medicine, scholarship, leadership, character, interpersonal skills, and community service, the PLF will promote the development of the future leaders in the specialty. The scholarship is intended to reduce the level of medical-school-related-debt, financial need is not considered.

  • Must be a fourth year DO in the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Must have declared family medicine as their specialty
  • Selection criteria will look at commitment to family medicine, leadership qualities, academic performance, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and involvement in serving others
  • Each applicant is required to complete an interview with a local family physician

The maximum scholarship award is $28,000. The scholarship award for each year will be paid in August. Funds will be distributed during the remainder of medical school and during the three-year residency.

QueensCare Scholarship - Gene and Marilyn Nuziard Scholarship Fund Scholarship for LA County residents in certain medical fields 05/01/2014 $9000 ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

QueensCare is a public charity providing healthcare to the low-income uninsured residents of Los Angeles County. The fund has been created in recognition of the need for additional health care practitioners to provide accessible health care for uninsured and low-income working individuals and families throughout the United States but especially in Los Angeles County.

The scholarships are available primarily for the education of assistants and technicians, nurses, physicians, licensed vocational nurses, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and primary care physicians; and secondarily, for the education of physician specialists.

*U.S. Citizenship or Legal Residency required*

Students should be enrolled in one of the healthcare disciplines listed above. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 for graduate students. Funding is available to those whose family income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and who express an interest in working with the underserved in Los Angeles County upon graduation.

If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact QueensCare's Administrative Department at (323) 669-4353.

Tylenol Scholarship Program To show their support for the future of healthcare, Tylenol has offered the following scholarship 06/15/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

The makers of Tylenol ® are proud to announce the 22nd annual Tylenol Future Care Scholarship program. It’s awarding a total of $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees in healthcare who are committed to a future of caring for others and who excel academics, leadership, and community service.

Forty exceptional applicants will earn up to $10,000 in scholarships to help them achieve their goals and to help them make the future better. 

  • Scholarships awarded to students pursuing healthcare-related education at an accredited institution
  • Must have completed at least one year of graduate course study by the Spring of 2013
  • Must have one or more years of school remaining
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National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program To recognize achievement by blind scholars the organization offers annual scholarships 03/31/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016; ADN/MSN-HSL/ANL 2013;

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States the opportunity to win one of thirty national scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. 

  • must be legally blind in both eyes, and
  • must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and
  • must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2014 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time, and
  • must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all scheduled scholarship program activities.

All questions should be directed to the chairperson, Chairperson Patti Chang, Esq. E-mail is preferred: scholarships@nfb.org

MAP International Medical Fellowship Medical fellowship performed in a Christian context 03/01/2014 Varies DO 2015; DONW 2015; DONW OMM 4th Year Fellow

The MAP International Medical Fellowship program encourages lifelong involvement in global health issues by providing selected medical students firsthand exposure in a Christian context to the health, social and cultural characteristics of a developing world community.

Fourth-year medical students at the time of their externship are eligible. Applications should be submitted during the academic year prior to travel.

The fellowship provides 100% of the approved round trip airfare to one destination. In most instances, students pay room and board as well as any in-country travel costs. For any questions, please contact the Medical Fellowship Coordinator at bbohl@map.org or (912) 280-6667

APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund The American Podiatric Medical Association offers scholarships to third and fourth year podiatric medical students 04/25/2014 Varies DPM 2015; DPM 2016

The APMA Educational Foundation Fund is the only national funding resource devoted to students of podiatric medical education.

  • Must be a third or fourth year Podiatric Medical student in the 2014/15 academic year
  • Must be an APMA member. If you’re not an APMA member, all students are offered complimentary student membership by calling 800-275-2762
  • Must display financial need as determine by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be able to display extra-curricular activities, such as community service/school leadership or student involvement

The Scholarship Fund distributes about $200,000 each year in awards. The minimum level of scholarship support is $1,000.

Please obtain an application by contacting the Financial Aid Office at finaid@westernu.edu.

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Medical Student Scholarship Medical scholarship for students interested in seeking a residency in Northern California 03/01/2014 $5000 DO 2015; DONW 2015

Kaiser Permanente's social mission, research, and leadership efforts in helping communities thrive is important to our organization. As part of this mission, we recognize the potential of future physicians and their contributions by offering up to ten $5000 scholarships to medical students selected for their commitment to and achievement in at least one of two areas:

  1. Community Involvement and Leadership
  2. Population-Based Research
  • Be a third year medical student in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate commitment and achievement in one or both of the scholarship areas.
  • Be interested in seeking a residency in Northern California .
  • Be able to participate in a one month clerkship at a Kaiser Permanente facility in Northern California during their fourth year of medical school.
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Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation Student Scholarship Osteopathic medical student scholarship for residents of Colorado 02/01/2014 $10000 DO 2016

Ensuring the future of Osteopathic Medicine in Colorado begins by supporting today’s Osteopathic medical students. The Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation is proud to award five $10,000 tuition scholarships to students entering their third year at an AOA accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine. These scholarships are renewed automatically for $10,000 each for the fourth year as along as the students are in good standing with their College of Osteopathic Medicine.

  • Must be entering your third year of the DO program in the 2013/14 academic year
  • Must be a resident of Colorado, preference given to residents of Southern Colorado
  • The Foundation anticipates that its scholarship recipients, upon completion of their medical education, will return to practice in Colorado
  • Students who have full tuition scholarships are ineligible (for example HPSP Military scholarship recipients and National Health Service Corps recipients)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
The scholarship application material is available on the Foundation's website at www.csof.org; potential applicants may also call the Foundation office at 719-635-9057 or email the office at DRalston@csof.org to obtain a copy.
National AMBUCS National AMBUCS, Inc. is a non-profit service organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. 04/15/2014 Varies All Doctor of Physical Therapy

Due to the assistance therapists provide to people with disabilities, AMBUCS created the AMBUCS Scholars- Scholarships for Therapists Program. The goal of the program is to provide financial assistance to needy students studying therapy, which in return places trained individuals in the therapy community to help people with disabilities.

Awards range from $500 to $1,500 annually. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Approximately $150,000 is awarded annually. Last year over 200 scholarship awards were made through AMBUCS.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be accepted in an accredited program for physical therapy

Please visit the website for further application details.

Executive Women International Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) This scholarship program is for the benefit of non-traditional students. 03/29/2014 $2500 ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015;

The ASIST Scholarship Program helps provide financial support to adult students in a variety of transitional situations.  The goal of the ASIST Program is to enable recipients to improve their self-esteem and to have a positive impact on the recipient’s personal life, employment, family, and community.

  • Financial need
  • Socially, physically and economically challenged adults
  • Responsible for small children
  • Must have clearly defined career goals and objectives
  • Specify the educational requirements to attain the goals and objectives
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Applicants must reside within the boundaries of an EWI Chapter

To obtain an application, please visit the website and click on APPLY FOR AN EWI SCHOLARSHIP. Please submit completed applications before March 29, 2013 to: 

Barbara Coldiron, c/o Allied Air Conditioning Co.

1480 E. Third Street

Pomona, CA 91766

(909) 623-1275

barbara@alliedairinc.com

For instructions on submitting application, please contact EWI Corporate Office at 801.355.2800 or ewi@ewiconnect.com.
The Dr. Larry A. Mullins Endowed Scholarship for Health Care Education The scholarship fund is housed with the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation, Corvallis, Oregon. 04/25/2014 $1000 DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017; DONW OMM 4th Year Fellow

The Larry A. Mullins, DHA, Scholarship was established in 2003 by the board of directors of Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, Oregon. It was formed in honor of Dr. Mullins, the President/CEO of Samaritan Health Services, upon the completion of his doctoral degree in health care administration (DHA) from the Medical University of South Carolina.

·         Must be currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a health care related field

·         Special consideration will be given to applicants who are currently employed in the health care field, members or veterans of the U.S. military and those who are willing to work in Oregon or Arizona.

·         Special consideration will also be given to applicants who are currently attending Western University of Health Sciences – COMP NW.

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The J. Pat Cummings Scholarship Scholarship offered through the American Optometric Foundation. 08/30/2014 $1000 OD 2015; OD 2016

The American Optometric Foundation, with the support of VISTAKON®, is now accepting nominations for the 2013 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship.

This award is conferred annually to one,  second or third year student, at each of the North American Colleges of Optometry;

Criteria

One student from each school who best demonstrates achievement in:

  • academic performance
  • extra-curricular activities
  • involvement with patients through internships, community service, and other volunteer activities. 

If you feel you meet the criteria submit a brief, 1- page summary to Dr. Jensen (kajensen@westernu.edu) by August 30th by 5PM.

The summary will highlight:

  1. your academic accomplishments,
  2. extra-curricular activities and/or volunteer activities
  3. andan example of how you have exemplified excellent eye care standards-of-practice with your patients. 

The deadline is August 30th by 5PM

Submit your summary directly to Dr. Kristi Jensen (kajensen@westernu.edu) as an email attachment using the subject line Cummings Scholarship”. 

Dental Student Scholarship through the California Dental Association (CDA) The CDA Foundation offers financial support for oral health programs and dental education statewide 11/01/2014 $5000 All Doctor of Dental Medicine

The Dental Student Scholarship program supports dental students pursuing an education at a California dental school by providing selected dental students who are enrolled full time in a California dental school with a scholarship to apply toward their dental education expenses.

  • Must be enrolled full time
  • Be able to provide a letter of enrollment from school, proof of student in good academic standing and ethical standing and proof of hours of volunteer service/community leadership
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide a letter of recommendation speaking to their strengths as an individual and as a dental student

For questions or application process, please visit link below:

http://www.cdafoundation.org/

William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship A scholarship opportunity offered through the American Osteopathic Foundation 04/25/2014 $5000 DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016;

The William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship recognizes an outstanding minority osteopathic medical student who is committed to osteopathic principals and practice, has excelled academically, and has proven to be a leader in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities.

  • Any minority osteopathic medical student. For the purpose of this scholarship, a minority is defined as those of African-American; Native American, including American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians; mainland Puerto Rican or Hispanic ethnic origin.  
  • Must successfully complete their first year of studies prior to the Fall of 2014
  • Strong interest in osteopathic medicine, its philosophy and principles
  • Excellent academic achievement
  • Demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities
  • Demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing inequities in medical education and health care
  • Noteworthy accomplishments, awards and honors, special projects, and extracurricular activities that demonstrate the applicants ability to be a leader
  • Financial need (financial need is a factor, but not the determinative factor in the selection of a recipient)
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Burnett Osteopathic Student Research Award A scholarship opportunity offered through the American Osteopathic Foundation 04/25/2014 $2000 DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016;

Research is the window to the future of medicine. The quest to make new discoveries, advance knowledge, and test a theory is what drives researchers on their curiosity-fueled journey.

The Burnett Osteopathic Student Research Award recognizes an osteopathic medical student for an outstanding concept paper pertaining to osteopathic-oriented research.

  • Any osteopathic medical student who is currently enrolled in an AOA accredited college of osteopathic medicine and was so at the time the concept paper was developed is eligible to receive this award.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the osteopathic profession, and its principles and practices
  • Active interest in clinical or basic science research pertaining to osteopathic medicine and manipulative treatment
  • Outstanding academic achievement and noteworthy accomplishments in research

If you are interested in applying, please visit the link below:

https://aof.org/grants-awards/students/burnett-osteopathic-student-researcher-award

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. 06/14/2014 $1000 ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016; ADN/MSN-HSL/ANL 2015; null

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Please include the name and location of the school you are presently attending.
• What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you? 
 

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Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship The Ethel O. Gardner Scholarship provides educational scholarships to women in California 02/01/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

The California State Chapter of P.E.O. provides educational scholarships to California women studying in a variety of fields. Scholarship grants are awarded based on integrity of character, scholastic ability, school/community activities and financial need. These scholarship funds will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must have completed at least two years of college.

  • A Woman
  • Permanent Resident of California 
  • Has completed at least two years of college
  • Outstanding scholastic, character and activities record and a financial need.
The number of scholarships available are based on data from the previous award cycle. Award amounts vary annually as well, however in the last award cycle the range was between $500-$1,500. Additionally, please be aware that applications must be downloaded by 1/10/2013.
National Medical Fellowships, Inc. A need based scholarship program offered to students in underrepresented minority groups 09/20/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

A non-profit organization founded in 1946 dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians in the United States by providing financial support and other incentives to underrepresented minority medical students, and to articulating the vital role that minority physicians play in the well-being and productivity of our nation.

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be in one of the groups currently underrepresented in the medical profession: African-Americans, Alaska Natives, Hispanic/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, Native Americans, Vietnamese, Cambodians, and mainland Puerto Ricans who permanently reside within the 50 U.S. States.
  • Must provide proof of admission/enrollment.
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting copies of their parents', spouse's and their own most recent federal tax return and W2.
  • Must submit a current financial aid award letter.

The number of scholarship varies based on annual budget constrictions. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000.

Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship The Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship is sponsored by US Medical Supplies, a leading provider of medical and mobility products. 06/29/2014 $1000 ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

US Medical Supplies recognizes the importance of education and the incredible potential of tomorrow's medical professionals. Their goal is to contribute to the future of the medical field by offering the winning student financial assistance to help cover the expenses of tuition and books.


 

  • You must be enrolled in an accredited two-year, four-year school, or a graduate program in the United States.
  • Must have one year of college experience.
  • You must be enrolled as a full-time student.
  • You must be enrolled in an educational program that is related to the medical field.
  • You must be a legal resident of the United States.
  • You must complete the application and submit your response to the essay question by June 29th, 2012.
  • Your response to the essay question must be at least 500 words in length.
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The Antoinette M. Molinari Scholarship Offered through the American Optometric Foundation for students with financial need 06/10/2014 $6000 OD 2015; OD 2016; OD 2017

The Antoinette M. Molinari Scholarship was set up to assist an exceptional student who has extraordinary financial needs and, as such, would have difficulty meeting the financial requirements of attending optometry school. Financial need is a major criteria for selection, but academic and leadership potential are also important considerations.

  • Student must be enrolled full-time
  • Student must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Student must be able to demostrate financial need

Eligible universities are on an annual rotation schedule. WesternU is not eligible during the 2014 cycle, but it will be eligible during the 2015 cycle. Please visit the website above for further information.

Boren Fellowships for International Study Boren Awards provide up to $30,000 for U.S. students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. 01/31/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

Boren Fellowships provide American graduate students, both at the master's and the doctoral level, with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Enrolled in a graduate degree program at an accredited U.S. university
  • Boren Fellows must make a commitment to work in the federal government for a minimum of one year
The Boren Fellowship covers expenses associated with overseas study including tuition, living expenses, books, supplies, equipment, travel expenses, and insurance. In addition, the Boren Fellowship provides limited funding for domestic language study.
AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award A scholarship opportunity offered through the American Osteopathic Foundation 04/25/2014 $5000 DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016;

The AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award honors and recognizes an osteopathic medical student who is committed to the principles of osteopathic medicine and who has made great strides toward becoming one of the top leaders within the osteopathic profession.

  • Must be a current member of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)
  • Must successfully complete their first year of studies prior to the Fall of 2014
  • Demonstrated commitment to the osteopathic profession
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated use of these skills
  • Noteworthy accomplishment as a student leader

If you are interested in being nominated, please visit the website for application details and contact Pamela Nunn in COMP at pnunn@westernu.edu to be nominated as a candidate.

Welch Scholars Grant A scholarship opportunity offered through the American Osteopathic Foundation 05/12/2014 $2000 DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The purpose of the Welch Scholars Grant is to provide monetary support to help defer costs during a student’s osteopathic medical education. The recipients are chosen because of their outstanding academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, strong commitment toward osteopathic medicine, and financial need.

  • Former grant recipients are not eligible to reapply for the same award for a period of three years. 
  • Any osteopathic medical student who has successfully completed his/her first-year of studies, prior to the fall of 2014, and remains in good academic standing at an AOA accredited college of osteopathic medicine 
  • The applicant’s character, personal merit and background are considered in the selections process
  • Demonstrated financial need while completing his/her osteopathic medical education
  • Outstanding academic achievement while enrolled in an osteopathic medical school
  • Demonstrated commitment to the osteopathic medicine and the profession
  • Participation in school/community activities outside of college requirements; may include participation in professionally related organizations/activities while in osteopathic medical school
  • Please read the application packet for other requirements regarding the application process

If you are interested in being nominated, please visit the website for application details and contact Pamela Nunn in COMP at pnunn@westernu.edu to be selected as a candidate.

B. Davis Scholarship This scholarship is made available due to the sponsor's for their website. 05/27/2014 $1000 All Programs null

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1,000 words on the topic below:

Discuss, in less than 1000 words, what you would consider to be the most important issue that society has to deal with in the next 10 or 20 years? Why do you think this issue so important?
 


Your submissions must be sent by email to awards@studentawardsearch.com


 

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Oklahoma Osteopathic Association The Oklahoma Osteopathic Assocation is awarding scholarships to students who have lived in Oklahoma for a consecutive 12 months prior to attending the University 02/01/2014 Varies DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017

Better health care for all Oklahomans is the primary purpose of the Foundation. Designated funds are used to support student scholarships annually, to enrich the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, located in Tulsa, and to maintain the Oklahoma Osteopathic Educational Center in Oklahoma City.

 Because of the need for additional physicians in the state, especially those in general practice, members of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association provided wholehearted support of the Foundation by first granting the Foundation a substantial loan, then by individually pledging contributions of $1,000 or more plus voluntary quarterly gifts.

  • Must be lawful residents of the United States
  • Must have lived in Oklahoma in some capacity other than as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution for a period of at least 12 consecutive months prior to matriculation to medical school
For more information, please visit their website at www.okosteo.org.
John Shonerd, DO Osteopathic Student Leadership Award Offered through the Oregon Osteopathic Foundation 06/30/2014 $1000 DO 2015; DO 2016

This scholarship honors Dr. Shonerd's professional and personal leadership to the osteopathic profession and his community. This scholarship recognizes outstanding osteopathic medical student leaders in support of the future professional leaders in Oregon.

 To be considered for the scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a student in good academic standing at an accredited U.S. College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Be entering his/her third or fourth year of clinical clerkships (expects to graduate in 2013 or 2014)
  • Be a resident of Oregon or have previously lived in Oregon for a minimum of 2 years
  • Have an intent to practice in Oregon
Scholarship winners will be announced by August 27, 2012. Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon annual convention on September 23 in Portland, OR for a presentation of the scholarship. Scholarship funds will be sent to the College of Osteopathic Medicine for credit against the recipient¿s tuition and fees.
AMA Foundation Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award Scholarship opportunity for medical students that demonstrate leadership skills 03/14/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The Leadership Awards recognize medical students, residents/fellows and early career physicians who demonstrate strong, nonclinical leadership skills in advocacy, community service, and/or education. 

  • Medical students enrolled in an accredited medical school 
  • Applicant excels in one or more of the following areas:
    • advocacy, community service, public health, and/or education
    • leadership goals and skills 

Please visit the website for application details.

Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England VetMed Scholarship for New England Residents 02/01/2014 Varies DVM 2015

The Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide financial assistance to New England residents studying veterinary medicine.



 

  • New England resident:
    • Applicants are considered to be from New England if they graduated from a public high school located in one of the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont), or if they were a resident of a New England state for 5 continuous years preceding the date of admission to veterinary school
  • General VSTONE Scholarship Application, notarized
Applicants are considered to be from New England if they graduated from a public high school located in one of the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont), or if they were a resident of a New England state for 5 continuous years preceding the date of admission to veterinary school.
Welsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for Connecticut residents entering their 4th year in medical school 04/30/2014 Varies DO 2015; DONW 2015; DONW OMM 4th Year Fellow
Established in 1988, the Welsford and Mildred Clark Scholarship was created to provide scholarships for third-year medical school students entering their fourth year of medical school.
 
The Waterbury Medical Association has been named by the Trust to review the qualifications of the applicants and to select the recipients of this award.
  • Applicants must be residents of Connecticut for five years and
  • Be currently enrolled in a not-for-profit medical school
  • Enrolled as a third year student entering your fourth year of medical school
  • Students demonstrating financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular interests and community service, will be strongly considered.
     

To apply, please visit their website and download the applicable materials. Winners will be announced July 1.

General Scholarship Fund Scholarship opportunity for Pennsylvania residents who will be entering their third or fourth year 04/01/2014 Varies DO 2014; DO 2015

The Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation (POMAF) makes this scholarship available to Pennsylvania residents (prior to entering an AOA approved College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM)) who will be entering their third or fourth year of any college of osteopathic medicine in the United States. (You must apply each year).

  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Scholarships are based on approved applications, needs, and funds available. Please complete the application and submit to POMAF, 1330 Eisenhower Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA, 17111-2395.

National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) has developed a unique program to award scholarships to talented students, the future leaders in health care. 10/04/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

Available to students who exhibit exceptional academic performance, leadership and commitment to the Hispanic community.

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time and seeking a graduate degree at a medical, dental, nursing, public health, or policy schools (not programs) or enrolled full-time and seeking an undergraduate degree in nursing (BSN) .
  • Past applicants not awarded may re-apply; past recipients of funding may not.
  • Applications may be downloaded at www.nhmafoundation.org

REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

  • Personal statement, including career goals (double-spaced, two-page maximum)
  • Current curriculum vitae (education, employment and extracurricular activities)
  • Letter of recommendation (one letter only)
  • Unofficial copy of school transcripts for the CURRENT 2013-2014 school year.

o NOTE: if it is your first year and you do not have a current transcript of upcoming classes, you need to provide an enrollment verification from your university to show you are accepted into Medical, Dental, Nursing, Public Health, or Policy schools in addition to past years transcript.

Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is needed.

Applications must be received by e-mail to scholarship@nhmamd.org by 5pm PST on due date. Note: We recommend all completed applications be e-mailed in ONE PDF, with the exception of Letters of Recommendation which should be emailed by the deadline.

For scholarship inquiries or information, send to questions@nhmafoundation.org.

Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund American Heart Association award sponsored by Macy's 11/30/2014 $2500 ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

Macy’s cares about the heart health of all women and created the Go Red Macy’s Multicultural Fund to support the efforts of the American Heart Association to reach women of diverse backgrounds with heart-health information and resources.

 

    • Female of Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin
    • A U.S. citizen/permanent resident of the U.S.
    • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, health care institution or program in the U.S.
    • Pursuing a career in healthcare (nursing, biology, etc.)
    • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
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2014 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship Recognizes osteopathic underrepresented minority students 03/30/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017

This award, named after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein, recognizes two osteopathic underrepresented minority students at AACOM's member colleges of osteopathic medicine (one newly accepted student and one continuing student).  

  • Applicant must be an underrepresented minority (African-American; Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian; mainland Puerto Rican, or Hispanic)
  • In good academic standing
  • Currently enrolled in his or her first, second, or third year at an AACOM member college of osteopathic medicine OR an underrepresented minority student who has been accepted and is planning to matriculate at one of the AACOM member colleges.
  • Previous Arnstein Scholarship awardees are ineligible.

Questions regarding the Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship should be directed to AACOM at (301) 968-4142.

The Turkish American Doctors Assocation of Midwest (TADAM) Scholarship for Turkish-American Physicians and Dentists 12/15/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Dental Medicine; All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Turkish American Doctors Association of Midwest is a voluntary medical organization founded in 2005. TADAM was established to enhance academic interaction among Turkish-American Physicians and Dentists in the Midwest States as well as the United States. One of TADAM’s missions is to support our medical and dental students of Turkish-American heritage or ancestry through scholarships. This scholarship can be applied each year during their schooling.

  • Letter from the Dean of Students verifying good standing
  • Two letters of recommendation from medical school faculty
  • Applicant’s personal statement (including career goal)
  • Applicant’s Curriculum Vitae (include education, awards, research activities if any, employment and extracurricular activities )
For more information, please visit www.tadamonline.org.
AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Program Veterinary Scholarship Program for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year Students 05/15/2014 Varies DVM 2015; DVM 2016; DVM 2017

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to CURRENT 1st, 2nd or 3rd year students attending accredited colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States. Students who have been accepted into a veterinary school, but have not yet begun their veterinary school education are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be residents of the United States.

Scholarship awards will be given based on the following priorities:

  • Students are encouraged to consider both traditional and non-traditional careers as they move forward in their education to understand the many options that the veterinary profession offers. These include, but are not limited to: animal health studies, shelter medicine, disaster preparedness and response, laboratory animal medicine, food animal medicine, or practicing in underserved communities.
  • Students will be scored on academic excellence, exemplary dedication to their chosen career path, and financial need.
  • Students must complete an application on the AVMF website

Please visit the website for application details

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship Scholarship opportunity to promote tobacco prevention 04/30/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls Priority Populations*. Priority populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities.

  • Applicants must provide evidence of community service activities in an underserved community setting.  Service activities may include activism, outreach, or peer counseling in tobacco prevention or control. The community service activity should be described in the personal statement and (see application instructions on page 5).
  • Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR report).
  • Students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible.
  • Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year.
  • Student must be a U.S. resident or a permanent legal resident of the U.S.

For more information, email: adamsscholarship@americanlegacy.org.

Alfred A. Grilli, D.O. Scholarship Fund Scholarship Opportunity for Western Pennsylvania residents who will be entering their last year 04/01/2014 $500 DO 2014

The Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation (POMAF) has made available this scholarship for Western Pennsylvania residents (prior to entering an AOA approved College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM)) who will be entering the last year of any college of osteopathic medicine in the United States.

  • Must be a Western Pennsylvania resident
  • Must demonstrate financial need

The scholarship that may be granted is for $500 or more if funds are available. To apply, please complete the application and submit to POMAF< 1330 Eisenhower Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2395

Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship (AACN) Nursing Scholarship for minority students committed to becoming full-time faculty 05/01/2014 Varies DNP 2015; MSN (Continuing); MSN-E 2016; MSN-E 2017;

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), with support from the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future, is currently offering scholarship funding to underrepresented minority (URM) nursing students who plan to work as nursing faculty after graduation.  

