Help Spread the Word! Merit Based and Education for Service Scholarship Opportunities

The Office of Enrollment Services has announced multiple scholarship opportunities for students for both the current 2016-17 academic year and the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. If you know a student that would be a strong candidate, please encourage them to apply for these great scholarship opportunities. We all understand that students are very busy and any extra support that we can provide with completing an application is very beneficial.

2016-2017 Scholarship Opportunity

CVS Health Foundation Pharmacy Scholarship
The CVS Health Foundation Pharmacy School Grants Program supports students as they complete their pharmacy education. Students in good standing, who are interested in a career in community pharmacy practice, and who intern/volunteer their time with an organization that supports underserved populations are ideal candidates. In addition, at least 25% of the scholarship funds must be awarded to fluent speaking bilingual student(s).
Eligible: Current P1, P2, P3, P4 (Class of 2020, Class of 2019, Class of 2018, Class of 2017)
Submission: Application; essay and letter of recommendation, further details found on the application.
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Award Amount: Varies
Award Year: 2016-17

2017-2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Ann and Barry Klein Commitment to Community Scholarship
The Ann and Barry Klein Commitment to Community Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship of $1,500 for a Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Pharmacy student who displays exemplary commitment to community service and who will enter their third or fourth year in fall of 2017.
Eligibility: Current P2 and P3 (Class of 2019 and Class of 2018) with community service experience in Summit County, Ohio.
Submission: Application; resume or CV; and essay describing your community service in Summit County, Ohio and the impact you feel this will have on your career as a health care professional.
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Award Amount: $1,500
Award Year: 2017-18

Raymond and Jacqueline Boniface and Richard and Elizabeth Young Scholarship
The Raymond and Jacqueline Boniface and Richard and Elizabeth Young scholarship is a merit-based scholarship of $2,500 for a Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine student who will be entering his or her fourth year in the fall of 2017.
Eligibility: Current M3 (Class of 2018)
Submission: Application; resume or CV; two letters of recommendation; one from a physician and one from a community constituent (defined as an individual without ties to NEOMED).These letters should address the student’s patient care practice and the student’s longitudinal commitment to the community; and essay describing your practice and understanding of patient-centered care and the role of physicians in the community.
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Award Amount: $2,500
Award Year: 2017-18

George I. Litman, M.D., FACC, FACP Endowed Scholarship
The George I. Litman, M.D., FACC, FACP Endowed Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship of $3,000 for a Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine student who will be entering his or her fourth year in the fall of 2017 with an interest in cardiology and cardiology research.
Eligibility: Current M3 (Class of 2018)
Submission: Application; resume or CV; and essay describing your interest in cardiology or cardiology research which may draw upon experiences during your third-year of medical education.
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Award Amount: $3,000
Award Year: 2017-18

Mercy Health Education for Service Scholarship
The Mercy Health Education for Service Scholarship was created to provide financial support to NEOMED medical students. This very generous scholarship provides funds for the full annual tuition, fees and institutional charges at NEOMED for study in the College of Medicine and an annual stipend of $15,000. The scholarship is awarded annually so long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. The scholarship recipient shall provide one year of service through employment by Mercy Health in a primary care, general surgery and other needed specialty in underserved, rural and disadvantaged communities served by Mercy Health for each year the student received a scholarship, i.e., a student who received a scholarship for all four years of training at NEOMED shall provide for four Service Years to Mercy Health.
Eligibility: Current M1, M2, and M3 (Class of 2020, Class of 2019, and Class of 2018) as well as incoming students (Class of 2021).
Submission: Application; resume or CV; personal statement describing extra-curricular community services and/or volunteer activities that demonstrate a commitment to community practice, health of medically underserved and to practicing through employment with Mercy Health; and three letters of recommendation (two from faculty members, one personal) that speak to your passion to practice medicine. Recommended references include a physician you've shadowed, a volunteer manager from one of your community service experiences, or other mentors that truly understand your commitment to community practice, health of medically underserved and to practicing at a Mercy Health facility.
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Award Amount: Annual tuition and fees plus $15,000 per year living stipend
Award Year: 2017-18

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