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Medicine Scholarships and Fellowships

Name of Scholarship Deadline Contact Description
Vietnamese American Medical Association 8/30/19 Website Award of $1,000. Must be a Vietnamese, third-going-on-to-fourth year medical student.
AFL/CIO Union Plus Scholarship 01/31/19


The Union Plus Scholarship Program
Union member by parent or student, academic ability
Alice W. Rooke 02/15/19


Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship
Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship
Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship
Alice W. Rooke Scholarship
U.S. citizen, accepted by accredited medical school, letter from DAR chapter.
AMA Medical Association TBD

AMA Foundation

Physicians of Tomorrow
Medical Scholarship and Fellowship offers.
Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) TBD

National Health Services Corps (NHSC)
This is listed as a resource so continually check their page.
American Indian Education Foundation 04/04/19


Graduate Scholarship Application
Must be enrolled between 6-18 credit hrs. $ dependent on number of hours enrolled in studies. Must have GPA of 2.5 or above. All American Indian/Alaska Native students who are enrolled in their tribe, or have a parent who is an enrolled member are eligible.
American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships 05/31/19 U.S. citizen, have 2.0 or higher GPA; be member of a tribe or descendent of enrolled member
American Medical Women's Association

Cycle 1


Cycle 2

12/31/18 AMWA membership, financial need.
Anna & Ida Reiss Memorial Fund Scholarship  

Henry Miles Esq. Trustee
c/o Green, Miles, Lipton, White & Fitz-Gibbon
77 Pleasant St.
P.O. Box 210
Northampton, MA 01061-0210


Jewish students who have financial need.
Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarships


US citizen. Apply to either Air Force, Navy or Army.
Buckfire & Buckfire Law Firm Medical Scholarship 04/01/2019 Member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community. U.S citizen, attending and accredited medical school within the United States. Minimum 3.0 GPA
Armenian Students Association of America 10/2019 Of Armenian descent enrolled in accredited US university, completed 1 year of school.
Charles River District Medical Society Scholarship Program 12/31/19


Awarded at the Charles River District Annual Meeting in April.


Must be a legal resident of one of the five towns comprising the district: Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston. 
Chinese American Physicians Society 2019 TBD Award: $2000 to $5000
Chinese American Medical Society 03/01/19 The scholarship is open to all first, second and third year medical or dental students. Student must be in good standing at an accredited U.S. medical or dental school in the USA at the time of application. Students that have just been accepted into medical or dental school at the time of application are not eligible to apply for this year's scholarship.
Dr. Benjamin Cottone Memorial Scholarship 2019 TBD US citizens of Italian heritage.
Dr. Charles A. Preuss Medical Award TBD SAE brother.
Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship, Lillian & Arthur Dunn Scholarship, Irene & Daisy Macgregor Memorial Scholarship, Alice W. Rooke Scholarship 02/01/19 Website Varies, see scholarship
Elizabeth Asche Scholarship and Sequoyah Scholarship From federally recognized tribe and have proof of tribal enrollment. Based on financial need.
UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program 2019 TBD US citizens or permanent resident, living with epilepsy or family member living with epilepsy.

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund

TBD Civilian federal and postal employees, their spouses and college-age dependents. Must have 3.0 GPA. See web site for more info.

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award


Golden Key member. See web site for additional eligibility information.

Health Professional Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs


Rural Health Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs

US citizen and agree to provide primary health care service in rural or underserved urban areas in Washington State.

Hellenic Medical Society of New York


Go to Facebook for information

Medical student of Hellenic heritage, originating from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey or Pennsylvania, completed 1st year, financial need
Hispanic -General College Scholarship 2019 TBD US citizen or legal permanent resident of Hispanic heritage, with cumulative grade average of 3.0, and who has applied for federal aid.
Health Career Scholarship Program 2019 TBD US/Canadian citizen and 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year.
Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Scholarships 2019 TBD Active National JACL member
Japanese Medical Society of America 2019 TBD Medical student who has potential to contribute to Japanese-American relationship through the medical field
Jewish Free Loan Association  
Joseph Collins   Student must be nominated by the Dean or Dean’s designate. Demonstrate interest in arts and letter or other cultural pursuits outside of medicine, scholastic record must stand in the upper half of the class and intends to specialize in neurology, psychiatry or becoming a general practitioner. Award $10000
Korean American Scholarship Foundation 2019 TBD Korean or Korean American, currently enrolled in a graduate program, 3.0 GPA.
Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarship Program 01/15/19 US citizens/permanent resident, of Polish descent, and GPA at least 3.0.
Howard G. Lapsley Memorial Scholarship For one or more deserving candidates enrolled in a degreed program in medicine, osteopathy or dentistry.
Leopold Schepp Foundation TBD Under 40, US citizen/permanent resident, and in financial need. GPA 3.2. Requires interview in New York City.
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund TBD Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Female, 25+, lives in US or Canada but is a national from developing country, has record of service to women/children in her country, plans to return to native country.
National Health Service Corps 12/20/2018

