Health Science / Physiology Scholarships

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

R&D Systems Scholarship Application Fall 2018

R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field. The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.

American Thyroid Association Research Grants

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce the availability of funds to support new investigator initiated research projects in the area of thyroid function and disease. Topics may include, but are not limited to, clinical thyroidology, thyroid autoimmunity, thyroid and the brain, thyroid hormone action and metabolism, and thyroid cell biology. Research awards are intended to assist new investigators in obtaining preliminary data for submission of a more substantial application (i.e., to the NIH). Research grants, up to $25,000 annually, will be awarded for two year terms based on receipt and review of a satisfactory progress report from funded investigators in the fourth quarter of the first year of funding.Guidelines for All Research Grant Proposals: As mentioned above, research awards are targeted for funding of new investigators to obtain preliminary data for submission of a more substantial application (i.e., to the NIH).Eligibility of Applicant and Use of Funds Guidelines:1. New investigators are individuals who are less than 6 years from completion of their post-doctoral fellowship and have never been a PI on an NIH RO1 or equivalent grant (recipients of NIH R29, R21 and KO8 awards are eligible).2. Faculty members (MD and PhD) are eligible.3. Postdoctoral fellows are eligible if their department provides written confirmation that at the time of the award the applicant will have a junior faculty position. Students working towards a PhD are not eligible.4. Investigators and individuals who have previously received ATA, ThyCa or THANC awards are not eligible. In general, investigators who have achieved the rank of associate professor or higher are not eligible.5. Applications are limited to one per individual researcher.6. The funds can be used for direct costs associated with the proposal, including technician’s salary, supplies or equipment but not for PI’s salary.7. Recipients of ATA grants should be ATA members or must apply to become ATA members. For new members, membership dues for the first year will be waived.

Quanta Picosecond Laser Annual Scholarship

The Quanta Picosecond Laser scholarship is given to those students pursuing an education in medicine, physics, science and engineering. This merit based provides a one time award of $1000 to be used for tuition and education expenses.

Warren E. Schaller Scholarship

Eligibility * Undergraduate or graduate member of the Alpha Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma * GPA of at least 2.7 * At least one semester remaining to complete degree (includes summer classes and/or internship) * Two letters of support must be submitted in addition to the application package. Estimated Dollar Value: $150

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.

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.

Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease

$2000 scholarships will be available for students researching cardiovascular disease topics within basic, clinical, or population sciences. Eligible applicants include students in medical schools or in master's or equivalent programs in an accredited school in the United States where research training in cardiovascular disease and stroke is available. Ph.D.s and current M.D./Ph.D. students in the basic sciences committed to research careers are ineligible unless the Ph.D. was obtained previously in an area not related to the one in the proposed study. Each applicant and applicant's preceptor must be members of the AHA/ASA at the time of application. The awards will be made to institutions within the United States in which the research training is available to students under qualified supervision. If the student conducts the research at a location other than his/her home institution, he/she must have written approval of his/her dean or other responsible individual. For questions, please contact: Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships

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.

Zeberly Family Scholarship

Eligibility * Undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing a major in Health Science with an emphasis in Community Health Education * Consideration taken of GPA, participation in professionally related activities, and potential to contribute to the field of Health Science Estimated Total Dollar Value: $2500 Additional Information: More than one scholarship may be awarded.

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 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.

McKenzie-Walkup Internship Scholarship

Eligibility * Current major in Health Science Education or teaching major in School Health Education * GPA of at least 2.75 * Senior who has not yet completed an internship Estimated Dollar Value: $400

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