This scholarship program is designed to address the growing shortage of nurse educators while diversifying the nurse faculty population in the United States. In addition to seeking out individuals committed to careers in nursing education, this program also will expand the number of culturally-competent nurse educators available to teach an increasingly diverse student body.

  • Be a member of an Underrepresented Minority Group: American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.  Caucasian/non-Hispanic applicants are not eligible candidates; gender does not apply to minority status for the purposes of this scholarship.
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or qualified immigrant.
  • Be a full-time student that is enrolled or already accepted into an accredited DNP program or clinically-focused nursing master’s program (i.e. MSN, MSNE).
  • Sign a letter of commitment in which he/she pledges to provide, for each year of scholarship support awarded, a one-year payback as full-time nursing faculty in an accredited registered nursing program in the United States.

Email notifications will be sent in August to scholarship winners. Questions? Please contact Marta Wall at mwall@aacn.nche.edu.

William C. Ezell Fellowships Fellowships for graduate students enrolled in a full-time program of study and training in vision-related research that leads to a Master's or PhD degree 03/15/2014 $8000 OD 2015; OD 2016; OD 2017

Since 1947 the American Optometric Foundation has offered Ezell Fellowships to encourage talented persons to pursue full-time careers in optometric research and education. These fellowships support graduate students enrolled in a full-time program of study and training in vision-related research that leads to a Master's or PhD degree.

Fellowships are for one year and the current amount of the award is $8,000. Each student also receives travel grants to the annual meetings of the American Academy of Optometry and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, which are $750 each.

Graduate students, in a full-time program of study and training in vision-related research that leads to a Masters or Ph.D. degree.

For further Information Contact American Optometric Foundation 2909 Fairgreen Street Orlando, FL 32803, USA Tel 321-710-3936 AOF@aaoptom.org http://www.aaopt.org/aof/scholarship/ezell/
Riverside County Medical Association Student Scholarship Scholarship opportunity for Medical Students who are California Residents and reside within Riverside County 05/15/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The Riverside County Medical Association’s Medical Student Scholarship Program, organized under the Riverside County Physicians Memorial Foundation, was established to assist students from Riverside County in attending medical school.  The goal of this scholarship program is to encourage medical students to practice in Riverside County, which has an insufficient number of physicians to care for its citizens

  • Resident of California’s Riverside County area for at least a 5 year period (or have parents who meet this criteria)
  • Accepted or enrolled in an accredited allopathic or osteopathic medical school
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are committed to returning to Riverside County to practice medicine

For additional information contact the Riverside County Medical Association at (951) 686-3342 or at www.rcmanet.org.

Latinos for Dental Careers (LDC) Scholarship Scholarship for Hispanic Dental Medical Students 05/31/2014 $1000 DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017

LDC is a not-for profit 501(c)(3) organization that was established with the vision of improving the representation of Latinos in California’s dental schools to reflect the growing Latino general population. What started as a grassroots volunteer based mentorship organization has now grown to include the collaborative efforts of California’s six dental schools (USC, UCLA, Loma Linda, UOP, UCSF and Western University), the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), California Dental Association Foundation and numerous dedicated dentists and dental hygenists. By providing mentorship, scholarships, and other means of support, LDC has been able to assist many Latino students in their academic endeavors.

  • Qualified applicants: dental students, dental hygiene students (accepted to or in a DH program based in a California dental school) and international student dentists accepted to or enrolled at California dental schools.
  • Applicants must be of Latino descent, and currently enrolled or accepted in a California dental school program.
  • Recipients must be attending or have been accepted to a California dental school full time and be able to provide proof of fulltime enrollment.
  • Applicants may receive scholarship funding more than once.

Please apply online at the weblink provided. For more scholarship details, please visit www.cdafoundation.org.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Scholarship program offered by the U.S. goverment to alleviate the shortage of RN's 05/22/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

The Nursing Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U. S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training. In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at these types of facilities for at least 2 years. 

  • U.S. citizens, nationals or a lawful permanent resident
  • Enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program
  • Begin classes no later than September 30th
  • Free from any Federal judgment liens and other service commitments
  • Not delinquent of a Federal debt

Selected recipients will receive funds for tuition, fees, other reasonable education costs and a monthly stipend.

Health Professions Education Foundation:Health Professions Education Scholarship (HPSP) Health Professions Scholarship for California Residents 10/01/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

The purpose of the Health Professions Education Scholarship Program (HPSP) is to increase the number of health professionals practicing in medically underserved areas of California. If awarded, the applicant agrees to provide direct patient care on a full time basis in a designated shortage area for a minimum of two (2) years within the state of California. The HPSP is administered by the Health Professions Education Foundation (Foundation) and is funded by a grant from “The California Wellness Foundation”. All awards are subject to the availability of funding.

To be eligible for the Health Professions Education Scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be currently accepted or enrolled in one of the following health professional education program: nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwifery, physician assistant, dental hygiene or dentistry in California
  • Be free from any other service obligation
  • Have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • Graduate after January 31, 2014
  • Be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years
  • Submit a complete application that is postmarked on or before October 1, 2013

Please visit CalREACH's website for further details at calreach.oshpd.ca.gov

Health Professions Education Foundation: Allied Healthcare Scholarship (AHSP) Health Professions Scholarship for Allied Health Students, including Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant and MSHS 10/01/2014 Varies All Community Health Education; All Doctor of Pharmacy;

The purpose of the Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program (AHSP) is to encourage allied healthcare professionals to practice direct patient care in a medically underserved are (MUA) of California; increase the number of trained allied healthcare professionals; and encourage underrepresented groups to pursue an allied healthcare profession. If awarded, the applicant agrees to provide direct patient care on a full time basis in a designated shortage area for a minimum of one (1) year or complete 100 volunteer hours.

Applications for the AHSP are accepted annually and awards up to $4,000. Scholarships are intended to pay tuition, required fees, books, supplies, and educational equipment costs related to the applicant’s registered nurse education.

 The AHSP is administered by the Health Professions Education Foundation (Foundation) and is funded by a grant from “The California Wellness Foundation”. All awards are subject to the availability of funding.

To be eligible for the AHSP, the applicant must:

  • Be currently accepted or enrolled in an in one of the following allied healthcare programs: Pharmacy and Physical Therapy/Assistant. Other programs will also be considered; however, these are the priority programs.
  • Be free from any other service obligation
  • Have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • Graduate after January 31, 2014
  • Be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years
  • Submit a complete application that is postmarked on or before October 1, 2013

Applications will begin to be accepted staring July 1st. Please visit CalREACH's website for further details: calreach.oshpd.ca.gov.

McCaughan Heritage Scholarship Awarded through the American Osteopathic Foundation 04/30/2014 $5000 DO 2015; DONW 2015; DONW OMM 4th Year Fellow

The purpose of the McCaughan Heritage Scholarship is to provide monetary assistance to help defer the cost of a student’s osteopathic medical education.  The individual chosen shall exemplify the ideals of the osteopathic profession as a student and shall serve as an ambassador for the profession while completing their osteopathic education. 

  • An Osteopathic Medical Student in his/her last year of studies during the fall of 2014
  • Student must be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrated commitment to osteopathic medicine, osteopathic education, and the osteopathic profession
  • Promotes osteopathic ideals and unity within the osteopathic community
  • Participates in extracurricular activities that promote osteopathic medicine to the public
  • Demonstrates, by word and deed, the desire to advance osteopathic medicine
  • Presents a positive image and attitude about the osteopathic profession
  • Exhibits a unique combination of character, moral, academic and ethical behavior
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Ride and Tie Association Jim Steere Memorial Scholarship Veterinary Medicine Scholarship for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year students 06/30/2014 $1000 DVM 2015; DVM 2016; DVM 2017

The Ride and Tie Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting competition, sportsmanship, horsemanship and education about the enjoyment of the sport of ride & tie. 

The scholarship is awarded to the veterinary student who submits the best short article that is useful for publication in the Ride & Tie Newsletter.  The 700-1,000 word article may be technical or scientific, or could relate to experience with horses and/or competition. 

Each article must have a cover page that includes name, current address, year in veterinary school, and title of article.  A bibliography of sources used is also required.  

Send submissions to scholarship@rideandtie.org  by June 30,2014.  The winning article will be selected by a committee chaired by the Ride and Tie Association’s head veterinarian. 

If you have any questions please contact the Ride and Tie Association via e-mail at scholarship@rideandtie.org or call 509-521-6249. You can also visit their website at www.rideandtie.org.

American Indian Graduate Center A scholarhsip opportunity for an American and Alaskan Native graduate professional student 06/01/2014 $1000 All Programs

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is a national private 501(c)(3) non profit headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico providing fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate students throughout the United States. Established in 1969, AIGC has disbursed more than 15,000 graduate fellowships with the support of the Bureau of Indian Education, corporate and foundation partnerships, and our generous alumni and private donors.

 

  • Pursuing a post-baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited institution in the U.S.;
  • Able to demonstrate financial need through submission of the AIGC Financial Need Form (FNF), and;
  • An enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native group, or provide documentation of descent (possess one-fourth degree verifiable federally recognized Indian blood) as verified through submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC)

For more information, please visit the link below:

http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships/graduate-fellowships/

AES Engineers Scholarship This scholarship is made available due to the sponsors of their website. 10/05/2014 $500 ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
 

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

 

Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the following question:

What are your dreams for your future? When you look back on your life in thirty years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?


Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 5, 2012


Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.
Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.
 

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American Medical Association (AMA) Minority Scholars Award (1) A scholarship opportunity offered through the American Medical Association 03/04/2014 Varies DO 2016; DO 2017

The AMA Foundation, in collaboration with the AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS), with support from Pfizer Inc., offers medical student tuition assistance scholarships through the Minority Scholars Award program. The AMA Foundation is committed to increasing the number of minority physicians to better reflect the needs of our increasingly diverse society. 

Nominees must be:

  • a current first or second-year student
  • a permanent resident or citizen of the U.S. 
  • from traditionally underrepresented groups in the medical profession including African American/Black, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino

Approximately twelve Minority Scholars Awards are awarded annually, each in the amount of a $10,000 scholarship. Each medical school is invited to submit up to two nominees. Please contact your Dean at COMP if you are interested in being nominated for the Minority Scholars Award.

Please get all the required signatures and scan and attach the documents. Send to scholarships@ama-assn.org

For more information, contact: amafoundation@ama-assn.orgor call (312) 464-4200.

 

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships Scholarship Opportunity for Nursing Students 02/15/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Nursing Practice; All Family Nurse Practitioner;

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

The Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students who are in financial need and are accepted and enrolled into an accredited school of nursing.

  • All applicants must be citizens of the United States
  • Must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States
  • DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee 

Mail completed DAR Scholarship Committee application forms to: National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee PO Box 2906 Ridgeland, MS 39158-2906

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship 02/15/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Physical Therapy

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship

The Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship is awarded to students who are in financial need and have been accepted or are attending an accredited school of occupational therapy (including art, music, or physical therapy).

  • All applicants must be citizens of the United States
  • Must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States
  • DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee

Mail completed DAR Scholarship Committee application forms to: National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee PO Box 2906 Ridgeland, MS 39158-2906

IOKDS: Health Careers Scholarship Scholarship for DO, DMD, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy students 03/01/2015 $1000 ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

This is an exciting time for the members of The King's Daughters and Sons (KDS). Throughout the organization, hundreds of thousands of dollars of scholarships have just been awarded to students studying for various health careers, theology, and a myriad of other fields in the United States, Canada, and many other countries. These scholarships are funded from the following International Departments: Around the World, Health Careers, North American Indian, and Student Ministry and from Circles and Branches throughout North America.

A student must be:

  • A U.S. or Canadian citizen,
  • Enrolled full-time in a school accredited in the field involved
  • R.N. students must have completed the first year of schooling.
  • DO and DMD students: application must be for at least the second year of medical or dental school
  • All others: application must be for at least the third year of college

Process: Applicants must request an application via postal mail by sending a short note of request, along with a self-addressed, legal-sized, stamped envelope (in which the director will return an application) to:

IOKDS
Health Careers Scholarship Director
PO Box 1040
Chautauqua, NY 14722

Completed applications returned to the director must be postmarked by April 1st. of the current year.

The Health Careers Scholarship Program was started in May, 1976. It is supported through individual contributions of The King's Daughters and Sons' members. Since there is no set budget, the number of scholarships available may vary from year to year.

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award Scholarship Opportunity for future science scholars 08/01/2014 Varies All Programs

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists. In addition to investing in the world’s future scientific endeavors, Thermo Fisher Scientific prides itself on our eco-friendly operations and products, along with working with customers, industry, and the scientific community to advance environmental management and science


 


 

·         Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2014-2015 Fall semester

·         Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field

·         Graduate students must have received an accumulative undergraduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

·         Graduate students should be maintaining a GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during Graduate School

·         Candidates must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required]

·         Although not required for an application, references can be submitted to:
   Thermo Fisher Scientific
   Attn: Scholarship Reference
   3734 N. Meridian Rd
   Rockford, IL 61107
   or via email to PierceScholarship@thermofisher.com.

