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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Student Loan Hero Scholarship

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Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs.

Spring Deadline: The Contest will begin on March 12, 2018 at 12:00 am EST and end on May 11, 2018 at 11:59pm for the Spring 2018 prizes.

Fall Deadline: The Contest will begin on August 13, 2018 at 12:00 am EST and end on October 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST for the Fall 2018 prizes.

Website: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/

Who Qualifies / Criteria

All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university

How to Apply / Guidelines

To enter, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) answering one of the following

  1. What financial challenges have you overcome growing up?
  2. How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your future financial goals?
  3. How will you manage your money both during and after college to make smart financial decisions.

Notification

Final winners will be selected by our team and contacted via the email address provided.

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  • No purchase necessary to enter or win.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older, legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and enrolled at an eligible educational institution.
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  • This contest is sponsored by Student Loan Hero, Inc.
  • The Student Loan Hero Scholarship contest is subject to the complete Official Rules available here: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/rules/

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Offers Educational Loans to Jewish Students

Deadline: May 15, 2018

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

Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

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

 

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

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: May 31

To download the application: http://www.stmaryaac.org/ministries/WED-Scholarship/application-proc/