Scholarships in Medicine (m.d.)

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Last Friday in March (early application recommended)

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national enrolled or accepted into an accredited school in the a full-time student.


Student Loan Program for Health, Science, & Mathematics

Award: $8,500, Deadline: February

Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and demonstrate financial need.


Medical School Early Assurance Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must plan to earn an M.D. Applicant must have a strong secondary school academic record and a record of extracurricular activities and leadership.


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.


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.


Fellowship Program

Award: $40,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Applicants are reviewed by the Career Development Program Grant Review Subcommittee. Proposed research projects must be related directly to leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.


A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an enrolled member of a tribe with proof of tribal enrollment or certificate of Indian Blood, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a full-time student, be a member of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (membership information is included with the application), and submit transcript, essay, and letters of recommendation and resume.


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.


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.


Congressional Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

Award: $11,500, Deadline: May 20

Awarded to graduate students or those who received a graduate degree within the previous 18 months with a proven commitment to equity for women; fellowship is for working one academic year as a congressional legislative aide in Washington, DC.


Selected Professions Fellowship (Focus Professions)

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a minority woman who is a graduate professional degree candidate completing her final year of study. Applicant studying medicine may be eligible for support in third year. Applicant a must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


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.


Scholarship Program

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

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree with at least five years of independent research experience and is expected to hold an independent faculty-level or equivalent position. Minority and women investigators are encouraged to apply.


Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has recently graduated or is about to graduate from an institution which is a member of or affiliated with AUCC. Applicants presently studying in the U.S. are not eligible.


M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman, a graduate of an American institution, and be planning a career in medicine, preferably in general practice, not psychiatry.


Young Physician Section Rural Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31; February 1

Applicant must reside in rural areas of Texas and intend to pursue a career in science or medicine. Essay, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation required.


Board of Governors Medical Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, demonstrate financial need, and intend to practice medicine in North Carolina. Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Sarah Perry Wood Medical Fellowship

Award: $60,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley College. Selection is based upon merit and need.


Student Research Fellowship in Liver/Hepatic Research

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 5

Award is for 10-12 weeks of full-time research under the supervision of a preceptor in hepatic physiology or disease.


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.


Scholar in Clinical Research

Award: $110,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Applicant is expected to hold an independent faculty-level position or equivalent for a minimum period of three years, and to have obtained substantial research support from a national agency. Proposed projects must relate to leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.


Ramsay and Elaine O'Neal Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum composite ACT score of 28 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1240) and plan to enter medical or dental school.


Islamic Development Bank Loan Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.


COARE Internship

Award: -, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. The successful intern will participate in a variety of projects, and will have the opportunity to be engaged at all levels of COARE's campaigns. The position is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is designed to provide a wide range of practical, programmatic, and administrative experience relating to environmental and conservation issues of local, regional, national, and global significance. Interested and enthusiastic candidates may also be involved in research and legislation at the forefront of ocean-related policy and governance.


Fresno-Madera Medical Society Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must have been a resident of either Fresno or Madera counties, Calif. for at least one year and be approved for matriculation in a medical school. Award will be sent to the school of matriculation to be administered toward tuition, lab fees, books, and any other valid educational expenses.


Memorial Education Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Specified fields of study change each year. Applicant must be a woman maintaining a legal residence in Massachusetts for at least five years and must be sponsored by the president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts club in her community of legal residence. Applicant must also submit letter of reference, personal letter, and transcript. Interview is required. SASE required.


San Joaquin Medical Society Scholarship Loan

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 1; June 1

Applicant must be a resident of Amador, San Joaquin, or Calaveras Counties, CA. Applicant must be in an approved M.D. or R.N. program.


J. Hugh and Earle W. Fellows Memorial Fund

Award: $120,000, Deadline: Rolling

Applicant must be a permanent resident of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, or Walton County, FL, be of good moral character, and qualified scholastically and intellectually. Ministry majors must be associated with the Episcopal church or a faith whose religious beliefs are not in substantial conflict with the Episcopal church. Recipient must have been accepted by or be successfully pursuing training at an accredited college or university in the appropriate field of study.


Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program

Award: $20,000, Deadline: August 1

Award repays student loans.


Charles Schuler Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduate of a Ventura County high school, be a single parent, and plan to major in nursing, medical or education fields.