Please visit the website for further details on applying.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship for Hispanic Americans 12/15/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation's leading Hispanic scholarship organization whose mission is to strengthen America by advancing the college education of Hispanic Americans.

    • Be of Hispanic heritage
    • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)
    • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2013-2014 academic year
    • Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in 2013
    • Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree
The scholarship award amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000.
FMMS Scholarship Foundation Scholarship opportunity for DO students that reside (or have resided) in the Fresno-Madera CA counties 05/15/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The Fresno-Madera Medical Society (FMMS) Scholarship Foundation is an incorporated entity (501 (c) (3))of the Fresno-Madera Medical Society, created to administer a perpetual and revolving scholarship fund for deserving medical students of Fresno and Madera counties.

Any resident of Fresno or Madera county is eligible to receive a scholarship, provided that he/she has been a resident of either county for one year or more and provided that his/her application for matriculation in a medical school has been approved.

To be considered, an application must include:  a transcript of scholastic records from the last year of school attended, a letter from the Dean of Admissions that confirms acceptance to the school of choice,  a School of Financial Aid Report and two letters of recommendation from members of the school faculty containing information about your character, scholastic ability, accomplishments and need of scholarship aid.

Two letters of recommendation from members of the school faculty containing information about your character, scholastic ability, accomplishment and need of scholarship aid must be included with application.

Further Information: Fresno-Madera Medical Society: Sandi Palumbo (559) 224-4224 ext. 114 or spalumbo@fmms.org Fresno-Madera Medical Society Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 28337 Fresno, CA 93729

Chinese American Medical Society Scholarships Scholarship opportunity for Medical and Dental students in their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year 04/30/2014 Varies DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017;

Since 1973, the society has awarded 3 to 5 scholarships a year to medical and/or dental students and scientists.  The funds come from contributions and from the fundraising dinners.  Starting in 1989, an Esther Lim Memorial Scholarship was established, the result of a bequest by Dr. Lim, a late member of the Society, and her family.  In 1996, a Ruth Liu Memorial Scholarship was added by Dr. George Liu and friends to honor Dr. Liu's late wife.  A third named Scholarship, The American Center for Chinese Medical Sciences Scholarship, was donated by the American Center for Chinese Medical Sciences, based at Washington, D.C., upon the dissolution of the organization, in 2004.

  • You must currently be in your first, second, or third year of medical or dental school in the U.S.
  • Two slots will be for students who show merits and also financial hardship.  To apply for this category, you must include a letter stating your financial problems and a letter from your dean or teacher to corroborate your claim.
  • Letter from the Dean of Students verifying good standing.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Applicant's personal statement (including career goals).
  • Applicant's curriculum vitae (be sure to include education, research activities if any, employment and extracurricular activities.  Credit will be given to those with research projects relating to health care of the Chinese.)

The preferred method of submission is a complete pdf file via e-mail to jlove@camsociety.org.

For more information, please visit the Chinese American Medical Society website.

Cargill Animal Nutrition Scholarship Program Scholarship for a future veterinarian in the dairy and/or beef industries 06/15/2014 $2000 DVM 2015

Cargill Animal Nutrition has generously funded 7-$2000 scholarships through the AABP Foundation, the AABP Foundation - Cargill Animal Nutrition Scholarship Program.

These scholarships will be administered by the AABP Foundation. Announcement of the scholarship recipients will be made prior to the AABP Conference. Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to attend the AABP Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this September to receive their awards in person but attendance is not required to receive the scholarship

  1. Give a biographical account that outlines your background in the cattle industry. Also list factors that stimulated your interest and involvement in bovine medicine and extra-curricular activities. (2500 characters or less-including spaces)
  2. Describe your plans following graduation from veterinary school. (2500 characters or less-including spaces)
  3. Complete the 2 essay questions on the electronic application
  4. Provide a letter of recommendation from one veterinarian currently in bovine practice, and one faculty member from your veterinary college. Please ask those providing letters of recommendation for you to come to this page, select the "letter of recommendation" link, then select your name to complete the recommendation process electronically.
  5. Student membership in AABP is required.

 

Applications will be evaluated based on their:
 1. Experience and understanding of dairy or beef:
        a. Production practices
        b. Veterinary medicine
        c. Nutrition
  2. Vision of their future as a veterinarian in the dairy and/or beef industries.
  3. Ability to express themselves in writing.

Please visit AABP's website for further details: http://foundation.aabp.org/Cargill/. 

Nichols LEAD Scholar Award Scholarship Opportunity for Osteopathic Medicine Students 05/01/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW OMM 4th Year Fellow

 

The Nichols LEAD Scholar Award will be presented to an osteopathic medical student whose Leadership, Excellence, Achievement, and Dedication are proven in the classroom and community. 

The purpose of this award is to recognize, honor, and encourage osteopathic medical students who show promise and exhibit the foundational leadership skills that will serve them and their communities now and in the future.  Effective leaders start as student leaders and as they continue to learn and grow, they too will make a difference and pay it forward.  

This award is open to any osteopathic medical student who has successfully completed his/her first-year of studies prior to the fall of 2013 and will still be enrolled as an osteopathic medical student during the fall of 2013.  All applicants must be in good academic standing at an AOA accredited college of osteopathic medicine. 

Applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • Dedication to self, community and the osteopathic profession
  • Leadership and its impact within the classroom and community
  • Noteworthy achievements, awards and honors, special projects and extracurricular activities
  • Excellence within multiple disciplines: personal, academic and professional

Please download an application at www.aof.org under Grants & Awards.

Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship 1 year grant of up to $10,000 to medical students, residents, fellows, and physicians 07/31/2014 Varies DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation in association with the AMA Women Physicians Congress (WPC) has established the Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship Fund with the goal of advancing the progress of women in the medical profession and strengthening the ability of the AMA to identify and address the needs of women physicians and medical students.

 
  • Grant application form (found on the website)
  • Biosketch, no more than 4 pages, in the format of the National Institutes of Health, that includes educational background and training, experience and professional accomplishments, summary of relevant publications/presentations.  You must adhere to the 4 page limit.
  • Supporting letter, discussing the merits of the applicant.  Letters submitted by students or post-doctoral fellows should come from their faculty sponsor. There are no specifications for letters submitted by other applicants. 
  • Please visit the website for other eligibility requirements

Please visit website for further details.

William E. Dochterman Scholarship Fund A scholarship opportunity for medical students who have graduated from a high school in El Dorado, Sacramento, or Yolo counties. 07/01/2014 Varies DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017

Through the William E. Dochterman Scholarship Fund, the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society provides scholarships to deserving medical school students who have graduated from a high school in El Dorado, Sacramento, or Yolo counties.

Applications are evaluated primarily on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. Financial data will be analyzed according to family/student resources and household size. Given limited funds, not all eligible applicants will be recipients.

 

  •  Students must have graduated from a high school in El Dorado, Sacramento or Yolo counties.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited American medical school (MD or DO) on a full-time basis (12 units or more). This grant does not apply to summer enrollment or to correspondence schools.
For more information, contact SSVMS at (916) 452-2671 or info@ssvms.org.
California Strawberry Scholarship Program Scholarship opportunity for children of CA strawberry farmworkers 03/01/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016; ADN/MSN-HSL/ANL 2013;

The California Strawberry Scholarship Program demonstrates the strawberry community's appreciation and gratitude for the invaluable contributions that farmworkers make by helping their children pursue their dreams through higher education. For the past 17 years, the program has awarded more than $1.3 million in college support to hundreds of students.

Today, hundreds of students and graduates are pursuing their passions and working as professionals, such as teachers, doctors, nurses and engineers – across a variety of fields. Many return to their home communities, acting as inspirational role models as well as serving in important community roles.

  • Full-time college student for the 2013-14 academic year
  • Child of a California strawberry farmworker(s)
For additional information about our scholarship program, contact Dyann Meschi, Scholarship Coordinator at dmeschi@calstrawberry.org or by calling 831.724.1301.
Ujima Scholarship Fund Scholarship opportunity for African American students 03/07/2014 $1000 ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016; ADN/MSN-HSL/ANL 2013;

Ujima,Inc. announces their annual scholarship to eligible African American students at Western University.

Ujima¸Inc. is a 501 (c), (3)non-profit organization whose mission is to improve health outcomes in the African American community. We provide health education, outreach and advocacy and a scholarship fund to ensure that the African American community remains visible, viable and impactful in the healthcare field. The organization was established in 2010. The scholarship fund is community based, as we believe the combined economic power of the African American community can impact those issues which most affect the African American community.

  • Must be enrolled in one of the nine health programs at Western University of Health Sciences.
  • Must be a full-time student at Western University of Health Sciences for the 2014-2015 academic year. Incoming students are eligible to apply.
  • Must be in good academic standing in your program.
  • Must be a US citizen or plan to practice in the United States.
  • Must immediately, following completion of training,
    • Complete a one (1) year service obligation working in a MUA (Medically Underserved Area    OR
    • Volunteer to complete 100 volunteer work hours providing direct patient care in a MUA.

Please contact Ujima,Inc. with questions or concerns at

ujimascholarshipfund@gmail.com

UniHealth Scholarship Foundation One full tuition scholarship available to DO students through the UniHealth Foundation 11/16/2014 $50000 DO 2014

UniHealth Foundation is again supporting WesternU/COMP's Mission to graduate not only competent but caring, compassionate, lifelong learners with the distinctive osteopathic philosophy by awarding ONE Full Scholarship for a member of the Class of 2014.

The purpose of the Uni-Health Foundation Medical Student Scholarship is to support future physicians who have expressed a desire to practice medicine in medically underserved communities of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

    • Be entering the fourth year of medical school at COMP (4th year).
    • Have attended high school in either Los Angeles or Orange County
    • Meet all of COMPs academic requirements for scholarships
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Have expressed a commitment to practice medicine in a local rnedically underserved community

Please submit your application via email to compstudentaffairs@westernu.edu no later than 5pm on Friday, November 01, 2013. Your email must have the following attachment:

  • A one-page essay formatted in a Microsoft Word-compatible format which supports and Provides evidence regarding your qualifications related to having an expressed commitment to practice medicine in a local medically underserved community. This essay must be formally written with your name and the date in the left-hand side of the document's header. Although the content of this essay is the primary focus, spelling, punctuation, and grammar are certainly taken into account when choosing the recipient.

Please submit your application via email to compstudentaffairs@westernu.edu no later than 5pm on Friday, November 01, 2013.

Hutchinson Medical School Scholarship Scholarship opportunity for medical students who graduated high school in San Mateo or Santa Clara County 05/14/2014 $2000 DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The Hutchinson Medical School Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Hutchinson. The scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate excellence in both character and academic achievement. The Hutchinson Medical School Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Hutchinson by numerous friends, colleagues, patients and community leaders who honored them at a gala dinner in 1994 and, at the same time, contributed generously toward the establishment of this medical school scholarship.

  • Applicant must be a college senior and accepted to medical school or currently enrolled full-time in an accredited medical school program.
  • Applicant must demonstrate personal motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement. Personal integrity, as exemplified by leadership, community involvement and concern for others, will be considered.
  • Applicant must have graduated from a high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County or have permanently resided in that same area during high school.
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen.

Please visit website for more details.

WesternU Alumni Association Scholarship Institutional Scholarship opportunity open to all programs 01/31/2014 $1000 ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

Two $1,000 scholarships are available for the 2013-14 academic year to humanistic, caring, and dependable Western University of Health Sciences students who both excel academically and exemplify the qualities of an engaged alumnus/a through their extracurricular involvement.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled full-time in a degree/certificate program at WesternU
  • Must be in good academic and professional (conduct) standing with your program
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

To apply, submit the following documents by Friday, January 31, 2014, to the WesternU Financial Aid Office by email finaid@westernu.edu.

1.  The completed application form

2.  A one-page resume-style listing of:

  • Employment history
  • Extracurricular activities (including any leadership positions held)
  • Awards and honors
  • Special skills and abilities

3.  Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a WesternU faculty member)

4.  A one-page (500 words or less) essay addressing the following:

  • What is the obligation of a WesternU alumnus/a?

NOTE: Please be sure to complete the Scholarship Application, and you may EMAIL all required documents to finaid@westernu.edu before January 31, 2014.

American Lung Association Lung Cancer Discovery Awards To support the development of novel medical treatments, advancing current treatment options and/or finding a cure for lung cancer through clinical, laboratory, epidemiological, or any other kind of research. 10/21/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; All MS in Biomedical Sciences;

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. With the generous support of the public, we are "Fighting for Air." When you join the American Lung Association in the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, you help save lives today and keep America healthy tomorrow.

Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent to the American Lung Association. Letter of Intent must be an attached PDF file, no more than 3 pages, which must include: rationale for the project; planned specific aims; brief statement of the overall experimental approach; NIH Biosketch of the applicant (separate attached PDF file). Submit one signed original plus two copies of all application materials to: Research and Program Services, American Lung Association, 14 Wall St., 8th Fl., New York, NY 10005.

