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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Deadline: May 1 each year.


Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund

Foreman Fleisher established this fund in memory of his mother, Ida Fleisher, to help talented women become professionals. The fund provides scholarships for women, preferably Jewish, who wish to pursue a graduate degree.

Eligibility is limited to women who have a hometown or attend school in the Greater Philadelphia area, including New Jersey and Delaware. Grant distributions, which can range from $2,000-$8,000, are administered by a local bank and sent directly to the chosen recipient’s school to be used for tuition only.

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, 2018

Applications are available at: