Scholarships in Health Sciences And Services

College Scholarship Competition

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 1

Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent County, Mich., have a minimum 3.4 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Graduate Research Grant- Master

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a member of NSCA and be studying in the field of strength and conditioning.

Edna Wirt Woods & Ruth Nagel Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a Ventura County resident who is a female graduating from high school in the city of Ventura, has a minimum 3.3 GPA and demonstrates financial need.

Lee C. Howley Sr. Prize for Arthritis Scientific Research

Award: $10,000, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and demonstrate research experience. M.D.s are not eligible. Award is not for laboratory research. Competitive award renewal application after two years.

ALA Research Grant

Award: $25,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be at the instructor or assistant professor level at a U.S. institution and have at least two years of research training. Award is to support new investigators in areas relevant to the conquest of lung disease and the promotion of lung health. Preference is given to minority applicants and applicants interested in tobacco control research.

Chancellor's Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, with a minimum 92 admission average including six OACs or equivalent, and must meet extracurricular or community excellence criteria. Award is in Canadian dollars.

437 Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 28

Applicant must prove Native American background.

Home for Aged Women Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman, be pursuing an associate degree, be studious, and demonstrate financial need. FAFSA is required.

William and Patricia Richards Health Career Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Scioto County, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be pursuing an associate degree.

Pensacola Charity Volunteers Bea Grow Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is pursuing a degree program. Financial need is required.

Marcelle Dodson Estes Scholarship

Award: $1,100, Deadline: None

Preference is given to nursing major.

Elizabeth Rose Hayes Scholarship

Award: $15,170, Deadline: January 15

Applicant should rank in top two-tenths of class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT I score of 1050), and have leadership ability. Selection is based upon academic qualifications. Financial need is considered.

Claude S. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant should rank in top 5% of class, have a composite ACT score of 28-36 (combined SAT I score of 1150-1400), and have leadership ability. Selection is based upon academic qualifications.

ALA Clinical Research Grant

Award: $25,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must hold a faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level and have completed at least two years of research training. Award is to support new investigators working on clinical problems relevant to lung disease. Preference is given to minority applicants and applicants interested in tobacco control research.

ALA Career Investigator Award

Award: $35,000, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must hold a junior faculty position, be making the transition from junior to mid-level faculty status, have less than nine years of faculty experience, and be working in a field relevant to the conquest of lung disease and the promotion of lung health. Preference is given to minority applicants and applicants interested in tobacco control research.

ALA Dalsemer Research Scholar Award

Award: $25,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a physician who has completed graduate training in pulmonary disease and is beginning a faculty track in a school of medicine. Award is to support research in interstitial lung disease. Preference is given to minority applicants and applicants interested in tobacco control research.

Tyler William Orr Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Foundation of Research & Education in Health Information Management Merit Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 24 (spring); October 30 (fall)

Applicant must be attending a CAAHEP accredited school and submit transcripts and three letters of reference. Selection based on academic achievement.

Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Heart Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, attending an institution in Minnesota, and working in a medically related curriculum with potential application to patients with disease of the heart and blood vessel system.

Damon Runyon Fellowship Award

Award: $60,000, Deadline: March 15; August 15

Applicant must have completed one or more of the following degrees or its equivalent: M.D., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.D.S., or D.V.M. Applicant must be working on cancer research.

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 Professions Preparatory Compensatory Preprofessional 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 general education program prerequisite to a health professions program.

Health Professions 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, and be accepted or enrolled at least part time in a degree program at a health professions-related school.

River Valley Health Systems Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Scioto County, Ohio, and demonstrate financial need. FAFSA is required.

Health Science and Policy Council of Majors Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Award: $1,365, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota and currently attending a Minnesota institution. Award is for an internship in the lab of a heart researcher.

Graduate and Professional Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Maryland resident who demonstrates financial need. Applicant must be degree-seeking, either full-time or part-time and attend one of the eligible institutions.

Chiyoko & Thomas Shimazaki Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a member of JACL and must be planning a career in the medical field. Selection is based upon personal statement, letters of recommendation, transcripts, work experience, and community involvement.

Kahler/Vickers/Raup/Emma Wettstein Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a woman and be a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.