“Save a Life” Scholarship

Deadline: October 1st for Fall and May 1st for Spring

The “Save a Life” Scholarship

The “Save a Life” Scholarship of, $1,500, is awarded twice per year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Each $1,500 award will go to a different student, in order to maximize the impact of the scholarship, spread the word of the importance first aid and CPR training, and share more stories from future educators and healthcare professionals.

Scholarship Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Any student currently enrolled in, or applying to enroll within the next academic year, in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or education, at an accredited U.S. university, is eligible to apply.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • We take a broad view of what counts as a “healthcare field,” and that can include students pursuing mental health degrees or occupations, as well as administrative and non-profit programs. Applicants will have the opportunity to make their case for why their chosen field of study can be classified as healthcare or education-focused as part of their essay.
  • If you aren’t selected, that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in your story — we still want to hear from you! Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply in subsequent scholarship rounds. Scholarships will only be awarded one time to each winner. Past winners are not eligible to apply again.
  • Scholarship winner will need to submit a photo copy of government issued state identification card or driver license.

How To Apply:

Qualifying applicants will submit the following information via email to scholarship@onlinecprcertification.net

  • Your name, address, phone number, and email
  • Your scholarship essay of between 750 and 1,000 words, explaining your career aspirations, how you plan to advance healthcare and/or education through your work, and what inspired you to commit yourself to this field. Your scholarship essay can be attached as a Word file, or linked as a Google Doc.
  • Submit your essay before each deadline. Essays received after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Fall Scholarship Deadline – October 1st
    • Spring Scholarship Deadline – May 1st
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript to prove enrollment in a qualifying degree program from accredited US institutions.

 

LasikPlus Scholarship

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 scholarship@lasikplus.com. 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

Websitehttps://www.lasikplus.com/scholarship

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

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

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

Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Last known deadline was May 2018, keep checking back

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

Website: http://globalgenes.org/coxprize/

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:

  • 2019 RARE Compassion Program opens: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • 2019 Request form closes: Friday, March 1, 2019
    • Students are matched on a rolling basis
  • Scholarship submissions due (if eligible): Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Submissions reviewed by committee: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – Friday, June 21, 2019
  • Recipients notified: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • Recipients announced: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • 2019 RARE Patient Advocacy Summit (optional): September 18-20, 2019 

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

 

Hill & Ponton Veterans’ Scholarship

Overview

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.

2019 Scholarships

  • 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)