Penn State Awards

Available Penn State Awards

 

Awards offered through the MSR Program 

  • College of Medicine Student Research (MSR) Awards

          Unrestricted
          Five awards for $2,000 in 2014

 (The total number of COM scholarships is dependent on available funding.)   

      

  • Mellinger Medical Student Research Scholarship

Unrestricted

Two awards for $2,000 in 2013

None were awarded in 2014

 

  • Trout Medical Student Research Scholarship

Unrestricted

One award for $1,500  in 2013 

None were awarded in 2014

 

  • Lloyd Scholarship for International Medical Research

Limited to a project conducted in a country other than the United States

One award for $3,000 in 2013 

One award for $4,000 in 2014

 

  • Hill Family Medical Student Cancer Research Fund Award

Limited to a project in cancer research, especially cholangiocarcinoma

Three awards for $2,000 in 2013

One award for $2,000 in 2014

 

  • Bedrick Family Medical Student  Research  Award

Limited to a project in pediatrics

One award for $2,000 in 2013

One award for $2,000 in 2014

 

  • Naugle Family Medical Student  Research  Scholarship

Unrestricted

One award for $1,500 in 2013

One award for $1,400 in 2014

 

Application Process & Deadline

  • Information for the 2015 Scholarship Awards will be available in the fall of 2014.  Students will be able to submit their proposals for award consideration beginning in January 2015.   The deadline for submission is generally mid-March.


Review Process

  • All applications will be reviewed by a subcommittee composed of members of the MSR Committee.  Projects are scored based on scientific merit, adequacy of resources, possible impact on the student's career, and overall creativity.


Selection Process

  • All applications will be ranked with priority scores.  For example, a high-ranking application that was submitted for the International award, but did not receive it will also be considered, by rank, for other awards.


Notification

  • All awardees and non-awardees are notified in May of the submission year.

 

Other awards for MSR projects

  • Caputo Family Award for Alzheimer's Disease Research
    To support research into the Humanistic Care of Alzheimer's Disease Patients
    Two awards, up to $1,000 each
    Contact the Department of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Award Winners