External Scholarships

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)
Provider: American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)Application Deadline: July 1st and December 1st

Award Amount: $1,000

Contact Information:
Email: awards@amwa-student.org 
Website: http://www.amwa-doc.org

Application: Visit website for application.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Female
  • Have financial need
  • Enrolled in medical school
  • AMWA member (apply online)
  • Have embodiment of the goals of AMWA
AMA Foundation
Provider: AMA Foundation

Application Deadline: June 15

Award Amount: $5,000

Contact Information:
Dina Lindenberg, program officer
AMA Foundation
515 North State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Telephone: (312) 464-4193
Fax: (312) 464-4142
Email: dina.lindenberg@ama-assn.org
Website: www.ama-assn.org

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled medical student
  • Graduated from a high school in Southeast Alaska
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • High academic records/honors
Chinese American Medical Society
Provider: Chinese American Medical Society

Application Deadline: April 30

Award Amount: TBD

Contact Information:
Jerry Huo, M.D. Chairman
CAMS Scholarship Committee
41 Elizabeth Street, Suite 403
New York, NY 10013
Telephone:(312) 464-4743
Email: jhuo@camsociety.org 
Website: http://www.camsociety.org/scholarshipprogram.html

Download Application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be first, second, or third year medical or dental student at a U.S. medical or dental school.
  • Two slots will be for students who show merits and also financial hardship.
Chinese American Physicians Society
Provider: Chinese American Physicians Society

Application Deadline: March 1

Award Amount: $2,000

Contact Information:
Lawrence M. Ng, M.D., Chair
Chinese American Physicians Society
345 Ninth Street, Suite 204
Oakland, CA 94607
Fax: (510) 839-0988
Email: awards@caps-ca.org
Website: http://www.caps-ca.org

Download Application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The CAPS Scholarships are open to all medical students in need of financial aid regardless of their hometown, sex, race or color. The applicants are judged according to their academic achievements, financial needs, community service records and essays. Special credit is also given to those who are willing to serve the Chinese communities after their graduation.
Dr. Arthur J. and Helen M. Horvart Foundation Scholarship Fund
Provider: The Center for Scholarship Administration

Application Deadline: April 15

Award Amount: N/A

Contact Information:
Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc
Wells Fargo Accounts
4320-G Wade Hampton Boulevard
Taylors, SC 29687
Tel: (866) 608-0001
E-mail: sallyking@bellsouth.net
Website: https://www.csascholars.org/horvat/

Eligibility Requirements: This trust fund was established to provide scholarships for science students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. is the scholarship award facilitator of the scholarship fund.

  • Applicants must be high school seniors, current college students, graduate students, or professional students.
  • Applicants must have resided in Duryea or within certain surrounding areas specified under the Horvat Foundation rules for at least one year prior to graduating high school
  • Applicants must be science students. By science students, it is meant a field of study in chemistry, physics, biology, the life sciences, or some other related major leading to a career in the medical or health profession.

Please refer to the website for additional eligibility requirements

Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program

Scholarship Award

  • Two scholarships in a year (one for Spring Semester and one in Fall Semester), and each will be awarded $1,000.

How to Apply

  • Fill out the scholarship application formhttp://www.creative-biolabs.com/scholarship-program.html
  • Submit a written assay of at least 500 words, introducing yourself and telling us your views on a specific topic in the science field, as well as the reason why you apply for the scholarship.
  • Aside from the essay, candidates also need to submit a transcript of records (unofficial or official).


  • Applicants must major in a science related field
  • Open worldwide 
  • Candidates must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university
  • All eligible candidates must reach a cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA).

Application Deadline & Notification

  • Deadline for this application is October 21, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. MST.
  • The winner will be announced on October 28, 2016.

Contact Information

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
Provider: Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: Year around

Award Amount: 100% tuition covered and $2,060 stipend per month for up to 4 years.

Website: Get more detailed information Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be accepted to or enrolled in school of medicine
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be physically qualified for commission as a Navy Officer
  • Service obligations are: 45 days of active duty in Navy clerkship, attend ODS, one year of active duty in a non-training status for each year of scholarship participation with a minimum of 3 years on active duty
Hispanic General Scholarship for Graduates
Provider: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: December 15

Award Amount: $5,000

Contact Information:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105

Telephone: 1-877-HSF-INFO
Website: www.hsf.net

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be of Hispanic heritage
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the current academic year
  • Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree
HSF & HACEMOS Scholarship
Provider: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: March 3

Award Amount: $1,500 to $2,500

Contact Information:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105

Telephone: 1-877-HSP-INFO
E-mail: scholar1@hsf.net 
Website: www.hsf.net

Eligibility Requirements: The HSF/HACEMOS Scholarship Program is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage and dependents of HACEMOS members obtain a college degree.

