Roy E. Hayes, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County, Ohio.


Deadline: March 1


1865 North Ridge Road E, Suite A
Lorain, OH 44055

Contact Info:
(440) 277-0142

Application Requirements:

Applicant must be a college student entering or enrolled in medical school. FAFSA, Student Aid Report, and tax returns are required.



Benjamin Cottone Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2018


Sponsored by UNICO National

Contact Info:

Application Requirements:

Applicant must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage. Applicant must be a senior at any public or private college or graduate there of who is commencing graduate studies in the field of medicine or is currently enrolled in an accredited medical school within the United States.


Bartholomew/Brown County Medical Society Medical Education Scholarship

Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County

Deadline: February 16



538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202

Contact Info:
(812) 376-7772

Application Requirements:

Criteria: Residents of Bartholomew or Brown counties in Indiana who are entering medical school as freshmen or who are in medical school as upperclassmen at an American Medical Association-approved medical school located in the United States.

Academic performance and financial need will be considered.



Dr. U. R. Plante Medical Scholarship

Sponsored by: Adirondack Community Trust


Deadline: April 9



P.O. Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Contact Info:
(518) 523-9904

Application Requirements:

Applicant must be a resident of Adirondack Park, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton or St. Lawrence, NY who has been accepted by an accredited medical school.


Christine Balch Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Deadline: March 31, 2018



PO Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115

Contact Info:
(413) 732-2858

Application Requirements:

Applicant must be a resident of Hampden County, MA who will attend medical school.

Complete Applications Include:

  1. A completed and submitted online application
  1. An applicant’s most recent academic transcript
  2. A completed copy of the applicant’s 2018-2019 Student Aid Report

Eleanor B & Henry H. Stroud, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE: March 15, 2018 (applications become available around December)


  • Delaware resident
  • Enrolling in an accredited school of medicine


AWARD: $4,000


Awards will be based on the applicant’s demonstrated commitment to pursuing the highest standards of excellence, ethics and compassion in the medical profession, as well as his/her academic promise and financial need. Special consideration will be given to applicants demonstrating an entrepreneurial and innovative approach to medicine.

Applicants will be ranked by each scholarship committee member on the basis of financial need; demonstrated academic promise; recommendation by a teacher, guidance counselor, or other appropriate party; and an essay. Recipients are eligible to re-apply in successive years for a maximum of four annual awards. The same criteria will be used to determine renewal awards.

QUESTIONS: Kelly Sheridan at or 302.856.4393

EQuality Scholarship


Deadline: February 1, 2018

How to Apply & Eligibility

Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.

Medical Student Scholarships Applicant must be:

  • enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited medical school in California or a California resident attending an accredited medical school elsewhere in the United States;
  • in good academic standing; and
  • not have received an eQuality medical scholarship before.

In 2018, we expect to award three $6,000 scholarships to assist with medical school expenses.


Selection Criteria

The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:

  • Service to the LGBT+ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic achievement

In addition to completing the application, applicants for all scholarships must be available for an interview either by phone or in person. Interviews will be on Sunday, 11 March 2018, and Saturday, 17 March 2018.


I’m a straight ally. May I still apply?
Yes, students of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible for all eQuality Scholarships.

Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
We do not ask for Social Security numbers nor citizenship/residency status. If you meet the residency or school requirements above and are accepted to and attend an accredited post-secondary school, you may apply.