MSC - Medical Student Grants/Fellowships/Scholarships
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Disclaimer: The following lists were compiled using pre-existing resources. Deadlines may not be accurate as many program have not updated their websites for the coming summer. The following document was created by members of the Society of Interventional Radiology Medical Student Council (SIR MSC). SIR sponsors section websites. Information obtained through the website is not to be construed as professional advice, legal or otherwise, from SIR. Moreover, information obtained through this website does not necessarily represent the views, position or policy of the SIR or the section. SIR does not actively monitor the site for inappropriate postings and does not on its own undertake editorial control of postings. This document is updated to best of MSC's abilities, and we encourage users to directly look at listings for the most updated information. SIR reserves the right to modify or remove postings on section websites that do not comply with SIR policy.
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2017 Senior Care ScholarshipScholarshipA Place for Mom04/15/171,000one time or Canadian citizen (excluding Quebec)
57th Annual National Student Research ForumResearch: manuscript or oral/poster presentationThe University of Texas Medical Branch - National Student Research Forumabstract: 3/20/16; manuscript: 4/1/2016not specified enrolled
Completed a research project
Must attend events to be eligible for awardUS citizen
Permanent resident
AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows ProgramFellowshipAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)01/15/17not specified
AACAP Life Members Mentorship Grants for Medical StudentsFellowshipAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent PyschiatryTBDvariesVaries be medical students in accredited US schools, requirements vary by fellowshipAnnual meeting in New YorkUS citizen
Permanent resident
AACR Minority Scholar AwardsTravel AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Minority Scholar Awards11/17/16not specifiedtravel costs award types US citizen
Permanent resident
AAII Travel Awards and GrantsTravel AwardsAmerican Association of Immunologists01/11/17not specifiedtravel costs award typesImmunology
AAUW American FellowshipsFellowship and grantAmerican Association of University Women (AAUW)varies: from 11/15/16 to 1/15/176,000-30,000 requirements vary by specific fellowship; see website US Citizen or permanent residentVaries
Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award (general)ScholarshipJapanese American Citizens League (JACL)not specifiedone time award national member of JACLMagoichi & Shizuko Kato Memorial Scholarship US citizen
Permanent resident
ACR REF/Abbott Medical Student Research PreceptorshipResearch, Scholarship & travel fundsAmerican College of Rheumatology: Research and Education Foundation (ACR REF)750 - 1,500one year, medical students, graduate students Citizens of US, Canada, or Mexico or non-citizen national
AGA Student Abstract AwardTravel AwardAmerican Gastroenterological Association (AGA)02/02/18$500/1,000 be in North AmericaGasteroenterology
African Service FellowshipFellowshipHaas Center for Public Service and Center for African Studies: Stanford03/10/17up to 5,000summer graduate students
Albert Schewitzer FellowshipFellowshipThe Albert Schweitzer Fellowship02/01/172,000one time Area graduate and professional students; must be enrolled during fellowship yearCommunity service projectCommunity health
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research FellowshipFellowshipAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyProposal: 12/31/17
Final application: 1/31/18
5,0008-10 weeks minimum, second-, and third-year medical students from schools with active AΩA chapters, or associations, are eligible.1st, 2nd, 3rd
AMA Medical School ScholarshipsScholarshipAmerican Medical AssociationMultipleup to 10,000not specified, minority, research, etc (varies by award) 2nd, 3rd & 4th year
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Medical Student FellowshipAmerican Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)03/03/173,50012 weeks
American Pediatric Society & Society for Pediatric ResearchTravel, research, scholarshipMultiple pediatric societies12/05/16Varies; several awards
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Medical Student RotationResearch, travel, fellowshipAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology12/05/16Varies; several awards award types
American Society of Hematology Minority Medical Student Award ProgramResearchAmerican Society of Hematology02/01/177,000one time medical student enrolled in a DO, MD, or MD/PhD ProgramHematologyUS or Canadian citizen or permanent resident
American Society of Nephrology Student Scholar GrantResearchAmerican Society of NephrologyVariesone time be enrolled and in good standing
American Parkinson Disease Association Medical Students Summer FellowshipsFellowshipsAmerican Parkinson Disease Association1/23/174,00010 weeks and international applicants
Armenian Professional Society Graduate Student ScholarshipScholarshipArmenian Professional Society-Los Angelessubmit between 5/15 and 7/15one time
Association of Women Psychiatrists: Leah J Dickstein, M.D. AwardTravel AwardAssociation of Women Psychiatrists02/25/171,000travel costs MD students
AST Travel GrantTravelAmerican Society of Transplantation06/30/15airfare + hotelone time be fellow, resident, trainee or pharmacistFor first meeting onlyEast Asia
Baltimore City Medical Society Foundation, Inc. Scholarship ProgramScholarshipBaltimore City Medical Society Foundation, Inc06/01/17not specified of City of Baltimore or the state of Maryland.
