Goodman-Goodell ScholarshipDeadline: 2/01/17
Available to: Graduate Student, Year 2
Award Amount: Varies
JumpStart Summer Program
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: Varies The JumpStart Summer Program is available to high school graduates who are entering a four-year college or university. To be eligible, you must be pursuing a career in healthcare, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be at least 18 years of age. Students will be paid at the rate of nine dollars per hour during this eight - week program. Get more information on the JumpStart Summer Program.
PreMed Prescription Rating and Experience Program (PPREP)Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 Provided by RateADrug, the PreMed Prescription Rating and Experience Program (PPREP) is open to students majoring in medicine, pre-medicine, nursing, and other health-related fields and select fields in alternative medicine. Participants will be working directly with prescription and over-the-counter drug users to evaluate the efficacy and side effects of their medications. You must conduct a minimum of 100 five-minute patient surveys within the first four months of acceptance into the program. The top intern per cycle will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Selection is based on academic background, experience, and extracurricular activities. Get more information on the PreMed Prescription Rating and Experience Program (PPREP).
James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship FundDeadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 5 Awards from $100-$5,000
The James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students at colleges / universities in the United States. To be considered, you must submit an essay on the use of alternative medical approaches in the treatment of cancer. Some suggested topics for your essay are: • Why are alternative therapies used by cancer patients when they are not FDA approved?
• Should cancer patients and doctors be able to use whatever treatments they like in treating cancer?
• Should medicinal medicine and folk knowledge have any relevancy in cancer?
• It is estimated that it costs over $400 million to bring a new cancer drug to market. Does that establish roadblocks for the testing and approval of alternative therapies?
Get more information on the James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Century Club Health Careers ScholarshipDeadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 4 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies
The Health Services Research Dissertation Award is available to doctoral students enrolled in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States. You must be working on a dissertation that will focus on areas relevant to health services research, with an emphasis placed on methodological and research topics that address the mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Additionally, you must supply certification that your defense has been successfully completed. Funding will support direct costs related to your dissertation during your project period. U.S. citizenship is also required. Get more information on the Health Services Research Dissertation Award.
Warner Presidential Award in Pre-Medical StudiesDeadline: Varies
Available to: College Junior-College Senior
Award Amount: Varies The Warner Presidential Award in Pre-Medical Studies is open to students at Eastern Illinois University. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a person of outstanding character. Get more information on the Warner Presidential Award in Pre-Medical Studies.