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Scholarship Name:

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Student Scholarship in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke (Sponsored by the Stroke Council )

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered through the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to college students.


Award Amount:

$2,000.00/travel grant

Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

Up to four (4) letters of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school or in master’s or equivalent programs; 2) Must be researching cardiovascular disease topics within basic, clinical, or population sciences; 3) Must be a member of the AHA/ASA at the time of application (; 4) Preceptor (to guide the applicant  during the scholarship period) required; 5) Preceptor Statement required; 6) Student Scholar Statement required; 7) Curriculum Vitae and Bibliography (Applicant and Preceptor) required; 8) Abstract for the International Stroke Conference (“ISC”) travel grant required; 9) Up to three (3) additional recommendation letters outside of the Preceptor’s Statement may be submitted; 10) Scholarship awarded as follows: $2,000.00 scholarship and travel grant to ISC (for selected applicants who submitted abstract).

NOTE:   Recommended that interested students become AHA members NLT February 24, 2017.







Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a medical or graduate student

Category (Select all that apply):

Merit-based, Membership, Major/Field of Study, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75231



March 31, 2017 (NLT Midnight CST) (receipt date)


Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).