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Bioethics blends philosophy with the life sciences to protect people’s welfare in healthcare. Average annual wage of $71,583. Average salaries rise higher for bioethics graduates who also attend medical school ($208,000) or law school ($118,160).
Alden March Bioethics Institute Fellowship - Founded by John A. Balint, M.D., in 1993, the Alden March Bioethics Institute at the ACGME-accredited Albany Medical College offers a 12-month fellowship with a $42,500 stipend to clinicians who will provide ethics consultation services.
BCBSM Foundation Student Award Program - The Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan (BCBSM) Foundation funds the Student Award Program yearly to bestow $3,000 upon the state’s doctoral students pursuing PhD, DrPH, MD, and DO degrees in diverse specialties, including bioethics.
Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum Scholarship - Since 2000, the Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum has partnered with the American Board of Thoracic Surgery to award this $10,000 scholarship for CT surgeons interested in obtaining formal education in bioethics or medical ethics.
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Fellowship - Named for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine’s benefactress, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Fellowship awards $25,000 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing from September to August by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (WWNFF).
Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center Scholarships - The Center for Bioethics at Children’s Mercy Kansas City offers several full-tuition scholarships for clinicians who are pursuing the Certificate in Pediatric Bioethics online with monthly live webinars and mentoring.
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship - Administered by JPMorgan Chase Bank, the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship gifts full tuition with an $18,000 stipend yearly to honor the Armenian philanthropist who actively supported research at Rockefeller University.
Downing-Montague Scholarship Fund - At Western Washington University, the College of Humanities & Social Sciences has the Downing-Montague Scholarship Fund to present $1,500 each year upon students who displays promise at the junctions of philosophy and healthcare, especially bioethics.
Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics - Named for the Auschwitz survivor who became the founding Chairman for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, the Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics provides $5,000 for first-place, $2,500 for second-place, and $1,500 for third-place winners.
Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship - Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the world’s third-largest insurance brokerage, started the Student Health Careers Scholarship in 2001 to provide six college scholars with $7,500 in two equal installments.
Harold O.J. Brown Bioethics Scholarship - Trinity International University’s Graduate School sponsors the Harold O.J. Brown Bioethics Scholarship for up to $6,500 to financially bolster post-bachelor’s students who are accepted into the 30-credit M.A. in Bioethics program.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowships - The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has invested nearly $23.4 million in its International Student Research Fellowships, which are granted to 20 pre-doctoral scholars from diverse global nations each year. $43,000 stipend
IHS Humane Studies Fellowship Program - Worth up to $15,000, the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency program supporting PhD candidates at accredited U.S. institutions who have research interests in liberty-advancing fields.
J.T. Barton Jr. Ethics Essay Scholarship - Celebrating its 16th year, the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University sponsors the J.T. Barton Jr. Ethics Essay Scholarship contest to provide three prizes from $500 to $1,500 for full-time, currently enrolled undergraduates.
Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Ethics - The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) offers the Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Ethics for up to $50,000 per year or $100,000 total to licensed physicians with a M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited institution.
Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize in Healthcare Ethics - At the University of Southern California, the Gould School of Law partners with the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) to award the Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize in Healthcare Ethics for $1,500 annually.
Mary A. Mades Volunteer Scholarship Award - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the Boston-based Level I trauma center with nearly $200 million in annual research funding, grants the Mary A. Mades Volunteer Scholarship Award through the Special Funds Office. $1,500, service-based scholarship
Miles Brand Endowed Fellowship in Bioethics - In collaboration with the Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, the College of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis provides the Miles Brand Endowed Fellowship in Bioethics with a $10,000 stipend and health/dental insurance.
NIH Department of Bioethics Fellowships - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center’s Department of Bioethics awards a limited number of pre-doctoral fellowships for students at accredited U.S. institutions who will obtain a PhD, JD, or MD degree.
ONS Ethics Career Development Award - The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation gifts the one-time Ethics Career Development Award for $3,000 to support advanced registered nurses who are attending continuing education programs to gain knowledge in healthcare ethics, or bioethics.
Richard Geyser Memorial Ethics Scholarship - The San Diego Chapter of the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) started the Richard Geyser Memorial Ethics Scholarship to gift $2,000 to outstanding bachelor’s and graduate students.
Rick and Sherry Murray Medical Futures Scholarship - Valued at $5,000, the Rick and Sherry Murray Medical Future Scholarship is donated by the ALS Association Florida Chapter to outstanding students who’ve had spouses, parents, or grandparents diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Rotary Club of Erie Ethics Scholarship - Sponsored by the Merwin Foundation, the Rotary Club of Erie Ethics Scholarship distributes $2,500 yearly to college students from Northwest Pennsylvania who will be enrolling full-time in an accredited U.S. institution this Fall.
Terry Seidler Bioethics Scholarship - At Loyola Marymount University, the Terry Seidler Bioethics Scholarship awards at least $2,000 to graduate students registering for 6+ credits in the Master of Arts or Graduate Certificate in Bioethics programs.
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Program - McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the long-time Johnson & Johnson medical products subsidiary, founded the Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Program to grant 30 awards for $5,000, 10 prizes for $10,000, and up to 20 scholarships for $2,500 each summer.
Winston Graduate Health Policy Fellowship - Named after President Reagan’s adviser who served as Director of the California Department of Health, the David A. Winston Graduate Health Policy Fellowship grants $10,000 yearly.