Jewish Educational Loan Fund

Website: https://jelf.org/

Application Process can be found here: https://jelf.org/loans/application-process/

Deadlines: April 30th for fall and September 30th for spring each year

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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, 2020

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.

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 2020-2021

  • 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, 2020

Links Scholars in Medicine

Deadline: No updated info on website since 2018, but will keep checking!

Website: https://smhs.gwu.edu/diversity/events/links-scholars-medicine

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Medical students who are approaching their third year of medical school
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school (and in good academic standing)
  • Black/African-American female
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Commitment to serving medically underserved community

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation established in
1946. The membership consists of nearly 15,000 professional women of color in 285
chapters in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of
extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the
culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African
ancestry.
The Links established the Health and Human Services (HHS) facet in response to the
chronic health disparities that persist in black communities and result in decreased life
expectancy of African Americans and other people of African ancestry. The goal of HHS
is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and
the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education,
health advocacy, and health resources. The Links plays a significant role in providing
crucial community education about health risks.
The Links recognizes that diversifying the physician workforce is one component that
can improve the health of the African-American community. Knowing that the cost of a
medical education is financially challenging, The Links will award five scholarships to
medical students in the amount of $25,000/year for two years (during their 3rd and 4th
year of medical school matriculation).

Please include the following with your application and forward all documents to
health@linksinc.org :
1) Demographic Information (see page 2 of application)
2) Current Professional School Transcript
3) Personal Statement (500 – 1,000 words):
Please address how you plan to use your medical degree to support your community
in the near future.
4) Verification of Citizenship:
Acceptable proof of citizenship includes a scanned copy of one of the
following:
• US birth certificate
• Current U.S. passport
• State driver’s license
5) CV or Resume
6) Two Letters of Recommendations (sent directly to The Links, Incorporated at
health@linksinc.org)
• One recommendation letter should be sent from a dean, faculty member, or chief
administrative officer from your academic institution (on university letterhead).
• The second recommendation letter should be sent from a community leader or volunteer
supervisor. If a community leader or volunteer supervisor is unavailable, a second letter
from a dean, faculty member or school administrative officer is acceptable.
7) Financial Documents
Student Aid Report (SAR) from the U.S. Department of Education (if you received
federal loans during undergraduate or graduate school)
Financial Aid Summary (see form on page 4)

 

The John A. Herring Scholarship for Social Awareness

UVA Serpentine Society

Deadline: April 30th

Website: https://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/serpentine/scholarships/john-herring-scholarship/

Two $5,000 scholarships are awarded annually to two current students, either undergraduate or graduate, of any year who demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and fellowship and have actively supported, through volunteerism and advocacy, the LGBTQ Center at the University of Virginia.

Rather than self-nomination, the recipient will be selected through nominations submitted from peers, students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

The student will be known for their exemplary acts of kindness toward people of diverse backgrounds and their participation in the education of others.

 

Any questions concerning the scholarship may be directed via email to the Chair of the Herring Scholarship, Blake Calhoun at blake@serpentinesociety.org.

Benjamin Cottone Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/54003-Unico-National

Sponsored by UNICO National

Application Requirements:

The UNICO Foundation will grant a $5,000 scholarship, paid on award, to a student pursuing a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy degree at an accredited medical school in the United States. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian descent.

  • Application deadline for applicants and recommenders is Monday, April 15, 2019.

  • 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 2020-2021

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Online degree programs are not eligible for UNICO scholarships.

 

Dr. U. R. Plante Medical Scholarship

Sponsored by: Adirondack Community Trust

Website: https://www.adirondackfoundation.org/granting/apply-scholarship/scholarship-applications/dr-ur-plante-medical-scholarship-fund

Deadline: April 9, 2019

Location:

P.O. Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Contact Info:

info@generousact.org
(518) 523-9904

Application Requirements:

For residents of either the Adirondack Park, St. Lawrence, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton or Clinton County of New York State, or have lived in one of these locations for at least two years. Must be accepted by an accredited Medical School in the U.S. or Canada. Must be willing to return to the North Country to practice for two years, or in a remote part of the U.S. or another country where doctors are needed.