The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

The Recovery Village is dedicated to maintaining exceptional service at our alcohol and drug rehab facilities while providing unique opportunities for education and personal development. As part of this commitment, The Recovery Village is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing a medical-related course of study.

To enter to win a $1,000 scholarship, simply submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing why you are passionate about substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Essays can be in the form of a personal narrative with a medical perspective or focus specifically on clinical experience.

Do you have a compelling recovery story? Have you witnessed the challenges that addiction can present, or helped someone overcome substance use disorder? Share your experience and describe why you are eager to enter the health care field for a chance to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline: June 30, 2019

Website: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

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Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards

DEADLINE: Entries must be postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2019

WEBSITE: https://www.bcm.edu/news/awards-honors-students/16th-annual-debakey-student-poetry-awards

For the 16th year, Baylor College of Medicine is pleased to announce the annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.

This annual contest honors the legendary, preeminent cardiovascular surgeon, pioneering medical scientist, gifted medical educator, prolific author and scholar, and passionate advocate of optimal healthcare throughout the world. Dr. Michael E. DeBakey strongly advocated a role for the humanities in medical education and in the development of a full, enriching intellectual life.

Guidelines: 

1. Entrant must be a medical student currently pursuing a medical doctor (M.D.) degree in an accredited United States medical school.

2. Poems must be written in English (no translations from other languages), on a medical topic, no more than 50 lines, and original.

3. The submitted poem must never have been published (that is, sold to the public or transferred to another entity for sale to the public), must never have been posted on the internet for unrestricted public viewing either in written form or video, must not be under consideration for publication and must never have been awarded recognition in another writing contest. (Following submission, please do not submit the poem for public display or publication until after the award winners have been announced. Publication of your poem may result in disqualification from the award.)

4. Each medical student may submit only one poem. Your submission must be mailed and emailed with the following components:

a. One cover page that includes your name, current mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number.
b. One photocopy of a current student I.D. card documenting medical school enrollment. (If a medical school student ID is not available, either a letter of good standing from   the medical school, a current class or clinical rotation schedule dated within the past six months or a tuition bill or statement dated within the past six months is acceptable).
c. Four hard (print) copies on 8.5 x 11 inch bond paper. Do not staple any of the pages.
d. Font size must be at least 10 points.
e. Limited to two 8.5 x 11 inch pages and the aforementioned 50 lines.
f. Paragraphs should be single-spaced, and one line should be left between stanzas.
g. Put your name in the upper right header of all pages (last name followed by first name, separated by a comma). If two pages in length, please add page numbers after your name.
h. In addition, please email your cover sheet, student I.D. card photocopy and electronic version of your poem (in Microsoft Word format) to Christine Cummings at Christine.Cummings@bcm.edu.

5. Entries must be postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2019. We will not be able to confirm receipt of your submission.

6. A distinguished panel of qualified judges will assess the poems.

7. Winners will be announced in July 2019 online.

8. The first-prize poem will become the property of the Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards program and will be submitted to a major medical periodical for consideration for publication. If it is accepted for publication, the publisher will own copyright.

9. Recognition and cash awards of the following amounts will be awarded to the three poems receiving the highest scores from the panel of judges:
•$1,000 for first prize
•$500 for second prize
•$250 for third prize

Envelopes for submissions should be marked “For the Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards Program” and sent to:

Neal R. Barshes, M.D., M.P.H.
Chairman, Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards
Associate Professor of Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
MS: BCM390
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030

Please contact Dipali Pathak at 713-798-4710 or pathak@bcm.edu if you have questions.

LasikPlus Scholarship

Win a $2,500 Scholarship!

Spring Semester 2019 Deadline: May. 10 2019

We at LasikPlus believe in building our community through education and is proud to offer a $2,500 scholarship to students who are EXCITED to better themselves by investing in their minds. To participate, submit a PDF of your essay to scholarship@lasikplus.com. Scholarships are awarded EACH CALENDAR QUARTER!

