Fresno County Medical Society Scholarship

Website: http://www.fmms.org/Portals/14/SCHOLARSHIP%20APPLICATION%2004.2016.pdf?ver=2016-04-04-101210-777

Deadline: May 15

The Fresno County Medical Society Scholarship Foundation is an incorporated entity 501 (c) (3) of the Fresno Madera Medical Society, created to administer a perpetual and revolving scholarship fund for deserving medical students of Fresno and Madera counties.

The following information will aid students when submitting applications:

  1. RESIDENCE
    Any resident of Fresno or Madera county is eligible to receive a scholarship, provided that he/she has been a resident of either county for one year or more and provided that his/her application for matriculation in a medical school has been approved.
  2. TIME
    Applications for scholarships must be on file at the office of Fresno Madera Medical Society on or before May 15 to be eligible for a grant for the ensuing academic year.
  3. AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP
    Depending upon funds available, the number of scholarships awarded and the amount of each may vary from year to year; to be determined by the Scholarship Foundation Board.
  4. TERMS OF SCHOLARSHIP
    The monies of any scholarship awarded will be given to the recipient’s school of matriculation. The school will administer the scholarship for tuition, laboratory fees, books, etc. and for any other valid expenses of education except room, board or any other personal expenses. No money will be given directly to the recipient

 

  1. COMPLETE APPLICATION
    To be considered, an application must include:  a transcript of scholastic records from the last year of school attended, a letter from the Dean of Admissions that confirms acceptance to the school of choice, a School of Financial Aid Report and three letters of recommendation from members of the school faculty.
  2. NOTIFICATION
    All applicants will be notified simultaneously regarding disposition of their applications. The Scholarship Foundation has no obligation to any applicant or recipient as set forth in the terms of the letter of notification of award.
  3. REFERENCE LETTERS
    Three letters of reference from each of the following 1) a teacher of a class completed within the past two years; 2) a medical school professor or a physician; 3) a person outside of health care. Letters of reference must follow the format outlined in the Applicant Evaluation Form included as part of the application.

For More Information:

Fresno Madera Medical Society
Nicole Butler, Executive Director
(559) 224-4224 Ext. 114 or nbutler@fmms.org

Fresno County Medical Society
Scholarship Foundation
1040 E. Herndon Avenue, Suite 101
Fresno, California 93720

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Dr. Frank & Florence Marino Scholarship

The Dr. Frank and Florence Marino Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for students enrolled in an A.M.A. accredited (or similar status accrediting entity) medical schools located in the United States.

Deadline: May 5, 2017

The 2017 application is now open for students who meet the following criteria:

Criteria for the award:

  • applicants must have attended Connecticut public and/or parochial schools for at least eight years;
  • graduated from a Connecticut public or parochial high school; and
  • be attending medical school and entering their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year in fall 2017.  The award is not applicable to students entering their first year of medical school.

Number of awards: 1 – 5

Size of the awards:

  • $1,000 – $2,000
  • Students may apply for renewal awards

Inquire with the financial aid office for the application.

The scholarship listing can be found on the Hartford Foundation’s web site at hfpg.org/scholarships.

For more information: Please feel free to contact Jennyfer Holmes or Sarah Carlson with any questions by phone at 860-548-1888 or by email at jholmes@hfpg.org or scarlson@hfpg.org .

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Offers Educational Loans to Jewish Students

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Albert Strickler Memorial Fund

Dr. Albert Strickler, founder of Philadelphia’s Skin and Cancer Hospital, established this fund through an endowment.  Dr. Strickler recognized the need to assist talented men and women to pursue their medical education.  The fund provides an interest-free loan of up to $5,000 to medical students, preferably of the Jewish faith, as an aid to their education.  Students should demonstrate a significant need of financial aid and be enrolled in an accredited U.S. Medical or Osteopathic school.  It is a requirement of this fund that loan repayments begin within five years after graduation.  This ensures that funds will continue to be available for future students in need. The Strickler Fund application is combined with the Feinman Fund application.  The Feinman Fund is described below.

Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Fund

Isabel Feinman established this fund through an endowment in memory of her parents.  Ms. Feinman was a compassionate resident of Philadelphia.  She created the fund to assist talented men and women to pursue their legal or medical education.  The fund provides an interest-free loan ranging from $2,000 – $5,000 to medical and law school students based on financial need.  Preference is given to students who live in the Greater Philadelphia region and of the Jewish faith who are enrolled in an accredited local Law or Medical school.  It is a requirement of this fund that loan repayments begin within five years after graduation ensuring that future funds will continue to be available for students in need. The Feinman Fund application is combined with the Strickler Fund application.  The Strickler Fund is described above.

 

For more information/application: https://www.jewishphilly.org/programs-services/educational-scholarships/educational-loan-and-scholarship-funds

AMVETS National Scholarship

AMVETS National Scholarship Program for Veterans
$4,000 total ($1,000 per year) — it is a need-based scholarship program and you will have to provide financial information.
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Eligibility Requirements:
1. Must be a United States veteran.
2. Must be a United States citizen.
3. Must demonstrate financial need.
4. Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected

Website and Application: http://www.amvets.org/amvets-in-action/scholarships/

http://www.amvets.org/pdfs/programs_pdfs/scholarship_application_veteran.pdf

*What are the eligibility requirements for the AMVETS National Scholarships?
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program
  • Must not be in default on a federal student loan
  • Must not be convicted under state or federal law for sale of or possession of illegal drugs
  • Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected

Questions?

  • Call 877.726.8387 and ask for the Programs Department ext. 4031

Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Our focus is on providing current and former special operations professionals, from all branches of the government, the means necessary to transition and succeed in civilian life.  We are also enabling the children and families of these soldiers the ability to mature and grow through recreation. We employ the following tools to achieve our goals:

  • Scholarships for current or former Special Operation Professionals and their children used for traditional education
  • Scholarships for current or former Special Operations Professionals used for vocational and non-traditional training
  • Subsidies and grants for the children of Special Operations Professionals to attend camps that build leadership
  • Gifts for the families of Special Operations Professionals and Foreign Service Officers, where a loss or life-changing debilitating injury has been suffered, to be used for recreation as a way of supporting the family unit through positive outdoor activities

For application visit: http://scholarsfirst.org/clients/glendoherty#apply

For more information, please email: info@glendohertyfoundation.org.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 716
Marblehead, MA  01945

Website: http://www.GlenDohertyFoundation.org

DAVID R. COX PRIZE FOR RARE COMPASSION

With 1 out of 10 people affected by rare disease, still, medical professionals often do not recognize or encounter one of the 7,000 that exist today.

In an effort to build the bridge of understanding and compassion among medical professionals, Global Genes presents the third year of the David R. Cox Scholarship for Rare Compassion. This scholarship program is an opportunity for emerging medical students to connect to the rare disease community with the goal of developing and understanding compassion for the challenges and lifestyles that patients diagnosed with a rare disease are faced with everyday.

All medical students are eligible to be matched with a rare disease patient and/or family, and those who meet the requirements may have the opportunity to submit an essay or audio submission about their experience for consideration to receive a scholarship.

First and second year medical students are invited to submit an essay for
this prize. In preparation, students are required to build a relationship with a
patient, family, or advocate affected by a rare or neglected disease in order
to write about the experience, or to write about an experience with a patient
with a rare or neglected disease that has occurred within the last 12 months.

Scholarships Awarded: 

  • 1st Place: $5,000.00 and complimentary registration to the Global Genes 2018 RARE Patient Advocacy Summit plus a travel support scholarship of $600
  • 2nd Place: $2,500.00
  • 3rd Place: $1,500.00

Important Dates:

  • 2018 RARE Compassion Program Opens- Monday, January 1, 2018
  • 2018 Request Form Closes- Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Families and medical students are matched- Thursday, February 15, 2018 to Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Scholarship submissions due- Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified- Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • 2018 Patient Advocacy Summit (optional to attend)- October 3, 2018 to October 5, 2018

For questions, please email Ashley Yee, Senior Manager, Patient Engagement, at ashleyy@globalgenes.org.

To submit an essay and for help connecting with a person living with a rare disease and please visit: http://globalgenes.org/coxprize/

Hill & Ponton Veterans’ Scholarship

Hill & Ponton Law Firm has created a scholarship for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

The firm awards:

  • Four $1,000 scholarships
  • Two scholarships will be awarded in the fall, two in the spring
  • Application Deadlines: May 1st and November 1st
  • Awards will be announced June 15th and December 15th

Visit for more information and to apply: http://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship/

Deadlines: May 1 & November 1