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Scholarship Resources

Students are always looking for funds that will replace the loans portion of their financial aid packages. The web has many sources of information about scholarship funds. Do a search using the key words “MD External Scholarships”, “Graduate Scholarships” or “Medical Scholarships.” Click below for helpful EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP resources.

It is suggested to start researching for scholarships December – February. Most deadlines to submit completed scholarship applications are between March and May.

Scholarship Availability for MD & PA Students

Scholarship MD PA
American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Awards Yes No
Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology Student Scholarships No Yes
AvaCare Medical Scholarship Yes Yes
Charles River District Medical Society (Residents from five Boston suburbs only) Yes No
Chinese American Physician Society Scholarships Yes No
Dr. Melvin Bacon Scholarship Fund (Maine residents only) Yes No
EverSpark Interactive Autism Awareness Scholarship Yes Yes
Howard G. Lapsley Memorial Scholarship Fund for Medical Education Yes No
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Yes No
Jewish Federation Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program (Chicago area residents only) Yes Yes
Joanna F. Reed Medical Scholarship (Alabama and Northwest Florida residents) Yes No
Martin Devlin Scholarship (Vermont residents) No Yes
National Hispanic Health Foundation (NY, NJ & CA residents) Yes No
National Medical Fellowships Yes Yes
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans Yes Yes
PA Foundation No Yes
Pisacano Leadership Foundation Yes No
Pride Foundation (LGBTQ) Yes Yes
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Yes Yes
The BeMo & SortSmart Diversity Advocacy Scholarship Yes No
Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship (Connecticut residents only) Yes No
Women in Medicine LGBTQ Leadership Scholarship Yes No
Worcester District Medical Society Scholarship (Central MA residents) Yes No
Service Commitment Scholarships MD PA
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Yes Yes

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Do You Need Accessibility Help?

If you need assistance with any of the resources on this page, please reach out directly to:

Jennifer Pozika
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office of Financial Aid
Yale Medical School

Telephone: 203.785.3172
Fax: 203.785.2924