Scholarships in Medical Clinical Sciences (m.s., Ph.d.)

Special Fellowship

Award: $50,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Proposed research project must be related directly to leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.


Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $100,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must hold a D.O., D.V.M., M.D., or Ph.D. Competitive award renewal application after two years.


Sansum Medical Research Institute Student Internship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have completed junior year of undergraduate studies (graduate students also qualify). Must be interested in a career in medicine or the biological sciences. Personal statement, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required. Award is a 10-week summer medical research internship.


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.


Gary W. Chism Memorial Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and major in medical research or business. Applicant must be a student in Ventura County intending to attend an accredited college or university.


Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program

Award: $20,000, Deadline: August 1

Award repays student loans.


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.


Eleanor Tillquist Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a Ventura County resident who is a female, a student at Ventura College, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be interested in a medical related degree and demonstrate financial need and community service.


Doctoral Dissertation Award for Arthritis Health Professionals

Award: $60,000, Deadline: February 6

Preference given to an arthritis-related dissertation project. Applicant must be a member of his or her professional organization. Award is for non-laboratory research and is to be used for a salary stipend or research support. Applications will be available May 1.


ALA Research Training Fellowship

Award: $32,500, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must be an M.D. completing clinical fellowship training in areas relevant to lung disease or a doctoral degree-holder seeking further training as a scientific investigator in a field relevant to the prevention and control of lung disease. Applicant must have completed clinical training and have research experience. Preference is given to minority applicants and applicants interested in tobacco control research.


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.


Glenn/AFAR Breakthrough in Gerontology Awards

Award: $200,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher with a strong record of independent publication beyond the postdoctoral level. The proposed research in the basic biology of aging must be conducted at any type of not-for-profit setting in the United States. Former AFAR Research Grant awardees may apply.


Robert E. Bass Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an adult learner pursuing a medical, nursing, or business degree. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required. Award amount is determined by committee.


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.


Monroe County Medical Professionals Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Monroe County, AR who will pursue a degree in a medical profession.


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.


Cables and Sensors Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: November 15

Applicants should be currently enrolled in degree programs in the fields of Biomedical Engineering, Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare. Students must be a legal residents of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa.