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Financial Aid Resources
  • AAMC Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools

    Develop your strategy for financing your medical education and locate funding sources.

  • AAPS-AFPE Gateway Scholarships

    Funding to encourage outstanding pre-doctoral students, who have completed at least three semesters of graduate study and have not more than three and a half years remaining, to continue their studies and earn the Ph.D. in the pharmaceutical sciences at a U.S. school or college of pharmacy. Deadline in March.

  • Access Group

    An organization whose mission is to provide financial support and solutions to help aspiring professionals achieve success.

  • Air Force Financial Assistance Program

    The Air Force offers full medical school scholarships for active-duty airmen, civilian employees, Guardsmen and Reservists.

  • All-USA College Academic Team

    Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the U.S. and its territories. Deadline: Late November. E-mail: Ph: 703-854-5890.

  • Army Health Professions Program

    Army Health Corps Scholarships for dental, medical, nursing, veterinary, education, etc.


    This is a directory of over 2,300 nursing schools. Their goal is to help the seeker find the best nursing degree for his/her needs.

  • College Scholarship Service Financial Aid PROFILE

    The financial aid application service of the College Board -- a national, not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.


    Scholarships are available for high school, undergraduate, graduate and international students attending a college or technical school.


    The world's largest and oldest private-sector scholarships, graduate scholarships, worldwide scholarships, fellowships, grants and free undergraduate college scholarship database.

  • Fastweb

    Fastweb is the premier online resource for paying and preparing for college.

  • Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Free application for Federal Student Aid.


    Free scholarship search engine.

  • Funding Resources for Practicing in Underserved Areas

    Contains information on and databases for accessing these resources. Do search using "underserved areas" to locate state programs.

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Year long Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students – Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. medical, dental, or veterinary program. The fellowship research may be conducted at any academic or nonprofit institution in the U.S., except the National Institutes of Health. Research may be conducted abroad if the fellow's mentor is affiliated with a U.S. institution. Deadline: Early January. Ph: 301-951-6708. E-mail:

  • King Faisal Foundation Scholarship

    Awarded to outstanding Muslim students from any country to pursue postgraduate studies in medicine, science, or engineering at an American, Canadian, or European university or an institution of higher learning in any other industrially advanced country, such as New Zealand or Australia. Full tuition for 2-3 years of study, plus a generous monthly stipend.

  • Minorities - College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, Research Internships

    A database searchable by keyword, designed specifically for minority students.

  • National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

    Educational scholarships for those seeking to serve America's underserved communities.

  • Navy Health Professions Program

    Financial Aid for Navy Medical School.

  • NellieMae EDvisor

    Private education loans are available to make up the difference between other available funds and school costs. Nellie Mae offers one of the most popular private loans, the Smart Option Student Loan®.

  • NHSC Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program

    Serve with the NHSC while a professional student and receive financial assistance.

  • NIH's Common Fund's Global Health Program

    Supports biomedical research and training in chronic, non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, maternal-child health, mental health, emergency medicine, as well as in infectious diseases. The program includes two primary initiatives.

  • Project MedSend

    Develops funding and provides financial counsel to repay loans for healthcare workers who, "minister among the underserved at home and abroad."

  • Public Servcie Loan Forgiveness

    Loan forgiveness programs for health-care professionals working in public service (e.g., emergency management, public health, public safety, government, active duty military, medical school, and teaching hospitals).

  • SallieMae

    Private student loans to cover up to 100% of the cost of your education.

  • Scholarships4School

    Scholarships4School is a completely free resource provided by Graduate Educational Information Service (GEIS) to help those who are currently enrolled in college, or thinking about attending college, by providing them with a comprehensive guide to scholarships.

  • The Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program (FICRS)

    FICRS was initiated in 2003 as the Fogarty International Center/Ellison Program. The FICRS program is a one-year, mentored training experience which provides opportunities for U.S. graduate students in the health professions to participate in clinical research and have hands-on experience at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers across the globe.

  • The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

    FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web.