The Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Heart Medical Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Purpose:
To stimulate interest in the study of heart and blood vessel diseases.

The Scholarship:
Every year one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a medical student. The successful candidate will be eligible for a
renewal of the $1,000 award for a second year provided they maintain satisfactory scholastic progress. Renewals will be considered in conjunctions with all new applications.

Who Is Eligible:
Minnesota Students Only: Medical students currently enrolled in a Minnesota state medical school and working in a
curriculum with potential application to patients with diseases of the heart and blood vessel system are eligible.

How the Scholars Are Selected:
Scholars will be chosen on merit by an American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Committee of medical and/or scientific

How Candidates Apply:
Candidates must submit the appropriate form and complete all requirements. Applications must be fully completed to receive

Where to Apply:
For further information and application forms, please visit

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,000

Deadline: 2018-04-01


Sponsoring Organization American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Person:

Phone: (952) 278-7903 / 1-800-331-6889