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American Heart Association
Student Scholarships in CV
Disease & Stroke Scientific Councils
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231-4596 Council.Awards@heart.org
Web site
Funding to carry out research projects related to cardiovascular disease, stroke and basic science. Must be enrolled in medical school, master's level or equivalent programs. Minimum project commitment is two months. $2000
Deadline: February 28
Delaware Academy of Medicine
Suite L10.
4765 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 733-3900 Web site
Must be a Delaware resident studying medicine or dentistry or Allied Health Awards are based on financial need and academic records. $1,000-$5,000 loans
Deadline: May 15th
Frank & Louise Groff Foundation
15 Floyd Wycoff Road
Morganville, NJ 07751
(732) 536-2738
Fax (732) 536-1621
Contact Susan Rechel
Must be a graduate of a Monmouth County, NJ public school. Grants for students of nursing and medical schools. Demonstrated financial need and academic excellence. Awards average $1000 annually for medical students. Awards vary for nursing students depending on available funds.
Deadline: March 15
Gibson Foundation Low-Interest Education Loan Program Addison H. Gibson Foundation
One PPG Place
Suite 2230
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 261-1611
(412) 261-5733 (fax)
Ldunbar@gibson-fnd.org
Web site
Must be a resident of Western PA who has completed at least one full-time year at the college or university from which a (BA, BS or graduate) degree will be earned. Must be in good academic standing (2.8 GPA or higher), existing educational debt (Stafford, Direct, Ford, Perkins, private,..) must be within established parameters. Loan availability: Undergraduate: a total of $12,000 Graduate: a total of $18,000 To be equally divided between years remaining. Call or see web site for more information.
Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 42199
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Applications for these scholarships are available by writing to the above address or email: Scholarshipchair@hucphila.org
* All applicants (graduate and undergraduate) must be of Greek descent, be a U.S. citizen and lawful permanent resident of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden or Gloucester Counties, Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Salem in Jersey, Berks, Lancaster, Lehigh in Pennsylvania Must have outstanding academic qualifications and financial need. Must be enrolled full time in a degree program at an accredited four year college. Deadline: April 20 for all scholarships
Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 42199
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Applications for these scholarships are available by writing to the above address or email: Scholarshipchair@hucphila.org
Graduate Scholarships The Dr. Peter A. Theodos Memorial Graduate Scholarship- The amount will be awarded to a senior undergraduate or graduate student with financial need pursing studies leading to a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree. $1500
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
One Sansome Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 445-9930
info@hsf.net
Web site
(download application after 1st week of August)
Must be of at least half Hispanic background and a US citizen or permanent resident. High school graduate (or GED) having earned at least 15 undergraduate credits from an accredited college in the US or Puerto Rico with a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (3.5 on a 5.0 scale) $1000 - $3000 scholarship Deadline: October 15
International Order of the King's Daughters & Sons Health Career Scholarship Program
Judith Isenhour
128 West Harris Avenue
Savannah GA 31401
Must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen enrolled in a FT accredited U.S. or Canadian school. Health Careers: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, physical or occupational therapy, and medical technologies. $500-$1000 award free scholarship No obligation Deadline: April 1 Send SASE - business size
Japanese American
Citizens League

Masao Satow Building
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 921-5225
(415) 931-4671 fax
jacl@jacl.org
Web site
Various scholarships, some specific to the health care field, available to National JACL members (parent membership is not sufficient). Awards range from $1000 - $5000 Applications will be available in October.
Lancaster City and County
Medical Society

137 E. Walnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 393-9588
Must be a first year medical and osteopathic student and a resident of Lancaster County and have need. $6000 annually
Middlesex County Medical
Society Foundation

575 Cranbury Road, Suite B-7
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 257-6800
Web site
Middlesex County resident for at least 5 yrs. Or more or with the intention of remaining in Middlesex County after Graduation. Medical, nursing, or pharmacy student only. $500 - $1500/yr. Scholarship Deadline: February 1
National Ataxia Foundation
2600 Fernbrook Lane, Suite 119
Minneapolis, MN 55447-4752
(763) 553-0020
(763) 553-0167 fax
naf@ataxia.org
Web site
Candidates must have attained the MD or PhD degree, and have an appointment as a junior faculty member. Individuals at the Associate Professor level are not eligible. Clinicians must have finished their residency no more than five years prior to applying and investigators must have completed their post-doctoral training no more than five years prior to applying. $50,000 per year for two years. Awards are for direct costs only, not for indirect costs or institutional overhead.
Deadline: September 1
William F. Grupe Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 775
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 228-4874
Graduate student who is a resident of Bergen, Essex, or Hudson counties, NJ. Med. or nursing student planning to practice in NJ. $2000 - $3000 scholarship Deadline: March 1
San Diego Association for
Medical and Paramedical Education and Research