For Information:

Contact: Pat Georgette, pgeorgette@lungusa.org

Phone: 212-315-8724

ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and The Procter & Gamble Company announce the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers 11/01/2014 $5000 All Doctor of Dental Medicine

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and The Procter & Gamble Company announce the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers. These scholarships support dental students who plan education beyond a doctoral degree and who have an interest in academic careers.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must:

  • be enrolled in a predoctoral program at an ADEA Member Institution
  • demonstrate interest in advanced education
  • show commitment to pursuing an academic career in dental education
  • be an ADEA Individual Member

For general and application questions, please visit the website at

http://www.adea.org/professional_development/adea_scholarships_awards_fellowships/Pages/ADEACrestOralBSchshipPdocStudntsAcadCareers.aspx

Or Contact:

Contact Mr. Eric Lund, ADEA Professional Development Manager, at 202-289-7201 or lunde@adea.org with any questions.

Jean-Wright-Elson Scholarship The San Diego Foundation presentst the Jean Wright-Elson scholarship to support the education of students in California. 01/28/2015 Varies All Doctor of Nursing Practice; All Family Nurse Practitioner;

The mission of The San Diego Foundation is to improve the quality of life in all of our communities by providing leadership for effective philanthropy that builds enduring assets and by promoting community solutions through research, convening and actions that advance the common good.

  • Applicant must be a college student who completed two full academic years (60 semester units or 72 quarter units); pursuing a career in nursing
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrated financial need; a resident of San Diego County
  • Attending an accredited two-year college or four-year university in the U.S. Scholarship is also open to a student pursuing Masters degree or Ph.D. in nursing.
  • Criteria: Awards are given based on the application materials.

To Apply: please visit the website noted below:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearch/scholarshipdetail.asp?Accession=9994156&printer=&nodeid=22&count=1&recordNum=1&Studylevel=Doctorate&Georestriction=California&searchtype=criteria

For more information, please visit the website: http://www.sdfoundation.org/ or contact

Arzo Mansury, Dir. Scholarships at 619-814-1343, or scholarships@sdfoundation.org.

ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship The ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship recognizes the memory and the 30-year dental education career of Linda Rubinstein DeVore. Professor DeVore was active in dental hygiene education, scholarship, and public service. 11/01/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Dental Medicine

The ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship recognizes the memory and the 30-year dental education career of Linda Rubinstein DeVore. Professor DeVore was active in dental hygiene education, scholarship, and public service. She served as President of the American Association of Dental Schools (now the American Dental Education Association, ADEA) in 1994, and President of the Supreme Chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha, the national honorary society of the dental hygiene profession, in 1997-98.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must:

  • be enrolled as a part- or full-time student in a course of study in dental hygiene, education, or public health (baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree)
  • demonstrate a commitment to leadership in education or health care; examples include serving as an exemplary class officer or organizing a major class or schoolwide community service activity
  • be in good academic standing in his or her program of study
  • be an ADEA Individual Member
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ADEA Leadership Institute Application Leadership Institute Scholarship for Dental Students 11/01/2014 Varies All Doctor of Dental Medicine

A person must be nominated to participate by his or her dean, program director, or equivalent administrative leader at an ADEA Member Institution. A nominator may make up to two nominations annually. A nomination should clearly state a nominee's leadership experience and potential for higher levels of administrative leadership in dental and higher education. The nominator should also indicate the specific ways in which he or she will support the fellow during the fellowship year.

A nominee must:

  • Demonstrate leadership at his or her institution, in the community or through research. Evidence of leadership may include outstanding success in past and current positions.
  • Have a clear track record of increasing administrative responsibilities.
  • Have experience with responsibilities such as chairing committees, advising student groups, or mentoring students and faculty.
  • Have experience with the development of local, regional, or national faculty development workshops or community outreach programs.
  • Have a record of scholarly contributions to dental education through teaching or research.
  • Be an ADEA individual member.

To apply, please visit the website below:

http://www.adea.org/ADEALeadershipInstitute/Pages/ADEALeadershipInstituteApplicationInformation.aspx

For questions, please contact: Eric Lund at (202) 289-7201

Susan Lindahl Memorial Scholarship Scholarship opportunity for physician assistant students 08/15/2014 Varies All MS in Physician Assistant

The Susan Lindahl Memorial Scholarship was established in 1998. Susan, the wife of our founding President Joe Lindahl, passed away following a struggle with a brain tumor in 1997. This Scholarship fund was established in honor of the sacrifices Susan and Joe Lindahl under went getting PAOS off the ground and sustaining this organization in its early years.

The establishment of this Memorial Scholarship fund was to cultivate and attract young physician assistant students into the field of orthopedics. Initially one $500 annual scholarship was awarded to an outstanding second year Physician Assistant student who showed an interest in pursing a carrier in orthopedics. This award has grown and currently, if funds permit, awards two $1500 (increased in 2013) scholarships annually. Each year during the Advanced Orthopedic Fall CME course PAOS will honor the annual recipient or recipients of this scholarship. PAOS hopes that this scholarship will attract deserving students who are considering a career in orthopaedics.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current Physician Assistant student in a current CAAHEA/CAAHEP or ARC-PA approved program
  • Must be first year student entering your second year or a second year student with an interest in orthopaedic career.
  • A Letter of reference from your PA Program Director.
  • Two reference letters from prior or current professors.
  • Letter stating your interest in pursing an orthopaedic career along with any supporting activities, prior education, and/or experience.
  • Coversheet that includes the following information -
    • Name
    • Email address
    • PA program attending
    • Anticipated year of graduation
    • Prior education if applicable

Please submit all application materials to: scholarship@paos.org

Arthur N. Wilson, MD, Scholarship The Arthur N. Wilson, MD Scholarship provides a $5,000 tuition assistance scholarship to a currently enrolled medical student who graduated from a high school in Southeast Alaska. 06/17/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The Arthur N. Wilson, MD Scholarship provides a $5,000 tuition assistance scholarship to a currently enrolled medical student who graduated from a high school in Southeast Alaska. This scholarship highlights the importance of supporting future physicians in rural communities.

1. Personal statement outlining the applicant’s career goals in the field of medicine. The personal statement should not exceed one page.

2. Curriculum vitae.

3. Transcript from the applicant’s high school in Southeast Alaska.

4. Medical school transcript (can be an unofficial copy)

5. Letter of recommendation from a faculty member at the medical school or office of the dean.

Please include your contact information, including current mailing address, email and phone number in the submitted materials.

For more information, please visit the website noted below:

 http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/ama-foundation/our-programs/medical-education/arthur-n-wilson.page?

American Association for Cancer Research - GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Cancer Research Scholar Awards To support young cancer researchers who are the first authors and presenters of highly meritorious abstracts related to clinical cancer research. 11/15/2014 $4000 All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

Applicants must be graduate students, medical students and residents, clinical fellows or equivalent, and postdoctoral fellows who are traveling from any country in the world; must be the first author and presenter of an abstract of clinical cancer research; must be AACR members. Nonmembers must complete an application for Associate Membership prior to the abstract submission deadline to be considered.

For more information, please email: aacr@aacr.org or call the toll free number at (866) 423-3955

American Liver Foundation Liver Scholar Awards To develop the potential of outstanding, young scientists and encouraging research in liver physiology and disease. 10/15/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The American Liver Foundation was created in 1976 by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD). Our mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.

These values guide our work as volunteers and staff of the American Liver Foundation as we move toward our ultimate goal of a world without liver disease. By living these values every day, we offer hope to all those affected by liver disease.

Applicants must be sponsored by a public or private non-profit institution accredited in the United States, Canada or Mexico engaged in health care and health-related research.

Applicants may download an application form online.

Applicants must submit an application which contain the following section: Application Information; Summary and Abstract; Biographical Sketch; Research Plan; Research Facilities; Candidate's Statement; Letters of Commitment; Letters of Recommendation; Institution Review Board; Signatures. Original and eight (8) copies of the completed application must be received at ALF.

For information, please contact the organization via:

Phone: (212) 668-1000 or visit the website at http://www.liverfoundation.org

ADEA Preventive Dentistry Scholarships The purpose of the ADEA Preventive Dentistry Scholarships is to support predoctoral dental students who have demonstrated academic excellence in preventive dentistry 11/01/2014 $2500 All Doctor of Dental Medicine

The purpose of the ADEA Preventive Dentistry Scholarships is to support predoctoral dental students who have demonstrated academic excellence in preventive dentistry. The scholarships are supported through an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide, Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must:

  • be enrolled at a U.S. dental school as a full-time student at the time of submission
  • demonstrate through personal activities and achievements a strong interest in preventive dentistry
  • possess a superior academic record
  • be nominated by the dean of his or her dental school or the dean’s designate (no more than three nominations are accepted from each school)
  • be an ADEA Individual Member

The nominating dean may choose to include relevant information regarding financial need. The ADEA selection committee may use financial need as an eligibility requirement to choose among equally qualified applicants.

For general and application questions, please visit the website at

http://www.adea.org/professional_development/adea_scholarships_awards_fellowships/Pages/JohnsonJohnsonHealthcareProductsPreventiveDentistryScholarships.aspx

Or Contact:

Contact Mr. Eric Lund, ADEA Professional Development Manager, at 202-289-7201 or lunde@adea.org with any questions.

AACOM Scholar in Residence Program To promote leadership in roles in the profession and positions of influence in health policy. 12/31/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Individuals with a professional connection to the osteopathic profession. Applicants must be undergraduates, graduates or continuing medical students; and must be nominated by their dean.

To Apply: Applicants must submit a proposal focusing the following areas of study: a) outcomes-centered medical education; b) best evidence medical education; c) integration of osteopathic medical principles into standard medical practices; d) linkage of medical practices to healthcare outcomes; and e) application of continuous quality improvement.

Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31.

For Information:

Contact: Linda Heun 5550 Friendship Blvd., Ste. 310, Chevy Chase, MD 20815; Phone: 301-968-4143, Fax: 301-968-4101; meded@.aacom.org.

American Association for Cancer Research Minority Scholar Awards To provide opportunities and support for research training and career development of minorities and for involving minority institutions in cancer research, research training, education and outreach. 11/15/2014 Varies All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

 Candidates must be full-time graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical or postdoctoral fellows, or junior faculty members; must be in the minority groups that have been defined by the National Cancer Institute as being traditionally underrepresented in cancer and biomedical research; must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

For information, please contact the organization by

  • Phone Number: (215) 440-9300
  • Email: aacr@aacr.org
  • Fax Number: (215) 440-9313
  • Toll-free Number: 866-423-3955
Physical Therapy Scholarship Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship 02/15/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Physical Therapy

The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

The Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship is awarded to students who are in financial need and have been accepted or are attending an accredited school of occupational therapy (including art, music, or physical therapy).

or questions and application process, please visit the website below:

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

Marvin H. and Kathleen G. Teget Leadership Scholarship SOMA Foundation Scholarship 02/17/2014 $500 DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017

Marvin H. and Kathleen G. Teget have graciously established two scholarships on behalf of their grandson, Paul Teget, D.O., Kirksville Class of 2004, to benefit students pursuing careers in specialty medicine. The selection is based on the students demonstrating leadership in a specialty field. Students are evaluated by a panel of judges and the awards given based on a personal statement.

Application Requirements

  • SOMA Membership
  • Pursuing a specialty medicine career
  • Not a previous recipient of the scholarship
  • Completed application packet postmarked/emailed by the deadline date

 Email completed application to scholarships-grants@studentdo.com

 

For more information or questions regarding the scholarship, please contact Adam Lundberg, the Foundations Associate Director of Scholarships at scholarships-grants@studentdo.com.

Commitment to Diversity in Medical Education Scholarship SOMA Foundation Scholarship 02/17/2014 $500 DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

The SOMA Minority Affairs Director presents this award, sponsored by Dr. Raul Mirza, D.O., to students who demonstrate initiatives in the development of programs and events which target the awareness of multiculturalism and diversity in efforts to impact medical education. Two winners will receive a $500 scholarship.
 

Eligibility

Any osteopathic student who will be entering his or her second-, third- or fourth-year of studies, during the fall of 2014, at an AOA accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine is eligible to receive this award. Nominees shall exhibit the following characteristics and meet the following criteria:

 Current membership in the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)

Have demonstrated leadership in his or her chapter in implementing programs, events, or presentations pertaining to multiculturalism in medicine and diversity 

For questions and application process, please visit the website below:

http://www.somafoundation.org/commitment-to-diversity-in-medicine-scholarship.html

Humanism in Medicine Scholarship SOMA Foiundation Scholarship 09/02/2014 $1000 DO 2014; DO 2015

The osteopathic medical student who receives the Humanism in Medicine Scholarship should reflect the benevolent character exemplified by those members of our osteopathic family who perished on October 19, 2004. These eight members were flying to Kirksville, Missouri to explore ways of improving and developing a "Compassionate Campus" at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. The applicants will be judged on how well they demonstrate in their character the philosophy of osteopathic medicine, unconditional love for their community and peers, leadership and dedication, compassion and empathy, spirit and enthusiasm.

