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

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

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science.

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. *US, Canada, and European Countries only

Contact

Questions Email: scholarship@bio-techne.com 

Recipients

All recipients are contacted and notified following the closing of the application deadline.

Deadline

Fall 2020 applications must be submitted by July 29 12 p.m. MST. Scholarship recipient will be announced the week following the deadline on this page. Only the recipient will be emailed directly announcing the selection. Our Spring 2021 application will open the week following July 29 and be open through mid-December 2020.

Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women

Apply for a Giambalvo scholarship

The Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women provides scholarships of up to $10,000 to support research advancing the study of women in the medical profession and strengthening the AMA’s ability to identify and address the issues affecting women physicians and medical students.

The American Medical Association Women Physicians Section (WPS) in conjunction with the AMA Foundation established the Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women to promote the progress of women in the medical profession and to strengthen the ability to identify and address the needs of women physicians and medical students.

We are seeking innovative research proposals focusing on professional work/practice issues that affect women physicians, including but not limited to:

  • Leadership training protocols
  • Gender-based physician practice patterns
  • Physician satisfaction or burnout
  • Retention incentives
  • Practice re-entry issues

This award is for a maximum of $10,000. Download the application (DOC).

Application deadline is July 15, 2020 at 5 p.m. Central.

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.