P.O. Box 23581
San Diego, CA 92123-0581
Residents of San Diego, who have been accepted by or are attending accredited United States medical schools. Loan at 5% interest which is subsidized until degree obtained; repayment beginning one (1) year after receipt of degree. Annual maximum of $4,000, with an aggregate maximum of $16,000. Apply: February 1 to March 15, and May 1 to June 15
Ruth G. White
P.E.O. Scholarship Fund

Barbara Saunders
1020 Medowlark Street
LaHabra, CA
Web site
The applicant must be a female California resident, either studying within or outside the state. The applicant must be seeking a degree in the broad field of medicine and have completed her first year before applying. Deadline: February 15
Connecticut Academy of
Family Physicians Endowment Fund Program

Mark Schuman, Executive VP
Connecticut Academy of
Family Physicians
Executive Office
P.O. Box 30
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Medical students in their first, second, or third year of medical school who are interested in family medicine with preference given to Connecticut residents. Deadline: May 1
Delaware Institute for Medical Education and Research (DIMER)
Program
Carylin Brinkley
Delaware Higher Education Commission
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 577-5240
cbrinkley@doe.k12.de.us
Web site
Through DIMER, Delaware has a relationship with Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, resulting in Jefferson Medical College functioning as a Delaware Medical School. Eligible applicants must be legal residents of the State of Delaware and meet the premedical academic requirements of Jefferson Medical College. Deadline: July 15
Scholarship Incentive Program Delaware Higher Education Commission 820 N. French Street Wilmington, DE 19801 Telephone: (302) 577-5240 Email: dhec@doe.k12.de.us
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/dhec
Applicants must be legal residents of Delaware and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens; have a minimum cumulative, unweighted grade point average of 2.5. Eligible undergraduates receive $700 to $2,200/year depending on GPA; eligible graduate students receive $1,000/year. Deadline: April 15
Student Financial Aid Program of the Delaware Academy of Medicine
Attn: SFA Program 4765 Ogletown Stanton Road
Suite L10 Newark, DE 19713
Telephone: (302) 733-3900
Fax: (302) 733-3949
Web site
The Delaware Academy of Medicine Student Financial Aid Program supports Delaware residents who are U.S. citizens studying medicine or dentistry in LCME schools through a loan program. $5,000 Deadline: May 15
Mark B. Holzman Scholarship Wilmington Trust Co.
3 South Dupont Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
Attn: Dan J. Urgo
Delaware residents enrolled full time in graduate level medicine, dentistry, law or ministry programs at U.S. academic institutions. $2000 Deadline: June 15
H. Fletcher Brown Scholarship Robbie.Testa@pncadvisors.com
for more information.
Scholarships will be granted for a course of study leading to a degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or a Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Applicants must have completed all required preliminary studies and be: a resident of Delaware who was born in Delaware, (birth certificate required). Deadline: March 22
Elsie B. Moore Scholarship
c/o PNC Wealth Management
222/18 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801
Attn: Donald W. Davis
(302) 429-1186
Robbie.Testa@pncbank.com
Scholarships are granted for four-year course of study at an accredited medical school. An eligible applicant must be an entering first-year student, a legal resident of Delaware. Deadline: April 12
The Maine Medical Loan Authority (MELA)
One City Center, 11th Floor
Portland, ME 04101
(800) 922-6352
(207) 791-3616 fax
Web site
Available to Maine residents who are a US Citizen or permanent resident. This loan requires sound credit history. $1000
Walter S. Barr Fellowships Executive Secretary
The Horace Smith Fund
1441 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 739-4222
Web site
These awards for full-time study beyond the Bachelor's Degree are made annually to Hampden County residents or qualified former residents selected by the Fellowship Committee. Deadline: February 1
Charles River District Medical Society Scholarship
Massachusetts Medical Society
Northeast Regional Office
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
charlesriver@massmed.org
The Charles River District Medical Society Scholarship Program is available to any medical school student enrolled at an approved US institution who is a legal resident of one of the five towns comprising the district: Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston. Deadline: November 1
Thomas P. and Edwina H. Devlin Medical Scholarship Fund Josephine Devlin
34 Pleasant Street
Stoneham, MA, 02180
(781) 438-7828
Restricted to residents of Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester, and Woburn who have been accepted to an accredited medical school. $100 to $4,000
Deadline: June 1
Worcester District Medical Society (508) 753-1579
info@wdms.org
Web site
Amount and number of scholarship awards vary annually. Applicant must be a legal resident of Central Massachusetts currently attending an accredited medical or osteopathic school. Deadline: August 31
Hampshire District Medical Society Educational Grant
Cathy Salas Mass. Med. Society,
West Central Regional Office 330 Whitney Ave, Suite 100
Holyoke, MA 01040
Telephone: (800) 522-3112 or
(413) 596-9231
(413) 534-9944 fax
Email: Hampshire@massmed.org
Eligibility restricted to third- and fourth-year medical students who have been residents of Hampshire County for five consecutive years, and who are student members of the Mass. Medical Society and the Hampshire District Medical Society. $2,000
Deadline: March 27
Howard G. Lapsley Memorial Scholarship Fund in
Medical Education