  • Be of Hispanic heritage or a HACEMOS Dependent.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent residentcard or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam.
  • Must have a permanent address in one of the following city/metro areas: Connecticut (entire state), New Jersey (entire state), North Carolina (entire state), New York, NY, Washington, D.C., Chicago, IL (Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will), Atlanta, GA, Orlando/Tampa, FL, South Florida (includes Miami, FT. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Coral Gables, Sweetwater, Coral Springs, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines) , Austin, TX , Dallas/Plano/Irving, TX , Houston, TX , Fort Worth/Arlington, TX , Lubbock, TX , Kansas City, MO , Oklahoma City, OK (Oklahoma, Cleveland counties) , St. Louis, MO , Fresno, CA , Los Angeles, CA , Orange County, CA (Anaheim, Santa Ana, Tustin, Orange, Fullerton, Irvine, Buena Park) , Sacramento, CA , San Diego, CA (San Diego including North and South) , San Ramon, CA (San Ramon, San Francisco Bay Area) , Nashville, TN , Minneapolis, MN , Joplin, MO.

Please refer to HSF website for additional eligibility requirements.

HSF General College Scholarships
Provider: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: December 15

Award Amount: $1,000 to $5,000

Contact Information:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105

Telephone: 1-877-HSP-INFO
E-mail: scholar1@hsf.net 
Website: www.hsf.net/innercontent.aspx?id=424

Eligibility Requirements: HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.

Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to: Graduating High School Seniors, Community College Students, Community College, Transfer Students, Undergraduate Students, and Graduate Students.

  • Be of Hispanic heritage.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent residentcard or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam.
  • Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please refer to HSF website for additional eligibility requirements.

HSF Inspiring Women Award
Provider: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: April 15

Award Amount: $15,000

Contact Information:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105

Telephone: 1-877-HSP-INFO
E-mail: scholar1@hsf.net 
Website: www.hsf.net/innercontent.aspx?id=424Eligibility Requirements:The Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Bacardi Gold have partnered to provide financial resources to an outstanding female Latino student.

  • Be of Hispanic heritage
  • Must be a female student
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent residentcard or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam.

Please refer to HSF website for additional eligibility requirements.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Essay submissions open: Mar. 2, 2015
Essay submissions close: Mar. 23, 2015
Find out more: http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/

Amount: Spring

  • $2,500 – First Prize
  • $1,250 – Second Prize
  • $750 – Third Prize
  • $500 – Fourth Prize


  • $2,500 – First Prize
  • $1,250 – Second Prize
  • $750 – Third Prize
  • $500 – Fourth Prize

Eligibility: The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA) Scholarships

Provider: Japanese Medical Society of America

Application Deadline: December 31

Award Amount: $2,500 to $20,000

Contact Information:
100 Park Avenue, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10017

Telephone: (212) 351-5038
Fax: (212) 351-5047
Website: www.jmsa.org

Eligibility Requirements: There are several scholarships available: Nishioka-JMSA scholarship, Honjo-JMSA scholarship, Mitsui USA-JMSA scholarship, Toyota Motor North America-JMSA scholarship, and Nippon Life-JMSA scholarship.

Recipients can be students with non-Japanese background, but are willing to contribute to the Japenese society’s activity. Application is done online and should include an essay describing a project and how it will help medical communities in US and Japan.

  • Demonstrate academic excellence
  • Show a strong interest in JMSA and achieving its goals
  • Propose a clear, achievable project that will benefit the JMSA and the Japanese community.
Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provider: Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: February 15

Award Amount: Up to $10,000

Contact Information:
Women Physicians Congress
American Medical Association
515 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Telephone: (312) 464-4743
Email: wpc@ama-ass.org 
Website: http://www.ama-assn.org

Download Brochure

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Physicians, medical students, other health professionals, or individuals working or doing graduate work in an applicable profession such as public health, sociology, psychology, etc.
  • Seeks innovative research proposals focusing on professional work/practice issues that affect women physicians.
  • Working alone or collaboratively on a specific research project.
  • Must also submit corresponding budget with proposal.
Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program
Provider: Blinded Veterans Association

Application Deadline: April

Award Amount: $20,000

Contact Information:
Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship
Blinded Veterans Association
477 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2694

Website: http://www.bva.org/services.html 

Download Application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Dependent children and spouses of blinded veterans.
Medical Student Summer Fellowship Program
Provider: Memorial Solan-Kettering Cancer Center

Application Deadline: January 21 (Online application will be available in December. Please visit website.)

