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    Eileen M. Bonner Scholarship Award for Medical Excellence

    Offered by The Reserve Organization of America

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Oct 26, 2023
    1 award worth

    $1,000 - $2,000

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    July 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Eileen M. Bonner Scholarship Award for Medical Excellence annually recognizes and rewards $2,000 to an “outstanding Reservist of the Medical Branch of one of the Uniformed Services or National Guard who has contributed above and beyond the call of duty to the military and civilian community and is furthering their medical education.” To be eligible, applicants must be drilling reserve component personnel in one of the healthcare fields and pursuing a program of study that will enhance either/or both their civilian occupation and/or their military career. The $2,000 scholarship consists of a $1,000 scholarship for the furtherance of the candidate’s medical education, as well as reimbursement of up to $1,000 in travel expenses to receive the award at the ROA National Convention.

    If you’re a reservist of the medical branch who is currently looking to further your medical education, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About The Reserve Organization of America

    The Reserve Organization of America, with its unequaled credibility on America's Reserve Components, is a powerful advocate in Congress, the Pentagon and VA, and policymaker offices throughout Washington. ROA leads the nation's efforts to ensure the Reserve Components are strong and ready, and Reserve Component families are well cared for.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Academic Interest

    Military/ROTC, Healthcare

    Other Category

    Veteran

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    2 essays

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    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The Reserve Organization of America at [email protected].

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