Maria and Paolo Alessio Southern Italy Scholarship

Maria and Paolo Alessio Southern Italy Scholarship*

Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/55075-Unico-National

Deadline: April 15, 2019

The UNICO Foundation will provide a scholarship, valued at $2,500 to a student currently attending, full-time, an accredited campus based college/university program in the United States pursuing a degree. An applicant must be a United States citizen of Southern Italian descent, specifically including the regions of: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Campania, Calabria, Latium, Molise, Puglia, Sardinia, Sicilia. *Open to all 50 states.

  • Applicant must reside in one of the following states which have a UNICO chapter: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia or Wisconsin. Exception: The Maria and Paolo Alessio Southern Italy Scholarship is open to all 50 states.

  • Applicant must continue studies within academic year 2019-2020.

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Online degree programs are not eligible for UNICO scholarships.

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Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards

DEADLINE: Entries must be postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2019

WEBSITE: https://www.bcm.edu/news/awards-honors-students/16th-annual-debakey-student-poetry-awards

For the 16th year, Baylor College of Medicine is pleased to announce the annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.

This annual contest honors the legendary, preeminent cardiovascular surgeon, pioneering medical scientist, gifted medical educator, prolific author and scholar, and passionate advocate of optimal healthcare throughout the world. Dr. Michael E. DeBakey strongly advocated a role for the humanities in medical education and in the development of a full, enriching intellectual life.

Guidelines: 

1. Entrant must be a medical student currently pursuing a medical doctor (M.D.) degree in an accredited United States medical school.

2. Poems must be written in English (no translations from other languages), on a medical topic, no more than 50 lines, and original.

3. The submitted poem must never have been published (that is, sold to the public or transferred to another entity for sale to the public), must never have been posted on the internet for unrestricted public viewing either in written form or video, must not be under consideration for publication and must never have been awarded recognition in another writing contest. (Following submission, please do not submit the poem for public display or publication until after the award winners have been announced. Publication of your poem may result in disqualification from the award.)

4. Each medical student may submit only one poem. Your submission must be mailed and emailed with the following components:

a. One cover page that includes your name, current mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number.
b. One photocopy of a current student I.D. card documenting medical school enrollment. (If a medical school student ID is not available, either a letter of good standing from   the medical school, a current class or clinical rotation schedule dated within the past six months or a tuition bill or statement dated within the past six months is acceptable).
c. Four hard (print) copies on 8.5 x 11 inch bond paper. Do not staple any of the pages.
d. Font size must be at least 10 points.
e. Limited to two 8.5 x 11 inch pages and the aforementioned 50 lines.
f. Paragraphs should be single-spaced, and one line should be left between stanzas.
g. Put your name in the upper right header of all pages (last name followed by first name, separated by a comma). If two pages in length, please add page numbers after your name.
h. In addition, please email your cover sheet, student I.D. card photocopy and electronic version of your poem (in Microsoft Word format) to Christine Cummings at Christine.Cummings@bcm.edu.

5. Entries must be postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2019. We will not be able to confirm receipt of your submission.

6. A distinguished panel of qualified judges will assess the poems.

7. Winners will be announced in July 2019 online.

8. The first-prize poem will become the property of the Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards program and will be submitted to a major medical periodical for consideration for publication. If it is accepted for publication, the publisher will own copyright.

9. Recognition and cash awards of the following amounts will be awarded to the three poems receiving the highest scores from the panel of judges:
•$1,000 for first prize
•$500 for second prize
•$250 for third prize

Envelopes for submissions should be marked “For the Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards Program” and sent to:

Neal R. Barshes, M.D., M.P.H.
Chairman, Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards
Associate Professor of Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
MS: BCM390
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030

Please contact Dipali Pathak at 713-798-4710 or pathak@bcm.edu if you have questions.

LasikPlus Scholarship

LasikPlus $2,500 Scholarship!

Fall Semester 2018 Deadline: Dec. 17 2018.

We at LasikPlus believe in building our community through education and is proud to offer a $2,500 scholarship to students who are EXCITED to better themselves by investing in their minds. To participate, submit a PDF of your essay to scholarship@lasikplus.com.

