The Howard Lapsley Memorial Scholarship Fund for Medical Education (New Jersey)

Scholarship funds are awarded towards tuition and in some cases towards room and board, travel, meals, books and supplies.

Candidates must have attended or been eligible to attend NJ public schools in Union, Somerset or Middlesex counties.    Temporary residence in these counties does not qualify.

Application requirements include a paper application, college grade transcripts, four references (two academic), the Graduate Professional School Financial Aid Service (GPFAS) statement and a 100 word essay about your medical career goals.  If a personal interview with the Board of the Muhlenberg is required, you must attend.

Recipients may reapply for each year of medical school.

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Find the application at

Deadline: May 1 each year.


Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund

Scholarships range from $2,000 to $8,000 to assist women, preferably Jewish, to obtain professional educations.  Source – Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.


Eligibility is limited to women who have a hometown or attend school in the Greater Philadelphia area, including New Jersey and Delaware.

Application requirements – three copies of each document:
1)Ida Foreman Fleisher application, 2)Personal Mission Statement, 3)FAFSA,
4)Recent transcripts and 5)Letter of recommendation (one original and 2 copies).

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Applications are available at