Award Amount: $5,500 Stipend

Contact Information:
Office of Graduate Medical Education, Box 187
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Telephone: (212) 639-3359
Fax: (212) 717-3775
Email: sumstudent@mskcc.org
Website: http://www.mskcc.org/summerfellowships

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 8-week research program which seeks to encourage interest in oncology and translational biomedical research and to promote future careers in these fields.
  • Students who have completed their first or second year in an accredited allopathic or osteopathic US medical school are eligible for the program.
Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS) Scholarship
Provider: The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

Application Deadline: September 30

Award Amount: $1,000

Contact Information:
777 East Park Drive, P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg,PA 17105-8820

Tel: (717) 558-7854
Fax: (717) 558-7818
E-mail: studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
Website: http://www.foundationpamedsoc.org/SFS/Scholarships/Montgomery.aspx

Eligibility Requirements:
For more than 50 years, The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society has proudly served as the 501(c)(3) philanthropic affiliate of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Foundation contributors can fulfill their charitable interests in the medical community by contributing to three core programs.

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society sustains the future of medicine in Pennsylvania by providing programs that support medical education, physician health, and excellence in practice. This scholarship is made possible by contributions from Montgomery County Medical Society and physicians.

  • Applicant must be a resident of Montgomery County in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.
  • Applicant must be enrolled full time in an accredited United States medical school.
  • Applicant must be enrolled or entering his/her first year of medical school.
National Health Service Corp (NHSC) Scholarship
Provider: National Health Services Corp (NHSC)

Application Deadline: TBD: Sign up online to be notified about the due date (last year’s due date was in April)

Award Amount: Payment of tuition, required fees, books & supplies, and a montly living stipend.

Contact Information:
Scholarship and Loan Repayment Applicants & Members in Service

Email: Callcenter@hrsa.gov
Telephone: 1-800-221-9393
Hours: M-F, 9am to 5:30pm ET
Website: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US Citizen or National
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an eligible primary care discipline
  • Pursing an eligible degree in an accredited program in US (joint programs that provide dual degrees are not eligible)
  • Commit to serve one year for each year of support (minimum of two years of service) in an approved high-need health professional shortage area.

Scholarship Information:

The NHSC scholarship is a competitive program that pays tuition, fees and provides a living stipend to students enrolled in accredited medical (MD or DO), dental, nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife and physician assistant training. Upon graduation, scholarship recipients serve as primary care providers between two and four years in a community-based site in a high-need Health Professional Shortage Area that has been approved by the NHSC as a service site.

Awards are made to applicants most committed to serving underserved people and most likely to build successful careers in Shortage Areas and meet future needs for care throughout the Nation.

NHSC helps scholars select a compatible service site and pays for travel to and from interviews.

NMF Need-Based Scholarship Program
Provider: National Medical Fellowships

Application Deadline: August 31

Award Amount: $2,000 to $5,000

Contact Information:
Melissa Brito
National Medical Fellowships

Telephone:(212) 483-8880
Email: MBrito@NMFonline.org
Website: www.nmfonline.org(Programs Page)

Eligibility Requirements:

The Need-Based scholarship Program provides financial assistance to United States citizens from groups currently under represented in the medical profession; specifically, African-Americans, Alaska Natives, Hispanic/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, Native Americans, Vietnamese, Cambodians, and mainland Puerto Ricans who permanently reside within the 50 U.S. states. All applicants must submit proof of citizenship.

  • Eligible candidates must be first, second, or third year medical students. Students must provide proof of admission to an accredited medical school (letter of acceptance for first year medical students, academic transcript for second year and third year medical students).
  • Applicants must demonstrate and document financial need by submitting complete copies of their parents’, spouse’s and their own most recent 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ tax forms and W2. All nontaxable income (e.g. AFDC, ADC, Social Security benefits, etc.) must also be documented by the appropriate agency.
  • Applicants must provide verification of means of support. All parental financial data must be submitted in order to evaluate dependant status.
Nolan Scholarship
Provider: Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians

Application Deadline: June 1

Award Amount: N/A

Contact Information:
Mark Schuman, Executive Director, Middlesex County Medical Association
PO Box 30
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Tel: (860) 243-3977
E-mail: mschuman@ssmgt.com
Website: http://www.ctafp.org/scholarships

Eligibility Requirements:

Established by the late Anna Nolan to help defray medical school expenses for male students from Middlesex County, Connecticut.

  • Contact Mark Schuman, Executive Director, Middlesex County Medical Association at (860) 243-3977
OppU Achievers Scholarship

To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response.

Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.


S. William & Martha R. Goff Educational Scholarship
Provider:Parkersburg Area Community Foundation- Our Community’s Foundation Online General Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 7

Award Amount: N/A

Contact Information:
Our Community’s Foundation
P.O. Box 1762
Parkersburg, WV 26102

Tel: (866) 428-4328
E-mail: info@pacfwv.com
Website: http://www.pacfwv.com/scholarships3.aspx#award
Eligibility Requirements:

The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation serves the people of its region by building permanent assets to meet there area’s community’s broad charitable needs, managing these assets efficiently, and applying them effectively in response to there area’s changing needs and opportunities. The vision is to build an ethic of philanthropy region-wide.

  • Must have attended high school in Wood County and must be entering or currently in medical school.
  • Selection based on merit and need.
The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association Foundation Medical School Scholarship
Provider:The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association Foundation

Application Deadline: March 31

Award Amount: $2,000

Contact Information:
1909 Q Street N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009

Tel: (202) 232-6300
Fax: (202) 232-2140
E-mail: admin@ahepa.org

Eligibility Requirements:

AHEPA’s commitment to education has been well documented throughout its history. Over $4 million is endowed at the local, district and national levels toward the use of scholarships and a half-million dollars is awarded annually. Thousands of young men and women have benefited as recipients of AHEPA scholarships at these various levels. The most famous recipient, perhaps, is ABC News’ Host of This Week George, Stephanopoulos.

  • Active member of the AHEPA Family (additional points are awarded to members); or
  • The applicant is of Greek descent; the son or daughter of a member, in good standing, of AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or the Maids of Athena; and
  • A high school graduate or a high school senior planning to attend, full time, an Accredited College or University ; or
  • A college student currently attending an Accredited College or University and will continue to attend, full time, or
  • A College or University graduate planning to attend, full time, a graduate or professional degree program.
The F. Edward Hérbert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
Provider: U.S. Army

Application Deadline: Boards held monthly and stop after all scholarships are handed out.

Award Amount: Full tuition plus stipend

Contact Information:
Willie M. Bell, Sergeant
US Army Medical Recruiting Station
1551 N. Tustin Ave., Suite 170
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Tel: (714) 953-9507
E-mail: Willie.Bell@usarec.army.mil
Website: www.goarmy.com/amedd/education/hpsp.html

Eligibility Requirements:

The U.S. Army offers The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). Qualifying students receive full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program in the United States or Puerto Rico, plus a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Qualifying medical and dental students are also eligible to receive a $20,000 sign-on bonus.

Your active duty service obligation to the U.S. Army is one year of service for every year you receive the scholarship. Your minimum obligation depends on your health care field. For example, the minimum obligation for medical students is two years. Dental, psychology, optometry and veterinary students are obligated to serve no fewer than three years. There is an additional obligation for residency and fellowship training.

To qualify you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
  • Be enrolled in (or have a letter or acceptance from) an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico (varies by specialty)
  • Maintain full-time student status during the length of the program
  • Qualify as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve
The Harvey Fellows Program
Provider: The Mustard Seed Foundation

Application Deadline: November 1 of each year (Applications are accepted between
August 1 and November 1

Award Amount: $16,000

Contact Information:
Harvey Fellows Program
Mustard Seed Foundation
7115 Leesburg Pike, Suite 304
Falls Church, VA 22043

Telephone: (703) 524-5620
Fax: (703) 533-7340

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Christian graduate student
  • Be an active church member
  • Demonstrated expertise within the discipline/field
  • Argument for the lack of a distinctive Christian voice in that field
  • Demonstrated expertise within the discipline/field
The Howard G. Lapsley Scholarship
Provider: The Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center Board of Directors

Application Deadline: Applications accepted between January 15 and May 1 of each year.

Award Amount: To cover at minimum the tuition.

Contact Information:
Attention: John G. Nolan, Jr.
The Howard G. Lapsley Scholarship
JFK-Muhlenberg Campus
Park Avenue & Randolph Road
Plainfield, NJ 07061

Telephone: (908) 668-2025
Website: www.jfkmc.org/Lapsley-Scholarship

Download Application
Download Brochure

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Candidates must have been raised (attended or eligible to attend elementary or secondary schools) in one of these communities: Union County, Somerset County, Middlesex County in New Jersey (See brochure for details.)
  • Must demonstrate financial need and are required to provide the Board with the Graduate Professional School Financial Aid Service (GPFAS) financial statement.
  • Eligible for degrees in medicine from an accredited medical, osteopathic or dental school.
  • Must be able to attend a personal interview with the Board at Muhlenberg if required.
  • Matriculating students in the first through last year can apply.
The MacKenzie Foundation Scholarship
Provider: The MacKenzie Foundation

