Win a $2,500 Scholarship!
Fall Deadline: December 21, 2019
Spring Deadline: TBA
We at LasikPlus believe in building our community through education and is proud to offer a $2,500 scholarship to students who are EXCITED to better themselves by investing in their minds. To participate, submit a PDF of your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarships are awarded EACH CALENDAR QUARTER!
The essay should be 500-700 words in length and include the entrant’s contact information including full name, the University or College of enrollment, current major, email address, and phone number where the entrant can be contacted. There are no restrictions on the topic and genre of the essay, but the essay must show the entrant’s desire and ability to bring their vision to life through continuing education and community involvement. The essay must be the personal, individual work of the entrant.
Submit Essay in PDF Format
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:
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
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.
- 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 email@example.com
Fresno County Medical Society
1040 E. Herndon Avenue, Suite 101
Fresno, California 93720
Offers Educational Loans to Jewish Students
Deadline: May 15, 2019
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
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.
For questions and more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000 scholarships to help veterans further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans.
- Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
- Two scholarships will be awarded in the fall, two in the spring
- Application Deadline: May 1st and November 1st
- Awards will be announced June 15th and December 15th
How to Apply
- Applicants must be veterans of the armed forces and must plan to use their education to help fellow veterans
- Applicants must provide their personal information and a statement of 300 words or fewer on how the applicant plans to use his or her education toward helping veterans
- We verify service and character of discharge with a DD-214
- Scholarships will be paid directly to the school (Applicant’s should have attended/or already be attending school)
The Knights of Dabrowski offers scholarships through its Crusade for Education financial aid program for students of Polish descent who are in need of financial aid may apply for a limited number of scholarships.
Eligibility is based on documented financial need, academic performance, and community involvement.
- student cannot be a member, family member, substantial contributor or a family member of a substantial contributor of the Knights of Dabrowski;
- student must be a Chicago Metro area resident for at least 4 years prior to application (proof required);
- student must be able to attend a scheduled interview and Awards Presentation Ceremony in the fall.
Application forms will be available at the end of January / beginning of February.
Application Deadline is usually in May
*****Students interested in applying should email email@example.com or call 773-792-1800.******
They should indicate what school and year they will be attending in the fall of 2020.