Scholarships are awarded EACH CALENDAR QUARTER!

The essay should be 500-700 words in length and include the entrant’s contact information including full name, the University or College of enrollment, current major, email address, and phone number where the entrant can be contacted. There are no restrictions on the topic and genre of the essay, but the essay must show the entrant’s desire and ability to bring their vision to life through continuing education and community involvement. The essay must be the personal, individual work of the entrant.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Entrants must:
* Be a full-time freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited
university in the U.S. or its territories.
* Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
* Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or its territories, or otherwise have a student visa
valid for the entire duration of the specific Essay Scholarship Contest entered.

Websitehttps://www.lasikplus.com/scholarship

CompHealth Medical Scholarship

We’re offering a $5,000 scholarship to one medical student in the United States. The best video response to one of the topics below wins it all.

Topics:

  • What is your top motivator for practicing medicine and why?
  • How do you find a balance between your education/responsibilities and personal life to avoid getting burned out?
  • What are you looking for in your first job as a physician?

Video requirements:

  • Video must be less than 2 minutes and answer one of the above questions. Video guidelines are included here.
  • In addition to submitting your contact information and video to CompHealth, video must be posted publicly to YouTube or Facebook, with a tag for @CompHealth.

Deadline:

Completed applications must be submitted no later than September 14, 2018. Please send any questions to Scholarship@CompHealth.com

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • The CompHealth Medical Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0. Or, if your school participates in an alternate pass/fail grading system, a passing status is required.
  • The awarded recipient shall provide proof of admission and enrollment in an institution of higher education.
  • Must be enrolled (or planning to enroll for the upcoming school year) in an accredited U.S. allopathic or osteopathic medical school.
  • If selected, please be prepared to provide an official statement of your current academic status. Your school’s registrar will be able to provide you with documentation that proves your enrollment. Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application.

Award announcement:

The CompHealth Medical Scholarship recipient will be notified on or about October 1, 2018.

 

You can see an example of our 2017 winner here: https://comphealth.com/resources/healthcare-trends/first-comphealth-medical-school-scholarship-winner/

Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Graduate Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation will grant two awards valued up to a maximum of $3,000 each, paid out at $1,500 per year, for graduate scholarships. The awardee must be initiating graduate study, full-time, at an accredited campus based college/university program in the United States. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian descent.

  • Applicant must reside in one of the following states which have a UNICO chapter: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia or Wisconsin. Exception: The Maria and Paolo Alessio Southern Italy Scholarship is open to all 50 states.

  • Applicant must continue studies within academic year 2019-2020.

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Online degree programs are not eligible for UNICO scholarships.

Website: https://www.unico.org/scholarships

Deadline: April 15, 2019

BayPort Credit Union – Directors Scholarship

The Directors Scholarships consist of six awards of $1,500 each. These one-time scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate members who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, trade or vocational school. The money will be paid directly to the college or university of the winner’s choice.

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants are not eligible for both the Tuition Booster and the Directors Scholarships. BayPort Credit Union employees and directors, as well as their children or dependents, are not eligible.

Websitehttps://www.bayportcu.org/personal-banking/banking/student-youth-banking/scholarships

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Henrico Federal Credit Union (Continuing Studies Scholarship)

Henrico FCU will award one $1,500.00 scholarship to an adult enrolled in and attending a technical school or college as of February 2018. The scholarship will be awarded at the 2018 Annual Meeting.
2018 Application Guidelines:
1. Applicants must be a member of Henrico FCU or the daughter/son of a Henrico FCU member.
2. Applicants may apply for the Continuing Studies Scholarship more than once, but cannot win in consecutive years.
3. Essays must be at least 250 words.
4. ALL completed applications, including the completed essays, must be received at the West Broad office of Henrico FCU no later than Friday, February 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Hard copies of the application should be sent to: 2018 Scholarships, Henrico FCU, 9401 West Broad Street, Henrico, Virginia 23294.

Deadline: February 16, 2018

Website: https://henricofcu.org/files/1215/0818/8690/2018_Continuing_Studies_Scholarship_Applicatio.pdf