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ACLS Training Association Scholarship Program:

This scholarship program is open to all college students who are currently enrolled in any medical education program. They simply have to submit an essay outlining a past experience with lifesaving techniques or how to use these techniques in a future lifesaving situation. Applications are available at: .
Application deadline is: December 31st

Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship

The AG Bell scholarship program offers scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for qualified students with moderate to profound hearing loss to continue their undergraduate or graduate education. Eligibility requirements include: Applicants must be identified as having a moderate to profound hearing loss since birth or before acquiring language and must have a 60 db or greater hearing loss in the better ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 Hz; must use speech and residual hearing and/or lipreading as their primary /preferred means of communication, must attend or be accepted at a college or university that primarily enrolls students with normal hearing.

Applications are available at : 
Application deadline: March 20th.

Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students of Native American heritage (25%). It is based on financial need and merit. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years. The application requires an essay and proof of Native American heritage. For more information, please visit
Application deadline: July 20th.

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

Students who have been active members of the NAACP for at least one year and have participated in NAACP youth council activities are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must be US citizens, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA (graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA). Applicants must be under 25 as of the deadline date. Awards offered in the amount of $2,500. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: Varies.

Agnes Missirian Scholarship

The Armenian International Women’s Association offers scholarships to women of Armenian descent who are undergraduate/graduate students. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher and are selected based on financial need and merit. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: April 16th

All-Ink College Scholarship offers $1000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and complete an essay on a selected topic. Applications are available at:  Application deadline: December

Alpha Kappa Alpha Undergraduate Scholarship

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated offers scholarships ranging from $750 to $2500 to undergraduate and graduate students (especially African- American women).  Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and are selected based on merit, financial need and community service. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: April 15th

American Association of University Women Career Development Grants

A program designed to support women who hold a bachelor's degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers or re-enter the work force. Primary consideration is given to AAUW members, women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in non-traditional career fields. Funds are available for tuition, fees, books, transportation and dependent child care. Applicants must be US citizens or eligible non-citizens whose last degree was received before June 2009. Funds are not available for Doctoral level work. Applications are available online at
Application deadline: December 1st.

American Association of University Women International Fellowships

AAUW offers fellowships for full time study or research to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Both Graduate and Post studies are supported. Applicants must have completed their bachelor’s degree by September 30th and applied for admission at the time of application. Recipients are selected based on and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts and sciences.  Applications are available online at
Application deadline: December 1st.

American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition

ACLM offers a $1000 award in the following categories, for the best paper received on topics of Legal Medicine. The Schwartz Award is for students majoring in medicine. The Hirsh award is for students in Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Care Administration or Public Health Student. Applications are available at
Application deadline: Not specified.

American Indian Education Foundation Scholarship Program

The foundation offers scholarships up to $2000 for full time undergraduate /graduate students of Native American or Alaskan native descent. Applicants are selected based on leadership, community service and must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: April 4th

American Indian Services Scholarship Program

AIS offers scholarships to undergraduate students with financial need. Applicants must submit CIB ,have at least one-quarter Indian blood, a GPA of 2.25 or higher and submit a biographical sketch essay outlining their goals. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: February 15th, May 15th, August 15th and November 15th

Anne A. Agnew Scholarship

The SC State Employees Association (SCSEA) offers scholarships to SCSEA members, spouses and children of SCSEA members or deserving others who have completed at least 1 academic year and are currently enrolled at a recognized and accredited college, university, trade school, or other institution of higher learning.Consideration is given to applicants based on academic performance, financial need as well as character and school/community leadership. Applications may be obtained by writing to SCSEA PO Box 8447 Columbia, SC 29202-8447 or online at
Application deadline: May 1st.

A Place for Mom/Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

A Place for Mom offers five $1000 scholarships to students enrolled in a bachelor’s or graduate level program in gerontology, medicine, nursing. Applicants must write a letter of introduction, sign a scholarship award agreement and write a 500 word minimum essay on a selected topic. Applications are available at:
Application deadline : April 30th.

Bridgat Scholarship

Bridgat Technology Limited offers four scholarships of up to US $6,500. The one-time awards are merit based. Major selection criteria includes academic performance and demonstrated leadership in cross cultural activities.  
Applications are available at:
Application deadline: December 31st.

Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant Program Scholarship

BIA offers financial assistance to members of American Indian tribes ranging from $300 to $5000.
Applicants must have at least one-quarter Indian blood and have financial need. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: Varies

Business and Professional Women's Foundation Scholarship and Loan Programs

The BPWF offers a variety of scholarships and loans to women ,especially in the health professions, who demonstrate critical financial need. Eligibility criteria include: The student must be at least 25, accepted into an accredited college or university, be graduating within 12 to 24 months of the award and have a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement,retrain or re-enter the job market. For more information, visit Applications are only available between October 1 and April 1 of each year.
Deadline: April 15th.

Byron Riesch Scholarship

The Byron Riesch Paralysis Foundation offers scholarships from $1000 t0 $2000 to undergraduate/graduate students who have a neurological disability or the children of people with such a disability. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: May for fall semester. December for spring semester.

CareerFitter.Com Scholarship

$500 scholarship offered to qualified students who are enrolled or planning to participate in a college, university or graduate program during spring/summer/fall upcoming term. Students who apply must be a US citizen with a minimum 2.5 gpa. A 250-300 word essay is required. Applications are available at
Application deadline: September 15th.

Casey Family Programs Senior Year Scholarship

The Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) provides this scholarship for young men of color in college and vocational programs, who are in their final year of college and can verify their status as having aged out of the US foster care system. OFA can offer up to $5,000 towards unmet tuition need or outstanding student loans on a one time only, first come, first served basis. Applications are available at: or by calling (571) 203-0270.
Application deadline: December 31st.


AbbVie offers scholarships up to $2500 for college or graduate students who have cystic fibrosis. Awards are based on established criteria, including academic record and extracurricular activities, essay and creative presentation.
Application deadline: June 9th

Chinese American Medical Society Scholarships

The Chinese American Medical Society Scholarships: CAMS offers scholarships up to $2000 annually to current first, second and third year medical/dental students.
Students that have just been accepted into medical or dental school at the time of application are not eligible to apply. Awards are made based on students cv, personal statement, letter from Dean, letters of recommendation. Two scholarships are given based on merit and financial hardship. Students who have research projects relating to the health care of the Chinese will be given credit. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: April 30th. Scholarship offers five $500 scholarships that vary by academic subject. Applicants must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a degree program. They must consent to allow to display their name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: May 1st.

Danish Sisterhood of America

Members or children of members of the Danish Sisterhood of America may be eligible for scholarships in their America National Scholarship program. Awards are based on high academic achievement. Applications are available online at
Deadline: March 1st. Super Saver Scholarship offers a $1000 scholarship for  undergraduate and graduate students who write an essay on a selected educational topics. Applications are available at
Deadline: Varies.

DigiCert Scholarship

DigiCert offers students a $1000 scholarship. Students write a 400-600 word essay on a topic related to Internet Security and post on their blog/website. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: July 1st.

DNA Diagnostic Center (DDC) Big Thinker Scholarship

DDC offers a $5000 college merit scholarship to students studying a laboratory science, biological science or medicine. Awards are based on: 500-800 word essay on the following topic: Where do you think the study of DNA is going to be in the next five, ten and twenty years? How do you see yourself playing a role in this evolution? (70%) and GPA (30%). Applications are available at:
Application deadline: March 1st.

Easter Seal Society of South Carolina

Easter Seals South Carolina Educational Scholarship: The Easter Seal Society of South Carolina offer scholarships for undergraduate or graduate study. The purpose of the scholarships is to enable deserving students who are disabled to complete their college education and to become productive citizens. Applicants must have some type of significant and medically certified mobility impairment. Applications are available at:

Deadline: Not specified.

Epilepsy Foundation Health Sciences Student Fellowship

The Epilepsy Foundation awards grants and fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes of epilepsy. Program goals include understanding basic mechanisms, developing new therapeutic approaches, understanding the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of having epilepsy, and encouraging the professional development of scientists and healthcare professionals. Pre-doctoral training students in the Health Sciences may be accepted at any point in their schooling, following acceptance but before beginning the first year, or in the period immediately following their final year. Each applicant must have a defined epilepsy-related study or research plan as well as a qualified mentor with expertise to supervise. Applications are available at:
Deadline: Not Specified.

Flight Network Scholarship

Flight Network offers a one-time $1000 scholarship to students towards the cost of their college education. Awards are based on 500-1000 essay about a travel experience or topic. Applicants may be Canadian or American citizens, or hold a valid student visa. They must also have a 3.0 GPA. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: November 1st.

