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.

AMWA National Recruitment Initiative

Application Cycle: Rolling (as funds are available)

This award is a $100 dollar grant to help local chapters put on a recruitment event. This can be used towards the cost of food, recruitment supplies, or location fees. In addition, chapters can receive 25$ for any physician member that is recruited during the event.

To apply for this award, please fill out the application and contact president@amwa-student.org or president.elect@amwa-student.org with any questions.

Link to application: Chapter Recruitment Grants

Heller Outstanding Branch Award

Application Cycle: November 15, 2018- December 31, 2018

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 awards@amwa-student.org.  All applicants will receive email notification of receipt of their application.

Awards will be announced at the upcoming Annual Meeting. Congratulations to the 2017-2018 winner: the AMWA branch of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine!

Download a copy of the application

Regional Event Grants

Application Cycle 1: July 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019

Each Regional Director may apply for one $500 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 – July 31. Email completed applications and supplemental materials to awards@amwa-student.org. 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.