NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program

Established to help address the severe national shortage of physician-leaders who are committed to the health of underserved communities, this award will provide a $5,000 scholarship to eight (8) fourth-year medical students for the 2020-2021 academic year from underrepresented minority groups who have demonstrated evidence of community service and leadership potential at an early stage in their professional careers.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on June 15, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

NMA Emerging Scholars Infectious Disease Research Awards

Established in 2020, this award provides $11,500 to two (2) African American medical students (for the 2020-2021 Academic Year) who have demonstrated interest in pursuing careers in Infectious Diseases research and clinical trials. The two award recipients are required to attend, and will be presented with the scholarship at the Virtual 2020 NMA 118th Convention Scientific Assembly. The registration fee to attend the conference will be waived for each student Scholar.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on June 15, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

NMA Emerging Scholars Awards

Established in 2004, this award provides $5,000 to two (2) African American, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year medical students (for the 2020-2021 Academic Year) who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership, financial need and potential for distinguished contributions to medicine. These awards are the highest honors presented to students by the National Medical Association. The two award recipients are required to attend, and will be presented with the scholarship at the Virtual 2020 NMA 118th Convention Scientific Assembly. The registration fee to attend the conference will be waived for each student Scholar.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on June 15, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

Morgagni Medical Scholarship

The Morgagni Medical Society made its fourth annual generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which one (1) medical school student scholarship will be awarded.  The amount awarded will be $10,000 over 4 years ($2,500 per year). 

Eligibility: The Morgagni Medical Scholarship is only for incoming first year medical students starting in the fall of 2020. Students need to have an overall college GPA of at least 3.5, and be of Italian descent (at least 50% Italian).

Process: Students interested in receiving the Morgagni Medical Scholarship must submit an application online and the required supporting documents to the Columbus Citizens Foundation. A committee reviews and evaluates the applications and asks selected applicants to visit the Columbus Citizens Foundation for a mandatory interview.

Approximately one month after interviews, the committee decides which applicant will be awarded the scholarship. Applicants are notified by email of the committee’s decision.

How To Apply

The scholarship application process is now open. Please read all instructions before applying. The application deadline is June 1, 2020.

Instructions:

STEP 1: Complete the Morgagni Medical Scholarship Application below.

STEP 2: Submit all required supporting documents directly to Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Department (by mail: 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021) by the June 1, 2020 deadline.

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Website: https://www.columbuscitizensfd.org/scholarships/Morgagni-Medical-Scholarship

KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American Korean War Veterans

Applications Open: April 1, 2020

Applications Due: June 30, 2020, 11:59 PM EDT

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Eastern Regional Chapter (ERC) is pleased to announce a new scholarship program in honor and recognition of 1.6 million American Veterans who served in the Korean War during the Korean War era (June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955). These men and women answered the call to fight for a country and people they never knew and never met. More than 54,000 Americans died and 103,000 were wounded.

To express our gratitude to these Veterans for their sacrifices, KASF-ERC will offer their descendants an opportunity to apply for a scholarship. KASF-ERC scholarship program will recognize outstanding students who have demonstrated outstanding talents and potential for success. Awardees will receive a check of $2,000 scholarships from KASF and be able to attend the KASF-ERC Award Ceremony & Banquet in Washington, D.C.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements, the applicant should be:

  1. Direct descendants of a Korean-War Veteran who served in Korea from June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955 (Korean War Era, as designated by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
  2. Enrolled as a full-time student during the 2019-2020 academic year
  3. Attend a school located in the KASF Eastern Region: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia

Visit https://www.kasf.org/apply-erc/   for more information and the application form.

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Scholarship

Paralyzed Veterans of America is proud to offer funds to PVA members and their immediate family members through our Educational Scholarship Program.

We will award scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to full-time students and $1,000 to part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year.

Eligibility

Qualified members are:

  • A PVA member, the spouse of a member, or an unmarried child (under 24 years of age) who is dependent (as defined by the IRS) on the member for principal support.
  • A citizen of the United States.
  • Accepted and enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Please Note: Previous award recipients may apply, but are limited to a total of two scholarships.

Submission Process

Applications are now being accepted. Please submit your full application by June 1, 2020.

For more information regarding the PVA Educational Scholarship Program, contact members@pva.org.

The William Ervant Docter Educational Fund

Those applying to the WED Educational Fund should meet the following requirements:

  • The applicant must be a citizen of the United States. Greencards are not acceptable. Please see application for details.
  • The applicant must be of Armenian ancestry. Those with two parents of Armenian ancestry will be considered first.
  • The applicant must show need for financial assistance.
  • The applicant must demonstrate academic and/or technical excellence in their chosen field.
  • The applicant must pursue studies or training in the United States or Canada.

Deadline: June 30, 2020

Contact for more information:

Edward Alexander
Scholarship Committee Chairman
wedfund@aol.com

Fax: 202-364-1441

Address:

PO Box 39224
Washington, DC 20016

American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship

The AIGC Fellowship program: The fellowship amount is typically between $1000 and $5000 per academic year (not including summer), and varies from year to year, depending on the number of qualified applicants, the availability of funds and unmet financial need.

Applicants will also be considered for other scholarship opportunities with this application.

  • To be considered for the SPGSF the applicant must:
    • Must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a federally recognized tribe to be verified only through submission of a TEC;
    • A completed financial needs analysis, FNF;
    • Must be (or will be) pursuing an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree as a full-time degree-seeking student at an accredited graduate school in the United States.  Exclusive consideration is paid to degree candidates in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields (may include:  Medical and Life Sciences; Engineering and Physical Sciences; Mathematics and Computational Sciences, Earth, Environmental and Agriculture Sciences; and Technology) to be verified through the submission of current transcripts or proof of acceptance to an eligible program

Apply online at: https://www.aigcs.org/scholarships-fellowships/graduate-students

Deadline: June 1, 2020

Peter V. Westhaysen Medical Education Trust Scholarship

First Midwest Bank is the Trustee of the Peter V. Westhaysen Medical Education Scholarship Trust.  This Trust was established in 1986 to provide scholarships funds for medical and nursing students attending accredited colleges and universities who are residents of Lake County, Indiana.

Applicants must fulfill the following standards:

  • enrolled in a full-time program for training as a medical doctor
  • must demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability
  • demonstrate financial need
  • and be a resident of Lake County, Indiana

Application deadline: June 1st

For an application, email: jespada@iupui.edu

Contact for more information/application: Misty Schwartz at (219) 853-3533.