GE Editing Scholarship

Global English Editing offers  an annual scholarship of $1500 to the leading student that outlines the contribution they intend to make to American society after graduation. Students must outline this in 200 words or less. Students must be a US Citizen or Permanent resident, have a 3.5 GPA and attend school full time ( minimum of 12 hours).  Applications are available at:
Application deadline: November 21st. Scholarship

The Graduate Programs Foundation will award $1,000 scholarships to current graduate students and $1,000 toward student loan payments for recent grads within the last five years. To apply, Rate and Review your graduate school program on our website and enter our quarterly scholarship drawing.
Applications are available at:

Application deadline: N/A.

Goedekers Scholarship

The Goedekers Company offers a $500 book scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in college. Applicants will need to write an essay (300 word minimum), have a 3.0 GPA, and attach enrollment verification. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: July 31st.

Giva Semi-Annual Scholarship

Giva Inc. offers $1000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who write thoughtful essays on the following questions: How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why? Essays should be between 500-1000 words. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: June 1st and December 1st.

HotelsCheap.Com Scholarship

The company is offering 2 $1500.00 scholarships to students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for learning, a drive to improve themselves and society in general.
To apply for the scholarship, he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our executive management team will be considered finalists.
Applications are available at:
Application deadline: October 15th and April 15th

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has established this Program to provide educational assistance for students who are sophomore status at a community College or two-year institution or a recent community college graduate within the past five years. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees for the final two to three years necessary to achieve a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, persistence, leadership and desire to help others. Application information is available at:
Application deadline: November 7th.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund( HSF) was designed to assist Hispanic American students complete their college education. Scholarships ranging from $1000 to $3,000 are made on a competitive basis to two-year and four-year college students and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Eligibility criteria include: be of hispanic heritage, US citizen or legal permanent resident, cumulative gpa of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, enrolled in an accredited college/university as a full time student. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, letters of
recommendation and personal statement. Applications are available online at:
Application deadline: October 15th.

Illinois Hospital Association Scholarship

This program offers scholarships to Illinois residents who are accepted or enrolled in a hospital-related health care professional curriculum at an accredited institution. The student must have at least one academic year left in their program of study, 3.5 GPA, and demonstrated financial need. For information, contact Scholarship, The Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation, 1151 East Warrenville Rd., PO Box 3015, Naperville, IL 60566.  Contact person is:  Renna Lemberis: (630) 276-5498 Email:
Deadline: April 15th.

Immune Deficiency Foundation Scholarship Program

The foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate students living with primary immune deficiency diseases to assist in their completion of their secondary education. Students must be attending or entering college or a technical training school. The scholarship program is open to patients with a primary immune deficiency as classified by the World Health Organization. Applications are available online at: 
Application deadline: March 31st.

Insureon Scholarship

Insureon Business Insurance for small and micro business offers two $2500 scholarships. Applicants must write a 500-1000 word essay which describes how a small business has changed your life.
Applications are available at:
Application deadline: varies

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons Health Careers Scholarship Program

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons Health Careers Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students pursuing an education in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical technology, and other related disciplines. Students must be full-time and US or Canadian citizens. To request an application, contact IOKDS, Health Careers Scholarship Director, PO Box 1040, Chautauqua, NY 14722. You may also visit for more information.
Deadline: April 1st.

Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships

JACL offers scholarships to students for entering freshmen, undergraduate, and graduate studies. Applicants (or their parents) must be members of JACL. Applications must be requested in one of the following categories: Entering Freshman, Undergraduate, Graduate, Law or Hagiwara Financial Aid. You may download applications at
Deadline: April 1st.

Jewish Vocational Service Scholarships

Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship of Chicago: JVS administers educational grants by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago for students in the helping professions. Eligibility requirements include: undergraduates entering their junior year in a career specific program which requires no postgraduate education for employment; students entering graduate school in the helping professions, or students in a vocational training program with a specific educational goal in the helping professions. Applications are available at: .
Deadline: February 15th.

William F. Grupe Foundation, Inc.

The Foundation sponsors programs for students in graduate medical programs (MD or nursing) who are US citizens and permanent residents of Hudson, Bergen, or Essex counties of New Jersey. For information, contact: William F. Grupe Foundation, Inc., PO Box 775, Livingston, NJ 07309. (973) 228-4874
Deadline: March 1st.

