Traumatic Brain Injury Annual Scholarship

Application deadline:  July 1, 2018

This scholarship is an important reminder that each and every person who has sustained a traumatic brain injury is an individual, not just a statistic. Today many industries place profits over safety, such as the trucking and motor vehicle industry, construction industry, negligent doctors, and sports organizations, both professional and school or community-based. We lose sight of the full impact these injuries have on both the individual and family.   A life can be changed in an instant.

A scholarship of $ 1,000 will be awarded to one applicant for the year 2018.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
  • Be currently enrolled in, or accepted to enroll at an accredited college or university within the United States,
  • Have sustained a traumatic brain injury from an accident or traumatic event
  • Timely complete a selection application

Selection is based on the overall strength of the application, how that applicant has overcome the challenges he or she has faced from a traumatic brain injury, and goals for the future.

Application requirements

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application,
  • A copy of a current college academic transcript or proof of acceptance and registration at an accredited college or university,
  • A copy of proof of accident, such as police report, or some other form of proof of the traumatic event,
  • Proof of a traumatic brain injury from a narrative medical report or hospital record,
  • An essay of not more than three pages describing the traumatic event, your injury, and how you have worked to overcome your injury while pursuing an education.etc.,)
  • Proof of legal Residency in the U.S. (i.e. Birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card

The Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship is to be used exclusively for college tuition, books, and related expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please complete the Brain Injury Scholarship Application below.

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after July 1, 2018 will not be considered.

For questions, please email Michael V. Kaplen, Esq.

AWARD

One applicant will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship in 2018.  The scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or before August 1, 2018.  Please note we cannot guarantee disbursement of the scholarship funds for fall tuition.

Websitehttps://brainlaw.com/traumatic-brain-injury-scholarship-fund/

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The Future of Bariatric Surgery Scholarship

To increase awareness and encourage new activity and insight into the field, Bariatric Surgery Source is pleased to offer a bi-annual (January and July) $1,000 college scholarship (totaling $2,000 per year).

Submission Deadline: January 1, 2018 and July 1, 2018

Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently majoring in any medically-related degree or attending any medically-related certification program.
  • Students of any age – scholarships are not restricted to graduating high school seniors, high-school graduates, undergraduates, or graduate students.
  • Attending (or accepted by) school full-time (as defined by the educational institution) at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school located in the U.S.

Scholarship Guidelines

Using our online form, all interested students must:

  • Complete an online application
  • Upload a current, complete official transcript of grades (grade reports are not acceptable. Official transcripts must display student name, school name, degree program, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken.)
  • Upload a minimum 2,000-word essay describing how the field of bariatric surgery will evolve over the next 5 years
  • Upload two (2) letters of recommendation

Website: http://www.bariatric-surgery-source.com/bariatric-surgery-scholarship.html#selection-recipients

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/

EMRA -Emergency Medicine Grants

Local Action Grants

Purpose of Award: To promote the involvement of EM physicians-in-training in activities which support Emergency Medicine through community outreach and other community-driving events

Application Process: Submit Cover Letter, Grant Proposal Form (using the EMRA Local Action Grant Proposal Template), and CV(s) of primary author(s) to EMRA.  Preferred Method of submission is by email to awards@emra.org.  You may also submit materials by mail or fax.  Application & Cover letter may be submitted using the General Award Application form (see “apply now” button below).
Important:  Please note that the Grant Proposal Template requests the approval of a tax-exempt entity (university or other institution) who agrees to be the administrator of the grant funds.  EMRA does not allow for any indirect costs or other fees to be applied to the grant before distribution to the grantee.  If necessary, please request a waiver of these fees from your institution.

Eligibility: Grants will be available to any EMRA member (medical students, residents, fellows) or any emergency medicine interest group whose principal applicant is an EMRA member.

Selection Criteria: The proposed project must be consistent with EMRA’s Purposes and Objectives. Grants will be awarded in support of projects relating to: improving community health through education, direct services or preventive programs (e.g., developing a local bicycle helmet education program); supporting the specialty of emergency medicine through community awareness, advocacy of local and state medical societies, or involvement with local and state government e.g., development of a state “Emergency Medicine Day;” improving opportunities for resident education and interaction on the residency, state, or regional level e.g., travel honorariums for speakers, development of a regional EM resident conference.

Award: One award not to exceed $1000 each spring and fall

Sponsor: EMRA

Application Deadline: January 15 for Spring Award— July 15 for Fall Award

Award Date: Spring Meeting, Fall Meeting

Requirement: EMRA must receive appropriate acknowledgment for its support of the project. Local Action Grant recipients are encouraged to prepare a summary article of their results for EM Resident and to present a report at the membership meeting following the receipt of their grant.

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

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 20, 2018

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

Worcester (MA) District Medical Society

Scholarships available to legal residents in financial need of central Massachusetts in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years of attending an accredited medical or osteopathic school.

Candidates must submit a completed application, a current transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay on your reason(s) for selecting a career in medicine and why you are deserving of this award.

Deadline: July 31, 2018

For the list of eligible cities and towns in central Massachusetts and the online application visit http://www.wdms.org/scholarship_fund.htm.