Application Requirements

  • SOMA Membership
  • Third year or further in Osteopathic medical school (OMS III or IV) attending any of the accredited schools of Osteopathic medicine.
  • Not a previous recipient of the scholarship
  • Email completed application packet by the deadline date.

For questions and applications process, please visit link below:

http://www.somafoundation.org/humanism-in-medicine-scholarship.html

 

The Seymour Galina Grant Scholarship Opportunity for Third Year Optometry Students 12/20/2014 $2500 OD 2015

Optometry Cares® – The AOA Foundation is again pleased to offer the $2,500 Galina Grant to one third-year student who fits the following criteria and whose paper is judged to be the best essay submitted to Optometry Cares, in accordance with the criteria listed below.

The student must:

  • Be a third-year student (Class of 2014) and a member of American Optometric Student Association (AOSA).
  • Be a student in good academic standing;
  • Before the December 20th deadline….submit a 1,500 word paper on the following topic to Dr. Kristi Jensen (kajensen@westernu.edu ):

“Qualities I have developed through my financial planning/work experience during and/or before optometry school, that

I believe will be most useful to me in a professional optometric practice.”

All essays received by the deadline will be reviewed by the WUCO Awards Committee.  The Committee will submit one nominee to Optometry Cares, Inc.

to be evaluated by the Optometry Cares Endowment Fund Advisory Committee.  The winners will also be featured in the AOA News.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jensen at kajensen@westernu.edu

The InfantSEE Grant A Scholarship Opportunity for Third Year Optometry Students 12/20/2014 $5000 OD 2015

Vision West, Inc. and Optometry Cares® are pleased to again offer a national scholarship program to promote InfantSEE®.   The winner will be awarded $5,000and the runner-up will receive $2,500.  Each college of optometry is invited to submit one nominee.  TheInfantSEE® Scholarship Grantwill be awarded to the best essay in accordance with the criteria listed below.

The student must:

  • Be a third-year student (Class of 2014) and a member of the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA)
  • Be a student in good academic standing;
  • Before the December 20th  deadline….submit a 1,000 word paper to Dr. Kristi Jensen (kajensen@westernu.edu) addressing EACH of the following topics
  • What have you done as a student to prepare yourself to become an active participant as an InfantSEE® provider?
  • How have your clinical experiences directly contributed to your development as a future participant in the InfantSEE® program and how you will translate these experiences into clinical practice as an InfantSEE® provider?
  • What do you see as the major challenges to providing optometric care to infants and how would you overcome these challenges?  
  • Describe how you would personally promote the InfantSEE® program and what you envision the most effective method of marketing the importance of infant vision as an entry point into a lifetime of eye care at a state and national level. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Jensen at kajensen@westernu.edu

 

 

 

 

Ray Dale Memorial Scholarship Sholarship opportunity for physician assistant students 12/31/2014 $1000 All MS in Physician Assistant

This scholarship honoring Ray Dale will be awarded to a student demonstrating good academic standing and pursuing activities to promote the PA profession.

As a student member of CAPA, you are eligible to apply for a CAPA scholarship. You must be currently enrolled in a primary care PA Program located in the State of California and meet all the eligibility requirements for each scholarship to qualify.

  1. Write an essay describing the activities performed to promote the PA profession.
  2. Include involvement within your community, your PA program, within your Student Society, and/or within CAPA.
  3. Why is it important to promote the PA profession? What are your goals?
  4. Why should you be awarded the Ray Dale Memorial Scholarship?

For questions and application process, please visit the website at:

http://www.capanet.org/Students_Pre-PA/CAPA-Scholarship-Application-Info/

Ruth Webb Minority Scholarship Scholarship opportunity for physician assistant students 12/31/2014 $1000 All MS in Physician Assistant

This scholarship honoring Ruth Webb will be awarded to a minority student demonstrating good academic standing and pursuing activities to promote the PA profession. A minority student is defined as a man or woman who is a descendent of African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islanders, and Latin American and Alaskan Native parentage according to the AAPA and CAPA guidelines.

  1. Sholarship opportunity for physician assistant studentsWrite an essay describing the activities performed to promote the PA profession. Include involvement within your community, your PA program, your Student Society, and/or CAPA.
  2. Describe the importance of representing the minority in your community, and your plans to promote the PA profession in the future.
  3. Why should you be awarded the Ruth Webb Scholarship?

For questions and application process, please visit the website at:

http://www.capanet.org/Students_Pre-PA/CAPA-Scholarship-Application-Info/

Community Outreach Scholarship Sholarship opportunity for physician assistant students 12/31/2014 $1000 All MS in Physician Assistant

This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently in good academic standing and has demonstrated community outreach and other philanthropic activities as a student.

  1. Write an essay describing the activities performed to provide community service as a PA student. Include involvement within your community, your PA program, your Student Society, and/or within CAPA.
  2. Why is it important to promote the PA profession with community service or philanthropy? What are your goals?
  3. Why should you be awarded the Community Outreach Scholarship?

For questions and application process, please visit the website at:

http://www.capanet.org/Students_Pre-PA/CAPA-Scholarship-Application-Info/

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship 02/15/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Nursing Practice; All MS in Nursing

The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

Must have financial need and be enrolled into an accredited school of nursing.

Complete application packet - see link below.

http://members.dar.org/darnet/forms/SCH-1001.PDF

For questions and application process, please visit the website below:

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

 

March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for nursing students. 01/15/2015 $5000 All Doctor of Nursing Practice; All Family Nurse Practitioner;

To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.

 Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a registered nurse.
  • Applicant must currently be enrolled in a graduate program in maternal-child nursing at the master’s or doctorate level.
  • Applicant must have at least one academic term to complete after August, 2013.
  • Applicant must be a member of ACNM, AWHONN, or NANN.
  • Applicant cannot be a previous recipient of the March of Dimes graduate nursing scholarship.
  • Employees of the March of Dimes, members of its Board of Trustees, and their family members are not eligible.

For questions and application process, please visit the website (link below):

http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/graduate-nursing-scholarships.aspx

Andrew Taylor Still Memorial Scholarship SOMA Foundation Scholarship 02/17/2014 $500 DO 2014; DO 2015

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to employ OMM as an integral component of patient care. Applicants may describe any clinical experience where they utilized OMT during the current academic year. Eight OMS-III or OMS-IV SOMA members will be awarded a $500 scholarship each.

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For questions and application process, please visit the website below:

http://www.somafoundation.org/at-still-memorial-scholarship.html

 

DTA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize dental students who have an established commitment to community service. 09/15/2014 Varies DMD 2014; DMD 2015

Each year the DTA Foundation will select a total of four (4) third or fourth year dental students to receive a $5,000 scholarship to be applied towards tuition and fees.  Each U.S. dental school Dean may nominate one student from their school.  All applications from each dental school must be submitted by the Dean’s office. (Applications sent individually by the applicant will not be considered.)

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must:

  • be enrolled in an accredited U.S. dental school as a full-time student;
  • be in good academic standing with the university;
  • demonstrate financial need, as determined by the university’s Financial Aid office;
  • demonstrate, through personal activities, a strong interest in charitable work and community service; and

•   be nominated by the dean of their dental school or the dean’s designate (no more than one nomination from each school).

Application Process Checklist

 Submit the following:

DTA Foundation scholarship application form; and,

• Student’s curriculum vitae. 

Application Deadline

All applications must be received no later than 09/15/2013.    Applications must be submitted electronically to 2013scholarship@dtafoundation.org.

For more information, please visit the website below:

https://www.dtafoundation.org/Scholarships/criteria.html

United Nurses Associations of California / Union of Health Care Professionals The UNAC/UHCP Community Scholarship Program 12/31/2014 $1000 ADN/MSN-AC 2014; ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2014;

The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) is the largest nurses’ union in Southern California representing over 22,000 Registered Nurses and other health care professionals, including Optometrists; Pharmacists; Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists; Nurse Midwives; Social Workers; Clinical Lab Scientists; Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

UNAC/UHCP is affiliated with the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.

To be eligible for a scholarship the student must:

• Be enrolled or enrolling for the upcoming Fall Term in a health care professional degree program at an accredited college, university, trade or technical school located in Southern California (defined as Kern County and all counties south of it); and

• Be available to attend an awards banquet on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in San Dimas, if selected as a scholarship recipient.

The scholarship may be used for study in a health care field only

Please submit questions and the scholarship application via email to Christy McConville at Christy.McConville@unachucp.org.

APhA Student Leadership Awards A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 11/01/2014 $500 PHARMD 2014

Established in 1983, the APhA Student Leadership Awards recognize outstanding academic achievement and leadership ability in APhA-ASP at the local, regional, and national levels of students who are currently in their next to the last year of pharmacy school. The awards are endowed by Procter & Gamble.

All nominees must be members of APhA-ASP who are currently in their next to the last year of graduation from an accredited school or college of pharmacy. An accumulated grade point average of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) must be maintained. Members of the APhA-ASP National Executive Committee are not eligible for nomination. Chapters may nominate only one candidate per year.

For questions and application process, please select the link below:

http://www.pharmacist.com/apha-student-leadership-awards

Student Leadership Award by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists A scholarshp opportunity for Pharmacy students 01/30/2015 Varies PHARMD 2014; PHARMD 2015; PHARMD 2016

The ASHP Student Leadership Award Program recognizes students with an interest in pharmacy practice in health-systems who have demonstrated leadership ability. This program recognizes and celebrates the contributions of students who represent the very best attributes and accomplishments of ASHP student members. ASHP offers up to twelve awards annually. Pharmacy students in the second through fourth professional years are eligible to apply.

ELIGIBILITY

1. Applicants must be a full-time pharmacy student enrolled in a

professional Doctor of Pharmacy program at an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy.

2. Applicants must be an ASHP member in good standing.

3. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of a least 2.75

on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent grading system).

4. Applicants must have completed at least one academic year in their

professional pharmacy program.

5. Students who have received an ASHP Student Leadership Award in the

past or who are currently serving on an ASHP Council, the Commission

on Affiliate Relations or the Pharmacy

For questions and application process, please select the link below:

http://www.ashp.org/menu/MemberCenter/SectionsForums/PSF/Programs/StudentLeadershipAward.aspx

 

GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program Scholarship opportunity for DO, Nursing, and Physician Assistants students 01/31/2014 $7000 All Doctor of Nursing Practice; All Family Nurse Practitioner;

The GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the General Electric Company, works to solve some of the world's most difficult problems. In coordination with its partners, it supports US and international education, developing health globally, the environment, public policy, human rights, and disaster relief.

At the time of application, GE-NMF PCLP candidates must provide proof of US citizenship and be enrolled in an accredited training program located in one of the US 50 states, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico for one of these professions:

  • Medicine (current 1st and 2nd year students)
  • Nursing (Master's and Doctoral students)
  • Physician Assistant (Master's and Doctoral students)

Eligible candidates include underrepresented minority students* in healthcare and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged students as measured by a ratio of demonstrated need and debt. Ideal candidates will share a passion for improving access to healthcare for medically underserved communities.

Also, please select the link below to review application checklist:

http://www.nmfonline.org/pclp/application

Please submit your questions to pclpinfo@nmfonline.org or for more information, please visit the website below.

http://www.nmfonline.org/pclp

AirForce Health Professional Scholarship Program Full tuition scholarship in exchange for active duty service 04/30/2014 Varies All Doctor of Dental Medicine; All Doctor of Optometry;

Each year the Air Force awards scholarships through the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). It pays for tuition, books and most fees. The HPSP also gives students a monthly stipend for living expenses while they attend the school of their choice.

Each student is commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps and placed on inactive, obligated Reserve status during the course of their studies. This arrangement takes a huge financial worry off students’ minds and allows them to dedicate time for learning.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

To qualify for the HPSP, you must:

• be a U.S. citizen

• be accepted at an accredited graduate institution in an appropriate Health Professions training program.

For more information, please contact TSgt Cassandra R. Honrado (Air Force Recruiter)

Email- cassandra.honrado@us.af.mil

Phone (310) 481-5089 ext 102

Army Health Professional Scholarship Program Full tuition scholarship in exchange for active duty service 04/30/2021 Varies DMD 2015; DMD 2016; DMD 2017; DO 2014; DO 2015; DO 2016;

The U.S. Army offers one of the most generous and comprehensive scholarships available in health care. Tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend are provided by the scholarship. In return, students commit to serve as an active duty member for 2 to 4 years upon completion of their training.

  • U. S. Citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
  • Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited graduate program
  • Maintain full-time status during the length of the program
  • Qualify as a commissioned officer in the U. S. Army Reserve
  • Candidates must be no more than 35 years of age at graduation

The number of scholarships and the deadline date may vary annually, it is best to contact the Army directly for details. For further application information please contact our Army recruiter, Jeremiah Perez at (661) 255-2025 or via email at: jeremiah.perez@usarec.army.mil.

Crans Family Scholarship Endowment Scholarship opportunity for PA, OH, WV, or VA residents enrolled in a professional health care program that will lead to patient care practice at WesternU 03/03/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Dental Medicine; All Doctor of Nursing Practice;

We are pleased to announce the Crans Family Scholarship Endowment for the 2013-14 academic year. This scholarship is offered on a restrictive, competitive basis to students who meet the criteria stated below.