Krill Oil Educate Your Heart Scholarship

Viva Labs Krill Oil will be awarding two $1000 scholarships. Students must be enrolled in the Fall/Spring of 2013-2014 year and have a 3.0 gpa. An essay must be written on how the importance of heart health has impacted you and your family and how can an individual change his or her lifestyle to promote a healthy heart and holistic well being.
Applications are available at :
Deadline: July 5th.

Lilly Reintegration Scholarships

Eli Lilly and Company offers scholarships to help people with Schizophrenia, related schizophrenia-spectrum disorders or bipolar disorder acquire educational and vocational skills necessary to reintegrate into society, secure jobs, regain their lives and realize their full potential. Financial assistance from the scholarship can be used toward both Bachelor and Graduate degrees. Applications are available at: or by calling (800) 809-8202.
Application deadline: January 31st.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Academic Year Scholarships

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has scholarships ranging from $500 to $10,000.
Application qualification criteria include:

  • son or daughter of a Marine on active duty, reserves, retired or deceased
  • son or daughter of a Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or who was killed while in the service of our country,
  • son or daughter of an active duty, reserve, or former US Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served with the US Marine Corps
  • currently enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college or university.
  • your family income is $90,000 or less.

Applications are available at: or by calling (800) 292-7777.
Application deadline: March 1st.

Medical University Women's Club Scholarships

The Medical University Women's Club invites students in all six colleges who have financial needs to apply for its annual scholarships, which usually number five or six. Applications are accepted from MUSC students in their second and/or continuing years. Awards of $1,000 to $2,000 are generated through the proceeds of the club's various fundraisers.
Applications are available at:
Application deadline: Late August.

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Scholarship

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Scholarship: NCCF offers scholarships to young adults ages 18-35, whose lives are impacted by cancer and have continued their education during or after treatment. Scholarship awards are $1,000. Awards are based on Financial Need, Recommendations, Essay, Overall story of Cancer Survivorship, Commitment to Education, Attitude to “Will-Win” in regards to their cancer experience. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: March.

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program

NREIP offers competitive internships to approximately 200 students each year. Students spend 10 weeks interning at one of 19 Dept of Navy laboratories. Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $5,250 and Graduate students receive a stipend of $10,500. For more information, please visit:
Application deadline: January 6th. College Student Scholarship

Available to any student enrolled in a NON-Nursing college degree program. Online programs are eligible to apply.

Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Graduate and Undergrad students may be eligible. Approximately 1/3 of the weight will come from the formal application and 2/3 of the weight will come from the essay. The formal application criteria are a combination of GPA, extra curricular activities and employment history (if applicable). The criteria considered in the essay is the author’s ability to present a meaningful answer that speaks directly to the essay question and provides insightful facts to support their claims. Applications are available at:

Application deadline: October 31st and April 30th

L. Arthur O'Neill Jr. Educational Fund

Loans are available to students who are legal residents of Sumter, South Carolina or Sumter County, South Carolina. Applicants must have and maintain a C average. No interest is charged on the loans until repayment begins. For more information: Write PO Box 2091 Sumter, SC 29151-2091
Deadline: May 1st.

Ornament Shop Scholarship

The Ornament Shop of Findlay, Ohio offers a $500 scholarship to students. The scholarship will be decided based on an essay and is available to any student who is a United States citizen with any major area of study carrying a GPA of 3.0 or above.  Payment will be made directly to the college/university where the winning student is enrolled.   Applications are available at:
Application deadline: June 1st

Jeanette Rankin Foundation

The Jeanette Rankin Foundation awards grants up to $2,000 to low income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families and their community. Eligibility criteria include: females , age 35 or older as of March 1st in the year of application, US Citizen, attending or accepted into an accredited school, pursuing the first bachelor's degree, low income according to the income guidelines set by the Foundation. Applications may be downloaded at
Application deadline: March 1st.

Louise G. Wilson Educational Foundation

Residents of Lee, Kershaw, Florence, Darlington, Chesterfield, or Sumter counties of South Carolina who maintain a permanent address in one of these counties may apply for loans through this foundation. Write: PO Drawer 1798, Sumter, SC 29150.
Deadline: March 1st.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

Women who are citizens of a developing country who plan to return home following their studies may be eligible for scholarships from the Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund. Applicants must be 25 years old by the end of the calendar year, and have a record of service to women and children in her country. Applications must be requested in writing from: The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund, 1818 H St. NW Room G-1000, Washington, DC 20433.
Deadline: January 17th.

