AAMC Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship

Association of American Medical Colleges Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship. Established in 2019 by the AAMC Board of Directors, this scholarship honors the exemplary leadership of Dr. Darrell G. Kirch and recognizes his deep commitment to creating a diverse workforce of healthcare professionals.

Administered through National Medical Fellowships (NMF), this $10,000 Scholarship will be awarded to eight (8) 1st year underrepresented minority medical students (for the 2019-2020 academic year), who are enrolled at an LCME-accredited US, MD-granting medical school.

The selected students must demonstrate both community service and leadership and will be eligible to renew the Scholarship for each of their additional three years of medical school (i.e., 4 years of funding), provided that they remain in good academic standing and meet renewal criteria. The scholarship funds should be used for tuition fees and/or living expenses.

The Scholarship recipients will be required to attend the Nickens Awards session at the AAMC’s Learn Serve Lead (LSL). The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in Phoenix, Arizona. Conference registration fees will be waived and AAMC will cover up to two (2) nights of lodging for each Scholar.

If you’re interested in being nominated, please contact our office.

The application will be open from June 3, 2019 – July 12, 2019. Additional Scholarship information can be found at NMF’s website www.nmfonline.org and the application can be accessed at https://nmf.fluidreview.com.

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“Save a Life” Scholarship

Deadline: October 1st for Fall and May 1st for Spring

The “Save a Life” Scholarship

The “Save a Life” Scholarship of, $1,500, is awarded twice per year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Each $1,500 award will go to a different student, in order to maximize the impact of the scholarship, spread the word of the importance first aid and CPR training, and share more stories from future educators and healthcare professionals.

Scholarship Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Any student currently enrolled in, or applying to enroll within the next academic year, in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or education, at an accredited U.S. university, is eligible to apply.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • We take a broad view of what counts as a “healthcare field,” and that can include students pursuing mental health degrees or occupations, as well as administrative and non-profit programs. Applicants will have the opportunity to make their case for why their chosen field of study can be classified as healthcare or education-focused as part of their essay.
  • If you aren’t selected, that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in your story — we still want to hear from you! Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply in subsequent scholarship rounds. Scholarships will only be awarded one time to each winner. Past winners are not eligible to apply again.
  • Scholarship winner will need to submit a photo copy of government issued state identification card or driver license.

How To Apply:

Qualifying applicants will submit the following information via email to scholarship@onlinecprcertification.net

  • Your name, address, phone number, and email
  • Your scholarship essay of between 750 and 1,000 words, explaining your career aspirations, how you plan to advance healthcare and/or education through your work, and what inspired you to commit yourself to this field. Your scholarship essay can be attached as a Word file, or linked as a Google Doc.
  • Submit your essay before each deadline. Essays received after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Fall Scholarship Deadline – October 1st
    • Spring Scholarship Deadline – May 1st
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript to prove enrollment in a qualifying degree program from accredited US institutions.

 

The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

The Recovery Village is dedicated to maintaining exceptional service at our alcohol and drug rehab facilities while providing unique opportunities for education and personal development. As part of this commitment, The Recovery Village is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing a medical-related course of study.

To enter to win a $1,000 scholarship, simply submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing why you are passionate about substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Essays can be in the form of a personal narrative with a medical perspective or focus specifically on clinical experience.

Do you have a compelling recovery story? Have you witnessed the challenges that addiction can present, or helped someone overcome substance use disorder? Share your experience and describe why you are eager to enter the health care field for a chance to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline: June 30, 2019

Website: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

Dr. Frank and Florence Marino Scholarship

Criteria: Applicants must have attended Connecticut public and/or parochial schools for at least eight years; graduated from a Connecticut public or parochial high school; and be attending medical school and entering their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year in fall 2019.

Number of awards: 2-3

Amount of awards: $1,500-2,000

Deadline: February 15, 2019, 11:45 p.m.

To access online applications:

  • Type org/scholarships into your browser bar
  • You’ll be brought to the Hartford Foundation scholarship directory home page
  • Type Marino into the search bar
  • When the listing for the fund comes up on your screen, click on the name of the fund
  • Scroll down and click on “Apply to this scholarship . . .”
  • You’ll be brought to the log on page for the online scholarship portal
  • Create an account
  • Complete the eligibility quiz
  • A list of possible scholarship applications will be generated for you
  • Click Continue
  • Click on the arrow next to each fund name to read the criteria
  • Click on the blue Apply box to bring up each application
  • You can Copy Previous Answers from one application to another

Website: http://www.hfpgscholarships.org/UserLogin/tabid/264/Default.aspx?returnurl=%2f%3ffbclid%3dIwAR04JEjjHUiUTEXJ5mEqAnFB_i28saPE6fN-vNoaofdLdZdDzfgyyu_tdHA

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.

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.