Behavioral Sciences Student FellowshipGrant and FellowshipEpilepsy Foundation enrolledseveral awards
Benjamin H Kean Traveling Fellowship in Tropical MedicineFellowship & travel fellowshipThe American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene students
Buckfire PC Medical School Diversity Scholarship and ApplicationScholarshipBuckfire Law04/01/172,000one time Students who are US Citizens and are either an ethnic minority or show commitment to issues of diversity
Cal-Search ProgramTrainingOffice of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Califonria Primary Care Association, California Area Health Education Center03/20/15not specifiedvaries in health professions and residentsPreference for students that are from underrepresented groups, disadvantaged background, bilignual
CAMS Scholarship ProgramScholarshipChinese American Medical Society04/30/165,000annually 1st, 2nd, or 3rd
CAPS ScholarshipScholarshipChinese-American Physicians Societyapplication available in December2,000 - 5,000
Charles River District Medical Society Scholarship ProgramScholarshipMassachusetts Medical Society12/31/162,000 - 10,000 awards on page require MA residency.several awards on page 2nd 3rd
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles/USC Summer Oncology Fellowship ProgramFellowshipChildren's Hospital of Los Angeles (USC School of Medicine)12/19/16350 per weekper week year medical students 1st
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship ProgramFellowshipNational Academies: Policy and Global Affairs Division09/09/168,500one time physical, biological, or social science field or any field of engineering, medicine/health, or veterinary medicine as well as business, law.summer fellowship 2nd
CLAS FLAS FellowshipFellowshipCenter for Latin American Studies02/07/1715,000one-time Student at Stanford who is undergoing advanced training in designated foreign languagesForegin languages
CNS/CSNS Medical Student Socioeconomic FellowshipFellowshipCongress of Neurological Surgeons02/01/172,500 enrolled studentsNeurology
Collegiate Inventors CompetitionAwardNational Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation100,000 prize or team of up to 4 students. In the case of a team, at least one member of the team must meet the full-time eligibility criteria. The other team members must have been enrolled on a part-time basis (at a minimum) sometime during the 24-month period prior to the date the entry is submitted.Entries are judged on the originality and inventiveness of the new idea, process, or technology. The entry must be complete, workable, and well articulated. Entries are also judged on their potential value to society (socially, environmentally, and economically), and on the scope of use.
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Graduate Student FellowshipsFellowshipDolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund4/15/16 & 11/15/16Tuition plus 18,000 stipend student
US Citizen
Applications must be submitted through Dean
Demonstrate financial need
Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural SciencesUS citizen
Doris Duke Clinical Research Mentorship (CRM)FellowshipDoris Duke Charitable Foundation01/24/1770,400one time and medical student team3rd year - recommended
Dr Marie E Zakrzewski Medical ScholarshipScholarshipKosciuszko Foundation01/05/173,500one time of Polish descent
US citizen or permanent resident
entering 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of medical school
resident of Massachusetts
Dr Ralph Fessenden Goodhue Fund: Medical School ScholarshipsScholarshipBowdoin College12/05/165,000 of Bowdoin College with financial need
Dr. Clinton Noyes Peters and Alice F Peters Medication Education Fund: Medical School ScholarshipsScholarshipBowdoin College12/05/16not specified must be a graduate from Bowdoin College
must be of limited means and are starting or continuing medical school training in preparation for general practice of medicine in some New England area or community which is not thickly settled and is in particular need of such service
must be in need of financial aid
Dr. James L Hutchinson & Evelyn Ribbs Hutchinson Medical School ScholarshipScholarshipSilicon Valley Community Foundation05/11/162,000 citizen
currently enrolled
graduated from high school in San Mateo or Santa Clara County or have lived in that same area during high school
US citizenincoming 1st year
Dr. Ralph B Busch, Jr. Memorial Medical Education Fund ScholarshipScholarshipVentura County Community Foundation01/29/165,000renewable up to 3 years enrolled
Graduated from a high school in Ventura County or family lives in Ventura County
Demonstrate financial need
incoming 1st year
Earl Kendall Van Swearingen Scholarship Fund: Medical School ScholarshipsScholarshipBowdoin College12/05/165,000 of Bowdoin College with financial needCancer
Emergency Medicine Foundationn/SAEM Medical Student Research GrantGrantSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine student performing research in emergency medicine US citizen
Permanent Resident
Endocrine Society Summer Research FellowshipsFellowshipsEndocrine Society10/20/17not specified10-12 weeks student after 1st year of schooling. Mentor must be active member of the endocrine society.EndocrinologyBeyond 1st year.
