NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program

Established to help address the severe national shortage of physician-leaders who are committed to the health of underserved communities, this award will provide a $5,000 scholarship to eight (8) fourth-year medical students for the 2020-2021 academic year from underrepresented minority groups who have demonstrated evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on June 15, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American Korean War Veterans

Applications Open: April 1, 2020

Applications Due: June 30, 2020, 11:59 PM EDT

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Eastern Regional Chapter (ERC) is pleased to announce a new scholarship program in honor and recognition of 1.6 million American Veterans who served in the Korean War during the Korean War era (June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955). These men and women answered the call to fight for a country and people they never knew and never met. More than 54,000 Americans died and 103,000 were wounded.

To express our gratitude to these Veterans for their sacrifices, KASF-ERC will offer their descendants an opportunity to apply for a scholarship. KASF-ERC scholarship program will recognize outstanding students who have demonstrated outstanding talents and potential for success. Awardees will receive a check of $2,000 scholarships from KASF and be able to attend the KASF-ERC Award Ceremony & Banquet in Washington, D.C.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements, the applicant should be:

  1. Direct descendants of a Korean-War Veteran who served in Korea from June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955 (Korean War Era, as designated by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
  2. Enrolled as a full-time student during the 2019-2020 academic year
  3. Attend a school located in the KASF Eastern Region: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia

Visit https://www.kasf.org/apply-erc/   for more information and the application form.

GE-National Medical Fellowship Primary Care Leadership Program

For six weeks, PCLP Scholars actively engage with a CHC Site Partner and PCLP mentors in leadership training, team-based project activities, and healthcare service delivery.

PCLP Scholar candidates must meet the following eligibility:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approval letter
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited medical school or graduate-level nursing or physician assistant program located in the U.S.
  • Identification as an underrepresented minority student* in healthcare and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged student
  • Demonstrated leadership early in career
  • Commitment to serving medically underserved communities

*NMF designates the following racial/ethnic groups as underrepresented minorities: African American, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American (including American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian), Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only), and Pacific Islander.

PCLP Scholars will be placed at one of their partner community health centers during the summer to participate in a summer service-learning opportunity focused on developing leadership skills.

Scholars each receive a $5,000 scholarship stipend that is expected to cover travel, living, and lodging expenses during the service-learning experience period.

Please read below for more information, and contact us with any questions or concerns at pclpinfo@nmfonline.org.

Early Decision applications are due December 15, 2019.

General applications are due January 17, 2020.

For additional information about the NMF Primary Care Leadership Program, please visit https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/service-learning-programs/nmf-primary-care-leadership-program/

 

NMF – Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship

The Josiah Macy Jr. Scholarship was established in 2001 by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. This scholarship provides $5,000 to six (6) 2nd or 3rd year minority medical students enrolled in an accredited US medical school program for the 2020-2021 academic year and who demonstrate financial need as well as academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to service.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on August 3, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

For more information and to apply: http://www.nmfonline.org/progra…/general-scholarships-awards

Contact them for more information: scholarships@nmfonline.org

 

Regen Center ASEAN Scholarship

The annual grant is offered one time to help provide funds for anyone looking to acquire knowledge in the field of healthcare,science,biology and mathematics. and especially for those who would not have the financial abilities to pursue such such an education.

For more information: http://stemcellthailand.org/scholarship/

Prize:
Our annual scholarship contest provides a $1,000 Dollars cash prize to the winner of an essay contest

How to Apply:
All candidates must submit an original essay between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question by December 31, 2020:

“How will this scholarship help you in your career goals?”

Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students of ASEAN ancestry currently enrolled in or intending to enroll in an accredited college or university for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Submission Rules:

  1. All Essays must be submitted via the form below in Word document or PDF Format.
  2. All Essays must be written in English only.
  3. Limit one entry per contestant.
  4. Essays must be original and reflect her/his own research, thinking and writing skills.
  5. All Submissions are limited to 1,000 words Max.
  6. Any Incomplete entry forms shall be be disqualified automatically.

***Student must have a background in one of the following ASEAN Countries:

  • ASEAN Countries Include:Asean-Countries
    • Brunei Darussalam
    • Cambodia
    • Indonesia
    • Lao PDR
    • Malaysia
    • Myanmar
    • Singapore
    • Thailand
    • Philippines
    • Vietnam

 

AACAP’s Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is sending out this final call for applications for  AACAP’s  Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship! This is a great opportunity for medical students of color to become engaged in substance abuse research.

