Scholarships and Funding

AAMC Loan Repayment/Forgiveness and Scholarship Programs

A searchable database that provides detailed information about many of the state and federal programs available to medical and other health professions students.

Dean's Opportunity Fund for Graduate School Application

The Dean’s Opportunity Fund for Graduate School Application provides need-based financial assistance to CAS students planning to pursue a terminal degree (PhD, MD, JD, MSW, MFA). Students are able to receive up to $500 for application related expenses (e.g., program application fees; travel expenses associated with admissions interviews; fees for LSAC, AMCAS, AACOMAS). In order to be eligible, students must be enrolled in a CAS degree or certificate program; be pursuing admission to an outstanding terminal degree program; have demonstrated financial need. For more information and link to the application, click here.

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

HPSP offers prospective military physicians (DO or MD), dentists, nurse practitioners, optometrists, psychologists, physician assistants, pharmacists, and veterinarians a paid medical education in exchange for service as a commissioned medical department officer. Programs are available in the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force.

National Health Service Corps

The National Health Service Corps offers a competitive scholarship program designed for students committed to providing primary health and dentistry care in communities of great need. Benefits include payment of medical school tuition and fees, monthly stipend payments, payment of other reasonable educational expenses (e.g. books, supplies, and equipment).

National Medical Fellowships

The National Medical Fellowship provide need-based scholarships and merit-based awards to underrepresented minority students pursuing a medical degree. The primary mission of NMF is to increase the presence of practicing physicians of color in the United States.

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program

The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program  is the only national scholarship program targeted at Hispanic students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and policy schools.

NYU’s Student National Scholarship Competitions

The NYU Office for National Scholarships guides students to a diverse catalog of prestigious scholarship contests, advises interested students through the application process and can point to other scholarship resources to help students meet their needs.

The Science Ambassador Scholarship

A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity. The winner of the Science Ambassador Scholarship will receive full tuition coverage for up to four years.

Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)

USUHS provides a tuition-free education to its students. After residency, all students either will be serving or already serving with a branch of the military (Army, Navy, Air Force) and there is a 7-year service obligation that begins after residency.