Scholarships in Healthcare

Patrick and Judith McHugh Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in a healthcare field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Medical Career Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a resident of Michigan who ranks in the top quarter of their graduating class, is planning to attend a Michigan school, and who is the child, grandchild, or great-grandchild of an American Legion member or of someone eligible to be a member. Selection is based upon academic ability, financial need, degree of interest in the area of study, and three letters of recommendation.

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program

Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be Jewish who was born/raised in the Chicago Metropolitan area or who has one year of employment in the Chicago area prior to entering school. Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year; graduate applicants must be entering an accredited, professional graduate school as a full-time student. Applicant must plan to remain in Chicago after completing school and have the intention to be in a career in the helping professions. Personal interview required.

Vermont Healthcare Human Resources Association Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in healthcare and/or human resources at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding and intends to work in Vermont for a minimum of one year. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Commonwealth of Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program

Award: $20,000, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be accepted as a full-/part-time student in a school of nursing program.

St. David's Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing a healthcare-related degree at a school in Texas.

Taini Mae Kinney Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Caledonia, Essex, or Orleans County, VT who will pursue education or training in a healthcare field. Financial need and community involvement/service must be demonstrated.

Medical Field Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a student pursuing a profession in the medical field who is sponsored by a local American Legion Auxiliary unit.

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.

Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a legal resident of Massachusetts and submit a letter of endorsement from the president of the sponsoring GFWC of Massachusetts club in the community of legal residence, college transcript, personal statement, and a recommendation from the department head of major. SASE required.

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 Lung Health Research Dissertation Grant

Award: $21,000, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must be matriculating in a full-time doctoral program with an academic career focus. 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.

Dennis W. Jahnigen Memorial Award

Award: -, Deadline: December 10

Applicant must be an AGS member who has provided leadership in training students in geriatrics and who has contributed significantly to the progress of geriatric education in health professions schools. Applicant must be nominated and provide a letter of support from colleagues and a curriculum vitae.

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Merck/AGS New Investigator Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 10

Applicant must be a fellows-in-training or a new or junior investigator holding an academic appointment not longer than five years post-fellowship whose reported work must not have been published prior to application date. Applicant must submit a curriculum vitae, research abstract, and three letters of recommendation.

Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be accepted and enrolled in an approved nursing or health care related program. Applicant must reside within the Heartland Foundation service region which includes the following counties in Missouri: Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Platte, Ray, and Worth; in Iowa: Decatur, Fremont, Page, Ringgold, and Taylor; in Kansas: Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, and Nemaha; and in Nebraska: Nemaha and Richardson.

Allen H. and Nydia Meyers Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student residing in a Lenawee County School District who is graduating from a Lenawee County High School. Appliacnt must be planning to attend a school of higher education and major in aeronautics or the sciences/allied fields.

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.

Finck Family Charitable Fund Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or community college student in Ventura County with a 3.0 GPA, who is intending to enroll for a degree in education, health-related studies, or social services at an accredited college, university, or vocational school.

St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 12

Applicant must be pursuing a career in a health care-related profession. Application form, essay, three official letters of recommendation, official scholastic transcript, first page of the Federal Income Tax Form, copy of Proof of United States Citizenship, and a recent photograph are required to be submitted.

The MITIO Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 5; November 5

Applicant must be a high school senior or college student who is bilingual in English and another language (fully fluent in each). Letter of acceptance (or enrollment), application to provide verification of degree field related to healthcare, proof of proficiency in English and another language, and 500-word essay are required. Required essay question: How do I plan to use my bilingual abilities in the healthcare field?

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.

Hokuli`a Foundation Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be a resident of North of South Kona who plans to study in the fields of healthcare, education or social work. Preference given to applicants who demonstrate an emphasis in advancing Native Hawaiian culture.

Jack B. Weinberger Memorial Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who exhibits financial need and will major in the field of health care. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required while in college.

APIASF/United Health Foundation

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 13

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national or legal permanent resident of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity (as defined by the U.S. Census) who will plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field, with intent to work in an under-served community. Applicant must be enrolling in an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year. Preference for students fluent in an Asian or Pacific Islander language, or who reside in or attend college in Texas, Illinois, California, New York, or New Jersey. Minimum 2.7 GPA required.

Brian Conwell Memorial

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Ashland High School who will attend a public or nonprofit college or university.

Helen Bolton Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate from North Medford, South Medford, or St. Mary's (Medford) High School who will attend a public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA required. Preference given to those majoring in a health-care field.