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New York Academy of Medicine: Margaret E. Mahoney 2014 Fellowships

February 26, 2014 14 comments

The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship program provides stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications.   Fellows are also required to participate in a variety of leadership development activities.   The New York Academy of Medicine administers the program, which also includes seminars on the policy-making process and leadership development, as well as conversations with esteemed health leaders.

In 2014, NYAM expects to award six Fellowships. Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,500, payable in two installments: 2/3 at the beginning of the program and 1/3 upon review of their final reports.  No support for indirect costs or laboratory expenses is provided.  Up to $500 may be available to Fellows to reimburse certain program-related expenses for which receipts are submitted.

Deadline is March 1, 2014.

For more information and to apply, visit New York Academy of Medicine- Margaret E. Mahoney 2014 Fellowship.

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program- APPLY TODAY

February 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Are you a college freshman or sophomore?

Do you know a college freshman or sophomore?

Well, good news!  Applications to the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program are now being accepted.

Program features:

  • 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

Students will receive FREE room and board AND a stipend.

The program is located in 12 sites, nationally.

Deadline: March 1, 2014

For additional information and to apply, visit

The Gilman Scholarship Study Abroad Program – Deadline: March 4th

February 11, 2014 1 comment

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. 

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are planning to study and intern abroad. The program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

The Gilman Scholarship Program and JAY Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation recently announced a partnership to support study abroad scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with financial need.

For more information on this program and how to apply, visit The Gilman Scholarship Program.

Public Health Associate PAID Fellowship Program’s Deadline is TOMORROW

February 6, 2014 1 comment

The CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) vacancy announcement is OPEN.

The application period is February 3–7, 2014.


PHAP is a competitive, two-year, paid CDC fellowship for recent graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree who are beginning a career in public health and are seeking hands-on experience.  Each PHAP associate is assigned to a state, tribal, local, or territorial public health agency and works alongside local public health professionals.  After completing the program, PHAP graduates will be qualified for jobs with federal, state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies and will be uniquely prepared to pursue an advanced degree in public health.

Click PHAP_Associate_eflyer_2014 for more information. 

Additional information about the program may be found on the PHAP website. Candidates must apply for PHAP through the USAJobs website

Please share this information with anyone that might be interested in applying.

CDC Public Health Associate Program (2-Year Paid Fellowship) is ONLY Open THIS Week!

February 4, 2014 1 comment
Take advantage of this amazing, paid two-year fellowship opportunity to work in any public health field (i.e. chronic diseases, immunizations, STDs, etc.) you desire with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Applications are open for only this week!
It’s very competitive!
The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), which is managed by CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, is designed to identify future public health professionals with a recent bachelor’s or master’s degree and an interest in public service and public health. Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on, frontline experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers.
Learn more about the CDC Public Health Associate Program here:
Then apply here:
CDC is an equal opportunity employer.



July 24, 2013 Leave a comment


When:  Wednesday, August 21st, 2013, 10AM-1PM

Location:  At HELP USA’s RFK/ Genesis Apts.
113 East 13 St, lower level
New York, NY 10003

Topics include

  • combating chronic absenteeism
  • school enrollment
  • how to work with families to promote school stability
  • yellow bust transportation & Metro-cards
  • school funds for uniforms, school supplies, etc.

Register online at: OR call NYS-TEACHS at 800-388-2014

Apply for the BRAG 2013 Scholarship Program

June 18, 2013 Leave a comment

More than two decades ago the BRAG Scholarship Fund was founded as a means of providing needed financial assistance to students of color. The BRAG Board of Directors is proud to say they have stayed the course. They understand leadership and good citizenship comes with education. To that end, BRAG is firmly committed to their continued support of students who may have an interest in pursuing a career in retail and related industries.

The BRAG Scholarship is based on scholastic achievement, leadership, community service and need. The awards are to be used for tuition, books and/or supplies and will be disbursed in January of the school calendar year for college students and the following fall semester for High School students.  The money must be used within a one-school-year period. All monies not used within the designated period will revert back to the BRAG Scholarship Fund.  All scholarship funds are allocated directly to the University, not to the student.

An essay of 500 words on: “Brick and Mortar vs. Online Retailers”…friends or foe? How have online retailers changed the business in the last decade? must be submitted with your application.

Here is a list of the additional BRAG scholarship criteria:
•High School Students must have minimum Grade Point Average of 85
•College Students must be full-time undergraduates (12 hours or more)
•College students are required to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
•All applicants must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
• Must provide 2 Letters of Recommendation: (School, employment, and/or personal)
•Must provide an official copy of transcript

Students must submit their application completely filled out with all the information requested. If the requested information is incomplete; the application will not be considered.

The deadline for receipt of your Application/Essay is June 30th, 2013 for scholarships awarded in October.

Scholarships will be awarded at BRAG’s Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner Gala in New York. The Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2013. It is mandatory for selected students to attend the BRAG Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner Gala to receive their Scholarship Award.

Scholarship Awardees are encouraged to become BRAG Student Members. All interested students should apply by sending their information to Transcripts should be mailed to the office. BRAG 68 East 131st street suite 306 NY, NY 10037