William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 37th annual poetry writing competition during the 2017-2018 academic year. The competition is open to students attending colleges of medicine or osteopathy in the United States and Canada.

The top three poets will be awarded $300, $200 and $100 respectively.

  • Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Each participating student is permitted three entries.

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Please contact Ann Williams at awwillia@neomed.edu with any questions.

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American Academy of Otolaryngology Grant

Since 1985, CORE has played a vital role by awarding more than 600 grants and more than $10 million for research projects, research training, and career development to further the specialty of otolaryngology. These grants, ranging in award size from $5,000 to $80,000, have been essential for increasing the research base for otolaryngology.

2018 CORE Program Grant Cycle 

Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline – Midnight EST, December 15, 2017  

Full grant application submission deadline – Midnight EST, January 16, 2018

Review of grant applications – Mid-January – April, 2018

Review by governing bodies – May- June, 2018

Award announcements made by granting society – June-July, 2018

 

Website: http://www.entnet.org/content/centralized-otolaryngology-research-efforts-core-grants-program

HIV Vaccine Research Grants for African-American and Latino/a Medical Students

HIV Vaccine Research Grants for African-American and Latino/a Medical Students

Applications are due by 5 PM PST on January 3, 2018

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latino/a medical students with opportunities for independent research along with structured mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development activities. The complete Request for Applications can be found at http://www.hvtn.org/ramp.

Who can apply?

The HVTN will be accepting up to 8 RAMP scholars that meet the following criteria:

  • Self-identify as African-American and/or Latino/a
  • Student at US medical school
  • In good academic standing
  • US citizen or US permanent resident
  • Interested in pursuing a future career in HIV research

If you are interested in applying, contact the RAMP Manager at HVTNAwards@hvtn.org. The RAMP Manager will connect you with investigators who can assist you in selecting a project or topic of interest and potentially serve as a mentor for that project.

The deadline for initial contact with mentors is December 6, 2017. Applications are due via the RAMP Application Form by 5:00 pm PST on January 3, 2018.

For More Information
All correspondence concerning the program should be addressed to:

Jenna Udren, MPH
RAMP Coordinator
HIV Vaccine Trials Network
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Eastlake Ave., E3-300
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Office: (206) 667-6712
judren@fredhutch.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 $1,500 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, 2017:

“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 2018 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.

Expert Institute Healthcare & Life Sciences Scholarship

The Expert Institute’s 2018 Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship | The Expert Institute

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA

Requirements

Applicants must attach a file containing their essay to the submission form below, with a cover sheet that includes:

  • Full name
  • School and program
  • Expected graduation year / month
  • Mailing address
  • Phone and email
  • Current GPA

Essay

1,000-2,000 words on how you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law, submitted electronically as a document attached to the form below.

Award

One scholarship totaling $1,000 will be awarded

 

Deadline: December 31, 2018

For the application: https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship Fund

Eligibility:

  • Application is open ONLY to African American students, ages 17-30, who are Michigan residents.
  • Must be a college student admitted to a medically related professional program; e.g., nursing, medicine, physical or occupational therapy, AND
  • Must submit an official transcript with G.P.A., AND
  • Must have a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • Note: A personal interview is required.

TLCF recipients may only receive the award twice.

Deadline: December 29, 2017

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation
Franklin Plaza Center
29193 Northwestern Hwy #528

(248) 557-2346

For information and application: http://thomlatimercares.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/rev3-TLCF-Scholarship-Application-for-2017-2018.pdf