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Scholarship Resources

The web has many sources of information about external scholarship funds. It may be helpful to search using the key words “MD External Scholarships”, “Graduate Scholarships” or “Medical Scholarships.” We also have information on scholarship programs below.

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
Top 50 Scholarships for Medical & Health Students Yes Yes
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
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
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
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Yes Yes
Save A Life 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: 203.436.9762