Scholarships from Outside Agencies
This information on outside scholarships has been compiled as a resource for medical students looking for additional funding.
- The information in this document should not be construed as any type of endorsement or support of any particular organization, individual, points of view, products, or services offered by these outside sites.
- Outside scholarships are not administered by the School of Medicine.
- The School of Medicine does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information.
- All information provided is subject to change or revision.
- Before applying, please take the time to verify guidelines & due dates.
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellowships
The American Association of University Women Educational Foundation (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellowships are given to women who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States who have achieved high standards of academic excellence and show promise of distinction in their respective fields. There are no restrictions on an applicant’s age or institution of study within the United States.
Fellowship and grant recipients undergo a highly competitive selection process. Academic excellence, commitment to improving the human condition, and the promise of continued impact are cornerstones of the rigorous criteria.
Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited U.S. institution during the fellowship year and should be pursuing a course of study in the U.S. over the full academic year. Priority is given to women who do not already hold a master’s or first professional degree.
Calendar: December 1st, by 11:59 P.M. Central Time Deadline for online submission of application and mail date for supporting documents by) and mailing receipt date for all supporting documents for fellowship year
For further information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation
Scholarships awarded through the AMA Foundation are the Physicians of Tomorrow Award and the Minority Scholars Award program. Other scholarships may also be available. Emily Demko is at email@example.com. Telephone: (312) 464-5019.
Association of Black Women Physicians Rebecca E. Le, M.D. Scholarship
Association of Black Women Physicians Rebecca E. Le, M.D. Scholarship presents awards to recipients are female medical students who are permanent residents of Southern California or enrolled in Southern California medical schools. The awards are based on financial need and academic merit.
Bangasser Medical Student Scholarship
This scholarship honors Ronald P. Bangasser, M.D., a physician known for his contributions to health care, medicine and his community. Qualified students will have the opportunity to apply for a $2,500 grant. The intent is to defray tuition for the scholarship recipient. Deadline for submission of application is March 30.
Return your completed application packet to Bangasser Medical Student Scholarship, c/o San Bernardino County Medical Society, 1859 W. Redlands Blvd., Redlands, CA 92373-3119 or via email to Jenise at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information contact the San Bernardino County Medical Society offices at 909-273-6000.
Blinded Veterans Association Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships
Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship and Thomas H. Miller Awards to assist them with their higher education tuition. The scholarships are awarded based on merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. Gruber and Miller scholarships are for one year only, but recipients can re-apply and receive the award up to four times. The scholarships are intended to be used to defray a student's educational expenses, including tuition, books, and other academic fees.
Scholarship payments will be made by the BVA directly to the educational institution.
For additional assistance, please contact Brigitte Jones at (2020 371-8880, Ext. 330 or at email@example.com. For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following:
Board Vitals Medical School Scholarship
The Board Vitals awards scholarships to two medical school students who have shown strong academic standing and a desire to improve society by tackling a critical issue in healthcare. A first-place winner will receive $2,500 and a second-place winner will receive $1,000, both in the form of a VISA Prepaid Card. Five third place winners will receive 50% off a Board Vitals question bank.
To apply, you must be a resident of the United States who is currently enrolled as a first, second, third, or fourth-year medical student in an accredited M.D./D.O. school located in the United States.
Participants must apply online and submit a 500-word essay or 2-minute video on what you think the next major advancement in healthcare will be.
Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for Graduate Students
The Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for Graduate Students is ten scholarships, totaling up to $100,000, are available for current graduate students from underserved or marginalized communities, including minority, LGBTQ+, low-income, and first-generation college students.
CarIndigo Car Review/Essay Scholarship for Hispanic and Latin Students
The CarIndigo Car Review Scholarship program offers a $1,000 grant for Hispanic & Latin community students. This grant can be used by the students to fuel their future endeavors like college or any other business-related activities that are aimed towards the betterment of the community.
The students applying for the CarIndigo Scholarship must be pursuing the under-graduate/post-graduate program from an accredited university. Moreover, the scholarship program is only aimed towards the Hispanic & Latin community members, who are permanent residents of the United States of America.
The candidate must be 18 years or older during admission.
