AAMC Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship

Association of American Medical Colleges Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship. Established in 2019 by the AAMC Board of Directors, this scholarship honors the exemplary leadership of Dr. Darrell G. Kirch and recognizes his deep commitment to creating a diverse workforce of healthcare professionals.

Administered through National Medical Fellowships (NMF), this $10,000 Scholarship will be awarded to eight (8) 1st year underrepresented minority medical students (for the 2019-2020 academic year), who are enrolled at an LCME-accredited US, MD-granting medical school.

The selected students must demonstrate both community service and leadership and will be eligible to renew the Scholarship for each of their additional three years of medical school (i.e., 4 years of funding), provided that they remain in good academic standing and meet renewal criteria. The scholarship funds should be used for tuition fees and/or living expenses.

The Scholarship recipients will be required to attend the Nickens Awards session at the AAMC’s Learn Serve Lead (LSL). The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in Phoenix, Arizona. Conference registration fees will be waived and AAMC will cover up to two (2) nights of lodging for each Scholar.

If you’re interested in being nominated, please contact our office.

The application will be open from June 3, 2019 – July 12, 2019. Additional Scholarship information can be found at NMF’s website www.nmfonline.org and the application can be accessed at https://nmf.fluidreview.com.

EMRA Be the Change Challenge Award

Purpose of Award: This is EMRA’s largest award and is intended to empower you, as an EMRA member, to“dream big” for emergency medicine.  The award will provide a large grant to a resident/medical student or group of residents/students to create and pursue a project designed to have a significant impact on emergency medicine education, research, practice or policy.

Disbursement of Award: Award recipients will be given $5,000 ($2,000 will be disbursed upon receipt of the award; $3,000 will be disbursed upon completion of the project as outlined in the project proposal). Note: if award funds are being used to purchase goods for the project or to facilitate the proposed project, an advance on the balance of award monies may be requested.

Application Process:  Complete and submit the project proposal form, describing the project, its goals, budget, timeline, and its potential effects in detail. In addition, please include your curriculum vitae (for group submissions, only the group leader’s CV should be attached) and a letter of support from a faculty member within your residency program or medical school.
Sample Project Proposal: Project Safe Space

Eligibility: Applicants must be current EMRA members (medical students, residents, and alumni are eligible).

Selection Criteria: Grants will be judged on the quality, feasibility, and novelty of the project. We are looking for ideas that are ambitious, unique, and capable of improving emergency medicine practice.
*Note: If a suitable project proposal is not submitted during a given calendar year, this award will go unfilled for that year.

Award: $5000 total ($2000 up receipt of the award; $3000 upon completion)

Application Deadline: January 15 & July 15

Website: https://www.emra.org/be-involved/awards/be-the-change-grant/

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Deadline: July 31, 2019 & December 13, 2019

Website: http://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html

*Fill out the scholarship application form. Download the scholarship application form
Submit a transcript of all college/post-secondary coursework (if high school student submit high school transcript).

*Submit a written statement addressing the following topics:Make a top ten list of your favorite scientists.

*Write a personal statement of 500 words or less on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest.

Eligibility
Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.
Open worldwide.
Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) with a declared major in a science related field.
Selection and notification process

Please submit your application and written statement to scholarship@novusbio.com

Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women

The AMA Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women 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, 23 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

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship

In return for a commitment to: specialize in primary care (family medicine, general pediatrics, general internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology or general psychiatry), serve a primary care residency and serve one year for each year of scholarship support (two-year minimum) at an approved Health Professional Shortage Area, the NHSC will pay all education costs and provide a monthly taxable living stipend.  The NHSC also pays for travel to and from Professional Shortage Area sites for job interviews.

Eligible health care facilities include Federally-supported health centers, rural health clinics, Indian Health Service clinics, public health care clinics, hospital-affiliated primary care practices, managed care networks, prisons and US Immigration, Customs & Enforcement sites.

Service areas are in all states plus D.C, American Samoa, Micronesia, Guam, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Repbulic of Palau and the US Virgin Islands.

Application requirements include the online form, proof of US Citizenship, transcripts, a resume detailing work and volunteer experiences, essays and verification and evaluation from your school.

Deadline: early May each year. (application becomes available in March)

For more information and the application visit NHSC Website.

To view current Professional Shortage Areas visit http://nhscjobs.hrsa.gov/.


National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment

Are you a medical or dental student in your final year of school?

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides up to $120,000 to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.

