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Emergency Medicine Scholarships

Here are some of the Emergency Medicine scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact wufoundation@iie.org with any questions.

Departmental Awards

Winners of the following honors are selected by the departments of the College of Medicine according to unique criteria established for each award. Anesthesiology Herbert G. Cave, M.D., Award Emergency Medicine Departmental Award Family Medicine Chairman

Annuvia’s $500 Public Safety Scholarship

Theme: Annuvia’s Public Safety Scholarship is designed to help college students interested in pursuing a career in public health and safety or emergency medical services pursue their passion and make the world a safer place to live and work. Entry Guidelines: Write a 500+ word essay telling us about a method, systematic improvement, or device that would improve public safety or emergency response in urban communities in the United States. Particular interest should be paid to community paramedicine and bridging the gap between emergency responders, 911 callers, and victims. Scholarship Requirement Details: Essays must be original and written by the applicant. Essays should be based on accurate research, industry knowledge, and realistic concepts, ideas, and technologies (e.g. essays involving drones to provide CPR to victims in cardiac arrest most likely won’t be considered). Essays will be checked for plagiarism, re-writes, and duplicates. Final application will require: Copy of your essay. Additional personal information, as required, for proof of full-time student status and active registration.

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

We invite you to enter the ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program. We will select one top award winner who will receive a $1,000 unrestricted scholarship (unrestricted means you can buy pizza with the award instead of books if you want—the check is in your name). The winning essay will be posted on ACLSMedicalTraining.com along with the second and third best essays. These two runners-up will receive one complimentary pass to the ACLS Medical Training certification program of their choice (BLS, ACLS, or PALS) valued at $275. ACLS Medical Training is interested in hearing how you think about providing emergency medical care. You are entering a profession in which you may be called upon to provide basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, or pediatric advanced life support. Are you excited? Is this scary? How will you handle the situation when the time comes? If you have already performed lifesaving techniques, what was it like? Did you use the skills you were taught? There are no correct answers—we are looking for honest, compelling essays. What do I write about? Write an essay, between 500 and 1000 words, on one the following topics: If you have assisted someone in a life support situation, describe your role in the process, the emotions or feelings that you experienced, and how the situation was resolved. If you have not assisted someone in a life support situation, describe how you have prepared (mentally and/or physically) to respond when the event arises. Consider and describe what it might be like to provide basic or advanced life support in an emergency. How do I Enter? Write the essay in Microsoft Word file format (doc or docx) Entries with typos or grammatical errors will not be considered Submit the essay as an attachment in an email to scholarship@aclsmedicaltraining.com The filename should include your first initial, last name, and your school name For example, John Smith who attends nursing school in Austin would use this filename: JSmith_UniversityofTexasatAustin In your email, include Full name Name of school Type of program (e.g., dental school) Email address Home address Telephone number (we won’t call unless you win) Submission deadline is 11:59 pm EST on December 31st, 2014. Who is Eligible? Any high school senior or college student is eligible to apply. Preference to those currently enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing school Medical school Pharmacy school Dental school Respiratory therapy program Paramedic program Emergency medical technician program Must not be an employee of or immediately related to any employee of ACLS Medical Training

Charles W. Riley Fire and Emergency Medical Services Tuition Reimbursement Program

Who may apply: Active career or volunteer firefighters, ambulance or rescue squad members.How to apply: Complete and file a Charles W. Riley Fire and Emergency Medical Services Tuition Reimbursement application.When to apply: By July 1Eligible majors: Fire service technology and emergency medical technology.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSYou must be an active career or volunteer firefighter, ambulance or rescue squad member. You must serve a Maryland community while you take college courses and continue to serve for another year after you complete the courses. You must attend a Maryland institution and enroll in a degree or certificate program in either fire service technology or emergency medical technology. You must be a Maryland resident to apply for this program.AWARD AMOUNTYou will receive the actual dollar amount of tuition charges you have paid. Applicants must receive at least a grade of "C" or better in any course specifically required for program completion. The amount of the award may not exceed the equivalent annual tuition of a resident undergraduate student at the four-year public institution within the University System of Maryland, other than the University of Maryland University College and University of Maryland, Baltimore, with the highest annual expense for a full-time resident undergraduate. Room and board and mandatory or optional fees are not reimbursed. Funds may not be available to award all eligible students.RENEWING AN AWARDTo renew an award, you must maintain the satisfactory academic progress standards of the institution you attend and remain enrolled in an eligible program. You may reapply for the award each year.SERVICE OBLIGATIONYou must agree to serve a Maryland community as a career or volunteer firefighter or ambulance and rescue squad member while you take college courses. You must continue to serve for one year after you complete the courses. If you hold this scholarship with any other award requiring a service obligation, you must perform your service in consecutive years.

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

IMPORTANT DATES Applications Accepted: February 10, 2017 - January 29, 2018 Final Award Selection: March 15, 2018 Scholarship Awarded: Spring Quarter 2018 REQUIREMENTS The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Applicant must be a US citizen, at least 17 years of age, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section. All applications must be received by January 29th, 2018. Finalists will be notified in February and must provide proof of enrollment and GPA (letters of acceptance, transcripts, etc.) before the scholarship recipient is selected. SELECTION Applications will be reviewed by a panel. The winner will be selected based on the criteria set forth in the requirements section of this document. Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he/she will receive a mailed 1099-MISC tax form and the check will be delivered to their address. The winner of the scholarship award will be fully responsible for the taxes incurred from receiving the award.