2019 NHSC Students to SERvice Loan Repayment Programs

Must agree to practice primary care in high need area for 1 yr. for each yr. of support. Must be US citizen.
National Italian American Scholarship

05/16/19 See handbook for scholarships and requirements

National Medical Foundation

  Website National Medical Fellowship's mission is to provide scholarships for underrepresented minorities in medicine. Our primary goal is to achieve equity of opportunity in medicine and equity of access to quality healthcare for all groups in American society by increasing the number of minority physicians and changing the face of medicine to better reflect-and serve—our diverse nation.
Navajo Nation Graduate Trust, Scholarships & Financial Assistance 06/2019 Navajo.
PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund, PEO Scholar Awards TBD For women. See descriptions of awards and funds for requirements
Pellegrini Scholarship 03/31/19 Swiss descent or 1 parent who is Swiss citizen, permanent resident of CT, DE, NJ, NY or PA, 3.75 GPA.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans 11/2018 New American, not 31 years old yet, and in first or second year.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Graduate Fellowship Program 2019 TBD Membership in Phi Kappa Phi, exceptional grades, a first year.
Pisacano Scholars Leadership Program 2019 TBD 4th year student, commitment to Family Practice, shows leadership skills, academic performance.
Point Foundation Scholarship 01/29/19 Any state, full time student. Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
The Recovery Village  
Ho-Chunk Nation Scholarship TBD Enrolled member of the Ho-Chunk tribe, maintain 3.0 GPA
SAMFund Scholarships


08/17/18 Cancer survivors 17 to 35 years old, completed active treatment.
Sons of Italy National Leadership Grant 2019 TBD US Citizens of Italian descent enrolled in 4 year program.
Sonia Streuli Maguire Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award & Zimmermann Scholarship 03/31/19

Swiss descent or 1 parent who is Swiss citizen, permanent resident of CT, DE, NJ, NY or PA, 3.75 GPA., financial need.
The Association of Women Psychiatrists’ Leah J. Dickstein, M.D. Award  

Student must be nominated by medical school

Open to female medical students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. Creativity and leadership. Award $1000.
The New York Academy of Medicine   Website The New York Academy of Medicine offers several research grants from Urology to Cardiovascular
The Go-Red Multi-Cultural Scholarship Fund TBD Website Scholarship for minority women. US citizen or permanent resident, 3.0 GPA
Tylenol Scholarship Fund TBD Demonstrate leadership in community services and school activities.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Indian Health Service TBD Applicant must be an American Indian or Alaska Native. Maintain 2.0 GPA. Will incur service obligation.
US Army U.S. citizen, be enrolled or have letter of acceptance or intent from accredited graduate program in US, be full time.
Dr. Richard Allen Williams Scholarship 08/24/18 Minority students interested in cardiology and academic medicine

Women in Medicine

2019 TBD

$5000 LGBTQ leadership scholarship for female medical students enrolled in their first, second or third year allopathic, osteopathic or naturopathic medical school in the United States or Canada.

Scholarships for Medical Students based on Residency Status

AMA Foundation Arthur N. Wilson MD Scholarship for Southwest Alaska Residents. Award $5000
Apollo Scholarship Agree to come to Cambria-Somerset region to live and practice. Must be 3rd or 4th year.
Charles River District Medical Society Scholarship Program   Massachusetts Medical Society Scholarships and Grants Legal resident of one of the five towns comprising the district: Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston; sophomore or junior, and in financial need.
Essex South District Medical Society To assist in funding the medical education of a student from an Essex South city or town.
Frank & Louise Groff Foundation Graduated from public HS in Monmouth County, NJ. Financial need, academic accomplishment.
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarship Program Must have attended at least 8 years of public and/or parochial school in Connecticut, graduated from a public and/or parochial high school in Connecticut and should be in their 1–3 year of medical school. Award from $1000 to $2000
Mark B. Holzman Scholarship TBD US citizen, Delaware residents enrolled full time in graduate level medicine at US academic institutions
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship For Jewish student who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers, and are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic programs primarily in the helping professions.
New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society, Inc. Student member of NEHMDS of Hellenic descent.
Orazio DiMauro Foundation Resident of Bridgeport, CT and surrounding towns, GPA 3.2, financial need.
Ty Cobb Scholarship Program Resident of Georgia and in financial need.
Wellsford & Mildred Clark Medical Memoria   Contact the Financial Aid Office for details on how to apply Resident of Connecticut. Award up to $50,000 (over 4 years)
Worcester District Medical Society Intended for 2nd, 3rd & 4th year medical students. Must be a legal resident of Central Massachusetts at the time of applying to medical school.
The Rowe Fund (LOAN) Educational loan program to assist citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean