ACEP Medical Student Awards

For Students Intending to Pursue an Emergency Medicine Career – must be nominated:

 Website: National Outstanding
Medical Student Award
Medical Student
Professionalism and
Service Award
Number of awards Up to 10 based on selection by ACEP’s Academic Affairs Committee One for each medical school OR emergency medicine residency program based on selection by school or residency program
Eligibility   Be a member in good standing of a US allopathic or osteopathic medical school.

Applying for a position in Emergency Medicine within the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) match.

 Be a member in good standing of a US allopathic or osteopathic medical school.
Selection process Points awarded for:

  • humanism/professionalism;
  • scholarly achievement;
  • leadership and service to medical organizations/ ACEP;
  • community service;
  • and research/publications
Select one medical student per medical school or EM residency program for student who:

  • gives outstanding care to patients in professional/humanistic manner;
  • has active leader service to medical organizations and community;
  • grades and board scores are NOT a requisite
Submission process Complete application form from ACEP’s Web site Only one nominee per medical school or EM residency program.

Submit name of local award recipient to ACEP using online submission form

Application deadline  February 10, 2017
Winners announced April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017
Awards
  • plaque from ACEP
  • free one year membership in ACEP
  • free registration to ACEP’s annual meeting or satellite meeting during residency
  • reception at ACEP’s annual meeting
  • a certificate from ACEP
  • reception at ACEP’s annual meeting
  • any monetary award to be decided at the local level
Announcement
  • recognized during ACEP’s awards ceremony at its annual meeting
  • publication of names in ACEP publication
  • state chapters will be notified of award recipients
  • publication of names in an ACEP publication
  • encourage presentation of award at your medical school’s award ceremony or graduation ceremony

Bob and Helen Brill Scholarship

Awarded by True Colors: scholarships range from $500 – $1,500

website: http://www.hfpgscholarships.org/Scholarship/Search/ViewScholarship/tabid/346/Default.aspx?xfer=448

application: http://www.ourtruecolors.org/Programs/Conference/PDF/Brill_Applic_2016_finaldraft.pdf

Selection Criteria:

  • LGBT or Ally youth active in LGBT Equality Movement
  • In addition to the General Scholarship Application, applicants must respond to one of five essay questions which are available on line at the website

Deadline: April 29, 2016

Questions Contact:
Robin McHaelen, Executive Director, True Colors, Inc.
30 Arbor St., Suite 201A
Hartford, CT 06106
director@ourtruecolors.org
Phone: (860) 232-0050
Fax: (860) 232-0049

Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship

Provider: Waterbury Medical Association

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Resident of Connecticut for 5 years
  • 3rd year medical student in a four year program
  • Current enrollment in a not-for profit medical school accredited by the AMA/WHO
  • Have financial need
  • Academic excellence determined by a copy of the applicant’s transcript and the results of participation in Part I of the National Boards
  • Extracurricular interest and community service
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Written statements of financial disclosure and medical career plan

Application Deadline: Accepted through April 30 of the applicant’s third year in medical school

Award Amount: up to $20,000

Contact Information:
Waterbury Medical Association
One Regency Drive
PO Box 30
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Telephone:
(203) 753-4888
(860) 243-3977
Fax:(860) 286-0787
Email: Mary Yokose at myokose@ssmgt.com

Website: www.waterburymedicalassociation.org/scholarship.html

The UVA SOM financial aid office has a copy of the application if you need it.

Winners notified by July 1st

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship

Provider: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Attorneys at Law

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant is a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community.
  • Applicant is a U.S. citizen currently attending an accredited medical school within the United States.
  • Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited medical school.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

Website: http://www.buckfirelaw.com/library/scholarships.cfm#medical

Award Amount: $2,000

How to Apply for the 2017 Medical Diversity Scholarship

Application materials should be mailed to:

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Attn: Medical Diversity Scholarship
258000 Northwestern Highway, Ste. 890
Southfield, MI 48075

Washington Family Scholars Program

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Financial Support

The selected awardee will be hired in a paid position for ONE (1) year to conduct research in a Department of Neurosurgery laboratory. The amount of the salary is dependent on the student’s level of education, skills, and research experience and may range between $30K to $34K a year with no benefits. Each awardee will also receive further financial support to present their work at a national neuroscience, cancer or neurosurgery meeting. Awardee must be able to travel to Los Angeles, California to complete their research project. According to IRS regulations, this award is subject to all applicable income tax.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be an undergraduate, graduate or medical student.
  • Applicants must be able to commit to one year to the program
  • Applicants with an interest in neuroscience are eligible for this award. However, applicants that have not yet committed to a major in science are welcome.
  • Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Applicants must be 18 by the start of the fellowship

Website: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Programs-and-Services/Neurosurgery/Training-Program/Washington-Family-Scholars-Program.aspx

For More Information

For more information or to receive an application package, please contact:

Samantha Phu, Academic Program Coordinator
Cedars-Sinai
127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, A6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Phone: 310-423-9522
Fax: 310-967-8591
Email: samantha.phu@cshs.org

The Tang Scholarship

This award provides financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (l/g/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary Education. This scholarship awards up to two outstanding students annually, a combined scholarships totaling up to $15,000. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three more years (a total of four years) provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements.

Must have graduated high school from one of the nine Bay Area counties in California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano.

Must be ages 17-25

Deadline: April 30, 2017

For more information and application: https://sites.google.com/site/tangscholarship/

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Thirty grants of $20,000 plus $16,000 for tuition are offered for graduate study in the US for one or two years for students who are Med 1 and Med 2.

  1. NEW AMERICAN STATUS

One of the following must be true as of the application deadline:

  • Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens.
  • Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents.
  • Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card.
  • Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption.
  • DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Note: For all of the above, it must be true that both of your parents were born outside of the United States as non-US citizens, and were not eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births.

The application includes the following sections:

  1. A confirmation of your eligibility – “New American” documents showing status
  2. Your personal and contact information
  3. Your higher-education history
  4. The graduate program[s] for which you seek support
  5. Required submissions:
    1. Resume
    2. Two essays
    3. Transcripts
    4. Scores of standardized tests already taken
    5. Recommendations (3 required, up to 5 accepted)
  6. Optional exhibits

You must not have reached or passed your 31st birthday as of November 1, 2016.

Applications for the 2018 fellowships open in mid-April.

Deadline: each year November 1.

For further information visit https://www.pdsoros.org/apply