The American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health. We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and through building strategic alliances.
AWIS is a national advocacy organization championing the interests of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across all disciplines and employment sectors. By breaking down barriers and creating opportunities, AWIS strives to ensure that women in these fields can achieve their full potential.
Real life accounts of applicants interview experiences. Hosted by the student Dr. network this is a great source for current applicants to learn more about interviews and for current students to help out those who would follow in their footsteps.
The $4,000 medical student scholarship, awarded for community service, activity in women's health issues and participation in AMWA and other women in medicine groups, is awarded annually to an AMWA student member.
The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.
Bestcolleges.com provides an extensive list of scholarship opportunities specifically given to female students. These awards are some of the most important forms of financial aid available to women nationwide. The site also provides a list of organizations with on-campus support groups, mentoring networks and organizations dedicated to closing the gender gap in STEM careers.
The Intel Science Talent Search (STS) is Americas most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Each spring, 40 finalists are selected from a nationwide pool of thousands to attend the week-long Intel Science Talent Institute in Washington, D.C. There, students have the opportunity to present their research projects to the general public and members of the scientific community at the National Academy of Sciences, meet with distinguished government leaders and participate in a rigorous judging process.
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family.
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.
The Rockefeller University's Women & Science initiative was established in 1997 to:
Highlight the crucial role of basic research in addressing scientific challenges related to women's health
Showcase the contributions of women scientists
Create a program of support for women scientists
Encourage more women to embrace scientific research as a focus of their philanthropy
Through the Partners in Discovery fund-raising program, Women & Science has raised over $20 million for talented women pursuing careers in the sciences at The Rockefeller University.
The Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists is an organization devoted to the orientation of science within the framework of Orthodox Jewish tradition. The organization aims to assist those endeavors which will help improve the Torah way of life for Jews throughout the modern world, both intellectually and practically.
Nurses employed by various healthcenters and community agencies who are observant Jews. Seeks to provide a forum for discussion of professional problems of Jewish nurses, to provide social and professional activities for members, and to promote the welfare and serve the special needs of its members.
The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW) is a private, nonsectarian organization that provides scholarships to women with financial need who live in the New York City area. They have been supporting women in attaining their educational goals and becoming economically independent for more than 125 years.
JFEW helps women of all backgrounds and all ages. They currently assist over 500 women each year with scholarship support.
This exhibition honors the lives and achievements of women in medicine. Women physicians have excelled in many diverse medical careers. Some have advanced the field of surgery by developing innovative procedures. Some have won the Nobel prize. Others have brought new attention to the health and well-being of children. Many have reemphasized the art of healing and the roles of culture and spirituality in medicine. We encourage you to check this out!