Visit for more information and the application:  http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Awards/Medical_Students_Awards/Spurlock_Research_Fellowship.aspx

Deadline:  March 2, 2020

Overview
The AACAP Jeanne Spurlock Research Fellowship in Substance Abuse and Addiction offers a unique opportunity for minority medical students, or students whose project will focus on minorities, to explore a research career in substance abuse in relation to child and adolescent psychiatry, gain valuable work experience, and meet leaders in the child and adolescent psychiatry field. The fellowship opportunity provides award recipients:

  • Up to $4,000 for 12 weeks of summer research under a child and adolescent psychiatrist researcher/mentor.
  • Coverage for required attendance to the AACAP 67th Annual Meeting in San Francisco on October 19 – 24, 2020 to present their research in a new research poster session. (Complimentary registration, four-paid nights in the hotel, and travel reimbursement for the Annual Meeting are included in addition to the fellowship stipend.)

Time Commitment
Students are expected to complete 12 consecutive weeks (60 working days at 8 hours per day) of fellowship training during the summer following acceptance into the program. The amount of time an applicant proposes to spend in the fellowship training will be taken into account by the selection committee. If an applicant is unable to complete 12 weeks, a slightly shorter fellowship experience may be proposed in the application. If approved, the stipend will be pro-rated to reflect the reduction in time spent completing the fellowship. [IMPORTANT: Fellowships proposals with a duration of less than eight weeks will NOT be considered.]

The Tang Scholarship

Eligibility

Each applicant must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
  • Self-identified as Asian/Pacific Islander and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; (at least 25% API ancestry); and involved in the GLBT community;
  • Graduate from a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties; Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano;
  • Scholarship will be awarded for full-time (minimum 12 units for all semesters/quarters) enrollment in an accredited two, four-year university or graduate school; (college, university, community college or vocational school).
  • United States citizen or legal resident;
  • Demonstrated financial hardship;
  • Demonstrated academic promise;
  • Minimum unweighted grade point average 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) for all schools attended or attending;
  • Be between the age of 17 and 25 on 30 April 2020

Deadline: April 30, 2020

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

National Medical Fellowships

NMF offers scholarships, awards and fellowship programs to United States citizens from groups currently underrepresented in the medical profession; specifically, 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.

For information about these programs visit: https://www.nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/programs/

Indian Health Services Scholarship (IHS)

The IHS offers full tuition and a monthly stipend in return for one year of full-time service for each year of scholarship support (minimum 2 years).

Applicants must be US citizens and members of federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native tribes, bands or communities accepted by or enrolled in medical school in a priority career category.

Requirements include a scholarship application form, two faculty recommendations, documentation of American Indian/Alaska Native eligibility, official transcript and proof of acceptance/enrollment into a specific health category.

DEADLINE: February 28, 2020, 7:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Info/Application: https://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/

 

ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program

American Society of Hematology  — Minority Medical Student Award Program

The ASH’s Minority Medical Student Award Program offers 8 to 12 week summer research experiences in the study of hematology.

Minorities include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, Blacks or African Americans, and Hispanics or Latinos.

Participants receive the following:

  • A $5,000 stipend to support their summer research experience
  • A $1,000 travel allowance to attend the ASH annual meeting
  • $1,000 after the ASH annual meeting for presenting their research at the Promoting Minorities in Hematology event
  • Complimentary subscriptions during medical school and residency to Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, and The Hematologist, the Society’s newsletter
  • The guidance of a research mentor and a career-development mentor

Application requirements include a completed form, a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation.

Key Dates

Application and Request a Mentor Form Available August 1, 2019
Request a Mentor Deadline November 15, 2019
Application Deadline January 15, 2020
Award Notification Mid-March 2020

Questions?

For questions about the ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program, please contact awards@hematology.org.

For information about supporting the award, contact the Corporate Relations team at corporatesupport@hematology.org or 202-776-0544.

For further information visit http://www.hematology.org/Awards/MMSAP/2624.aspx#c, or telephone 202-776-0544 or email awards@hematology.org