Private Scholarships

Students interested in applying for scholarships outside of the university may research our private scholarship database below. Please contact the individual organization for more information.

Helpful External Scholarship Website Listings

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NYU School of Medicine Diversity Clerkship Award

 

The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center is dedicated to increasing diversity within its department and the field of dermatology.  In support of this effort, the Department allocates funds on a yearly basis to third and fourth year medical students from groups underrepresented in medicine as defined by the AAMC (includes African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans) who are interested in doing a dermatology elective at NYU.
In order to apply for the Diversity Clerkship Award in Dermatology at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, please review the guidelines, download and complete the application provided on the website, and email, mail or fax it to:
Craig Burke, Project Associate
NYU Langone Medical Center
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
240 East 38th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Telephone: (212) 263-5245
Fax: (212) 263-8752
Email: craig.burke@nyumc.org

General

ASH HONORS Award (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists)

The HONORS Award is intended for medical students and residents (residents are defined as trainees who have not yet entered a hematology-related training program) in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with an interest in hematology research. The award will provide the recipient with a $5,000 stipend to conduct either a short hematology research project for a maximum of three months, or a longer hematology research project between three and 12 months. The stipend will be distributed in installments, the last of which is dependent upon the receipt of the final report submitted by the recipient. All recipients will also receive $1,000 each year for two years to support attendance at the ASH annual meeting.

HONORS (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists)

The HONORS Award is intended for medical students and residents (residents are defined as trainees who have not yet entered a hematology-related training program) in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with an interest in hematology research. The award will provide the recipient with a $5,000 stipend to conduct either a short hematology research project for a maximum of three months, or a longer hematology research project between three and 12 months. The stipend will be distributed in installments, the last of which is dependent upon the receipt of the final report submitted by the recipient. All recipients will also receive $1,000 each year for two years to support attendance at the ASH annual meeting.

State Residency requirement

Cambria County Medical Society Apollo Scholarship (PA)

The Apollo Scholarship is a grant awarded yearly to worthy medical students who agree to come to the Cambria-Somerset region to live and practice medicine. For more information please visit website.

Cambria County Medical Society John B. Lowman Scholarship Fund (PA)

Eligible students must be residents of Cambria County and accepted into an accredited medical school. For an application or more information, contact: Cambria County Medical Society, Lowman Scholarship Fund website

Essex South District Medical Society Scholarship Program (MA)

Funding the medical education of a student from an Essex South city or town. Qualifications: Residency for at least 5 years prior to college, with a desire to return and practice in this area. These communities are:  Beverly, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Peabody, Rockport, Salem, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield and Wenham, Massachusetts. Current curriculum vitae, which includes the permanent address, high school with date of graduation, and medical school with expected date of graduation. A statement of academic standing from the medical school. A letter of recommendation from a district society member, if possible. A letter that includes a statement of personal goals. Scholarships will be awarded at the Annual Meeting of the Essex South District Medical Society (usually in April). For more information visit website.  Application Deadline: January 1.  

Joanna F. Reed Medical Scholarship (AL & FL)

Residents of Alabama and northwest Florida who attend a recognized private medical school (wherever located) are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic performance, recommendations, financial need, and the selection committee's evaluation of the applicant's motivation, character, ability, and promise. Special consideration may be given to those applicants who desire to become general practitioners or internists. Scholarships are for one year, and award amounts will vary according to the recipient financial situation, relative cost of the medical school, and amount of Trust income available for distribution. For more information and for an application, contact Christy Black, Joanna F. Reed Medical Scholarship Trust, c/o BankTrust, P.O. Box 469, Brewton AL 36427-0469. Application deadline: May 15.

Middlesex North District Medical Society Scholarship (MA)

The Dr. Hugh Mahoney Scholarship Fund is available to any medical student who is enrolled and has completed one year at an accredited medical school in the US or Canada. Applicants must be a legal resident of one of the towns comprising the district: Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Groton, Lowell, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford. Application deadline: April 1.

Career Plans/Specialized Fields/Research Fellowships

AHA Scientific Councils Student Scholarships

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Scientific Councils are offering Student Scholarships in Cerebrovascular Disease and Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. Students in medical schools or in masters or equivalent programs in an accredited school in the United States where research training in cardiovascular disease and stroke is available are eligible to apply. The award is for students to work on a project or projects either in a block of several months or over a longer period. The minimum full-time commitment is two months as most projects take place over the summer months. The typical applicant for these scholarships will be conducting research over the summer.  Application Deadline:  March 1.

Sarnoff Endowment for Biomedical Research

Offers medical students enrolled in accredited U.S. medical schools the opportunity to spend a year conducting intensive work in a biomedical research facility in the United States, other than the medical school in which they are enrolled. Fellows are selected on the basis of a national competition. Seeks individuals with demonstrated intellectual and academic achievement, as well as leadership ability. Applications are encouraged from students without extensive prior research experience. Applicants enrolled in an MD/PhD program will not be eligible for a Sarnoff Fellowship. Applications are encouraged from second and third year medical students. Fourth year medical students are required to submit an official letter from their medical schools granting graduation deferment. There are no citizenship requirements for application, but those who are not U.S. citizens must have and maintain an appropriate visa.    Awardees receive the following benefits: $28,500 stipend; Allowances up to $7,000 for travel to select a Preceptor and Fellowship laboratory, moving expenses, health insurance and computer equipment; Financial support to attend the Sarnoff Annual Scientific Meeting and NIH Clinical Investigator Student Trainee Forum Funds for travel to present a paper, based on Fellowship research, at two national conferences.  For more information visit website.  

Gender (Women)

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)

AMWA awards 4 (four) $1000 scholarships to women currently enrolled in medical school. Awardees will be chosen based on the embodiment of the goals of AMWA. Financial need, though not a requirement, is also considered.   Applications are accepted during two periods of the academic year: August 1-September 30 and December 15-January 31.  Please submit applications only during the listed periods. For more information please visit website.  More resources for women.

Anne C. Carter Global Health Fellowship

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) honors the memory of Anne C. Carter, MD, with an annual award for outstanding student leadership. The recipient will receive $1000, and the nominating chapter, if applicable, will also receive $1000. The annual nomination deadline is December 15. Details can be found at website.

Leah J. Dickstein MD Award

Sponsored by the Association of Women Psychiatrists, the Leah J. Dickstein award is open to female medical students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, creativity, and leadership. The recipient is invited to the AWP Annual Meeting to receive the award and present her work. Interested students must be nominated by their medical school by Dean's Office or Office of Women in Medicine.  For more information visit website

Women in Medicine (WIM)

Women in Medicine (WIM) will present four $5,000 Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in allopathic or osteopathic medical schools in the United States or Canada this year. Scholarships presented at the annual WIM meeting, with expectation that  medical students will be present to receive their awards. Applicants should be in good academic standing, and have actively contributed/demonstrated leadership for the LGBT community.  Applications are due April 1. For more information, visit website.