To encourage the pursuit of knowledge in medicine, nursing, public health, nutrition, and exercise science, MyHeart is offering a new scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year. This scholarship features monetary awards for three students studying cardiovascular health in tertiary school and medical school totaling $5,000. We are specifically interested in providing scholarships to those with a passion for protecting America’s future generations from cardiovascular disease, although we will consider applications from students pursuing all areas of healthcare.
Who is MyHeart
MyHeart is a collaboration of well-respected physicians and internationally known scientists dedicated to educating the public about cardiovascular disease and general health and wellness. MyHeart empowers subscribers to take control of their health by providing access to free online resources such as high-quality medical articles, patient narratives, and physician Q&A.
To be eligible you must be:
- Interested in the study of cardiovascular health or the pursuit of a career in the healthcare industry.
- Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or medical degree (Two-year degrees are eligible.) You must be accepted into your chosen program to claim the scholarship, but you can apply before acceptance. If not yet accepted, list the school where you think you are most likely to attend in 2022.
- A current resident of the United States
How to Apply
Fill out the entry form below and respond to the prompt by 7/15/2022. The three winners will appear on the MyHeart podcast (remotely) to be awarded their scholarships. One finalist will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, and the two other finalists will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.
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I was just wondering if you still planned to offer another scholarship for 2017 and if so, when you might be offering it.
Another request for information on MyHeart’s 2017 scholarship! Thank you for very much for supporting students in the medical field!
Emma L says
I would like to apply for this scholarship but I do not see a link on where to apply. How can I submit my application?
Emma Laughlin says
I want to become an occupational therapist to specifically impact patients who have special needs. Throughout high school I have volunteered with special needs students, on Sundays, I sit with two teenage girls with down syndrome, we listen to a lecture and my task is to keep them focused and assist them in their participation of activities and discussion. These two lovely girls are why I want to become an occupational therapist, I want to improve students with special needs’ cognitive skills along with being someone they look up to.
Sunday nights I meet with a special needs elementary school teacher, she often proclaims how much the occupational therapist at her school affects her students. The O.T. (occupational therapist) meets with the students once a day for 30 minutes, which doesn’t seem like much, but a teacher who works with these children for 8 hours a day says that without the O.T., the abilities of the special needs students would be much more limited.
An undergraduate degree in kinesiology and a graduate degree in occupational therapy will streamline me to where I want to be by the age of 26, an occupational therapist. After a few years of working in a hospital or elementary school, I plan to open my own occupational therapy practice specifically for individuals with special needs. With my own practice, I will be able to reach a community who is often overlooked. I want to make a difference in people’s lives, even if my plan fails, I will strive to change others for the better through whatever means necessary.
A major in kinesiology will give me a foundation on the functions of the human body and graduate school will prepare me for working with patients through classes and internship opportunities. After I receive a bachelor’s degree, I plan on attending graduate school to receive a master’s in Occupational therapy. I want to become an occupational therapist to specifically impact patients who have special needs. Throughout high school I have volunteered with special needs students, on Sundays, I sit with two teenage girls with down syndrome, we listen to a lecture and my task is to keep them focused and assist them in their participation of activities and discussion. These two lovely girls are why I want to become an occupational therapist, I want to improve students with special needs’ cognitive skills along with being someone they look up to.
Ray B says
Where is the application found? This link: https://myheart.net/scholarship/ does not seem to have a form.
Audrey May says
Can you send my an application form for the scholarship?
Temeka Ollie says
Good evening, I would like more information on your scholarship program.
Please kindly assist with an application form for the scholarship? Please also advise when is a deadline. Many Thanks
Kim Khai says
Going into a healthcare field can be a little stressful but it’s also exciting. There are a lot of benefits to having a career in the healthcare industry, but if the benefits (like cost) are the only, or biggest, reason why you decide to take that path, it’s not worth it. For me personally, I want to be a physical therapist, specifically for sports, and the passion for it, is the biggest reason why I’m taking this career path. I know I will do good and be successful because I actually want to do this unlike others who are either forced, or are just going through the motions.
I’ve always been a fan of sports since I was young. I did karate and martial arts training at the age of 8, started playing in recreational basketball leagues at the age of 10, began AAU at the age of 13, and played high school basketball. I just enjoy playing sports, watching sports, and reading about sports. I feel like I have gained abundant knowledge from this that will not only help me in my future career, but in life also.
The first time that I decided I wanted to have a career in sports therapy/physical therapy, was in April, of 2017, when I broke my right wrist. After going to Patients First, getting rehab, and talking with other physical therapists at a therapy clinic, I gained a newfound passion. At first, I felt like I could use this for basketball, as I strive to be a collegiate basketball player. But shortly after, I decided that this career path was the one that would benefit me the most, and it felt right for me.
I’ve already started researching about physical therapy programs at the top colleges and universities and I hope I find the best college for me, academically and athletically. I also know that being a physical therapist is in the Top Ten Happiest Jobs, according to Forbes. In the future, I hope to be really successful in my career, as I find joy in being beneficial to other people, like helping an athlete with a broken wrist!
Every since I was four years old I’ve wanted to be a physical therapist. I have been researching and documenting physical therapy for six years. I am now currently enrolled in college to pursue my career. I have confidence I will be able to succeed in the career and help many people along the way. It makes me happy to help others in need. I use to be a volunteer at a hospital and help around with patients in need.
Greetings! I’m currently enrolled in Radiology Informatics with a 4.0, and I’m on the Dean’s list. Are you offering any scholarships this year?
Okay um why was this popping up for me to do? Its literally 2020 right now.