Student Resources

In this section, you will find a great deal of useful tips and strategies to aid you in your pursuit of a health professional career.


  • Collegeboard - Summary: Better known for its other identity as the 'mothership' for standardized testing. Collegeboard allows students to fill out a survey which then allows a more narrowed/focused scholarship search process.
  • FAFSA – Summary: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Fastweb - Summary: Fastweb is one of the most well-known/recognized sites for scholarship information and applications, and rightfully so. It is easy to use, offers an array of scholarship opportunities and continues to attract wonderful scholarship-giving organizations.
  • Free College Scholarship Search - Summary: Easy-to-navigate tool which allows students so much freedom in their scholarship search process.
  • SmartScholar- Summary: This guide provides links to other trusted sites to help you navigate the FAFSA and the world of federal student aid.
  • The Gates Millennium Scholars Website - Website: GMS Online Nominations - Summary: established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian Pacific Islander American**, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.
  • United Negro College Fund - Website: United Negro College Fund - Summary: Provides scholarships and links to scholarships oriented towards African Americans.
  • FELLOWSHIPS: The New York Academy of Medicine is accepting applications for its Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships. The fellowships provide $4,500 stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public-health, public-policy and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development. Submissions are due March 15 for the 10-week program, which runs from June 8 to Aug. 14.
  • THE CAREY GABAY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, named in honor of the former gubernatorial aide who died at age 43 after being caught in gunfire in Brooklyn last fall, is now accepting applications. This program will provide full-ride scholarships to incoming freshman students matriculated and enrolled full time at a State University of New York State (SUNY) operated campus. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement,a minimum cumulative grade point average of 90; as well as a commitment to social justice, leadership and giving back to the community. Visit their website for further criteria and download application. Applications are due on March 15.

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