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 .


Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award

Deadline: June

Please submit your application at least four weeks prior to the date the certificate is needed for graduation/presentation ceremonies.

SAEM is pleased to sponsor the Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award. This award is made available to each medical school to select a senior medical student who has demonstrated excellence in the specialty of emergency medicine.
The student selected from each school will receive:

  • One-year subscription to the SAEM monthly journal, Academic Emergency Medicine
  • One-year subscription to the SAEM Newsletter
  • One-year resident/medical student membership in SAEM (July 1 – June 30)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Emergency Medicine



Each medical school is limited to one recipient each year.


Please complete the award application form (Word) with the name of the selected recipient four weeks prior to the date the certificate is needed for graduation/presentation ceremonies. Be sure to fill in the student’s address and e-mail address on the form, so he or she may receive the subscriptions.
All nominations can be submitted electronically to SAEM at membership@saem.org or faxed to 847-813-5450.

Website: http://www.saem.org/about-saem/saem-awards/medical-student-excellence-award

Dr. Alexandra Greene Medical Student Award

The Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association Medical Student Award has been named in honor of Dr. Alexandra Greene. The award is given to recognize the great talent, hard work, and true compassion embodied by Dr. Greene, and to pass her memory on to students who might carry on her work.

Award Criteria:
The Dr. Alexandra Greene EMRA Medical Student Award recognizes a senior student (3rd or 4th year) who displays a significant dedication to emergency medicine. More importantly, this student goes out of his or her way for patients and colleagues. This student demonstrates compassion and professionalism even when faced with difficult situations and stresses.

Application Process: Single letter of support, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and application form

Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year Medical Student member of EMRA

Selection Criteria: Leadership and service to students.

Award: Plaque and $1000

Sponsor: EMRA

Application Deadline: January 15

Award Date: Spring Meeting

Requirement: None

Website: http://www.emra.org/Content.aspx?id=163

American Academy of Neurology

Medical Student Prize for Excellence

The American Academy of Neurology’s Undergraduate Education Subcommittee (UES) is committed to promoting neurology as a specialty and as a potential career among undergraduate medical students.

Neurology clerkship directors, department chairs (and/or their designees), and neurology residents should evaluate the performance of all graduating medical students in the clinical neurology clerkship and choose one student from each medical school as recipient. The award winner must have outstanding evaluations and recommendations from faculty and residents and show the most promise for a career in neurology.

To be nominated, please provide the nominating letter for the medical student online before March 6, 2015. After nominations have been submitted and the recipients are identified, the AAN will send recipients a W-9 or 8-BEN Tax Form for Canadian citizens for their completion.

Incomplete applications and applications received after March 4 will not be considered. Please direct questions to Cheryl Alementi at (612) 928-6073. http://tools.aan.com/science/awards/?fuseaction=home.info&id=59

Nomination Deadline: February 24, 2017

Please direct questions to  Lucy Persaud at lpersaud@aan.com or (612) 928-6107.

Worcester (MA) District Medical Society

Scholarships available to legal residents of central Massachusetts at the time of applying to medical school or in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years of attending an accredited medical or osteopathic school.

Candidates must submit a completed application, a current transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay on your reason(s) for selecting a career in medicine and why you are deserving of this award.

Deadline: July 28, 2017

For the list of eligible cities and towns in central Massachusetts and the online application visit http://www.wdms.org/scholarship_fund.htm.

Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Fellowship opportunity:

This foundations offers a year of research in a wide variety of cardiovascular fields at a medical school other than the one in which the medical student is enrolled, although exceptions are made.

Second- and third-year medical students are encouraged to apply, and fourth-years who have negotiated a graduation deferment may apply. Applicants who are not US citizens must maintain an appropriate visa.   MD/PHD students are not eligible.  Prior research experience is not required.

Fellowship awardees receive the following benefits:

  • $32,000 annual stipend
  • Allowances up to $8,000 for travel support to select a Preceptor and Fellowship laboratory and attend the Sarnoff Annual Scientific Meeting and American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, moving expenses, health insurance and funds for travel to present a paper at two national conferences

Application requirements include a completed application form, a three-page essay, a one-page personal statement, a medical school transcript, three letters of recommendation and any other materials that would enhance the application package.

Deadline: January 11, 2017

For further information visit : http://www.sarnofffoundation.org/?page=Fellowship_Info

For more information, contact:

Dana Boyd, Executive Director
Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation
731 Walker Road, Suite G-2
Great Falls, VA 22066

Phone: 703-759-7600
E-mail: dboyd@SarnoffFoundation.org


The Pisacano Scholars Leadership Program

Dr. Nicholas J. Pisacano established this foundation to provide educational programs, leadership training and funding for medical students committed to family medicine.

The maximum scholarship award is $28,000, which will be distributed during the fourth year of medical school and three years of residency.

Financial need is not a consideration.

Applicants must be (1)entering their fourth year in the fall of the calendar year (2)at a U.S. medical school (3)with family medicine as their specialty.

Application requirements include the application form, three letters of recommendation (SOM Dean, a Primary Care faculty member and a family physician not connected to your SOM), transcripts (undergrad, grad, SOM), copies of your MCAT and USMLE scores and an essay explaining your personal goals.

Deadline: March 1, 2017

For more information and an application http://www.pisacano.org/.