Equality ScholarshipScholarshipeQuality Scholarship Collaborative02/01/176,000one time of Northern or Central California attending a medical in the US, OR students attending medical school in CaliforniaRecognizes service to LGBT community
Esther Lim Memorial ScholarshipScholarshipChinese American Medical Society04/30/165,000 must be of Chinese descent
currently enrolled
Ethel O Gradner ScholarshipScholarshipPhilanthropic Educational Organization (PEO)02/01/17 resident, female, financial need
F Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)ScholarshipUS ArmyTuitionplus stipend obligation: your period of military service to the Army is a minimum or two years or one year for each year you receive funding (HPSP) or whichever is longer (depends on health care field chosen)
must maintain full time enrollment during medical education
US citizen
FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics)FellowshipFASPE12/20/16Travel program (expenses paid)2 weekswww.faspe.infoMD Studentsbioethics
Ferdinand C Valentine Medical Student Research Grants in UrologyGrantNew York Academy of Medicine01/15/174,000one time students enrolled in NY area or planning to conduct research at a NY institution.10-12 weeks in the summer of the upcoming yearUS citizen or permanent resident1st
FFMRE ScholarshipsScholarshipFrench American Foundation for Medical Research and Education (FFMRE)04/08/165,000www.ffmre.orgfinancial need
Fight for Sight Summer Student FellowshipsFellowshipFight for Sight11/15/162,5002 or 3 month summer research enrolled
Must wish to explore ophthalmology or eye research as a career
May not be eligible if you have other stipend fundingOphthalmology
Fogarty Global Health Equity Scholars FellowshipFellowshipUC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford & Yale12/01/16not specifiedone year students11 month research training program
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships: Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian StudiesFellowshipCenter for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies: Stanford01/05/16tuition plus 15,000 stipendone year degree candidates; foreign language study US citizen or permanent resident
Foundation for Science and Disability - Student Award PogramScholarshipFoundation for Science and Disability1,000one time with a disabilityrequires membership in the Foundation for Science and Disability Permanent resident
Frank and Louise Groff ScholarshipScholarshipFrank and Louise Geoff Foundation04/01/17not specified entering medical school
Financial need
incoming 1st year
Future Leaders in Preventive Medicine (FLPM) Travel GrantTravel GrantAmerican College of Preventive Medicine - Medical Student Section (ACPM-MSS)2017 information coming soon500 students who are members of the ACPM-MSS Have not received this grant in the last three yearsTo attend annual meetingPreventive medicine
Gina M Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship ProgramFellowshipLupus Foundation of America04/08/164,000summer enrolled
Must have interest in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) through support of lupus research
US citizen or permanent resident3rd
Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grants in Cardiovascular ResearchGrantNew York Academy of Medicine01/15/174,000summer must be conducting research in the greater New York area
US citizen or permanent resident
10-12 weeks in the summer of the upcoming year
MD/PhD students are not eligible
Graduate Fellowship Training ProgramFellowshipHispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS)300per week plus travel ($30/wk) citizen or permanent resident
Applicant does not have to be Hispanic
Graduate Student Summer Israel Fellowship ProgramFellowshipNew England Institute of Jewish Studies (NEIJS) graduate students
Harvard Longwood Research TrainingFellowshipHarvard Medical School01/15/173,500summer SurgeryUS Citizens or Perm Res2nd+
Health Tap InternshipsInternshipHealthTapVariesnot specifiedQuarterly
Helping Hands Grant ProgramGrantAmerican Psychiatric Foundation5,000 health and substance abuse research projects
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace FellowshipFellowshipHerbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship01/06/172,900per month citizen, permanent resident or have VISA and living in the US6-9 month programNuclear medicine
Herbert W Nickens Medical Student ScholarshipScholarshipAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)05/06/165,000one time students entering their third year of instruction
resident of Southern California
US citizen or Permanent residentEntering 3rd year in Fall 2015
HMS Medical ScholarshipGrantHellenic Medical Society of New York (HMS)09/15/162,500summer Hellenic heritage, originating from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
Have demonstrated academic achievement and/or financial need.