Chesapeake Urology Associates Scholarship
The Chesapeake Urology Associates Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship awarded based on academic merit and financial need. The scholarship award is for students pursuing medical education in any medical field.
Chinese American Physician Society (CAPS)
Chinese American Physician Society (CAPS) is offering scholarships of $2,000 to $5,000 annually to students in United States medical schools. The CAPS scholarships are open to all medical students in need of financial aid regardless of their hometown, sex, race, or color. Applicants are judged according to their academic achievement, financial need, community service records, and essays. Special credit is also given to those who are willing to serve in Chinese communities after their graduation.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Daughters of the American Revolution members are passionate about educating the youth of America and providing various scholarships and awards to outstanding students throughout the country.
All applicants must be:
- Citizens of the United States
- Attending or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States
- DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee
- All applications must be emailed by February 15.
Diverse Medical Scholars Program
The Diverse Medical Scholars Program is offered by the United Health Foundation and the National Medical Fellowships. It started in 2013 to increase the number of medical providers working with underserved communities.
Every year, the program awards a $7,000 scholarship to 29 different medical students. To apply, you need to complete a 200-hour community health project at the location of your choice. And the fourth-year medical students will need to give an oral presentation about their project.
You will also need to meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Identity as African American, Latino, Native American, or Asian American
- Be a U.S. citizen
- You must be in your second, third, or fourth year of medical school.
- Have a site mentor who can guide you on the community health project.
- Be committed to working in medically underserved communities.
Equality Scholarship Collaborative Scholarships for Graduate Health Care Students
Equality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community.
Applicant must be:
- Enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited graduate school in California or a California resident attending an accredited graduate school elsewhere in the United States;
- Pursuing a graduate degree in medicine, dentistry (DDS or DDM), pharmacy, physical therapy, or psychology
- In good academic standing; and
- Not have received an Equality graduate student scholarship before.
- Application Deadline: January/February
- For more information, please visit: http://www.equalityscholarship.org/
The Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging
The Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging have been established to continue to attract new generations of talented investigators to the field of aging research. The program is designed to give students enrolled in M.D., D.O., Ph.D., or combined-degree programs the opportunity to conduct a three-to-six-month research project focused on biomedical research in aging.
- Applicants must be M.D., D.O., Ph.D., or combined degree students in good standing at a not-for- profit institution in the United States.
- If accepted, applicants will be asked to submit a proof of enrollment form confirming their enrollment at a U.S. institution.
- Applicants may not hold another award or participate in another scholarship program concurrently with the Glenn/AFAR Scholarship
The deadline for receipt of all applications and supporting materials is April at 5 p.m. EST Applicants will be notified on funding decisions or around June 30. If funded, the project start date must be before December 31.
For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following: Tel: (212) 703-9977 Toll-free: (888) 582-2327 Fax: (212) 997-0330.
Gloves $1000 Scholarship Program
The Gloves scholarship provides a one-time reward of $1,000 to pay for tuition, books, computers, room, and board, or any education-related expense. There’s no GPA requirement and no application forms.
This scholarship will be open to both undergrad and graduate students attending any accredited college university within the United States, as well as high school seniors who will be attending classes in the Fall of 2021.
Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarships for American Indians and Alaska Natives
The program specifies that applicants must have, or preference is given to those with, official documentation of tribal membership or proof that they are natural children or grandchildren of a tribal member. Scholarships are not limited to certain schools. Covered are tuition, books, fees, selected incidentals, tutorial services, equipment, and some travel expenses. Visit the IHS Scholarship Program website or contact the branch office at (301) 443-6197 for application and program information.
Professional Scholarship: Funds students up to four years; minimum service obligation is two years; student must be of American Indian or Alaska Native descent. The number of awards is based on the availability of funds. For more information, contact:
IHS Scholarship Program, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A), Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-6197 or http://www.ihs.gov/careeropps/studentopportunities/.
James "Rhio" O'Connor Mesothelioma Scholarship Fund
The James "Rhio" O'Connor Mesothelioma Scholarship offers a $1,000 scholarship every month to medical students. To enter, students must submit a 700-1,500-word essay that answers pertinent questions related to cancer. For example, a prompt you can choose to address in your essay is “Should cancer patients and doctors be able to use whatever treatments they like in treating cancer? Why?”
