Scholarships in Health And Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be an U.S. citizen, under 31 years of age as of December 30 in year of graduation and commission, and be in good academic standing. Recommendation from immediate commander, financial statement showing resources adequate to pay collegian living expenses, admittance to a school offering Air Force ROTC and the academic major of scholarship, and have at least two remaining years of college are required.

Health Professions Preparatory Pregraduate Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe, be a high school graduate or equivalent in good standing at current educational institution, have the capacity to complete a health professions course of study, and be accepted or enrolled in a health professions pre-graduate baccalaureate degree program.

S. Evelyn Lewis Memorial Scholarship in Medical Health Sciences

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman enrolled full-time and must submit three letters of recommendation, transcript, 150-word essay, and proof of enrollment.

Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Cora Aguda Manayan Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be majoring in a health-related field and be of Filipino ancestry. Preference may be given to applicants studying in Hawaii.

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in a health-related field (excluding sports medicine, psychology unless clinical, or social work) at a college or university in the U.S. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Kimberly Olson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Jefferson County high school who will enroll at least half time in a healthcare or medical-related field. FAFSA required.

Critical Care Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be California residents pursuing a degree in healthcare/nursing. Students are required to submit an essay on the designated topic found on the website. After applicants are narrowed down, the essays will then need to be shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or other social networking page and receive votes. Contest runs quarterly.

AvaCare Mdical Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Students must be studying or planning on studying a medicine related field. Students must be at least a high school senior. AvaCare Medical offers an annual scholarship for an inspiring act of kindness. Selection is based on judge scores as well as public votes. Submission may be in the form of a blog post, an image or a short video clip. Finalists are selected based on content, creativity and quality of work.