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