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Health Science / Physiology Scholarships

Here are some of the Health Science / Physiology scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Schwartz Award

The American College of Legal Medicine has an annual Student Writing Competition in which $1,000 cash awards are made for the outstanding original paper on Legal Medicine. All papers submitted will receive consideration for publication in the Journal of Legal Medicine or other medical legal publications. Applicant Criteria 1. Authors must be currently enrolled in an accredited law, medical, podiatry, nursing, dental school, or program of health science or health care administration school in the United States or Canada. 2. No paper which has been previously published in any form will be considered. What is Legal Medicine Legal medicine is the professional and academic discipline which concerns itself with legal aspects of medical science, medical practice and other health care delivery problems. Practitioners of the specialty have training, knowledge and expertise sufficient to address the scope of the specialty from a scholarly, scientific (research) and practical perspective.

Raymond E. Henzlik Physiology and Anatomy Research Award

Eligibility * Graduate Physiology students in good standing with the Graduate School who are currently working on a research project * Preference is given to students from Indiana Estimated Dollar Value: $500, to be applied toward research expenses Additional Information: A research proposal summary must be submitted.

The James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program

The James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation will award $10,000 in scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic school year. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and students in graduate school. The Foundation is funding scholarships for students in the following categories: High School Seniors College Undergraduates Graduate Students The James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation will award $10,000 in scholarships for the academic school year. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and students in graduate school. Criteria/General Guidelines High School Seniors Current high school seniors must attend school in the United States. Applicant must be anticipating completion of high school in the spring. Applicants must plan to matriculate at accredited HBCU for the academic year (enrollment must begin in the Fall) with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Current minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 grade scale (excluding home school studies), and minimum SAT score of 1800 (combined math essay and verbal score) or ACT score of 28. Applicants must apply to and be accepted into an HBCU by July 1st. If you do not yet know which school you will attend, put your first choice. If you are awarded a scholarship you will need to submit proof of acceptance If you are an incoming student who has yet to enroll, you must submit proof of acceptance from schools of choice. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service activities. Undergraduate Students Applicants must attend (or planning to attend) an accredited HBCU for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 academic year (enrollment must begin in the Fall) with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Current minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 grade scale Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service activities. Graduate Students Graduate students must be enrolled in or must apply to and be accepted into a graduate school by July 1st. Applicants must be pursuing a graduate degree in the health and medical sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program in the United States for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 academic year (enrollment must begin in the Fall). Current minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 grade scale Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service activities.

Minnesota Heart Research Scholarships

The American Heart Association is working with partners to provide scholarships that allow students to explore the field of cardiovascular research as a career by providing opportunities to work with researchers at Minnesota institutions. Who is eligible? Minnesota students only. One scholarship is for undergraduate students currently enrolled in a four year college or university in the State of Minnesota; three scholarships are for medical students registered at a teaching institution in the State of Minnesota. How many will be selected? This year, there is one undergraduate award and three medical student awards. How are the scholars selected? The scholars will be chosen on merit by an American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate committee of medical professionals and lay people. Notification of the scholarship award will be made in spring. Submissions will only be accepted electronically. Call (952) 278-7909 or Greater MN 1-800-331-6889 if you have questions. 1. Read the specific requirements of the award. 2. Complete the application and include the indicated attachments with your submission. 3. Submit all of these items via e-mail to mnscholarships@heart.org. Please take care to control the size of the documents when possible. You will receive an electronic confirmation that your application was received within one week.

Gray Wolf Ranch Education Scholarship

For students studying substance abuse counseling, addiction, and treatment. Northwest Residency: Applicants must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington but may study elsewhere. Applicants are considered a resident of one of these states if they: currently live within that state and have done so for at least three months prior to the application deadline; or have lived within that state for at least one year at any time within the five years prior to the application deadline; or have lived within that state for more than one year at any time and have been continuously enrolled in an accredited academic institution for the five years prior to the application deadline. LGBTQ Community Involvement: Preference is given to students who are self-identified LGBTQ, members of LGBTQ families, or straight allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBTQ community. All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to equality and civil rights for all people.

JustHomeMedical.com Health Care Leaders Scholarship

Just Home Medical—the online resource for all your home medical supplies—is proud to announce our first ever JustHomeMedical.com Health Care Leaders Scholarship! As part of our ongoing commitment to helping families maintain healthy lifestyles, we will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one health care student. Best of all, we don’t require any boring essays or long application forms. To apply, simply make a video answering the question: "What are your long and short term goals as a future health care leader?" How to Apply: Make a video answering the question—What are your long and short term goals as a future health care leader? Videos must be under 3 minutes. They’ll be judged on creativity and thoughtfulness. Include our URL somewhere in your video and video description. Email a link to your video to scholarship@justhomemedical.com. In your email, include your full name, school year & what health care program you are/will be attending. All applications are due by December 31. Requirements: The winner must be enrolled in an accredited US school. The winner must be in some type of health care program, whether they’re studying to be a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physical therapist, dentist or medical technician. Not sure if you qualify? Just email us at scholarship@justhomemedical.com. The winner must be a legal US resident. The winner cannot be an employee or relative of JustHomeMedical.com. Funds will be sent directly to the winner’s school. By applying, the winner grants us full permission to use their video on our site.

Sherri Hittson Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility * Undergraduate Health Science or teaching major in School Health Education * First quarter Junior or higher * GPA of at least 2.7 * Financial need is not a factor Estimated Dollar Value: $500 Additional Information: Selection is made for the following fall semester.

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship - Undergraduate Students

Criteria for Application: 1. Applicant must be a current member of SHAPE America. Undergraduate students may join at the time of application. 2. Applicant must be majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation or dance. 3. Applicant must have college junior or senior class standing at a baccalaureate-granting college/university (completed a minimum of 60 semester/90 quarter units of college courses). 4. Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 overall on a 4.0 grade point scale. GPA scores from all institutions attended in pursuit of applicant's current degree must be factored into the overall GPA. 5. Applicant must be a first time Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship recipient. Criteria for Selection 1. Scholastic proficiency 2. Evidence of leadership 3. School, community, professional activity/service 4. Character attributes Application Procedures The following materials (see website for more information) must be submitted electronically or by mail by October 15. Incomplete applications and those not strictly adhering to the directions for submission will not be considered.

Elizabeth A. Neilson and George H. Neilson Scholarship

Eligibility * Full or part-time graduate students with a major in Health Science or a teaching major in School Health Education * Academic excellence, as established within the department * Specific evidence on the part of the student of having contributed to the promotion of comprehensive School or Community Health Education during the student's professional years Estimated Dollar Value: $1500

The Howard B. Burchell, M.D., Ph. D., Heart Scholarship

The Purpose: This scholarship was established as a permanent tribute to the outstanding contributions of Howard B. Burchell, M.D., Ph.D. to cardiovascular research and teaching. This scholarship will enable a medical student to participate in health science research at a Minnesota institution and to explore the field of research as a career. Who Is Eligible: Minnesota Students Only; medical students registered at a teaching institution in the State of Minnesota are eligible for this award. How The Scholar Is Selected: The scholar will be chosen on merit by an American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Committee of medical and/or scientific professionals. The Scholarship: The successful candidate will receive a stipend of $4500 for a period of full-time research (usually three months duration) with the sponsor. How candidates apply: Candidates must submit the appropriate form and complete all requirements. Applications must be fully completed to receive consideration. Where to apply: For further information and application forms, please visit www.heart.org/mnscholarships

The Recovery Village Healthcare Scholarship

A scholarship for students pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field).

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