McLeod Regional Scholarships

The McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC provides scholarships to students in Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Contact Teresa C. Anderson, McLeod Human Resources Division, (803) 678-5361.
Deadline: Not specified.

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program

Awards ranging from $3000 to $10,000 are offered to high achieving students who are legally blind. Other eligibility criteria considered are community service and financial need. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid Services or visit
Application deadline: March 31st.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

The NIAF offers scholarships and grants to outstanding students. Awards are based on academic merit for Italian-American students who demonstrate potential and high academic achievements. The areas of study are open. Scholarship awards range from $2,000 to $12,000 and it can be used to cover tuition only. Applications are available on-line at: Eligibility criteria include: enrollment at an accredited institution during Fall 2011, minimum GPA of 3.5, US citizen, must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy.
Application deadline: March 2nd.

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The National Institute of Health sponsors this program for students from a disadvantaged background to pursue undergraduate degrees in the life sciences to support professions needed by the NIH. Students who can demonstrate a sincere interest in pursuing a career in biomedical research are encouraged to apply. Recipients must make a commitment to serve as an NIH employee for 10 consecutive weeks in the summer during the scholarship year and for 12 months upon graduation for every year of support (deferrable for medical or graduate school). Call (800) 528-7689 or visit for applications.
Deadline: February 1st. Scholarship

The company offers three scholarships ranging from $100 to $500. Students must have a 3.2 GPA, be enrolled in a U.S. College or University and write an essay response prompt. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: June 1, 2014

Sertoma International

Sertoma Internationaloffers scholarships up to $1,000 to students who have a clinically significant bilateral hearing loss. Applicants must be full time students in the US pursuing a bachelor's degree in any discipline. Students must demonstrate financial need and academic merit (at least 3.2 gpa). Applications are available at
Application deadline: May 1st.

Sigma Chi Foundation

The foundation offers scholarships and fellowships to brothers of Sigma Chi including the Buckby Medical Scholarship, for students preparing for medical school, enrolled in medical school or other areas of study related to medicine. Application requires a cover letter, transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. Website: Call the Director of Education at (847) 869-3655, or e-mail:
Deadline: June 15th.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship

The company offers a $1000 scholarship to full time students attending school. Applicants must be a US Citizen ,  have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay on a selected topic. Essays should be no fewer than 1000 words and no greater than 1,600 words.
Applications are available at:
Application deadline: July 1st.

Social Science Research Council Fellowships and Grants

SSRC offers several fellowship and grant programs, research projects, and summer training institutes for a variety of disciplines. For more information, contact: SSRC, One Pierrepoint Plaza, 15th Floor, 300 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or visit their Internet site at:
Deadline: Varies from program to program.

Summerville Medical Center/Berlin G. Myers Scholarship

Trident Medical Center offers 5 $1000 scholarships to students who are permanent residents of Dorchester, Charleston and Berkeley counties who have declared a major in a medical related profession. The winner must begin college in the fall semester of the year of the award. A letter of acceptance to an approved college must accompany the application. The winner must attend, Trident Tech, CSU, CofC or MUSC and the money can be used for tuition, books, supplies and housing. Applicants must have completed at least 1 semester of study toward a degree in a medical related field, provide evidence of participation in school activities and community service projects that support community service and good citizenship, provide a personal essay that describes personal goals and qualities that would make the student a good candidate for the scholarship and nomination by a school official. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid Services.
Application deadline: May 16th.

Talbots Womens' Scholarship Fund

Scholarship opportunities are available to applicants who are women residing in the US, have earned a high school diploma or GED before 1997, are enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution, have at least 2 semesters ( 24 hours) remaining to complete their undergrad degree. Applications can be found at:
Application deadline: January 2nd.

ThanksUSA Scholarship

The ThanksUSA Scholarship offers assistance to legally dependent children, age 24 or under , and all legal spouses of active duty U.S. Military service personnel.
Applicants must attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Awards can only be used for undergraduate study. Selection criteria are based on financial need, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities. Preference is given to students who have studied a foreign language. Awards range from $1000 to $5000. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: May 16th.

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. Scholarship

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. offers two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or other life-science related field.  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be a US citizen or possess appropriate VISA status. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: August 1st.