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Headquarters
Graduate awards are available to JACL members. JACL membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. Selections are based upon the following criteria: scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and letters of recommendation. Awards available for medical students include The Chiyoko and Thomas Shimazaki Memorial Scholarship. Applications are available November 1 and are due April 1. Graduate Awards, Japanese American Citizens League, Masao W. Satow Building, 1765 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115. www.jacl.org For additional information, please contact Patty Wada at (415) 921-5225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kaiser Permanente - Oliver Goldsmith Scholarship
The Oliver Goldsmith, M.D. Scholarship program focuses on enhancing culturally responsive care by supporting and recognizing third- and fourth-year medical students who explore these issues through participation, development, leadership, and research. Recipients also receive the opportunity to engage in robust clinical experiences at Kaiser Permanente facilities and mentoring by Kaiser Permanente physicians
Keep Going Forward Scholarships
KeepGoingForward.org lists a variety of scholarships for all types of students.
Koch Kellan $10,000 Scholarship – Ophthalmology
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships of $500 to $5,000 to full-time students of Korean heritage enrolled in a 4-year college, university, or graduate/professional school. If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships. Inquiries and applications are accepted after April 1 with a June 30 deadline date.
Labor Union Programs
Medical students whose parents are members of unions should investigate the availability of financial assistance obtained through local or regional union scholarship and loan programs. Local union officials will be able to provide further details.
Medical School Scholarships for Women: The Lifelong Student
On top of its scholarship serving tribute to young women in the science fields, the American Medical Women’s Association also offers a more overarching scholarship for medical school tuition costs.
The AMWA awards four $1000 scholarships to females currently enrolled in medical school. However, this does not necessarily mean you are knee-deep in study. So long as you have gained acceptance to an accredited medical school, you can sign up.
Applications run through two periods of the academic year: August 1 through September 30, and December 15 through January 31. Inquire within the AMWA awards and scholarship page for more detailed info.
Medical School Scholarships for Women: The Chemistry Whiz
One of the more prized medicals school scholarships for women, the Young Women in Science Awards Scholarship was devised in 2008 by Wyeth and Roberta Rubin and recognizes exemplary student achievement in the organic and inorganic sciences and research.
Applicants are assessed on their presentation and commitment to innovative scientific research and knowledge.
Interested applicants should apply within the American Medical Women’s Association’s awards and scholarships page for more detailed info.
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program is a good opportunity for anyone willing to spend two years working in a medically underserved community. In exchange, you will receive two years of free medical tuition. You will also receive a monthly stipend to help with your living expenses.
To apply for this scholarship, you need to be pursuing a career as a primary care physician. The program is also available to dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse- midwives.
Native Forward Scholars Fund General Scholarship Listing
The Native Forward Scholars Fund provides scholarship aid to American Indian and Alaskan Native students from federally recognized U.S. tribes who are pursuing master's, doctorate or professional degrees in all fields of study. There are numerous listings of available scholarships.
For further information, please visit their website or call (505) 881-4584 or (800)-628-1920, or email email@example.com.
National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship
The National Health Foundation Scholarship awards scholarships to students pursuing a career in a variety of medical fields. To qualify for the scholarship, you must demonstrate strong leadership skills, academic excellence, and a commitment to providing medical care to the Hispanic community.
Eleven students will receive a $5,000 scholarship for two years, and 13 students will receive a $2,000 scholarship for one year. Being Hispanic is not a requirement, but you must show an affinity for serving the Hispanic community.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medical Research Scholars Program
A year-long research enrichment program designed to attract creative, research-oriented medical, dental, and veterinary students to the NIH intramural campus in Bethesda, MD. The MRSP is designed for rising fourth-year students (initial clinical rotations completed) but does not exclude other students with strong research interests from applying. Students engage in a mentored basic, clinical, or translational research project that matches their professional interests and research and career goals. The MRSP also provides an academic curriculum with content highlighting the process of scientific discovery, training in clinical protocol development and human subjects research, clinical teaching rounds utilizing the robust pool of patients enrolled in research protocols at the NIH Clinical Center, and academic leadership training. Applications for the MRSP class are usually accepted from October – mid-January. Eligible students may apply at: http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/mrsp/application.html.
