ACLS Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Who can apply: Open to students currently enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school


Submit a video

  • 1. Post a video creatively responding to the following prompt:
    • How would you improve mental health awareness? ie: a system you would change, a service/program that would be helpful
  • Videos should be 30 – 45 sencond in length
  • Upload the video to YouTube and submit the link with your application
    • Each video should include a brief description with a link to and the hashtag #mentalhealthscholarship
    • Each video must be original
  • Share the scholarship page on Facebook with the hashtag #mentalhealthscholarship
  • Complete the application including the student survey

*Open to students currently enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school

*Student must be a legal resident of and currently living in the United States

*Winner is not based on financial need

*Relatives of employees and employees of ACLS Certification Institute and its affiliates are ineligible

*Applicant must complete all steps of the application process to be considered

*Read complete contest information before applying. Please read all requirements carefully.

Award amount: $2,500

Deadline: November 30, 2017



Hill & Ponton Veterans’ Scholarship

Hill & Ponton Law Firm has created a scholarship for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

The firm awards:

  • Four $1,000 scholarships
  • Two scholarships will be awarded in the fall, two in the spring
  • Application Deadlines: May 1st and November 1st
  • Awards will be announced June 15th and December 15th

Visit for more information and to apply:

Deadlines: May 1 & November 1

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Thirty grants of $20,000 plus $16,000 for tuition are offered for graduate study in the US for one or two years for students who are Med 1 and Med 2.


One of the following must be true as of the application deadline:

  • Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens.
  • Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents.
  • Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card.
  • Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption.
  • DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Note: For all of the above, it must be true that both of your parents were born outside of the United States as non-US citizens, and were not eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births.

The application includes the following sections:

  1. A confirmation of your eligibility – “New American” documents showing status
  2. Your personal and contact information
  3. Your higher-education history
  4. The graduate program[s] for which you seek support
  5. Required submissions:
    1. Resume
    2. Two essays
    3. Transcripts
    4. Scores of standardized tests already taken
    5. Recommendations (3 required, up to 5 accepted)
  6. Optional exhibits

You must not have reached or passed your 31st birthday as of November 1, 2018.

Eligibility requirements for the 2019 Fellowship will be available in April of 2018. 

Deadline: each year November 1.

For further information visit

National Institutes of Health

The program also offers tax offsets and the possibility of renewing the program after two years.

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the US with doctoral-level degrees willing to devote 20 or more hours per week to research.

Deadlines in the chart below:


For more information visit or call 866-849-4047.

Application Instruction Guide:



Leopold Schepp Foundation


The Leopold Schepp Foundation

The Leopold Schepp Foundation awards educational scholarships to full time undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a combination of fine character, academic excellence, financial need, compassion, a commitment to volunteerism and whose goal will benefit mankind.

Mr. Schepp’s purpose in establishing the Leopold Schepp Foundation was to encourage the very best impulses in a young student’s life and to help in a substantial way those who wish to make the most of their opportunities. We encourage you to read about our scholars in our publication Schepp Connections and think you will agree that they are great examples of citizens who are pursuing careers aimed at improving the human condition.

Eligibility Guidelines

1. Graduates must be under 40 years of age at the time of application.

2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale and must enroll full-time in a four year bachelor degree or approved graduate program.


5. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

6. Scholars who are requesting aid for a second degree at the same level for which a degree has already been awarded are not eligible to apply, for example, a second Bachelor’s Degree or second Master’s Degree.

7. Due to limited funding, the number of applications given to students enrolled in graduate study at medical, law or business school is limited.

8. A personal interview in New York City is required of all applicants. Travel expenses are not reimbursed.

9. Students who have previously applied for a Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship and who were denied an award are not eligible to reapply.


To download the form to request an application visit:

Application Deadline

There is not a specific deadline for submitting a Request for an Application. The cutoff is automatically imposed when a sufficient number of requests have been received. The Foundation is accepting requests for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Renewal applications for the 2018-19 year will be sent directly to returning scholars in November 2017.


Applicants will be notified of the Scholarship Committee’s decisions in early May. Awards are granted for one year only. However, those scholars who demonstrate their ability and continued financial need may reapply for renewal.

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowships

One year of full-time clinical research is supported with a stipend, free health insurance, financial support to attend a year-end meeting and funds for supplementary research and training.

Applicants must have completed two or more years of medical school in good academic standing by July 1 (when all research programs begin) and may apply to one or more of the 12 schools participating in the clinical research program.

Participating Institutions

ICRF is administered through six U.S. medical schools with established programs in global health research. Each school is responsible for overseeing the selection of applicants and providing the mentored research experience. Each institution offers three fellowships per year.

Fellowship Details

Students participating in the ICRF program will take a year out from medical school to conduct clinical research abroad under the direction of a mentor working in global health, as well as complete related coursework. Fellows receive a stipend, health insurance and financial support to attend a year-end meeting as well as supplementary funds for research and training.

Students must be matriculated at a U.S.-based medical school to be eligible for the ICRF.

NOTE: Students do not need to be matriculated at one of the six schools administering the program to be eligible to apply.

Applications become available in November
January 9, 2018

For details visit

ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program

American Society of Hematology  — Minority Medical Student Award Program

The ASH’s Minority Medical Student Award Program offers 8 to 12 week summer research experiences in the study of hematology.

Minorities include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, Blacks or African Americans, and Hispanics or Latinos.

Participants receive the following:

  • A $5,000 stipend to support their summer research experience
  • A $1,000 travel allowance to attend the ASH annual meeting
  • $1,000 after the ASH annual meeting for presenting their research at the Promoting Minorities in Hematology event
  • Complimentary subscriptions during medical school and residency to Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, and The Hematologist, the Society’s newsletter
  • The guidance of a research mentor and a career-development mentor

Application requirements include a completed form, a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation.


Application and Request a Mentor Form Available August 1, 2017
Request a Mentor Deadline November 15, 2017
Application Deadline January 15, 2018
Award Notification Early March 2018


For further information visit, or telephone 202-776-0544 or email