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, 2017
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

KaplunMarx Scholarship

The Attorney’s at KaplunMarx sponsor the annual KaplunMarx Scholarship of $1,000. To qualify for the KaplunMarx Scholarship you must be an aspiring or current college student and you must produce an essay on the topic below.

The 2016 Essay Title:

The application process requires applicants to write and submit an essay of approximately 500 – 1000 words on the following topic:

What law would you change or introduce to make the USA a safer place to live?

This topic gives applicants a wide range of scope, subject, and direction and we hope to see lots of opinion, reasoning, and passion!

Application Process:

  • Essays must address the essay topic:

           What law would you change or introduce to make the USA a safer place to live?

  • Essays must be received by May 1st, 2016
  • Applicants must include: Full name, date of birth, home address, email address, contact phone numbers, current school attended and (intended) course of study.
  • After the application period has closed, we will review all submissions and decide on a winner by June 1st, 2016

For more information: http://www.kaplunmarx.com/the-kaplunmarx-attorneys-at-law-college-student-scholarship/

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

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/