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Summer Medical Dental Education Program- undergraduate- Deadline 3/1/14

November 7, 2013

Deadline: March 1, 2014


The SMDEP program offers students a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.

  • Academic enrichment in the basic sciences and quantitative topics
  • Learning-Skills Development-including study skills and methods of individual and group learning
  • Clinical exposure through small-group clinical rotations and full-group clinician seminars. This is limited to 5% of program time for all the sites
  • Career development, including the exploration of the medical and dental careers, other health professions and an individualized education plan to identify other appropriate enrichment activities
  • Financial planning workshop and health policy seminars

All the housing costs and most meals are covered by the program. Scholars are provided with a $600 stipend which is typically distributed at the midway and at the end of the program. Some program sites offer travel assistance awards. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation also provides a needs-based scholarship for travel to and from the program site.

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships – Jack Kent Cooke Foundation- Community College Student- Deadline 11/9/13

October 31, 2013


The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year to each of approximately 75 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees – for the final two to three years necessary to achieve a bachelor’s degree. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

Paul & Daisy Soros Graduate Fellowship for New Americans- Deadline 11/8/2013

August 28, 2013


The Application for the Class of 2014 Competition Is Now Live and Can Be Accessed Here .

– To be eligible, you must be:

– A New American (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born
abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country).
– Not yet 31 years old, as of the application deadline.
– A college senior or holder of a bachelor’s degree.
– Not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate
degree program for which you request support.

The deadline for submission of completed applications is *November 8, 2013.*

Ron Brown Scholarship Program for African American High School Seniors- Deadline 11/1

August 18, 2012

Deadline: November 1

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply.Each year, ten to twenty students will be designated Ron Brown Scholars and will receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000. The recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown Scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. More than 250 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars since the inception of the Program.

$90,000 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans- graduate training scholarship- Deadline 11/1/11

June 16, 2011

Thirty Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans will be
awarded in 2012 on the basis of a single national competition.
– Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study – in any
field and in any advanced degree-granting program – in the United States.
– Each award is for up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000
in tuition support for each year of graduate study supported, a total of as
much as $90,000.
– The deadline for submission of completed applications is* November 1,
– To be eligible, you must be:

– A New American (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born
abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country).
– Not yet 31 years old, as of the application deadline.
– A college senior or holder of a bachelor’s degree.
– Not beyond your second year – if already enrolled — in the graduate
degree program for which you request support.

For other opportunities see:

The PPIA Fellowship Program-Due Nov 1st

October 13, 2010

The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors or
rising seniors from diverse backgrounds for graduate studies in public
and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in
public service. There is an array of opportunities under the
Fellowship which span a period of development from the junior year of
college to beyond the completion of a graduate degree.

Fellowship Eligibility Criteria & Guidelines

All prospective PPIA Fellows are expected to dedicate themselves to
the traditions and objectives of the PPIA Fellowship Program, have an
abiding commitment to public service and contribute to more diverse
perspectives in public policy and international affairs. The following
are more specific criteria and guidelines:

·       Must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident to
apply to the JSI’s hosted by Berkeley, Maryland and Michigan.
International applicants pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the U.S. will
be considered by Carnegie Mellon and Princeton.

·       Must have completed junior year of college by the start of
Junior Summer Institute (JSI) and have at least one full semester or
two quarters of coursework remaining before graduation.

·       Must not have attained a Bachelor’s Degree prior to start of
Junior Summer Institute.

·       Must be committed to completing a Master’s Degree in public
and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium graduate

·       Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career
associated with public service such as government, nonprofits,
humanitarian and international organizations and other related

·       Must contribute to the diversity of perspectives.

·       Economic need is given consideration.

·       All academic majors are welcome to apply.

Please follow link below for more information and/or application

AAMC Minority Student Medical Career Awareness Workshops and Recruitment Fair- Washington, DC- 11/6/2010

October 8, 2010

AAMC Minority Student Medical Career Awareness Workshops and Recruitment Fair
November 6, 2010 – Washington, DC
Omni Shoreham Hotel
11:30 – 3:30 Workshops
3:30 – 6:30 Recruitment Fair

PDF version of flyer
AAMC Minority Medical Career Fair Poster

U.S. Department of State Summer 2011 Internships-Due Nov 1st

October 1, 2010

Become a student of the world as an intern with the U.S. Department of State. We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2011 Student Internship Program (they have rolling sessions).

Whether you work in the U.S. or overseas at one of over 265 American embassies and consulates, this one-of-a-kind opportunity will offer you a global perspective and the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime.

As a U.S. State Department intern, you will work alongside Foreign Service Officers and Specialists, and Civil Service professionals who influence U.S. foreign policy in an effort to:

  • Rebuild the world’s economy
  • Protect our environment
  • Defeat violent extremism
  • Protect the interests of American citizens overseas

To meet these challenges, we are seeking diverse, culturally aware, adaptable, well-rounded and strategic problem-solvers – including those pursuing degrees in Economics, Business, Public Administration, Information Management and Engineering, or language skills in Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, Hindi, Dari and Mandarin Chinese.

For complete details on the Summer 2011 Internship Program, view and/or download our brochure at

Apply now at to begin your life trip. You’ll be surprised by how far it takes you.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans-Due Nov 1st

October 1, 2010

I am writing of an opportunity to apply for the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. This fellowship offers as much as $90,000 over a two-year period. This fellowship is for students who have earned their bachelor degrees, or are in their final year completing it, and seek an advanced degree.
The Soros Fellowship seeks individuals:
–          who have demonstrated unusual creativity, originality and initiative in one or more aspects of their lives
–          who have demonstrated a commitment to and capacity for sustained accomplishment
–          whose graduate plans or program give promise of enhancing their future creativity and accomplishment
–          who seem likely to sustain their past record of creativity and accomplishment.
To qualify for this fellowship, you should be a new American:
–          if born abroad, applicant must have a green card or be a naturalized citizen.
–          if born in the US, the applicant’s parents both must have been born abroad and have become naturalized US citizens (the absent parent of an applicant raised by a single parent need not meet the naturalization requirement).
Please read below for more information and eligibility requirements. Also, visit:

HSHPS Student Scholarship Award Options-Due November 1st

September 24, 2010

The purpose of this award is to financially support four health
profession graduate students to pay for tuition, books, housing, or
any other school expenses. Students must demonstrate an interest in
helping the Hispanic/Latino community after their studies or be

– Must be pursuing a health profession degree. For example: medicine,
public health, nursing, dentistry, etc.
– Student must have demonstrated an interest in reducing Hispanic/
Latino health disparities or be Hispanic/Latino
– Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident

Note: This is an on-going scholarship up to Nov 1st.

For application please follow link below:

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