Barbara B. Watson, FACMPE Scholarship

Applicants must be individuals who are returning to school after a 5 to 10 year gap in education, and who are pursuing relevant personal and professional growth in health care leadership through graduate or undergraduate studies in the field of Ambulatory health care with either an administrative or clinical concentration.

Paul Erickson Paramedic Scholarship

The Paul Erickson Paramedic Scholarship was established to assist students attending a Paramedic program in the state of Montana. This scholarship provides for books and tuition only. The amount and number awarded for this scholarship is subject to change each year. Scholarship funding is renewable, although not automatic. A renewable application must be completed and submitted along with grade documentation by May 15th for summer and fall renewals and October 1st for spring renewals.

AORN Scholarship Program

Applicant must be an RN and a member of AORN in good standing. Membership must be maintained continuously for 12 months prior to the application deadlines of April 1 and October 1 and throughout the funding period. Membership is considered lapsed if full dues are not received at AORN Headquarters by the last day of the renewal month. Members of the AORN Foundation Board of Trustees and/or staff and the Scholarship Committee are ineligible for scholarship funds. Applicant must submit proof of acceptance or enrollment in a baccalaureate or masters of nursing degree program or a related complimentary field, or doctoral degree program at an accredited institution. Enrollment in a pre-nursing curriculum applicable to admission in a baccalaureate nursing program must be accreditd by the National League of Nursing. Applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Payment will be made directly to the student at the end of the funding period upon successful completion of the course, receipt of course grade, and copy of all OTHER receipts for expenses. These must be sent to the AORN Foundation within 30 days of completion of course. Student must receive a B or better to receive payment. Student must sign disclaimer and return to AORN Foundation within five (5) days of receipt of payment. This disclaimer is required by the IRS, failure to do so may jeopardize further scholarship awards.

Herold and Retta Reuss Public Safety Scholarship

The Herold and Retta Reuss Public Safety Scholarship is awarded to one or more Marshall High School or Marshall Alternative High School graduates, previous recipients or Marshall area residents who are pursuing a career in the Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services, or other related fields, such as but not limited to, Fireman, Policeman, Legal Secretary or Dispatcher. Qualifying applicants must demonstrate the drive and ability to be successful in pursuing a college education and/or a certification process in the fields aforementioned. Financial need may be a deciding factor. MinimumGPA not required.Students must complete the application for scholarships administered by the Marshall Community Foundation. This Application can be downloaded from the Scholarship page at the Foundation website, www.marshallcf.org, or contact the Foundation Office at 269.781.2273 or info@marshallcf.orgEssay Questions: What field have you chosen to pursue in your studies? What made you decide to pursue this career? How do you hope to impact the community around you?Recommendation Letters: Two required- one from high school educator/administrator or employer and one from an adult member of the community (not a family member).Financial Criteria: Yes, please complete financial aid information and return with scholarship application.GPA: N/A

ACLS Recertification Healthcare Training Scholarship Plan

It is truly inspiring to see people helping others in need and we salute you for dedicating your life to this purpose. In recognition of your selflessness, we at ACLS Recertification invite you to join our ACLS Healthcare Training Scholarship Plan and allow us to help you grow and reach your full potential as professionals in this field. We shall be giving out a $2,000 scholarship to the author of the winning essay and one (1) complimentary pass each to the ACLS Recertification program of their choice (ACLS, BLS, or PALS) valued at $275 to the second and third placers. All three winning entries shall be posted on ACLSRecertification.com. All you need to do is write a 500 to 1000-word essay telling us how you feel about providing emergency medical care wherein you shall be called to provide life support from the basic to the more advanced cardiac or pediatric life support. Share with us your experience with lifesaving techniques if you have assisted someone in the past, what you did, how you felt and how the situation was resolved. If not, let us know how you will handle being in these lifesaving situations in the future as well as what kind of preparation you have undertaken to be able to do so. Don't worry, we are not going to judge it based on ACLS correctness. Instead, we shall evaluate it based on your sincerity, persuasiveness and the overall cohesion and effectiveness of your essay. How to Join Your essay must be in a Microsoft Word file (doc or docx) with its filename containing your last name; first initial and name of your school (e.g. smith_g_harvard). Please check your essays thoroughly as we will not be entertaining entries with grammatical errors and typos. Email us at admin@aclsrecertification.com with your essay as an attachment and the following details on the actual email content: Full name Contact Information in case you win (Home Address; Email Address and Telephone number) Name of School Type of Program Deadline of submission is on or before 11:59 of December 31 EST Who can Join Any college student can join this contest, preferably those currently enrolled in: Dental School Emergency Medical Technician Program Medical College Nursing School Paramedic Program Pharmacy College Respiratory Therapy Program Employees of ACLS Recertification and our affiliates and employee relatives up to the third degree of consanguinity are prohibited from joining this contest. Additional Conditions All entries submitted become the sole property of ACLS Recertification Proof of enrollment at a qualifying academic institution may be requested by ACLS Recertification prior to awarding the scholarship and other prizes to the winners Only one entry per person is allowed.

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