American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing
This scholarship program is open to graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in cancer nursing or a doctorate of nursing (DNP). The scholarship may be awarded for up to two years, and includes a stipend of $10,000 per year.
American Cancer Society Mentored Research Scholar Grants
This grant program provides financial support for mentored research and training for full-time junior faculty in order to help them become independent researchers in the areas of cancer control, clinician science and cancer prevention research.
AETNA Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program
This program, in a partnership between the Aetna Foundation and National Medical Fellowships, awards a $5,000 scholarship to second and third year students from under-represented minority groups who are US citizens. Scholarships are awarded based on the student’s commitment to serving medically underserved communities, and their ability to demonstrate community service and leadership potential.
Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Established by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, this scholarship is a one-time award in the amount of $1,000, awarded to those who have demonstrated financial need and who are currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.
Chinese American Physicians Society Scholarship Program
CAPS offers scholarships of $2000 and $5000 annually to students enrolled in US medical schools. The scholarship program is open to medical students of all races and nationalities, with special consideration given to applicants who plan to serve Chinese communities after graduation.
Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students
This program, administered by the American Dental Associate and the Crest brand, provides two $5,000 scholarships to students who plan education beyond a doctoral degree and who are interested in pursuing advanced academic careers in dentistry.
F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program
The Army Medicine division offers a health professions scholar program that provides full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program that includes an advanced health care degree. Students must serve in Army active duty after graduation for one year after graduation per year of receiving the scholarship.
Gallagher Koster Health Careers Scholarship Program
Established to help undergraduate students who are pursuing health-related careers with financial assistance, the program is open to full-time undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year of school. Students must be enrolled in a program designed for work in the healthcare industry, including degrees in nursing, physical therapy or dentistry.
Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) gives out five, $5,000 scholarships for third year medical students that have shown outstanding leadership in programs that address the inequalities in healthcare faced by racial and ethnic monitories in the US. Applicants must be enrolled in an LCMR-accredited medical school.
Japanese American Medical Association (JAMA) Scholarship
The JAMA scholarship program offers scholarships for medical school students who are in the first, second or third year of study. Winners receive $2,500 and are chosen based on academic achievement, financial need and the student’s interest in working with the Japanese American community after school.
Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, sponsored by the American Medical Association Foundation and the AMA Women’s Physicians Congress, is awarded to women who are pursuing a degree and career in the medical profession. Recipients receive $10,000 to support their research and educational opportunities.
National Health Service Corps
Students serving communities that have limited access to quality health care are eligible to apply for an NHSC Scholarship. The program is open to US citizens and US nationals who are full students at an accredited school, pursuing a degree in a discipline that is NHSC eligible.
One Medical Group Scholarship
Offered by One Medical Group, this $10,000 scholarship is awarded to the top third-year applicant enrolled at an accredited medical school in the US who is passionate about primary care. The application process includes two essays and two references.
Physicians of Tomorrow Awards
Sponsored by the American Medical Association, this program aims to help students with the rising costs of medical school. The program was developed to help reduce the amount of school debt that new physicians graduate with, awarding $10,000 scholarships to current third year medical students who are approaching the last year of their program. 8-12 awards are given out each year.
Piscano Scholars Leadership Program
The Piscano Leadership Foundation offers career resources and scholarship funding designed to reduce debt for those completing a residency in family medicine. Part of the scholarship is distributed during the student’s fourth year of medical school, with the remainder given out over the three-year residency program.
Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
A Place for Mom, Inc. sponsors this $1,000 scholarship, available to both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in nursing, social work, long-term care administration, gerontology, medicine or sociology. Applicants must submit a letter of introduction and a 500-word essay.
Tafford Uniforms Nursing Scholarship Program
This scholarship for nursing students enrolled in an accredited US nursing school is open to applicants who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program, which includes: Associate Degree of Nursing, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing, or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program.
The Mackenzie Foundation Scholarship
The Mackenzie Foundation sponsors this program for applicants who are preparing for active practice in medicine, with special consideration given for students focused on family practice and other related areas. The program is restricted to students who plan to practice in the US, and awards are given out based on debt load, financial need and academic performance.
The Vietnamese American Medical Association
The VAMA offers several scholarships each year to US residents enrolled in an accredited US medical school. The program was designed to help needy medical students achieve scholastic development, while also fostering student interest in serving the Vietnamese American community.
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship
The Tylenol scholarship program offers awards varying from $5,000-$10,000 for outstanding applicants who are pursuing a career in the healthcare industry. Students must have completed at least a year of either undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited college, university or vocational-technical institution.