Drs. Yvonne and Linda Thornton MD/DDS Scholarship

This scholarship is offered through A Room Full of Sisters Investment Club. It is for under-represented minority students. Selection is based on scholarstic ability and leadership qualities. Applicants should be a freshman or first year student woman of color who is either a descendent of an American slave or of Native American heritage, be a student in good standing at her university and be accepted into an accredited American allopathic medical/dental school on or before February 1st. There is one $1,000 scholarship available. The scholarship is a one year, non renewable award. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: March 31st.

F.C. Tucker Scholarship

The F.C. Tucker scholarship is a $1500.00 award to the student who best demonstrates the values and principles that the company considers crucial to running a successful business. In order to win the scholarship, students will have to demonstrate their personal values through an essay and attached personal statement. While students who have a history of active involvement in leadership positions or the community will be at an advantage, all eligible students are encouraged to apply. The winner will be chosen based on the quality of their personal essay and the character reflected in their personal statement. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: May 30th

Tuition Won’t Stop Me Scholarship offers students a $1000 scholarship by sharing their advice on managing their student loans.
Applications are available at:  or on the Facebook Page or Twitter at @EducationPortal using the hashtag #TWSM .
Application deadline: Varies

The Turkish American Doctors of Midwest Scholarship

The Turkish American Doctors Association of Midwest awards two scholarships of $1000 a year to medical and dental students. Applicants must be a first, second, third or fourth year year medical or dental student at a U.S. medical or dental school from Turkish-American ancestry. Applications are available online at:
Application deadline: February 1st.

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

The Tylenol® Future Care Scholarship program will award a total of $250,000 in scholarship funds to 40 undergraduate or graduate students pursuing an education in healthcare.  The awards will range from $5,000 to $10,000. 
Applications are available online at
Application deadline: June 30th

United Hospice Foundation Scholarship

The United Hospice Foundation offers 3 $1000 scholarships to nursing, pharmacy and rehab students (PT, OT, CSD)  who are residents from the state of Georgia and who have an interest in working in an end-of-life healthcare field upon graduation (hospice, nursing homes, assisted living facilities,etc) . Students must also demonstrate financial need. Applications are available
Application deadline: June 30th.

Financial Assistance Program (FAP)

Dentists and physicians who either are actively attending or who have been accepted to a residency may apply for this program. Recipients are paid an annual grant and are provided with monthly stipends which value approximately $45,000.00 annually. This pay is in addition to any stipend your residency provides to you. Recipients will also earn credit for service in the U.S. Air Force during their residency. Recipients serve as an active duty U.S. Air Force officer in their trained specialty for the equivalent plus one year of the time they participate in the program.

For more information or to apply for one of these programs contact the MUSC Representative at (843) 863-1607, email or visit www.AIRFORCE.COM

Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars in Neuroscience Award

This award is for undergraduate, graduate and medical students. It encourages and mentors potential scientists and physicians to enter the neurological research field. Eligibility criteria include: qualifications and interest in research, prior scientific work, reference letters, selection committee evaluations. 1 undergraduate student will receive a $2,000 monthly stipend and one grad/medical student will receive a $2,500 monthly stipend for a 3-month period to conduct research at a lab at Cedars-Sinai hospital. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: January 28th.

Dr. Grover White Scholarship Program

An essay contest offering scholarship awards up to $5000. Essays topics should analyze the urgent ethical questions and concerns facing them in this complex and everchanging world. Students must be undergraduate juniors or seniors , enrolled full time at an accredited college. Application information is available at

Application deadline: March 2nd.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

This scholarship program is funded by an endowment by the Community Foundation of Gaston County, NC in memory of Dr. White. Scholarships up to $1500 are offered annually. Eligibility criteria include: residence of Gaston, Cleveland or Lincoln County, NC or York County, SC and attend school in North or South Carolina. Applicants must be seeking an advanced degree in a medical related field such as Medicine, Dental Medicine, PA , PT or Nurse Practitioner, hold a Bachelor’s Degree and have a 3.5 minimum GPA. Application information is available at
Application deadline: December 5th.

Saul T. Wilson Jr. Scholarship

Open to undergraduates who have completed at least two years of study, or graduates with no more than one year of study in Biomedical Science. Write: The Saul T. Wilson, Jr. Scholarship, USDA/Animal, Plant, Health Inspection Service, Human Resources, 4700 River Rd. Unit 21, Riverdale, MD 20737-1230.
Deadline: March 1st.

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Last Comprehensive Review:February 2014

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