Armenian Students Association (ASA) Scholarships
ASA awards many scholarships (e.g., George Holopigian Memorial Fund Scholarship)
to eligible students. Must be of Armenian descent. Must be enrolled as a full-time
student and have completed one full year of academics at a four-year accredited
U.S. college by June of 2012 OR must be enrolled in a two-year college and are transferring
to a four-year college or university as a full time student in the Fall of 2012.
Must be a U.S. citizen OR must possess appropriate Visa status in order to study
in the U.S. For information and to download applications visit
http://www.asainc.org/national/scholarships.shtml or write: ASA Scholarship Committee, 333 Atlantic Avenue, Warwick
RI 02888. Application deadline: March 15.
Chinese American Medical Society Scholarship
The Chinese American Medical Society is offering the following scholarships
to current medical students of Chinese decent. The society awards 3 to 5 scholarships
a year to medical and/or dental students and scientists. These scholarships include
the Esther Lim Memorial Scholarship, Ruth Liu Memorial Scholarship, and The American
Center for Chinese Medical Sciences Scholarship. For more information: http://camsociety.org/scholarshipprogram.html.
Application deadline: April 30. The society also offers scholarships for medical
students working on summer research projects. The research can be basic science
or clinical in nature, but must be completed in a ten week time frame. Preferences
will be given to proposals studying problems related to health problems of the Chinese.
Upon approval, CAMS will pay a student a stipend of up to $1,000 per month. At the
conclusion of the project, a written report is expected. Applications are online
through http://camsociety.org/summerprogram.html. Application deadline: April 30.
Chinese American Physicians Society Scholarship
The Chinese American Physicians Society (CAPS) is offering scholarships of $2000
to $4000 each annually to students in United States medical schools. The CAPS Scholarships
are open to all medical students in need of financial aid regardless of their hometown,
sex, race or color. The applicants are judged according to their academic achievements,
financial needs, community service records and essays. Special credit is also given
to those who are willing to serve the Chinese communities after their graduation.
The deadline for submitting the completed applications is usually at the end of
February. The 2012 scholarship applications are now available for downloading. For
more information, visit the website at: http://www.caps-ca.org/
Dr. Marie E. Zakrzewski Medical Scholarship
The Dr. Marie E. Zakrzewski Medical Scholarship of $3,500 is awarded each year
to a young woman of Polish ancestry for first, second, or third year of medical
studies at an accredited school of medicine in the United States. United States
citizens of Polish descent and Polish citizens with permanent residency status in
the United States who are entering first, second or third year of M.D. studies in
academic year 2013-2014 and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is open
to female residents of the state of Massachusetts. Selection is based on academic
excellence, the applicant's academic achievements, interest, motivation, interest
in Polish subjects and involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need
is taken into consideration. First preference is given to residents of the state
of Massachusetts. Qualified residents of New England are considered if no first
preference candidates apply. For more information visit the website at:
http://www.thekf.org/scholarships/tuition/mzms. The next application cycle will begin October 2012 through January
4, 2013 and will be awarded for academic year September 2013 - May 2014.
Hellenic Medical Society of New York
Applicant must: 1)be a medical student of Hellenic heritage, originating from
New York, Connecticut, New Jersey or Pennsylvania 2) have completed the first year
matriculation in June 2012 in a U.S. accredited medical school located in the United
States and 3) have demonstrated academic achievement and/or financial need. A personal
interview is mandatory. Download the application from
www.hmsny.org and mail to: The
Hellenic Medical Society of New York, 60 Plaza Street East, Brooklyn, NY 11238;
Phone: (718) 398-2440; email:
Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship
The JACL offers several scholarships in varying amounts to a wide variety of
students, including specified scholarships for those pursuing a career in medicine.
Applicants must be an active member of the JACL to qualify. Applications are available
at the website:
www.jacl.org/edu/scholar.htm. For more information,
email email@example.com or write to JACL National Scholarship Awards, 1765 Sutter Street,
San Francisco, CA 94115.
Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA)
The Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA) is a group of medical and health
care professionals with knowledge of the Japanese language and culture. JMSA offers
scholarship funding to medical students who have the potential to contribute to
the Japanese-American relationship through the medical field. In choosing scholarship
recipients, JMSA also considers students who demonstrate academic excellence and
show a strong interest in the Japanese Medical Society of America. Students who
are interested in applying for a JMSA scholarship will need to complete the application
forms and submit a one-page proposal on how they can make a significant contribution
to the Japanese-American relationship. If selected, the student will be asked to
present their proposal at the JMSA annual spring dinner in New York City. For application
forms, deadlines and more information please review the JMSA website:
Japanese Medical Society Scholarship
Applicants must be of Japanese ancestry, demonstrate financial need, and be accepted
or be enrolled at a U.S. medical school. Four to six scholarships from $1500 to
$2500 are awarded annually. For more information or to request an application, write:
Chair, Scholarship Committee, 17 East 89th Street, New York, NY 10128; Phone: (212)305-3068.
Application deadline: March 1.
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Vocational Service Scholarship
Eligible criteria include: must be of the Jewish faith; born or raised in Chicago
Metropolitan area or have one continuous year of employment in Cook County/Chicago
Metro area prior to starting professional education; intend to practice in Chicago
metro area after graduation; full-time enrollment in a professional post-graduate
program; career promise in helping profession such as medicine. Personal interviews
are required. Go to website
to download an application. Contact by email: jvsscholarship@ jvschicago.org, or
phone:(312) 673-3457. Application deadline: February 15.
Korean American Medical Association Scholarship
Scholarships of $1,000 are awarded annually to Korean-American medical students.
Applications and information can be found at
can be directed to Dr. Mun K. Hong at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-541-1345.
Completed applications must be mailed to: Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, St.
Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Attn: Dr. Mun K. Hong, 1111 Amsterdam Ave., New
York, NY 10025 by September 30.
Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship Program
Applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident of Polish descent and
enrolled in an accredited graduate program. Selection based on academic excellence,
interests and motivation, interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish-American
community, and financial need. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $7,000. Download
the application from www.thekf.org, complete and mail to: The Kosciuszko Foundation,
15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10021-6595. For more information, phone at (212)
734-2130, or email
email@example.com. Application deadline: January
National Italian American Foundation
Several scholarships are available to students of Italo-American heritage. To
be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
Be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall 2012.
Have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent). Be a
United States citizen or a permanent resident alien. Download the Scholarship Handbook
at www.niaf.org for information on types of grants and other eligibility requirements.
Contact: National Italian American Foundation, 1860 19th Street, NW, Washington
DC 20009; Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: (202)387-0600.
New England Hellenic Medical and Dental
The applicant must be of Hellenic descent and a student member of the New England
Hellenic Medical and Dental Society. Awards will be made based upon academic performance
and/or need. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited medical or dental institution
the following academic year. Applicants must have displayed an ongoing interest
and commitment to the health field and to Hellenic issues and are required to receive
the award in person in Boston in May. Applications are due in March. To request
an application or if you have questions please contact Maria Pelidis, MD at
email@example.com. Applications can be mailed to NEHMDS, c/o Maria Pelidis, MD, 9
Holyoke Rd, Apt. #2, Somerville, MA 02144.
Paul and Mary Boghossian Memorial Trust
Applicants must be of Armenian descent or a resident of Kent, Newport or Washington
counties in Rhode Island. Eligibility criteria also include financial need, academic
merit, and potential to contribute to the United States. For an application, contact:
Emma Greene at (617) 434-0329; or write: Bank of America, Trustee, The Paul and
Mary Boghossian Memorial Trust, Charitable Assets Division, PO Box 9477, Boston
MA 02205, (617) 434-3223. Application deadline: April 1.
Seol Bong Scholarship
The Seol Bong Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizens or permanent residents
of Korean ancestry who are legal residents and pursuing an advanced degree in one
of the following states: CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, or VT. Minimum GPA
of 3.5. Formal application, essay, transcripts and recommendations due by November
5th. Contact: Ryu Family Foundation, Inc., 186 Parish Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470. Attn:
Jenny Kang. Tel: 973-692-9696 Fax: 973-692-0999.
Turkish American Doctors Association of
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to medical and/or dental students with a
Turkish-American heritage or ancestry. This scholarship can be applied each year
during their schooling. For more details visit their website at:
www.tadamonline.org Click here
for application form and details. Deadline: February 1.