KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American Korean War Veterans

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 2016-17 academic year
  3. Attend a school located in the KASF Eastern Region: DC, DE, IN, KY, MD, NC, PA, VA, & WV

Visit http://www.kasf.org/eastern for more information and the application form.

Deadline: July 8, 2017

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NMF – Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship is awarded to four 2nd and 3rd year underrepresented minority students with financial need as recognition of their academic achievement and potential.

General Eligibility:
*US citizen
*Attends an accredited medical school
*Underrepresented minority student
* Has demonstrated leadership ability
*Committed to serving medically under-served communities

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

Deadline: September

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 $1,500 Dollars (€ 1200 Euros ) 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, 2016:

“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 2017 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:

  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Lao PDR
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

The winning essay will be selected exactly one week after the scholarship deadline ~ January 7th.  We shall notify the winner and request the required documents from the schools to confirm contest eligibility.

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 3, 2017

The Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship in Substance Abuse and Addiction provides up to $4,000 for 12 weeks of research training in substance abuse and addiction under a mentor with established  and related expertise. Although preferred, the mentor does not need to be a child psychiatrist by training.  This program also provides additional travel funds to attend the AACAP Annual Meeting on October 23 – 28, 2017 to present their research in a new research poster session.

Fellowship Requirements

  • Applications are considered from African-American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Mexican American, Hispanic, Asian, and Pacific Islander students in accredited U.S. medical schools.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Participants agree that their fellowships will last 12 consecutive weeks (All fellowships less than 12 weeks must receive approval by AACAP. Fellowships less than eight weeks will NOT be considered). The expectation is that the student will complete 60 work days at 8 hours per day to complete the fellowship.
  • Participants agree to submit an abstract outlining their new research poster presentations for publication in the AACAP Scientific Proceedings by July 15, 2016.
  • Participants agree to attend the AACAP Annual Meeting
  • Participants agree to submit all required reporting documentation prior to the AACAP Annual Meeting, including a final report, a copy of the new research poster, a thank you letter to the funder, and an evaluation of the program completed by the participant and the mentor.
  • Participants agree to participate in all annual surveys as part of the program’s evaluation process

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/

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 http://www.nmfonline.org/pages/programs—landing

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

The KASF offers scholarships to full-time students with financial need and GPAs of 3.0 or higher.   Koreans (international students) and Korean-Americans may apply. The KASF has divided the US into 6 districts.  Application requirements depend upon in which district your university is located.  General requirements include a lengthy application form, an official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a recent photo and a one-page essay.   Some districts require the FAFSA or copies of parents’ tax returns.

Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:

  1. Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia) during the 2016-17 school year.
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.

Deadlines: Districts have differing deadlines mostly from May to July each year.

Virginia is in the Eastern District:

Applications Available Online: April 1, 2017
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Recommendations Deadline: June 30, 2017

Visit http://www.kasf.org/eastern for more information and the application form.