Morgagni Medical Scholarship

The Morgagni Medical Society made a generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which one (1) medical school student scholarship will be awarded. The amount awarded will be $10,000 over 4 years.

The application deadline is Monday, July 31, 2017.

Eligibility: The Morgagni Medical Scholarship is only for incoming first year medical students starting in the fall of 2017. Students need to be of Italian descent (at least 50% Italian).
Process: Students interested in receiving the Morgagni Medical Scholarship must submit an application online and the required supporting documents to the Columbus Citizens Foundation. A committee reviews and evaluates the applications and asks selected applicants to visit the Columbus Citizens Foundation for a mandatory interview.
Approximately one month after interviews, the committee decides which applicant will be
awarded the scholarship. Applicants are notified by email of the committee’s decision.
Website with application: http://www.columbuscitizensfd.org/scholarships/Morgagni-Medical-Scholarship

Instructions
STEP 1: Complete the Morgagni Medical Scholarship Application
STEP 2: Submit all required support documents directly to Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Department (by mail: 8 East 69 Street, New York, NY 10021) by the Monday, July 31, 2017 deadline.
Please note: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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 .

Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship

Guidelines:

Application deadline: Applications accepted annually from January 1 through September 1.  Winners selected and contacted by end of September.

Annual scholarships available: $1,000: One $500 scholarship awarded to a student of some kind of legal college, university or program; AND one $500 scholarship awarded to a student of some kind of medical college, university or program.

The Idea: Jason Waechter loves both the medical profession and the legal profession.  He believes the best of each field have something in common—they solve problems in creative and original ways.  These scholarships embrace this.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

  • Open to any students of any kind of legal or medical college, university or program;
  • No minimum GPA requirement;
  • The primary criteria is creativity in the application;
  • Background of the applicant may be considered.

Application requirements:

Write 150 original words (or more) about any of the following:

    • How the Medical & Legal Community can work more easily together;
    • How to reduce medical mistakes;
    • For medical students only: What lawyers don’t know about medicine, but should;
    • For law students only: What doctors don’t know about law, but should; OR
    • Any other novel topic mixing law and medicine.

In this writing also include (which does not count toward your 150 words):

  • Name & contact information;
  • Your background of not more than 40 words (include school and how far you are along).

The key: Be as absolutely creative and attention-getting as possible. There are no constraints—list ideas, thoughts, a narrative, an essay, whatever. Have fun and be unique with it.

Submit any text electronically to clerk@lawyerforlife.com. Anything else that cannot be submitted electronically (or anything else [creative] you wish to send) can be mailed to:

Waechter Law, 19080 W. Ten Mile Rd, Southfield, MI 48075

Nutshell on how to apply:

Send an email with:

  1. Name & contact information
  2. Your background
  3. Your written submittal

 

Website: http://www.themotorcyclelawyer.com/Scholarship.html

To see scholarship winners from previous years: http://www.birthlaw.com/34.html