Scholarships for HIV / AIDS
Long gone are the days when a college student was diagnosed with HIV they will decide not to attend college anymore because they were not expected to live much longer. But with better medication and understanding of the disease that is no longer the case. As a matter of fact in order to promote education among HIV / AIDS students several scholarships are being offered.
Robert Westwood Scholarship
San Francisco State University (SFSU) offers Robert Westwood Schoalrshps to HIV-positive students who have plans to make a contribution to communities affected by the disease. Student must have a grade point average of 3.0, a letter of diagnosis, an essay on how they would put their education to good use in the HIV community, and two letters of recommendation. The scholarship amount is $3,000. SFSU students can also get Cindy Kolb AIDS Fund, named after a former director at the university.
The Harold A. McIntosh Scholarship
Offered at Ohio State University, this scholarship is dedicated to students living with HIV/AIDS.
Midnight Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an individual or individuals who have been personally affected by the HIV virus or AIDS; either being Diagnosed themselves, or a close family member being diagnosed. Students must be accepted into either a 2 year or 4 year college in the amount of $500.00 up to Full Tuition.
Janis Morrow Scholarship
Parents of Kids with Infectious diseases offers Janis Morrow scholarships to hiv infected students.
American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) Scholarship
Also known as the HITT Scholarships, it is awarded twice yearly to internal medicine/family practice/pediatric/OB/GYN residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and clinicians in post-residency training programs. Award recipients get from $5,000 to $10,000 to get in-depth HIV related clinical training experience for the Hitt Scholar.
International AIDS Society Scholarship
The HIV Research Trust Scholarships are for physicians, nurses, scientists, and other health care professionals who are interested in developing an HIV related career.