Application Deadline: April 1

Award Amount: Varies

Contact Information:
UCI School of Medicine’s Financial Aid Office for an application

Phone: (949) 824-6476
Email: cmfao@uci.edu

Eligibility Requirements:

  • MacKenzie scholarships are generally limited to students preparing for the active practice of medicine, and in particular in family practice and related primary care areas (i.e. family practice, internal medicine, OB/GYN and pediatrics)
  • Restricted to students who will practice in the U.S.
  • Emphasis on upper class students
  • Have financial need. Applicants will be evaluated by the Foundation on the basis of financial information, scholarship and other relevant information. By far the most important criterion, however, is the financial need of the student.
  • Debt Load. Of particular significance, in evaluating the relative financial needs of the applicant students, is the debt load which has been accumulated up to the date of submission of the application.
Tillman Military Scholars
Provider: Pat Tillman Foundation

Application Deadline: March 16

Award Amount: N/A

Contact Information:
Tel: (480) 621 4074
Fax: (480) 621 4075
E-mail: scholarships@pattillmanfoundation.org
Website: http://www.pattillmanfoundation.org/tillman-military-scholars/apply/

Eligibility Requirements:

The Pat Tillman Foundation is a national leader in providing resources and educational scholarship support to veterans, active service members and their dependents. The Tillman Military Scholars program aids all veterans, specifically the ever-growing population of veterans and dependents of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

  • Veteran and active duty military service members.
  • Spouses of active or veteran service members.
  • Service member or spouse seeking assistance to pursue an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree as a full-time student at a public or private, 4-year U.S.-based accredited institution.
Thomas W. Loeb, MD Scholarship
Eligibility: Students with a disability (physical, learning or cognitive)

Award Amount: $2,000:  The award which will be distributed among three students; there will be one award of $1,000 and two awards of $500.

Requirements: Students will be requested to create a graphic on the subject of self-esteem; the requirements for the graphic will be provided upon submission of the application request.

To Apply: Students must apply through our website, at http://thomasloebmd.com. There is one section on the homepage (scroll down) titled “Thomas Loeb, MD Scholarship;” students may contact us via this portal to apply. Upon receiving their request we will send qualified applicants a Scholarship Application Form and confirmation email with all the details and information necessary to apply for the scholarship awards.

Vietnamese American Medical Association Scholarship

Provider: Vietnamese American Medical Association

Application Deadline: June 30

Award Amount: $1,000

Contact Information:
Randal Tanh Hoang Pham, MD, FACS
Aesthetic & Refractive Surgery Medical Center
4550 O’ Connor Dr., Ste 180
San Jose, CA 95128

Telephone: (408)998-1818
Email: scholarship@vamausa.org
Website: www.vamausa.org

Download Application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled as a 3rd year at an accredited medical school
  • Have financial aid
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in serving the Vietnamese communitie in the US when he/she completes training
Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship
Provider: Waterbury Medical Association

Application Deadline: Accepted through April 30 for applicant’s third year in medical school

Award Notification:
 July 1

Award Amount: Up to $20,000

Contact Information:
Waterbury Medical Association
One Regency Drive
PO Box 30
Bloomfield, CT 06002

(203) 753-4888
(860) 243-3977
Fax: (860) 286-0787
Email: Phyllis Darby at Pdarby@ssmgt.com

Apply: Paper application (request from agency directly)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Resident of Connecticut for 5 years
  • 3rd year medical student in a four year program
  • Current enrollment in a not-for profit medical school accredited by the AMA/WHO
  • Have financial need
  • Academic excellence determined by a copy of the applicant’s transcript and the results of participation in Part I of the National Boards
  • Extracurricular interest and community service
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Written statements of financial disclosure and medical career plan

Scholarship Information:
Administered by Waterbury Medical Association. Was established in 1988 to provide scholarships for 3rd year medical school students, entering their fourth year of medical school, who were residents of Connecticut for 5 years.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Provider: Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Application Deadline: November

Award Amount: Each award is for up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of graduate study supported, a total of as much as $90,000

Contact Information:
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019

Telephone:(212) 547-6926
Website: www.pdsoros.org
Email: pdsoros_fellows@sorosny.org

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a New American: (1) Permanent resident or (2) naturalized as a US citizen or (3) both parents are naturalized citizens
  • Have a bachelor’s degree
  • Not in third or last year of study
  • Not older than 30 as of November 2011