NMA Emerging Scholars Awards

Established in 2004, this award provides $5,000 to two (2) African American, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year medical students (for the 2020-2021 Academic Year) who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership, financial need and potential for distinguished contributions to medicine. These awards are the highest honors presented to students by the National Medical Association. The two award recipients are required to attend, and will be presented with the scholarship at the Virtual 2020 NMA 118th Convention Scientific Assembly. The registration fee to attend the conference will be waived for each student Scholar.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on June 15, 2020.

To start your application, you must first complete the eligibility form by clicking here.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

NMF Don Levin Trust Scholarship

Established in 2019, this scholarship provides a $10,000 award to one (1) rising 1st year medical student matriculated in a US accredited medical (MD/DO) school who has Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approval. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to working with underserved populations.

Application currently closed.

Website: https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0cmX7VEpDq1f5Y0A_A-hRUy7C8uhz0r8pTjUbQbcAc4oQ8M8Jni3ShoTA

AAMC Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship

Association of American Medical Colleges Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship. Established in 2019 by the AAMC Board of Directors, this scholarship honors the exemplary leadership of Dr. Darrell G. Kirch and recognizes his deep commitment to creating a diverse workforce of healthcare professionals.

Administered through National Medical Fellowships (NMF), this $10,000 Scholarship will be awarded to eight (8) 1st year underrepresented minority medical students (for the 2019-2020 academic year), who are enrolled at an LCME-accredited US, MD-granting medical school.

The selected students must demonstrate both community service and leadership and will be eligible to renew the Scholarship for each of their additional three years of medical school (i.e., 4 years of funding), provided that they remain in good academic standing and meet renewal criteria. The scholarship funds should be used for tuition fees and/or living expenses.

The Scholarship recipients will be required to attend the Nickens Awards session at the AAMC’s Learn Serve Lead (LSL).  Conference registration fees will be waived and AAMC will cover up to two (2) nights of lodging for each Scholar.

Website says: “PLEASE NOTE: We will not be accepting any new applications for this Scholarship until 2023. “

Website: https://nmf.fluidreview.com.

Women in Medicine – LGBTQ Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2020

Women in Medicine (WIM) will present two, $5,000 LGBTQ Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in in their first, second or third year of allopathic, osteopathic, or naturopathic medical schools in the United States or Canada in 2020. The scholarships will be presented at the WIM annual meeting, which will be held in Suquamish, Washington April 30 through May 3, 2020 with the expectation that the medical student must attend the conference, it’s sessions, and be present to receive their awards. Applicants should be in good academic standing, and have actively contributed/demonstrated leadership for the LGBTQ community.

The application and all required letters are due January 15, 2020

Websitehttp://womeninmedicine.org/leadership-scholarships/ 

Please make sure to DOWNLOAD the form to your computer prior to emailing.

 

Bartholomew/Brown County Medical Society Medical Education Scholarship

Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County

Deadline:  January 10, 2020

Website: https://www.heritagefundbc.org/scholarships/

Application Portal: https://hfbcscholarships.communityforce.com/Login.aspx

***Application under “Combined Medical School Scholarship Application”

Location:

538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202

Contact Info:

info@heritagefundbc.org
(812) 376-7772

Application Requirements:

Criteria: Residents of Bartholomew or Brown counties in Indiana who are entering medical school as freshmen or who are in medical school as upperclassmen at an American Medical Association-approved medical school located in the United States.

Academic performance and financial need will be considered.

 

 

Morgagni Medical Scholarship

The Morgagni Medical Society made its fourth annual generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which one (1) medical school student scholarship will be awarded.  The amount awarded will be $10,000 over 4 years ($2,500 per year). 

Eligibility: The Morgagni Medical Scholarship is only for incoming first year medical students starting in the fall of 2020. Students need to have an overall college GPA of at least 3.5, and be of Italian descent (at least 50% Italian).

Process: Students interested in receiving the Morgagni Medical Scholarship must submit an application online and the required supporting documents to the Columbus Citizens Foundation. A committee reviews and evaluates the applications and asks selected applicants to visit the Columbus Citizens Foundation for a mandatory interview.

Approximately one month after interviews, the committee decides which applicant will be awarded the scholarship. Applicants are notified by email of the committee’s decision.

How To Apply

The scholarship application process is now open. Please read all instructions before applying. The application deadline is June 1, 2020.

Instructions:

STEP 1: Complete the Morgagni Medical Scholarship Application below.

STEP 2: Submit all required supporting documents directly to Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Department (by mail: 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021) by the June 1, 2020 deadline.

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Website: https://www.columbuscitizensfd.org/scholarships/Morgagni-Medical-Scholarship

American Brain Tumor Association Summer Fellowship

Medical Student Summer Fellowship Program 

Medical Student Summer Fellowships are $3,000 grants awarded to medical students wishing to spend a summer conducting brain tumor research with esteemed scientist mentors. The intent of this program is to motivate talented medical students to pursue a career in neuro-oncology research. The ABTA Grant Application Portal opens in early November with an application due date of mid to late January.
DEADLINE: January 9, 2020

Applicant/PI(Fellow)
•Must be currently enrolled in the first, second or third year of medical school
•Must conduct the proposed research and training at the Mentor’s institution
•Must not have previously been a fellow on an ABTA Medical Student Summer
Fellowship
•Is not required to be a U.S. citizen or resident
For more information and application: https://www.abta.org/medical-student-summer-fellowships/

GE-National Medical Fellowship Primary Care Leadership Program

For six weeks, PCLP Scholars actively engage with a CHC Site Partner and PCLP mentors in leadership training, team-based project activities, and healthcare service delivery.

PCLP Scholar candidates must meet the following eligibility:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approval letter
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited medical school or graduate-level nursing or physician assistant program located in the U.S.
  • Identification as an underrepresented minority student* in healthcare and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged student
  • Demonstrated leadership early in career
  • Commitment to serving medically underserved communities

*NMF designates the following racial/ethnic groups as underrepresented minorities: African American, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American (including American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian), Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only), and Pacific Islander.

PCLP Scholars will be placed at one of their partner community health centers during the summer to participate in a summer service-learning opportunity focused on developing leadership skills.

Scholars each receive a $5,000 scholarship stipend that is expected to cover travel, living, and lodging expenses during the service-learning experience period.

Please read below for more information, and contact us with any questions or concerns at pclpinfo@nmfonline.org.

Early Decision applications are due December 15, 2019.

General applications are due January 17, 2020.

For additional information about the NMF Primary Care Leadership Program, please visit https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/service-learning-programs/nmf-primary-care-leadership-program/

 

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.

For questions and more information, please email  coxprogram@globalgenes.org.

 

Thomas Brown McClelland Scholarship

Awards range from $2,000-$5,000. Medical school students who graduated from a high school in Miami-Dade County are encouraged to apply.  The high school can be public or private.

The students can be recently accepted and starting their first year, or they can be beginning their second or third year.

Candidates can apply all three years of medical school regardless of whether they have been awarded previously.

Info: https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000007437/en-us/files/homepage/2020-21-tbm-info/TBM-Info-2020-2021.pdf

Instructions: https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000007437/en-us/files/homepage/2020-21-tbm-instructions/TBM-Instructions-2020-2021.pdf

Application: https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000007437/en-us/files/homepage/2020-21-tbm-application/TBM-Application-20-21-FILL-IN.pdf

Deadline: January 15, 2020

Questions: Phone (305) 443-5787