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    Helen H. Glaser Student Essay Awards

    Offered by Alpha Omega Alpha

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 14, 2024
    3 awards worth

    $850 - $1,500

    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.

    December 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Helen H. Glaser Student Essay Awards aim to encourage medical students to write creative narratives or scholarly essays relevant to medicine. Winning essays will be published in the Autumn issue of The Pharos. Authors must be enrolled in medical schools that have an active Alpha Omega Alpha Chapter or Association but need not be members of Alpha Omega Alpha. However, if the author is an Alpha Omega Alpha member, he/she must be an active member. The essay must not be offered to, or published by, any other journal or entered in any other contest prior to submission or during, the Alpha Omega Alpha selection process. Essays should not be fictional or written in the first person, but academic/scientific in theme. Unique references, numbered consecutively, should be limited to 20. We recommend visiting the scholarship provider’s website for more information on formatting your submission. Happy writing!

    About Alpha Omega Alpha

    Alpha Omega Alpha, founded in 1902, is the national medical honor society. Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician's dedication to the profession and art of healing.

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Academic Interest

    Medicine, Healthcare

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be enrolled in medical schools that have an active Alpha Omega Alpha Chapter or Association but need not be members of Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Application information

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

    Essay

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    Scholarship FAQ

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Helen H. Glaser Student Essay Awards winner will be announced: March 8, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Alpha Omega Alpha at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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