Muhlenberg Regional
Medical Center
Park Avenue and Randolph Road
Plainfield, NJ 07061
Attn: Nancy A. Fiamingo, Sr. VP, COO
Residents of the city of Plainfield and of Union, Somerset, and Middlesex Counties, New Jersey. $500 to $3,000
Deadline: April 1
Frank and Louise Groff Foundation Susan Rechel
Educational Advisor, Frank and Louise Groff Foundation
15 Floyd Wycoff Road
Morganville, NJ 07751
(732) 536-2738
Eligibility criteria are: graduation from a public high school in Monmouth County, New Jersey, financial need, admittance and satisfactory progress in an accredited medical school. $1,000
Deadline: April 1
Marian J. Wettrick
Charitable Foundation

c/o Citizens Trust Company,
Trustee Trust Department
10 North Main Street
P.O. Box 229
Coudersport, PA 16915-0229
(814) 274-9150
(814) 274-0401 fax
Offers financial assistance in the form of grants to female students who have an inclination to practice medicine at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Potter County, PA. No deadline specified
Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
77 East Park Drive
P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
(717) 558-7854
(717) 558-7818 fax
studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
www.foundationpamedsoc.org
The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society provides affordable loans to Pennsylvania residents. $7,000 (minimum loan of $3,000) Deadline: May 15
John B. Lowman Scholarship Fund
Cambria County Medical Society
Lowman Scholarship Fund
921 Old Scalp Avenue
Johnstown PA, 15904
(814) 535-5493
ccms@charterinternet.com
Eligible students must be residents of Cambria County and accepted into an accredited medical school. No deadline specified
Allegheny County Medical
Society (ACMS)

c/o The Foundation
777 East Park Drive
P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
(717) 558-7854
(717) 558-7818
studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
Web site
Two scholarships are awarded to medical student who are residents of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. $2,000
Deadline: September 30
Alliance Medical Education Scholarship Fund (AMES)
c/o Pennsylvania Medical
Society Alliance
777 East Park Drive
PO Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
(717) 558-7750
(717) 558-7750
alliance@pamedsoc.org
Web site
To financially assist deserving medical students enrolled in a Pennsylvania medical school. Deadline: March 15
Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent
ESASID Scholarship
The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
777 East Park Drive
PO Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
(717) 558-7854
(717) 558-7818 fax
studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
Web site
A scholarship will be awarded to South Asian Indian student enrolled full time in his/her second, third, or fourth year at an accredited medical school. September 30 Deadline: September 30
William Goldman Foundation
William Goldman Foundation Scholarship Committee
42 South 15th Street, Suite 1116
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Open to second year or above students who have been accepted by Jefferson Medical College. Deadline: March 15
Hellenic University Club
of Philadelphia

Scholarship Chairman
Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 42199
Philadelphia, PA 19101
(215) 483-7440
Web site
Two scholarships per year are available to graduate students enrolled full time in a degree program at an accredited college, university, or professional school. Applicants must be of Greek descent and U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia County in Pennsylvania, Burlington, Camden, or Gloucester counties in New Jersey. $1,000 and $2,500
Deadline April 20
Lancaster Medical
Society Foundation

Lancaster City and County
Medical Society
137 E. Walnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 393-9588
lancmedsoc@comcast.net
Scholarship for students entering the first year of medical or osteopathic school and who are residents of Lancaster County. $6,000 Deadline: July 1
Lycoming County Medical
Society Scholarship Fund

c/o The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
777 East Park Drive
P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820
(800) 228-7823 (in PA) or
(717) 558-7854
(717) 558-7818 fax
studentservices-foundation@pamedsoc.org
Web site
The Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship is for residents of Lycoming County in the state of Pennsylvania and who are enrolled full-time in an accredited United States medical school. $2,000 Deadline: September 30
Daniel R. Miller Trust Fund
for Education

Wachovia Bank
Daniel R. Miller Trust Fund for Education
Attn: Sally King
100 North Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27150
(864) 268-3363
Residents of Pine Grove Borough, Pine Grove Township, Pennsylvania, and Clear Spring, Maryland. Deadline: April 1
Montgomery County
Medical Society
James N. Holton, Ed.D. Executive Director Montgomery County Medical Society 1529 DeKalb Street Norristown, PA 19401 Telephone: (610) 277-3690
The Montgomery County Medical Society awards annually interest free loans to students accepted and about to enter an accredited medical school. $1,000 to $4,000
Deadline: April 15
Myrtle Siegfried, MD and Michael Vigilante, MD Scholarship
c/o The Foundation
777 East Park Drive
P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820 Telephone: (717) 558-7854
Fax: (717) 558-7818
Web site
The Myrtle Siegfried, MD and Michael Vigilante, MD Scholarship is for a student who is entering the first year of medical school. $1,000
Deadline: September 30
Northampton County Medical Society Alliance
Web site
Applicants must be United States citizens who reside in Northampton County, Pennsylvania and/or have a Bethlehem mailing address. $1,000
Deadline: April 15
Westmoreland County
Medical Society

231 South Main Street, Suite 207
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 837-5050
Education Loan Program that offers loans to eligible students in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year at an accredited medical school. Deadline: May 31
Addison Gibson Foundation
Loan Program

Addison Gibson Foundation
Lynn Dunbar, Assistant Director
One PPG Place, Suite 2230
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5401
(412) 261-1611
Ldunbar@gibson-fnd.org
Web site
This educational loan program offers loans to students who demonstrate financial need, are in good academic standing, have good credit and whose permanent residence is located in western Pennsylvania (long-term residency required). A maximum of $18,000 to graduate students (amount includes any undergraduate Gibson Foundation loans) with a 2% annual interest until one year after graduation when it increases to 5%.
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation
c/o Customer Service Center
2201 North Dodge Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 337-1716
Web site
Minority female citizens or permanent residents of the United States, who will be in the third or final year of training at an accredited United States medical college. $5,000 to $12,000
Deadline: August 1 - December 20. Application Postmarked by January 10
Japanese American
Citizens League

National Japanese American Citizens League Headquarters
Attn: National Scholarship Awards
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 921-5225
JACL@hooked.net
Web site
Applicants must be JACL members. $1,000 to $5,000
Deadline: Not specified
National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Scholarship Program Scholarship Program
5 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880
NMF1@nmfonline.org
Web site
African Americans, Hispanics, Latinos, Cambodian and Vietnamese Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiians who are United States citizens, and who will be first- or second-year candidates for the M.D. or D.O. degree in accredited United States medical schools. Deadline: First time applicants - June 30; for those filing renewal applications - May 31, 2009
Rock Sleyster Memorial Scholarship
Information regarding additional sources of private funding is on file in the University Office of Student Financial Aid.
United States citizens entering the final year of approved American or Canadian medical school granting M.D. degrees who wish to specialize in psychiatry. $2,500
Deadline May 1
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
College Scholarship
Selection Committee
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
(877) HSF-INFO
Web site
The student must be of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic), a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident, enrolled full-time, and have a minimum GPA of 2.7. $1,000 to $2,500
Deadline: August 1 to October 15
The National Italian
American Foundation

Web site
Category 1: Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open. Category II: Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. $2,000 to $5,000 Deadline:
April 30
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical School Diversity Scholarship
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.            Attn: Kathryn Kunst
25800 Northwestern Hwy, Ste. 890
Southfield, MI 48075
Web site
The student is a member of a racial or ethnic minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident, enrolled full-time, completed one semester, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. $2,000
Deadline: May 31