Scholarships in Medical Molecular Biology

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.

Translational Research Grant

Award: $100,000, Deadline: March 1 (preliminary application); March 15 (full application)

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Applicant must be working in a domestic or foreign nonprofit organization, such as a college, hospital, laboratory, etc. Applications from LLS awardees, minority, and women investigators are encouraged. Selection is based upon novel approaches relevant to the treatment of hematopoietic malignancies. Proposals must be conceptually and rationally based upon molecular, cellular, or pharmacologic lab studies.

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.

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.

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.