Student Division

Branch and Regional Grants

In addition to the Member Awards & Scholarships available for individual members, the AMWA Student Division offers funding for student branches and regions.

Heller Outstanding Branch Award

Application Cycle: November 15, 2019 – December 31, 2019

This award is given to recognize the AMWA student branch that has made exceptional strides in their activities for the year, including recruitment efforts, service projects, and professional activities. A grant of $250 will be awarded to further branch efforts and programming. Branch presidents may self-nominate their local AMWA branches.

Applications are accepted for the upcoming year between November 15th – December 31st.  Email applications to All applicants will receive email notification of receipt of their application.

Awards will be announced at the upcoming Annual Meeting. Congratulations to the 2018-2019 winner: the AMWA branch of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine!

Download a copy of the application

Regional Event Grants

Application Cycle 1: July 1, 2020 – August 7, 2020

Each Regional Director may apply for one $700 Regional Event Grant each year. Up to 5 (five) grants will be given nationally per year. The grant money is to be used solely by Regional Directors to assist in funding region-wide events designed to bring together student leadership or general AMWA membership from the region for networking, fellowship, education, and/or advocacy purposes. Each grant is to be used during the year it is awarded. Each Regional Director may receive only one grant during her year-long term.

Download a copy of the application

Applications are accepted from July 1 – August 7. Email completed applications and supplemental materials to All applicants will receive email notification of receipt of their application. There is rolling acceptance for undistributed grants during each application cycle.  After the application cycle ends, you can still email us to inquire if there are any remaining awards.

Applicants will be notified of the panel’s decision by email within three weeks after the application cycle’s deadline.