Women who are residing in California may apply for scholarships being offered by The California State Chapter of P.E.O such as the Ruth G. White P.E.O. Scholarship, Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship, and Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship.
The Ruth G. White P.E.O. Scholarship is applicable for female students who are taking graduate degree of study in the field of medicine. It awards approximately 25 scholarships every year amounting to $3000 each.
The Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship is open to all female students in California who are currently taking up any undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college. This scholarship offers 69 awards each year amounting to $500 – $1,500 scholarship money.
On the other hand, the Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship is for female Californian students who studying in the field of law. Eligible applicants are those who are enrolled in an accredited college or university or licensed paralegal school. They are awarding 18 scholarships every year with the amount of $1000 to $1500 each.
All of these scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:
Integrity of character
School or community activities
Interested applicants may ask for the application packets starting September 1. The application period will then commence until January 10 of the following year. For more information, please visit this page.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, one of the biggest and progressive clinical diagnostics companies in the world is offering numerous scholarships for students who are interested to pursue a career as laboratory professional.
For students who are under Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science programs, Siemens offer 34 scholarships that are valued at $2,500 each. This scholarship is administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology on behalf of Siemens.
Siemens also has 50 scholarship programs offering for those who are taking Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician programs. This scholarship is administered by the Coordinating Council on the Clinical Laboratory Workforce. Scholars under this program receive $ 1,000 each.
And if you are the children, grandchildren, or siblings of clinical laboratory professionals and currently pursuing a degree in clinical laboratory science, you may apply to one of the five Siemens Legacy Scholarship which is valued at $5000 each.
Applicants for these scholarship programs must be currently enrolled as a senior student in an NAACLS accredited program and must have at least 2.8 GPA. It is also important that applicants are citizens or permanent resident of United States.
For the complete information about the Siemens U.S. Scholarship Programs, please click here.
The AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award is offered to minority students who are pursuing degrees in Medicine. Every year, the AMA Foundation through the Minority Affairs Consortium and support from the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative awards Ten Minority Scholarship amounting to $10,000 each.
The scholars are selected through nomination wherein applicants must be current freshmen or sophomore college students and permanent residents or citizens of the U.S. And of course, since this is a minority scholarship, eligible nominees are only those with minority background such as African American/Black, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino.
Deadline of application is on April 2009. Please click here for more information.