Summer research grant
Howard Hughes Medical Institute NIH Research Scholars Program "Cloisters"ResearchHoward Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) NIH Research Scholars Programone time enrolled
Have interest in biomedical research Completed clinical core
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students ProgramFellowshipHoward Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students Program01/11/17 enrolled
Students in combined program are not eligible (e.g., MD/PhD)
valid work visa
HSF General College ScholarshipScholarshipHispanic Scholarship Fund03/30/17500 to 5,000 be of Hispanic heritage
US citizen or permanent resident
Hubert Global Health FellowshipFellowshipCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundationlate Februaryone time to 12 week field assignmentPopulation Health 3rd & 4th year
IDSA/ERF Medical Scholars ProgramScholarshipIDSA Education and Research Foundation (ERF)02/10/172,000one time enrolledScholarship must focus on pediatric or adult infectious diseases (clinical or research) US citizen
Permanent resident
JAMA ScholarshipScholarshipJapanese American Medical Association (JAMA),12/31/162,500one time
Japanese Medical Society of America General ScholarshipScholarshipJapanese Medical Society of America (JMSA)12/31/162,500 -20,000 enrolled
Mustbe interested in a project related to the JMSA mission
Need for financial aid
US citizen
Permanent resident
Jayne M Perkins Memorial Scholarhsip ProgramScholarshipJayne M Perkins Foundation administered by Scholarship Management Services04/30/1610,000 citizen
Pursuing MD and/or Ph.D
Enrolled at Stanford SoM
preference for cancer research, dementia and Alzheimers desease, heart disease or skin disorders/diseaseUS citizen
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Scholarship ProgramScholarshipJewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia05/15/17VariesVaries
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic ScholarshipScholarshipJewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program02/01/171,000 - 8,000 to remain in the greater Chicago metropolitan area after graduation
Jewish descent Financial need In-person interview required
JVS Scholarship FundScholarshipJewish Vocational Service03/15/1510,000 be of Jewish descent
Legal and permanent resident of Los Angeles County
Currently enrolled Financial need
US Citizen Permanent Resident
Kaiser Permanente Medical Student ScholarshipScholarshipKaiser Permanente03/01/175,000 in NorCal residency4th
Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship AwardsScholarshipBlinded Veterans Association (BVA)04/15/172,000, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans
Koch Kellan ScholarshipScholarshipParagon Gives12/01/1610,000 year
Kosciuszko Tuition Scholarship ProgramScholarshipKosciuszko Foundation01/05/151,000 - 7,000 citizen or permanent resident
be of Polish descent
beginning or continuing education
Lapsley ScholarshipScholarshipMuhlenberg Foundation05/01/17not specifiedone-year, can continue financial need
Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary's Scholarship and Education (LeCoMASE) FundScholarshipThe Foundation of Pennsylvania Medical Society09/30/162,500 residents of Blair, Lehigh, Lycoming, Montgomery, Berks, or Northampton Counties. US citizen
Eligible noncitizen
LMSA ScholoarshipScholarshipLatino Medical Student Association01/10/17500 - 1,000 MD and dedicated to serving Latino and underserved communities.
Lycoming Country Medical Society (LCMS) Scholarship FundScholarshipFoundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society09/30/163,000one time of Lycoming County in Pennsylvania
enrolled full time
US citizen
Permanent resident
US national
MacKenzie ScholarshipScholarshipMacKenzie Foundationnot specifiednot specified See financial aid office for informationstudents selected by MD FAOPrimary Care degree students US citizen
Permanent resident
Madson Graduate ScholarshipScholarshipSigma Chi Foundationmin. 1,000one time year student
Sigma Chi Fratermity member
Mayo Clinic Summer Research FellowshipFellowshipMayo Clinic3/1/18up to 6,180summer U.S. citizens/permanent residentsUS citizen
Permanent resident
MD Anderson Cancer Center First Year Medical Student ProgramResearch ProgramMD Anderson Cancer Clinic1/17/17stipend for summersummer international students.
Medical Education ScholarshipScholarshipAmerican Medical Women's Association (AMWA)9/30/16 and 1/31/17500one time medical students
Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship (MSARF)FellowshipFoundation for Anesthesia Education and Research01/31/17400 wk for summer; 32,000 for yearyear and summer programs enrolled
Must maintain enrollment while completing fellowship
Must have interest in anesthesiology and research
Medical Student Grant ProgramScholarshipCalifornia Medical Association10/31/16 & 5/31/2017250-1,000 student organizations supporting health education
Medical Student Research Program in DiabetesResearchDiabetes Research Centers02/01/161,900 per monthsummer months (flexible dates) US citizen
Permanent resident
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