External Scholarship for COM and MPH Students: MyHeart Scholarship

To encourage the pursuit of knowledge in medicine, nursing, public health, nutrition, and exercise science, MyHeart is offering scholarships for three students in post-secondary education (including medical school).

MyHeart is specifically interested in providing scholarships to those with a passion for protecting America’s future generations from cardiovascular disease, although they will consider applications from students pursuing all areas of healthcare.

The Purpose of MyHeart MyHeart is a collaboration of well-respected physicians and internationally known scientists dedicated to educating the public about cardiovascular disease and general health and wellness.

MyHeart empowers subscribers to take control of their health by providing access to free online resources such as high-quality medical articles, patient narratives, and physician Q&A.


To be eligible for the MyHeart Scholarship, you must be:

  • Interested in the study of cardiovascular health or the pursuit of a career in the healthcare industry.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or medical degree (Two-year degrees are eligible.) You must be accepted to claim the scholarship, but you can apply before acceptance. If not yet accepted, list the school where you think you are most likely to attend in 2022.
  • A current resident of the United States.

How to apply

Applications for the MyHeart scholarship will be evaluated in three phases:

Phase 1: Fill out the form on the MyHeart site, and then create a maximum of one-minute long video explaining your interest in healthcare and/or cardiovascular health.

Post the video to Facebook or Twitter and tag @MyheartBlog or @MyHeartNet, and make sure your post is set to be publicly viewable.

The deadline for Phase 1 is June 15.

Phase 2: Five semi-finalists will be chosen to write a short guest article on MyHeart.net on a preselected cardiovascular topic.

Phase 3: Three finalists will be interviewed on the MyHeart Podcast, and one winner will be selected. One finalist will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, and the two other finalists will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.

-- Submitted by Sarah Moore, smoore@neomed.edu

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