One scholarship award will be made in the amount of $1,000. All eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Please read below for additional application information. All documentation must be emailed to the Financial Aid Office by March 3, 2014.

Criteria:

·         Open to students enrolled in a professional health care program that results in eligibility for a patient care practice:

o   College of Osteopathic Medicine

o   College of Pharmacy

o   College of Allied Health

§  Physician Assistant program

§  Doctor of Physical Therapy program

o   College of Dental Medicine,

o   College of Nursing

o   College of Podiatric Medicine

o   College of Optometry

·         Open to all WesternU students that are from Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, or Virginia (i.e. spent childhood in one of those states, or at least 10 years preceding matriculation into WesternU)

·         Student must be the first of their nuclear family (father, mother, siblings) to be enrolled in a professional health care program

·         Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

·         Volunteer work prior to attending WesternU, as well as current involvement with emphasis on community service

·         Demonstrate financial need as determined by the current 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are an international student, and cannot complete a FAFSA, please submit your 2012 federal (or translated foreign) tax return with your application.

 

How to Apply:

·         Address an essay to WesternU Financial Aid Committee requesting consideration and emphasizing your community involvement past and present. Also explain your experience as the first in your family to be enrolled in a professional health care program.

·         Provide proof of residency in one of the following states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, or Virginia

·         Your Name, ID, your discipline and your year of graduation must be listed on the first page of your ESSAY. If they are not listed, your application will not be accepted!

·         Please submit your application via email to finaid@westernu.edu.

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Walmart-Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 $2000 All Doctor of Pharmacy

The Future Leaders Award, sponsored by Walmart Stores, Inc. was established in 1998 as a career development opportunity for pharmacy students. This experience will provide new skills, a broader view of the operations of Walmart, and a scholarship. Five SNPhA Regional winners will be selected, as well as one National Winner.

  1. Qualified applicants will have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Each applicant should be an active member of SNPhA for consideration.
  3. Applicants will submit a resume (detailing experience and activities), and a one-page essay on
  4. “The Importance of a Community Pharmacist.”
  5. Applicants are requested to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a teacher/faculty member. The other can be from an employer or someone else familiar with your character.
  6. Please do not submit commendations from family members. Both letters of recommendation will
  7. be required for consideration.
  8. Students entering their final year of pharmacy school are not eligible.
  9. Submit typed applications to the national headquarters postmarked by March 1st.

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

American Medical Association (AMA) Minority Scholars Award (2) Dr. Richard Allen Willams & Genita Evangelista Johnson/Association of Black Cardiologists Scholarship 03/04/2014 $5000 DO 2016; DO 2017

This new award provides a $5,000 scholarship to a first- or second-year African-American medical student with an expressed interest in cardiology. The scholarship will be awarded annually as a part of the Minority Scholars Awards program. Each school may nominate one student for this award, using the same application as the Minority Scholars Award.

Nominees must be:

  • a current first or second-year student
  • a permanent resident or citizen of the U.S.
  • from traditionally underrepresented groups in the medical profession including African American/Black, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino

To apply for this scholarship, please use the application for the Minority Scholars Award program.

 Please get all the required signatures and scan and attach the documents. Send to scholarships@ama-assn.org

For more information, contact: amafoundation@ama-assn.orgor call (312) 464-4200.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Academic Scholarship Program Scholarship available to residents of Hearthstone properties or to residents in a county where a Hearthstone property is located 03/31/2014 Varies ADN/MSN-AC 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2015; ADN/MSN-FNP 2016;

Administered by Hearthstone Housing Foundation, the Hearthstone Scholarship Fund was created in 2009 to develop and empower new generations of the communities it serves to achieve their educational endeavors. Hearthstone Housing Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to providing service-enriched affordable housing for families of low income, the elderly and the disabled. Hearthstone Housing Foundation also works to combat community deterioration to lessen the burdens of government.

Awards range from $500-$5,000

  1. Be 16-25 years of age
  2. Reside in a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property OR a resident in a county where a Hearthstone property is located.  Find the link below for the list of eligible counties.
  3. Attend college/university, trade school, professional/leadership training, or internship
  4. Maintain at least a 2.75 GPA
  5. Demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household
  6. Must be available for phone interview tentatively scheduled for May 17, 2014 or Saturday, May 31, 2014

For additional information, please email info@hearthstonehousing.org or call 949-553-9447 x202.

Mail your completed application package to:

Hearthstone Scholarship Fund Committee
5031 Birch Street, Suite F
Newport Beach, CA 92660
NMF: California Community Service-Learning Program Opportunity for California Medical Students 02/13/2014 $5000 All Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is pleased to announce a new service-learning opportunity – the California Community Service-Learning Program (CCSLP) – designed to increase the number of qualified medical providers who have a commitment to improving access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities in California. The program will provide an opportunity for Scholars to engage in community service, develop critical skills, and join an active collegial network, all while enriching their resumes with inimitable experiences.

The California Community Service-Learning Program is funded by a grant from The California Wellness Foundation, a private, independent foundation.

 

Each awardee will conduct a self-directed community health project of 200 hours at a community site of choice in an underserved community in California between February and June 2014. All projects and mentors must be approved by NMF.

CCSLP provides a $5,000 scholarship award to each of 14 qualified Californian medical students who:

·         Have demonstrated leadership at an early stage of their career

·         Are committed to serving medically underserved communities

·         Graduated high school in California

·         Are enrolled in an accredited medical school located in California

·         Are a U.S. citizen

·         Identify with one of the following minority groups: African American, Latino, or Native American

Each awardee will conduct a self-directed community health project of 200 hours at a community site of choice in an underserved community in California between February and June 2014. All projects and mentors must be approved by NMF.

Towne & Gown Golf Classic Scholarship University-wide scholarship opportunity 03/03/2014 $1000 All Programs

We are pleased to announce the Towne & Gown Golf Classic Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. This scholarship is offered on a competitive basis to students who have demonstrated a strong background in community service.

 

Two scholarship awards will be in the amount of $1,000 each. All eligible students are encouraged to apply.

 

Please read below for additional application information. All documentation must be emailed to the Financial Aid Officeby March 3, 2014.

Criteria:

·         Open to second, third, or fourth year students currently enrolled at WesternU

·         Must be in good academic and professional (conduct) standing with your program

·         Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

·         Volunteer work prior to attending WesternU, as well as current involvement with emphasis on community service

·         Demonstrate financial need as determined by the current 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are an international student, and cannot complete a FAFSA, please submit your 2012 federal (or translated foreign) tax return with your application.

 

How to Apply:

·         Address an essay to WesternU Financial Aid Committee requesting consideration and emphasizing your community involvement past and present.

·         Your Name, ID, your disciplineand your year of graduation must be listed on the first page of your ESSAY. If they are not listed, your application will not be accepted!

·         Please submit your essay application via email tofinaid@westernu.edu.

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Partners in Pharmacy -The National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation (The NCPA Foundation) A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/15/2014 Varies All Doctor of Pharmacy

Since 1915, Partners in Pharmacy has been offering scholarships to pharmacy students pursuing a career in pharmacy. This scholarship program has touched hundreds of pharmacy students. The scholarships recognize pharmacy students for their exemplary academic performance, community service, and a demonstrated commitment to independent pharmacy.

1. Most recent official transcript of his/her college grades.

2. Letter from a school official familiar with the student's activities. This letter should briefly describe the student's extracurricular accomplishments, leadership qualities, and contributions to the school.

3. Letter from a pharmacy owner or manager, preferably an NCPA member. This letter should briefly describe the student's accomplishments, leadership qualities, contributions to the pharmacy profession, and pharmacist's knowledge of applicant's interest in independent pharmacy as a career.

4. Letter from the applicant to the PIP Scholarship Committee outlining his/her

  • school and civic accomplishments and goals for the future
  • demonstrated interest in independent pharmacy, vision for the development of innovative pharmacy practices, and other relevant details.

5. Résumé or curriculum vitae describing the student's work/professional experience.

All pharmacy students who are student members of NCPA are eligible to apply for the Partners in Pharmacy Scholarship per academic year. The student must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy on a full-time basis during the academic term that the scholarship is awarded. Note: Students may only receive this award one time.

For more information, please visit: http://www.ncpafoundation.org/scholarships/pip.shtml

 

One Medical Group A scholarship opportunity for 3rd year medical students. 03/14/2014 $10000 DO 2015

One Medical Group is the fastest-growing primary care network in the country, offering a new approach to health care that combines people-centered design, smart application of technology, and a team of talented providers who have the time and tools necessary to make smarter decisions.

This year, One Medical Group is launching a new scholarship for 3rd year medical students and will award $10,000 to one applicant to help fund their last year of medical school.

  • 3rd year medical student enrolled at a U.S. medical school
  • Continuing  with 4th year of medical studies in 2014-2015
  • Interest in primary care
  • Apply: www.onemedical.com/lp/scholarship

 

For more information, please call toll free 855-670-ISTS (4787) or via email at contactus@applyists.com (Subject Line: One Medical). Website: onemedical.com

Doctor of Physical Therapy Visionary Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Opportunity for DPT students 03/01/2014 Varies All Doctor of Physical Therapy
The DPT Visionary Foundation was started by three Doctor of Physical Therapy students, from the first professional level DPT program in the country. 

Scholarship Applications are available January 1, 2014. Please email to request an application: dmsdpt@yahoo.com

For further information, please contact DPT Visionary Foundation, Inc. 4737 Laurel Creek Ct. Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Or call at 225-978-0136.

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program Funding Opportunity for health based project 02/28/2014 Varies All Family Nurse Practitioner; All MS in Nursing; All MS-Pharm Science;

The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program prepares public health and clinical health professions students to address population health challenges at the national and community level. This program seeks to meet the current and future health needs of the public by providing mini-grant funds to implement a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators project within a student's community or at their academic institution. 

Applicants must be a current student in one of the following areas of graduate study at an accredited institution within the United States:

  • Allopathic Medicine: Entering Years 2-4 in Fall 2014
  • Dentistry: Entering Years 2-4 in Fall 2014
  • Graduate Nursing
  • Graduate Physician Assistant
  • Osteopathic Medicine: Entering years 2-4 in Fall 2014
  • Pharmacy: Entering year 3 or 4 of professional pharmacy program in Fall 2014
  • Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • Public Health (APTR Member Programs Only*)
    *Review the APTR Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health database to determine if your public health program qualifies for eligibility

Applicants graduating in 2014 are not eligible for the program. Only candidates who can commit to attending each symposium day in full (June 20-22, 2014 in Washington, DC) should apply. 

Contact the Training Program Department
202.463.0550 x137
Rural Health Track Scholarship Scholarship opportunity for WesternU COMP-NW students ONLY who wish to practice in rural health 04/07/2014 $35000 DONW 2015; DONW 2016

In the spirit of WesternU-COMP's ongoing mission to graduate primary care physicians, the faculty has established the Rural Health Track Option (RHTO) for its enrolled COMP-Northwest DO students.

In partnership with the Oregon Office of Rural Health, COMP-Northwest is now participating in the Rural Health Track Option for OMS III and OMS IV students. This is a scholarship up to $35,000 per year for students seeking to practice in rural Oregon. As indicated in the overview, a year of service in a rural designated site per year of scholarship is required.

·         The RHTO cohort will complete the standard DO curriculum offered by COMP and COMP - Northwest as well as an innovative curriculum training students in rural health core competencies

·         During their clinical rotations of DO training, RHTO students will rotate at designated rural health care core rotation sites where they will apply their knowledge and skills while having access to their RHTO mentors and advisor.

·         Please view the application for further requirements.

PLEASE NOTE: The application is on OHSU letterhead. Please complete the application and submit directly to Dirk Foley, Director of Student Affairs, on the Lebanon, OR campus.

Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship Fund Scholarship opportunity for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year Optometry students 04/01/2014 $5000 OD 2015; OD 2016; OD 2017

This scholarship is named in memory of Stanley Pearle, O.D., founder of Pearle Vision. Dr. Pearle believed strongly in education, community service, and helping others achieve their goals. To carry on his legacy, the OneSight Research Foundation is pleased to announce funding for ten (10) scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each through the Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship Fund.

·         Students graduating from an optometry program in the year of 2015, 2016 or 2017.

·         Based on scholastic performance, evidence of commitment to a career in the optometric profession and accomplishments in the areas of leadership, community service and extracurricular activities

Please login to the website for further details or contact Trina Parasiliti at tparasil@onesight.org

David R. Cox Prize for Rare Compassion Scholarship opportunity for future clinicians 06/01/2014 $1000 DO 2015; DO 2016; DO 2017; DONW 2015; DONW 2016; DONW 2017;

David R. Cox, MD, PhD was an extraordinary physician scientist, becoming Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics at UCSF and later Stanford, as well as shepherding development of genomic medicine at Pfizer. In addition to his participation in the Human Genome Project and service on numerous national advisory boards, Dr. Cox showed uncommon compassion in his involvement with advocates for rare diseases. He was especially helpful to the A-T Children’s Project, an organization aiming to cure a rare and debilitating genetic disorder, ataxia telangiectasia (A-T).

