Ruth G. White Scholarship Fund

For California women studying in the broad field of medicine and having completed her first year of graduate study in the field of medicine.

Selection based upon: Integrity of character, scholastic ability, school/community activities and financial need.

Award amount and number of awards varies annually.

Request an application in Fall of the year (beginning September 1 and no later than January 10).

Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2017

  • Request an application in Fall of the year (beginning September 1 and no later than January 10).
  • Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 1.

For information, guidelines, and application: http://www.peocalifornia.org/

Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women

This fund provides scholarships of up to $10,000 to support research related to women in the medical profession. The first award was granted in 2006. To date, 21 research awards have been granted.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The principal investigator or the co-principal investigator listed on the Giambalvo application must be a medical student or a physician (MD or DO). Students who are pursuing a MD or DO and are enrolled in accredited medical schools in the United States as determined by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the AOA’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation are eligible.
  • Working alone or collaboratively on the specific research project.
  • AMA membership is not required in order to be eligible for this award.
  • Proposals will be evaluated and awardee(s) selected based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to: the innovation, quality and/or feasibility of the idea; project/research methodology; potential to produce action, change or more comprehensive studies; and career goals of the applicant.

Application Deadline: July 31st (application available in May)

Contact Information:
Women Physicians Congress American Medical Association
515 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Telephone:(312) 464-4743
Email: wpc@ama-ass.org

Website: https://www.ama-assn.org/joan-f-giambalvo-fund-advancement-women

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

The purpose of this grant is to support women in education who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries.

Criteria include: a record of service to women and/or children in her country,must reside in the U.S. at the time of application and plans to return to her home country in two years, demonstrates financial need, enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the U.S. and during the entire period covered by the grant, she must use the grant to continue study for her degree, at least 25 years old, not a Green Card holder, a national of a developing country, and eligible to borrow from the World Bank.

Deadline: January 16, 2016

For more details and application visit: http://www.mmmf-grants.org/home/uscanada-program

Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund

Scholarships range from $2,000 to $8,000 to assist women, preferably Jewish, to obtain professional educations.  Source – Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

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Eligibility is limited to women who have a hometown or attend school in the Greater Philadelphia area, including New Jersey and Delaware.

Application requirements – three copies of each document:
1)Ida Foreman Fleisher application, 2)Personal Mission Statement, 3)FAFSA,
4)Recent transcripts and 5)Letter of recommendation (one original and 2 copies).

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Applications are available at http://www.jewishphilly.org/page.aspx?id=124638

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Daughters of the American Revolution


GENERAL APPLICATION FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW: http://members.dar.org/sites/default/files/members/darnet/forms/SCH-1001.pdf?ver=071714_38843

**SEPARATE APPLICATIONS MUST BE USED FOR EACH SCHOLARSHIP YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR.**

Alice W. Rooke Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship awarded to students who have been accepted into or who are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school, college, or university. Not auto-renewable; however, applicant can reapply up to four years.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

For details visit: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships

Email completed scholarship application form to: AliceWRookeScholarship@NSDAR.org


Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to students of high scholastic standing and character who have been accepted into or are pursuing an approved course of student to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school, college, or university. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

For details visit: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships

Email completed scholarship application form to: MacGregorScholarship@NSDAR.org


Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship: A preferred amount $5,000 scholarship for a student attending or planning to attend an approved, accredited, medical school, college or university. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. The scholarship is not auto-renewable; however, the applicant may reapply for consideration each year for up to four consecutive years, pending proof of enrollment (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physician assistant).

Deadline: February 10, 2017

For details visit: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships

Email completed scholarship application form to: DrFABeneventiScholarship@NSDAR.org

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Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship

A one-time preferred amount of $5,000 to a deserving female student who is a US citizen attending medical school. The selection process is based on academic merit with a minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent GPA on the scale used by the applicable educational institution. The recipient may reapply for the scholarship each year, but is not guaranteed the award.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Email completed scholarship application form to: LAHannaMedicalScholarship@NSDSR.org

American Association of University Women

The AAUW offers scholarships/fellowships of $5,000 to $18,000 to female med students in M3 or M4 from minority groups including Black/African Americans, Mexican/Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Native Alaskan Americans and Asian/Pacific Islander Americans.

Application requirements include an online application, a narrative autobiography, career/professional goals, a detailed budget, 3 letters of recommendation (one from your med school dean), official transcripts and a $35 nonrefundable fee.

Fellowships in the following degree programs are restricted to women of color, who have been underrepresented in these fields:

  • Master’s in business administration — applicants may apply for second year of study only
  • Law — applicants may apply for third year of study only
  • Doctorate in medicine — applicants may apply for third or fourth year of study only

Deadline: January 10 each year — Thus, you must apply during M2 or M3.

To investigate further visit http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/

For questions or technical support,
please e-mail aauw@applyists.com