The essay should be 500-700 words in length and include the entrant’s contact information including full name, the University or College of enrollment, current major, email address, and phone number where the entrant can be contacted. There are no restrictions on the topic and genre of the essay, but the essay must show the entrant’s desire and ability to bring their vision to life through continuing education and community involvement. The essay must be the personal, individual work of the entrant.

Submit Essay in PDF Format

 

Websitehttps://www.lasikplus.com/scholarship

CompHealth Medical Scholarship

Scholarship for medical students.

We’re offering a $5,000 scholarship to one medical student in the United States. The best video response to one of the topics below wins it all.

Topics:

  • What is your top motivator for practicing medicine and why?
  • What are you looking for in your first job as a physician?

Video requirements:

  • Video must be less than 2 minutes and answer one of the above questions. Video guidelines are included here.
  • In addition to submitting your contact information and video to CompHealth, video must be posted publicly to YouTube or Facebook, with a tag for @CompHealth.

Deadline:

Completed applications must be submitted no later than October 18, 2019. Please send any questions to Scholarship@CompHealth.com

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • The CompHealth Medical Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0. Or, if your school participates in an alternate pass/fail grading system, a passing status is required.
  • The awarded recipient shall provide proof of admission and enrollment in an institution of higher education.
  • Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States.
  • If selected, please be prepared to provide an official statement of your current academic status. Your school’s registrar will be able to provide you with documentation that proves your enrollment. Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application.

Award announcement:

The CompHealth Medical Scholarship recipient will be notified on or about November 11, 2019.

William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 38th annual poetry writing competition during the 2019-2020 academic year. The competition is open to students attending colleges of medicine or osteopathy in the United States and Canada.

WINNING POEMS

The top three poets will be awarded $300, $200, and $100 respectively and will be invited to visit NEOMED on April 17, 2020 to read their poems. Their travel expenses will be paid by the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

  • Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 31, 2019.
  • Each participating student is permitted three entries.

For additional information or questions please contact wcw@neomed.edu.

EQuality Scholarship

Website: http://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html

Deadline: January 31, 2019

How to Apply & Eligibility

Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.

Applicant must be:

  • enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited graduate school in California or a California resident attending an accredited graduate school elsewhere in the United States;
  • pursuing a graduate degree in medicine, dentistry (DDS or DDM), pharmacy, physical therapy, or psychology
  • in good academic standing; and
  • not have received an eQuality graduate student scholarship before.

In 2019, we expect to award four or more $6,000 scholarships to assist with graduate school expenses.

Selection Criteria

The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:

  • Service to the LGBT+ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic achievement

In addition to completing the application, applicants for all scholarships must be available for an interview either by Skype/phone or in person. Interviews will be on Sunday, 10 March 2019, and Saturday, 16 March 2019.

I’m a straight ally. May I still apply?
Yes, students of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible for all eQuality Scholarships.

Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
We do not ask for Social Security numbers nor citizenship/residency status. If you meet the residency or school requirements above and are accepted to and attend an accredited post-secondary school, you may apply.

Student Loan Hero Scholarship

About

Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs.

Dates

Spring 2019

  • Opens: August 13, 2018
  • Deadline: October 15, 2018
  • Winners Announced: November 16, 2018

Fall 2019

  • Opens: February 11, 2019
  • Deadline: April 12, 2019
  • Winners Announced: May 24, 2019

Website: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/

Who Qualifies / Criteria

All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university

How to Apply / Guidelines

To enter, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) answering one of the following

  1. What financial challenges have you overcome growing up?
  2. How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your future financial goals?
  3. How will you manage your money both during and after college to make smart financial decisions.

Notification

Final winners will be selected by our team and contacted via the email address provided.

  • Legal

    • No purchase necessary to enter or win.
    • Void where prohibited.
    • Participants must be 18 years of age or older, legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and enrolled at an eligible educational institution.
    • The Student Loan Hero $5K Scholarship contest entry period for Spring 2019 prizes begins August 13, 2018 and ends October 15, 2018. For Fall 2019 prizes, February 11, 2019 – April 12, 2019.
    • This contest is sponsored by Student Loan Hero, Inc.
    • The Student Loan Hero Scholarship contest is subject to the complete Official Rules available here: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/rules/