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Michael Reese Foundation establishes "Pioneer in Research Award" at UIC

The Foundation has committed to funding a multiyear program in translational clinical research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Application for this award is to be made through the senior associate dean for Research, Dr Larry Tobacman, at the College of Medicine. Eligibility for this award will be determined through external review at NIH dual peer review system and NIH scoring followed by internal review and the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Michael Reese Research & Education Foundation awards Hispanocare "Double your Dollar" match grant toward student schoarship fund

This year (2016), we have the opportunity to double our dollars through a Match grant from the Michael Reese Research and Education Foundation for promoting Hispanic/Latino careers in the health professions. The Michael Reese Research and Education Foundation will match up to $50,000. Since the inception of the Student Scholarship program (1991), Hispanocare has awarded over $512,000 with a total of 177 awards to Hispanic/Latino students. This year we’d like to raise $50,000 and meet the Michael Reese Research and Education Foundation to “Double your Dollars Match” challenge.

How Will My Donation Help a Student's Life? - Many scholarship recipients are first-generation Hispanic/Latino medical and affiliated healthcare students striving to complete their educational goals. For these students, a scholarship award can make a profound difference in the continued success of graduating from school and returning to practice their chosen profession in their community.