- Entering 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year medical student in the Fall 2020
- Attended Connecticut public or parochial school for at least 8 years (K-12) and graduated from a Connecticut public or parochial high school
Number of awards: 1-5
Amount of awards: $1,000-2,000
Deadline: February 1, 2020
To access online applications:
- Type org/scholarships into your browser bar
- You’ll be brought to the Hartford Foundation scholarship directory home page
- Type Marino into the search bar
- When the listing for the fund comes up on your screen, click on the name of the fund
- Scroll down and click on “Apply to this scholarship . . .”
- You’ll be brought to the log on page for the online scholarship portal
- Create an account
- Complete the eligibility quiz
- A list of possible scholarship applications will be generated for you
- Click Continue
- Click on the arrow next to each fund name to read the criteria
- Click on the blue Apply box to bring up each application
- You can Copy Previous Answers from one application to another
Deadline: No updated info on website since 2018, but will keep checking!
Applicant Eligibility Requirements
- Medical students who are approaching their third year of medical school
- Proof of U.S. citizenship
- Currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school (and in good academic standing)
- Black/African-American female
- Demonstrated leadership ability
- Commitment to serving medically underserved community
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation established in
1946. The membership consists of nearly 15,000 professional women of color in 285
chapters in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of
extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the
culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African
The Links established the Health and Human Services (HHS) facet in response to the
chronic health disparities that persist in black communities and result in decreased life
expectancy of African Americans and other people of African ancestry. The goal of HHS
is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and
the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education,
health advocacy, and health resources. The Links plays a significant role in providing
crucial community education about health risks.
The Links recognizes that diversifying the physician workforce is one component that
can improve the health of the African-American community. Knowing that the cost of a
medical education is financially challenging, The Links will award five scholarships to
medical students in the amount of $25,000/year for two years (during their 3rd and 4th
year of medical school matriculation).
Please include the following with your application and forward all documents to
1) Demographic Information (see page 2 of application)
2) Current Professional School Transcript
3) Personal Statement (500 – 1,000 words):
Please address how you plan to use your medical degree to support your community
in the near future.
4) Verification of Citizenship:
Acceptable proof of citizenship includes a scanned copy of one of the
• US birth certificate
• Current U.S. passport
• State driver’s license
5) CV or Resume
6) Two Letters of Recommendations (sent directly to The Links, Incorporated at
• One recommendation letter should be sent from a dean, faculty member, or chief
administrative officer from your academic institution (on university letterhead).
• The second recommendation letter should be sent from a community leader or volunteer
supervisor. If a community leader or volunteer supervisor is unavailable, a second letter
from a dean, faculty member or school administrative officer is acceptable.
7) Financial Documents
Student Aid Report (SAR) from the U.S. Department of Education (if you received
federal loans during undergraduate or graduate school)
Financial Aid Summary (see form on page 4)
Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
Deadline: January 10, 2020
Application Portal: https://hfbcscholarships.communityforce.com/Login.aspx
***Application under “Combined Medical School Scholarship Application”
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
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.
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
•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
•Is not required to be a U.S. citizen or resident
The Josiah Macy Jr. Scholarship was established in 2001 by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. This scholarship provides $5,000 to six (6) 2nd or 3rd year minority medical students who demonstrate financial need as well as academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to service. Application currently closed.
*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
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.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Questions: Phone (305) 443-5787