 

With support from the Global Genes Project, Student Advocates for Neglected Diseases (STAND) presents the David R. Cox Prize for Rare Compassion, in recognition of the inspiring essays of student doctors who, like Dr. Cox, have most identified with and understood a rare or neglected patient community they have become close to. 

  • In preparation of a submission, student doctors are asked to forge a relationship with a patient, family, or advocate affected by a neglected disease with which the student has had no previous connection.
  • Based on that interaction, students are invited to share their reflections on the experience, conveying the scope and significance of the disease’s impact on the patient, student, or broader society.
  • Examples of personal or professional growth, as well as potential solutions going forward, are encouraged.
  • Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of medical professionals and patient advocates looking at a combination of factors, including extent of contact, compassion, novelty, and insight. 

Selected works will receive notification by email. For more information or for assistance in connecting with a particular disease community, please visit studentadvocates.org or contact us through info@studentadvocates.org.

AMA Foundation - Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for current third year medical students. 05/30/2014 $10000 DO 2015; DONW 2015

The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation, with support from the AMA Alliance, has created the Physicians of Tomorrow Award to ease medical students' burdensome debt load. Each medical school can nominate one person for each of the scholarship categories.

  • All nominees for each of the above Physicians of Tomorrow Awards must be rising fourth-year students (third year students who are approaching their final year of medical school).
  • If a student is in a five-year program, they can be nominated either at the end of their third year or prior to their final year in medical school.
  • They must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school.
  • Nominees must be permanent residents or citizens of the United States.
  • Note that AMA membership or non-membership is not taken into consideration at all when determining the recipients.
  • Each medical school may submit one nominee for each of the two national Physicians of Tomorrow Award opportunities (i.e., each school may submit up to two nominees total).

For more information, contact: amafoundation@ama-assn.org or call (312) 464-4200.

John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for all Veterinarian Medicine students 06/01/2014 $10000 All Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The scholarship is named in honor of John Spurling, O.B.E., Chairman of the Board of PetPartners, Inc. PetPartners, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, provides comprehensive and affordable pet health insurance to dog and cat owners in all 50 states, including the AKC Pet Healthcare Plan.

The AKC Humane Fund works to promote the cause of responsible pet ownership through a variety of grant programs. This new scholarship will provide funds for students who are pursuing educational programs that include responsible pet ownership in their curricula, including veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, physical therapy, animal care, animal behavior, grooming and training.

Qualifications and Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a full time student enrolled in a degree or certification program at an accredited U.S. institution
  • Scholarship must be used for tuition and will be paid directly to the institution on the student’s behalf
  • Applicants that are awarded grants must comply with a reporting process as indicated by the AKC Humane Fund.

Application Instructions:

  • Completed Grant Application form with additional sheets attached as needed. The original form is required and must be signed and dated.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Academic transcript (most recent)

For more information, please visit http://www.akc.org/humane_fund/grants.html

or contact: Daphna Straus at (212) 696-8243or via email at dxs@akc.org

Completed applications must be postmarked by June 1. Mail completed applications to:

The AKCHumane Fund, Inc.

The American Kennel Club

260 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10016

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship Scholarship Opportunity for individuals interested in the senior care industry 04/30/2014 $1000 All Family Nurse Practitioner; All MS in Nursing; DO 2014;

A Place for Mom, a leader in the senior living industry that provides senior care referrals to families across the United States, is proud to announce the commencement of their annual $1,000 scholarship for advancement in the field of gerontology. This is a general scholarship which will award the selected applicants with a financial donation. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.

  • The annual scholarship award is for five (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.
  • Employees of A Place for Mom and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must complete a letter of introduction and a 500-word minimum essay on selected topic and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement.
  • Scholarship will be awarded to five students who write the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of senior living professionals.

Please visit the website for further details.

Pre-Doctoral Scholarship - National Dental Association Foundation Scholarship opportunity for all Dental Medicine students 05/15/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Dental Medicine

The NDAF is the non-profit, charitable arm of the National Dental Association (NDA).  The NDA is the largest dental organization, representing dentists, dental students, dental hygienists, and dental assistants of African American descent nationally and internally.

Mission

The mission of the National Dental Association Foundation is to pursue charitable, educational, scientific, and research related endeavors.  Through sponsorships, partnerships, and grants, we support programs to ensure oral health care remains a viable profession for African Americans and other under-represented students.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 1.Be in financial need

2.Must be a United States Citizen or have permanent resident status

3.Must be 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year dental student in good academic standing

4.Have an evidence of community service

5.MUST BE AN SNDA MEMBER - verified by membership card, letter from SNDA Presidents, copies of canceled checks, or receipts from your local chapter

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 1.Include a letter of request for consideration

2.Include an SAR or GAP Financial aid report

3.Include Two (2) letters of recommendation (one must be from the Dean of Students)

4.Reapplication in subsequent years if possible

For more information: please visit the website at  NDAFoundation Scholarships

UNICO National Scholarships Scholarship opportunities for post-graduate students of Italian descent 04/15/2014 Varies All Community Health Education; All Family Nurse Practitioner;

Dr. Anthony P. Vastola envisioned an Italian American civic organization that would benefit society while celebrating our illustrious heritage. Of priority was a commitment to promoting higher education. Today, UNICO continues Dr. Vastola’s vision by awarding scholarships to deserving students.


The name UNICO was selected as best representing the nature and the character of this fledgling organization. The name is the Italian word for unique, one of a kind. The founders believed that UNICO would be the only one of its kind because it placed service to the community before and above fraternity. In the ensuing years UNICO became an acronym that stood for Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity, and Opportunity.

Must submit application through your local chapter. Please visit the website for further details on the criteria for each scholarship offered and how to locate your local chapter.

For more information on Scholarships, please contact the UNICO National Scholarship Director, Joan Tidona at jntidona@unico.org. To find a local Chapter, please visit http://unico.org/search.asp or contact UNICO National at 973.808.0035. Application deadline: April 15, 2014.

National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA) Foundation & The Kroger Co. A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Pharmacy

“Future Pharmacists Future Leaders” Scholarship Pharmacy Award, sponsored by The National Pharmaceutical Association Foundation and The Kroger Co., was established in 2007 to reward SNPhA members who excelled academically and who are dedicated to promoting community pharmacy.  This award is provided to aid in the education of future pharmacists who meet the established eligibility criteria outlined below.

 

  1. Applicants must be an active member of SNPhA
  2. Applicants must have some community/retail experience.
  3. Applicants must be in good academic standing (a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) – submit official transcript
  4. Applicants must complete an application form
  5. Submit a resume detailing leadership experiences, activities, and an essay on why you should receive the awardThe essay should not exceed one double-spaced typed page.
  6. Submit two letters of recommendation: one must be from a professor/faculty member and other can be from an employer or someone else familiar with your character.  Recommendations from family members not acceptable.
  7. Past National SNPhA Officers are eligible to apply.  Current SNPhA Officers and recipients of other NPhA Scholarships are ineligible to apply.
  8. All applications must be postmarked and sent to SNPhA headquarters by March 1st.

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

Rite Aid- National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA) Scholarhip A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 $1000 All Doctor of Pharmacy

The NPhA foundation Scholarship Award, sponsored by the National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhAF) was established in 2001, to reward SNPhA and who are dedicated to promoting the profession of pharmacy.  Rite Aid provides this award in conjunction with NPhAF to aid in the education of future pharmacy and to aid the education of future pharmacists who meet the established criteria outlined below.

  1. Applicants must be an active SNPhA member (active for at least one year).
  2. Applicants must complete an application form.
  3. Applicants must have some community/retail pharmacy experience.
  4. Submit a resume outlining leadership experience and one-page statement indicating why you should receive this award.
  5. Submit two letters of recommendation, one must be from a professor or faculty member and the other should be from an employer or supervisor at work.  (Recommendation from family members are not acceptable).
  6. Applicants must be in good academic standing (i.e. a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled full time in the 1stthrough 4thprofessional year of an accredited pharmacy program.
  7. Submit an official transcript.
  8. Past National Officers are eligible to apply.  Current SNPhA officers and current recipients of other NPhAF scholarship are in eligible to apply.
  9. All applications must be postmarked and sent to SNPhA National Headquarters by March 1st.

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

Walgreens Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 $1000 PHARMD 2014; PHARMD 2015

Walgreens Student Pharmacist Excellence Scholarship was established in 2008 as an award to recognize student pharmacists who demonstrate patient care advocacy in their communities.  Five qualified applicants will be selected and each recipient will receive $1000 for the academic school year.  All awards will be given during the National Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting at the SNPhA Awards Banquet, and recipients must be present.

  1. Applicants must be an active SNPhA member
  2. Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Applicants must submit an application form
  4. Applicants must be enrolled in the 3rd through 6th professional year
  5. Submit a current resume or CV
  6. Submit one letter of recommendation from professor/faculty member
  7. Submit a one-page essay on “What personal impact have you made towards community healthcare outreach and awareness”
  8. Submit official transcript
  9. All applications must be postmarked and sent to SNPhA Headquarters by   March 1st.

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

Target National Leadership Scholarship - Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 $2500 PHARMD 2014; PHARMD 2015

Established in 2010, Targets National Leadership Scholarship is an award to recognize a student pharmacist who has demonstrated academic excellence and leadership skills throughout his/her education.  Two qualified applicant will be selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship each for the academic school year.  The Scholarship will be awarded during the National Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting at the SNPhA Awards Banquet, and recipients must be present. This award is provided to aid in the education of future pharmacists who meet the established eligibility criteria outlined below.

  1. Applicants must be an active SNPhA member.
  2. Applicants must submit an application form.
  3. Applicants must submit a current resume/CV detailing leadership activities.
  4. Applicants must submit official transcript.
  5. Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  6. Applicants must be enrolled in the 3rdthrough 5th professional year.
  7. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from professor/faculty member/employer.
  8. Applicants must submit a two-page essay on your personal leadership development within your education and how you plan to progress/develop your leadership skills as you enter a career in community pharmacy.
  9. All applications must be received at the SNPhA Headquarters no later than March 1st.
  10. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

For more information, please visit this site: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

Walgreens Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Diversity Advancement Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 $3000 PHARMD 2015; PHARMD 2016; PHARMD 2017

Walgreens Diversity Advancement Award was established in 2013 as a scholarship award to highlight the diversity achievements of members and Walgreens dedication to diversity.  Five qualified applicants will be selected and each recipient will receive $3000 for the academic school year.  All awards will be given during the National Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting at the SNPhA Awards Banquet, and recipients must be present.

  1. Applicants must be an active SNPhA member
  2. Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Applicants must submit an application form
  4. Applicants must be actively enrolled in a professional pharmacy program and not graduating in 2014
  5. Submit a current resume or CV
  6. Submit two letters of recommendation from professor/faculty member and the other can be from an employer or someone familiar with your character. Recommendations from family members are not acceptable.
  7. Submit a one-page essay on “How have you excelled in achieving the mission of diversity?”
  8. Submit official transcript
  9. All applications must be postmarked and sent to SNPhA Headquarters by   March 1st.

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA/NPhA) Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for Pharmacy students 03/01/2014 Varies All Doctor of Pharmacy

SNPhA is an educational service association of pharmacy students who are concerned about pharmacy and healthcare related issues, and the poor minority representation in pharmacy and other health-related professions.

The purpose of SNPhA is to plan, organize, coordinate and execute programs geared toward the improvement for the health, educational, and social environment of the community.

  1. Applicants must be an active SNPhA member (active for at least one year).
  2. Applicants must complete an application form.
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation, one must be from a professor or faculty member and the other should be from an employer or supervisor at work. (Recommendation from family members is not acceptable).
  4. Applicants must be in good academic standing (i.e. a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled full time in the 1stthrough 4thprofessional year of an accredited pharmacy program.
  5. Submit Curriculum Vitae.
  6. Submit an official transcript.
  7. All applications must be postmarked and sent to SNPhA National Headquarters by March 1st.

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.snpha.org/Resources.aspx

Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare leadership program Funding opportunity for underrepresented minority DO student 04/10/2014 $5000 DO 2015; DO 2016

The Aetna Foundation, Inc. and National Medical Fellowships, Inc. are pleased to announce the third year of the Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program to help address the severe national shortage of physician-leaders who are committed to the health of underserved communities. This program will provide a $5,000 scholarship to each of ten (10) current second-or third-year medical students from underrepresented minority groups (US citizens only) with a commitment to serving medically underserved communities. Awardees will demonstrate evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

To be eligible, candidates

·         Must be US citizens

·         Underrepresented minority students currently in their 2nd or 3rd -year at an accredited US medical school (MD or DO).

·         Must be attending medical school in one of the following Aetna Foundation-targeted regions: Southern California (particularly Los Angeles), Connecticut, Illinois (particularly Chicago), New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia.

·         Must demonstrate: outstanding academic achievement as evidenced in academic transcripts, faculty evaluations, receipt of special academic or national medical society honors, fellowships, and awards; leadership as indicated by active participation in international health, community-based activities or initiation of innovative projects; andpotential for distinguished contributions to medicine as indicated by participation in research, publications or unique clerkships.

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