Deadline: Usually early October

Information & Application: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/

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For those already out of medical school:

Licensed health care providers may earn up to $50,000 toward student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment at an NHSC-approved site through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP).

Accepted participants may serve as primary care medical, dental, or mental/behavioral health clinicians and can choose to serve longer for additional loan repayment support.

Priority consideration is given to eligible applicants whose NHSC-approved site has a HPSA score of 26 to 14, in descending order. Eligible applicants may receive up to $50,000 in loan repayment for an initial service commitment until funding is exhausted.

For more information visit http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/.

For typical service facilities and service areas read the two corresponding paragraphs under NHSC Scholarship.  To view current Professional Shortage Areas visit http://nhscjobs.hrsa.gov/.

Leopold Schepp Foundation

CHECK FOR APPLICATION AROUND JULY  2020 FOR FOLLOWING ACADEMIC YEAR. REQUESTS FILL UP QUICK!

The Leopold Schepp Foundation

The Leopold Schepp Foundation awards educational scholarships to full time undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a combination of fine character, academic excellence, financial need, compassion, a commitment to volunteerism and whose goal will benefit mankind.

Mr. Schepp’s purpose in establishing the Leopold Schepp Foundation was to encourage the very best impulses in a young student’s life and to help in a substantial way those who wish to make the most of their opportunities. We encourage you to read about our scholars in our publication Schepp Connections and think you will agree that they are great examples of citizens who are pursuing careers aimed at improving the human condition.

Eligibility Guidelines

1. Graduates must be under 40 years of age at the time of application.

2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale and must enroll full-time in a four year bachelor degree or approved graduate program.

3. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

4. Scholars who are requesting aid for a second degree at the same level for which a degree has already been awarded are not eligible to apply, for example, a second Bachelor’s Degree or second Master’s Degree.

5. Due to limited funding, the number of applications given to students enrolled in graduate study at medical, law or business school is limited.

6. A personal interview in New York City is required of all applicants. Travel expenses are not reimbursed.

7. Students who have previously applied for a Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship and who were denied an award are not eligible to reapply.

 

To download the form to request an application visit: http://www.scheppfoundation.org/wp/applying/

Application Deadline

There is not a specific deadline for submitting a Request for an Application. The cutoff is automatically imposed when a sufficient number of requests have been received.

Renewal applications for the next year will be sent directly to returning scholars in November.

SCHOLARSHIP DECISIONS

Applicants will be notified of the Scholarship Committee’s decisions in early May. Awards are granted for one year only. However, those scholars who demonstrate their ability and continued financial need may reapply for renewal.

Association on American Indian Affairs

Association on American Indian Affairs

Scholarship Applications for Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 will be accepted starting May 31, 2019.

The deadline for applications is July 1, 2019. 

Scholarship Application Requirements
ALL AAIA APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Be enrolled with his or her respective Tribe, either federally recognized or non-federally recognized Tribe, from the continental US or Alaska.
  • Submit a copy of Tribal enrollment (there is no minimum blood quantum requirement for eligibility). This can be a copy of the student’s Tribal I.D. card or a copy of an official letter from the Tribe.
  • Be enrolled as full-time student.
  • ​Have a minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.
  • Submit a current class schedule and transcript.
  • Attend an accredited institution and be seeking an Associate’s Degree or higher (AAIA does not fund certificate programs or seminaries).

Sequoyah Graduate Scholarship

  • One-year Scholarship
  • Graduate students
  • All fields of study

Elizabeth & Sherman Asche Scholarship

  • One-year Scholarship
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Health and Science fields/majors

Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship

  • One-year Scholarship
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • All fields of study
  • Students must be from non-federally recognized tribes (Students from state recognized tribes may apply)

NAPLP Scholarship:

  • is a full scholarship program for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian undergraduate and graduate students to study applied American politics at the George Washington University in Washington DC.
    As part of the Semester in Washington Politics program, NAPLP is funded by a generous gift from AT&T.  The scholarship covers up to nine credits in tuition, on-campus housing, round-trip air travel, and a stipend for books and living expenses ($2,400 in two installments).
    ​Students also have the opportunity to have an internship in places such as a congressional office, national tribal organization or a federal agency and to develop lasting connections with a cohort of Native American students from across the country.
If you have any questions, please contact SCHOLARSHIPS.AAIA@indian-affairs.org, or (240) 314-7155.

Website: https://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships.html