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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.

Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to an undergraduate health education major at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory. Application materials must be received by November 15. The recipient will be notified in December. Eligibility The award is open to any student officially recognized as an undergraduate health education major at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory. To be eligible, the applicant must be currently enrolled full-time at a college or university for both the fall and spring semesters of the academic year during which the student is applying. The student must have sophomore, junior, or senior status at the time of application. Applicants must have a minimum, current overall grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale at the SHAPE America application deadline, which is November 15. Prior SHAPE America undergraduate award recipients may not apply Application Procedures The completed application form must be received by November 15 of each year. All application materials must be submitted simultaneously. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed. Application must include the student's essay (see application form) that addresses what the student hopes to accomplish as a health educator in training and in the future. The essay should include the attributes and aspirations brought to the field of health education. This essay must be typed, double-spaced, and approximately 400–450 words in length.

Larry and Donna Ganion Graduate Scholarship

Eligibility * Incoming graduate student enrolled in a masters degree program in Physiology * Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale * Preference given to students planning to serve as a Graduate Assistant * Based on academic excellence rather than financial need Estimated Dollar Value: $500

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.

ASSE Foundation Scholarship Program

Our awards are for students majoring in occupational safety, health, and the environment. If your degree is not an OS&H degree, it is your responsibility to make the case in your student narrative for why your studies are relevant to our mission of guiding the safety profession forward. We will award more than $200,000 to OS&H students and professionals through our scholarships and grants program. You will be required to submit transcripts from every university you have attended. You will be required to provide an academic letter of recommendation. You will be required to fill out a short answer section. You must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and (if applicable) a 3.5 graduate GPA. All applications will be reviewed by the ASSE Foundation Scholarship Award & Selection Committee. Award recipient will be notified and announced on the Foundation's website in April.

Hirsh 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.

Melvin P. Nelson & Esther L. Nelson Heart Scholarship

The purpose: This scholarship was established as a permanent tribute to the years of dedicated fundraising for the American Heart Association of Melvin P. and Esther L. Nelson. 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 $1,200 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 other requirements. Applications must be fully completed to receive consideration. Where to apply: For further information and application forms, please visit www.heart.org/mnscholarships

Outstanding Department Graduate in Health Science

Eligibility * Current major in Health Science Education * GPA of at least 2.75 * Undergraduate who is graduating between December of the previous year and July of the current year. Estimated Dollar Value: Not to exceed $100 to be applied to membership in the professional health education organization of the recipient's choice.

Arlyn Scales Award for Science and Technology

Inspired to support education and the future of science and technology in New York state, Arlyn Scales is offering two $1,000 scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors who will pursue a undergraduate degree in a four-year math, science, engineering or computer science program at a New York college or university.

The James H. Moller, M.D., Heart Scholarship

The Purpose: This scholarship was established to honor the outstanding, lifelong commitment demonstrated by Dr. Moller to the American Heart Association’s mission of reducing disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. 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 $1200 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 other requirements. Applications must be fully completed to receive consideration. Where to apply: For further information and application forms, please visit www.heart.org/mnscholarships

MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship

The Medical Library Association (MLA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) jointly sponsor two scholarships through the American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Initiative Scholarship program. This is funded by the National Library of Medicine under NLM Contract NO1-LM-1-3515 with the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. The two organizations make a total annual donation of $6,500 each year to support minority students in their goals to become health sciences information professionals. African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Pacific Islander individuals attending ALA-accredited library schools are eligible. Applications are due March 1.For more information, contact the ALA Spectrum program at 800.545.2433 x4276 or email the Spectrum Inquiry Line - spectrum@ala.org.

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