External Scholarships

Find opportunities beyond U-M to fund your medical education

Check back often for new outside scholarships!

JVS Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 31, 2020

A need-based program providing scholarships for college and graduate school for Jewish students who are permanent residents of Los Angeles County. They are committed to providing as much aid to qualified recipients as possible and encourage students to reapply each year they are in school, so that they may help them throughout their post-secondary education. The 2020-2021 will be available on their website starting January 1, 2020.

RISE Financial Progress Scholarship Program

 

Deadline: May 1, 2020

The RISE Financial Progress Scholarship awards five $3,000 scholarships each year to students who demonstrate a desire to improve their financial knowledge – by taking a financial course – and sharing what they learn – through a scholarship essay.  Scholarship recipients may use the scholarship money to help pay for educational expenses, including tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, or even a new computer. Program cutoff will be the first 1,000 applications submitted or the May 1, 2020 deadline, whichever is first.

The 2020 Pisacano Scholars Leadership program

Deadline: March 2, 2020

The Pisacano Leadership Foundation (PLF) seeks to advance family medicine by providing well-educated, community-minded leaders in primary care.  By aiding students who demonstrate the highest levels of commitment to family medicine, scholarship, leadership, character, interpersonal skills, and community service, the PLF will promote the development of the future leaders in the specialty.

The Pisacano Scholars Leadership program is designed to provide educational programs, leadership training, and funding to reimburse a portion of medical-school-related debt.  Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding medical students for a four-year period.  Students who have made a commitment to the field of family medicine and who will enter their fourth year in medical school in the fall of 2020 may apply.  The PLF will award scholarships with a maximum value of $28,000 each for the 2020-2021 academic year.

If you have questions, please contact Jane Ireland: jireland@theabfm.org or 859-287-0948

Health Professions Scholarship Program

Deadline: Open

Medical School Scholarships for future and current medical school students, the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) offers two-, three- and four-year military scholarships. The HPSP covers civilian medical school tuition, pays for fees, provides a monthly living stipend and includes a signing bonus under certain conditions. This scholarship is offered by the Army, Navy and Air Force, and the benefits are the same across all three Services. For those who hope to apply to HPSP, selection boards tend to look at all aspects of a person's application — leadership, extracurricular activities, fitness, grades and scores — so they can determine who will succeed in both medical school and the Military.

Massachusetts Medical Society Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: Sept. 30, December 31, March 31, June30

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others.  Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year.  Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.