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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
    Committee Services Office
    Attn.: Scholarships
    1776 D Street NW
    Washington, DC 20006-5303
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted into or enrolled in a graduate course of study to become a medical doctor. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.
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Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to $8,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
    Health Professions Education Foundation
    818 K Street, Room 210
    Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in a California community college or university and be studying one of the following programs: medical imaging, occupational therapy, physical therapy, respiratory care, social work, pharmacy and diagnostic medical sonography, pharmacy technician, medical laboratory technologist, surgical technician or ultrasound technician. Those selected will complete a one-year service contract or work volunteer hours in a medically underserved area of California. Financial need, work experience, academic achievement and community involvement are considered. Preference is given to those who expect to graduate within two years of application.
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California
    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Room 113
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must attend a California college or university, be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have not begun college because of illness or need and demonstrate need.
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Deadline
March 16
Amount
$250
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Psychological Association Foundation
    750 First Street NE
    Washington, DC 20002
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students who have been or are presently enrolled in a psychology course and must write an essay answering a question from the APA. A Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) member must sponsor all candidates, and each school may submit no more than five papers.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to $10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
    Health Professions Education Foundation
    818 K Street, Room 210
    Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be California residents enrolled in an associate degree nursing program at a California school, agree to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing within five years and be fluent in a language other than English. Financial need, work experience, community involvement and academic achievement are considered. Preference is given to those who will graduate within two years and to those who plan to remain in a medically underserved area past the service time required. Recipients must sign a two-year service contract to work in a medically underserved area as an RN.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to $13,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
    Health Professions Education Foundation
    818 K Street, Room 210
    Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be attending a California undergraduate nursing program and be fluent in a language other than English. Financial need, work experience, academic achievement and community involvement are considered. A two-year service agreement to work in a medically underserved area of California is required. Preference is given to those who expect to graduate within two years and to those who plan to remain in a medically underserved area after the service agreement has expired.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Epilepsy Foundation
    8301 Professional Place
    Landover, MD 20785
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the behavioral sciences, have an epilepsy-related study, have a qualified mentor who can supervise the project and have an interest in careers in epilepsy research or practice settings. The project must be in the U.S. and should not be for dissertation research. The award is based on the quality of the project, relevance to epilepsy, interest in epilepsy and the quality of the proposed lab or facility. Applicants must submit three recommendation letters, statement of intent, biographical sketch and research plan.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Psychological Association Foundation
    750 First Street NE
    Washington, DC 20002
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must demonstrate need and demonstrate potential for a promising career in the field of neuropsychology. Applicants should also submit a letter that documents their scholarly and research accomplishments, financial need and how the award will be used.
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Indian Science and Engineering Society
    P.O. Box 9828
    Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.
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Deadline
June 6
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA)
    7794 Grow Drive
    Pensacola, FL 32514
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been members of NGNA for at least one year.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Nurses Association (ANA)
    8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
    Attn.: Janet Jackson, Program Manager
    Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the ANA, have their master's degree and plan to pursue doctoral degrees. Fellowships may last from three to five years.
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Deadline
March 17 and August 15
Amount
$50,000-$60,000 plus expenses
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
    675 Third Avenue, 25th Floor
    New York, NY 10017
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed one or more of the following degrees or its equivalent: M.D., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.D.S. or D.V.M. Applicants should submit an application cover sheet, sponsor's biographical sketch, CV, degree certificate, letter, research proposal, summary of research form, up to three reprints of work and four letters of reference. This is a three-year award with various deadlines and funding. The research must be conducted at a university, hospital or research institution. International candidates may apply to do their research only in the United States.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Surgical Technologists
    6 W. Dry Creek Circle
    Littleton, CO 80120
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active AST members, document the educational program or mission program and provide two recommendation letters.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons
    Director
    P.O. Box 1040
    Chautauqua, NY 14722
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical or occupational therapy or medical technologies. R.N. students and those pursuing an M.D. or D.D.S must have completed at least one year of schooling at an accredited institution. All others must be entering at least their third year of school. Pre-med students are not eligible. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens.
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Deadline
April 30
Amount
Up to $35,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Washington Student Achievement Council
    917 Lakeridge Way
    P.O. Box 43430
    Olympia, WA 98504
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be employed, or be under contract to be employed, at an eligible site, provide proof of eligible student debt, provide primary care and sign a contract to serve for at least three years. Applicants may apply for a fourth and fifth year award of up to $25,000 per year based on debt remaining. Eligible professions are physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, licensed nurse, midwife, pharmacist, dentist or dental hygienist.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to $10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
    Health Professions Education Foundation
    818 K Street, Room 210
    Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be California residents who have been accepted by or are enrolled in an accredited California program. Financial need, work experience and career goals are considered, and preference is given to applicants who plan to remain in a medically underserved area past the service time. Those selected must sign a two-year service agreement to work in a medically underserved area of California.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Epilepsy Foundation
    8301 Professional Place
    Landover, MD 20785
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in medical school, a doctoral program or other graduate program; have an epilepsy-related study; have a qualified mentor who can supervise the project and have access to a lab or clinic to conduct the project. The project must be in the U.S. and should not be for dissertation research. The award is based on the quality of the project, relevance of the project to epilepsy, applicant's interest in epilepsy, applicant's qualifications and the quality of the lab or clinic. Applicants should submit three recommendation letters, statement of intent, biographical sketch and research plan.
  • Description
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
    Committee Services Office
    Attn.: Scholarships
    1776 D Street NW
    Washington, DC 20006-5303
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted into or enrolled in a graduate course of study to become a medical doctor. Those pursuing study in psychiatric nursing at the graduate level at a medical school may also apply, and preference is given to females. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.
  • Description
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Deadline
September 30
Amount
Up to $10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 15
Amount
Up to $25,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Medical resident applicants must be graduates of a Maryland college, and they must have at least one year remaining in a primary care residency program. Physician applicants must have a valid primary care license and currently work in an underserved area of Maryland. All applicants must have outstanding loans on which they have not defaulted. Specialization in one of the following fields is required: general internal medicine, family practice medicine, general pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology or gynecology. Applicants must agree to work in an underserved area of Maryland for two to four years after winning the scholarship and completing their residency.
  • Description
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$3,496-$5,244
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
    70 West 40th Street, 11th Floor
    New York, NY 10018
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be osteopathic or allopathic students who have completed at least one year of medical school at a U.S. institution. Students must have a faculty sponsor from their home institution. The program lasts 8 to 12 weeks, and monthly stipends are provided.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Emergency Nurses Association
    915 Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nurses pursuing advanced clinical practice degrees to become clinical nurse specialists or nurse practitioners. Preference is given to applicants focusing on cardiac nursing. Applicants must have been ENA members for at least 12 months before applying.
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Morris K. Udall Foundation
    130 S. Scott Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85701-1922
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be juniors or sophomores studying full-time for an associate's or bachelor's degree at an accredited two- or four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents and be committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care. Students must be nominated by a college or university faculty representative and must have a grade point average equivalent to a "B" or higher.Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to the environment, tribal public policy or Native Americal healthcare. Selection is also based on potential of applicant to make significant contributions, leadership, character, desire to make a difference and demonstration of diverse interests and activities.
  • Description
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Deadline
December 31
Amount
Up to $3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Microscopy Society of America
    Undergraduate Research Scholarships
    230 East Ohio Street
    Suite 400
    Chicago, IL 60611-3265
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must conduct research in microscopy at their school and complete their research before graduation. Applicants must also be full-time undergraduate students and achieve junior or senior standing by the time the research work is started.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 3
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Hispanic Nurses
    Attn: Maria Castro, NAHN Awards and Scholarship Committee Chair
    1501 Sixteenth Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the NAHN and be enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, graduate or practical/vocational nursing program.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 3
Amount
Up to $20,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health
    2 Center Drive
    Room 2E30
    MSC 0230
    Bethesda, MD 20892
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students at an accredited undergraduate institution, have an underprivileged background and have a minimum 3.5 GPA or be within the top 5 percent of their class. Applicants must also show a commitment to pursuing careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science research at the NIH.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    4000 Jones Bridge Road
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815-6789
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. medical school or dental school, and the fellowship research may be conducted at an academic or nonprofit institution in the United States or abroad if the fellow's mentor is affiliated with a U.S. institution. The research should focus on biological processes or disease mechanisms. The fellowship is based on the applicant's ability, potential research career as a physician/scientist and training. Applicants must submit research plans, personal statements, letters of reference, transcripts and MCAT or DAT scores.
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Deadline
December 26
Amount
Varies
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