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 .

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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 December with an application due date of mid to late January.
DEADLINE: The ABTA Grant Application Portal is accepting Medical Student Summer Fellowship Program applications from December 6, 2017 to January 24, 2018.

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: http://www.abta.org/brain-tumor-research/research-grants/

GE-National Medical Fellowship Primary Care Leadership Program

The GE-National Medical Fellowship Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) Application is now available!

PCLP candidates are students from underrepresented minority groups and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Applicants must be 1st or 2nd year medical students.

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.

Each Scholar receives a $5,000 scholarship stipend, which is expected to cover travel, living, and lodging expenses incurred during program participation.

Applications due January 31, 2018

For more information and application: https://www.nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/service-learning-programs/nmf-primary-care-leadership-program/

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact scholarships@nmfonline.org; for the Primary Care Leadership Program, contact pclpinfo@nmfonline.org.

NMF – Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship is awarded to four 2nd and 3rd year underrepresented minority students with financial need as recognition of their academic achievement and potential.

General Eligibility:
*US citizen
*Attends an accredited medical school
*Underrepresented minority student
* Has demonstrated leadership ability
*Committed to serving medically under-served communities

For more information and to apply: http://www.nmfonline.org/progra…/general-scholarships-awards

Contact them for more information: scholarships@nmfonline.org

Deadline: September each year

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/

Ruth G. White Scholarship Fund

For California women studying in the broad field of medicine and having completed her first year of graduate study in the field of medicine.

Selection based upon: Integrity of character, scholastic ability, school/community activities and financial need.

Award amount and number of awards varies annually.

Request an application in Fall of the year (beginning September 1 and no later than January 10).

Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2018

  • Request an application in Fall of the year (beginning September 1 and no later than January 10).
  • Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 1.

For information, guidelines, and application: http://www.peocalifornia.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/tbm-info-2018/TBM-Info-2018.pdf

Letter of requirements: https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000007437/en-us/files/homepage/tbm-letter-2018/TBM-Letter-2018.pdf

Application:  https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000007437/en-us/files/homepage/tbm-application-2018/TBM-Application-2018.pdf

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Applications can be submitted by mail to:
Rotary Club Of Miami
1444 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 208-26
Miami, FL 33132

Phone (305) 443-5787

Rotary Office email: TBMTrust@outlook.com