National Medical Fellowships Scholarships
The National Medical Fellowships’ (NMF) scholarships and awards aim to provide financial support to underrepresented minority medical students including: African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Asian-Americans (Vietnamese and Cambodian only), and Pacific Islanders. The organization offers many different scholarships offering ranging $5,000 – $7,000. Some of their most popular scholarships include the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)/Darrell G. Kirch, MD Scholarship, Dr. James Curtis Scholarship, and Franklin C. McLean Award.
Each of the NMF awards has specific requirements, but there are commonalities amongst them all. Each award will be given out based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership ability, and a commitment to serving medically underserved communities.
The National Italian American Foundation
Awarded to students of Italian American ancestry who will become future leaders and decision makers. 1860 19th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009. (202) 387-0600. Application is at http://www.niaf.org.
OnlineMedEd Scholarship for Future Black Physicians
OnlineMedEd is offering a $12,000 scholarship to a Black student pursuing a degree in medicine. Visit their website for more information, including application deadlines.
Physicians of Tomorrow Awards
The Physicians of Tomorrow Awards is one of the more substantial scholarships medical students can earn to help support their education. There are 10 different Physician of Tomorrow Awards that medical students can apply to, each offering $10,000.
While each award has specific requirements, there are commonalities amongst the different awards. For each award, you must be a third-year medical student to be eligible. In addition, to apply to these awards, you must be nominated by your school dean and then submit your application which must include a letter of recommendation, a personal statement, school transcripts, and proof of your financial status.
Raise the Line Scholarship
Osmosis.org's Raise the Line Scholarship awards six health professional students with $1,000 to $5,000 in awards that can help ease tuition, exam, and/or room/board fees.
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship aims to help those who may be struggling to afford medical school due to family circumstances. This scholarship provides a great opportunity for first- generation students to qualify for special med school scholarships.
This award is one of the more generous medical school scholarships for new Americans. It provides a $90,000 tuition scholarship over two years.
Candidates for this scholarship must be under 30 years old at the deadline. They must fit one of the two following situations:
- Born in the United States to parents who were born outside the country as non-citizens.
- Born outside of the United States and were naturalized, adopted, or granted a green card/refugee status.
Interested applicants must apply online and submit two essays of 1,000 words each.
Teamsters Union Scholarship Fund
Union members' children who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at accredited schools are eligible to apply for financial assistance from this fund. The amount of the scholarship varies.
Interested students and parents should contact their local union for further information and application forms.
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship
The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship awards 10 different $10,000 scholarships and 30 different $5,000 scholarships. Scholarship funding is designed for medical students that want to specialize in patient care.
The program is open to undergraduate students and students currently in medical school, and the application process is easy. To apply, you will need to submit two essays and a copy of your transcripts. An independent committee reviews all the applications and chooses the scholarship recipients.
U.S. Army F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program for Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine
The program permits selected students to be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army Reserve while they are completing professional schooling. The program pays for tuition, books, lab fees and other expenses necessary to complete school. Also, students will receive a monthly stipend of over a $2,000 during the school year.
During the breaks, the student will receive officer’s pay while they train as part of the health care team and will be afforded the opportunity to work at one of the Army's major medical centers. Upon completion of school, students will be advanced to the rank of Captain.
Medical students continue their training by completion of a residency program. The scholarship is offered for 1 - 4 years based on specialty.
For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following: SSG Marlon Johnson U.S. Army Healthcare Recruiter 400 Corporate Pointe, Suite 570 Culver City, CA 90230 Office: (310) 216-4433 Fax: (310) 216-2922
USA Medical and Surgical Scholarship Program
The USA Medical and Surgical Scholarship Program offers a bi-annual scholarship award of $1,500 for college and university students. To be eligible you must be studying:
To apply, applicants are asked to write an essay on how medical supplies or medical equipment has the biggest impact on healing, improving, or extending human lives. It is recommended that the essay is at least 1,200 words and it will be judged based on human impact, originality, relevance and writing quality.
U.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program
The program pays for tuition, books, lab fees and other expenses necessary to complete school. Also, students will receive a monthly stipend of $2,279 and a $20,000 sign-on bonus. There is no military obligation until after your schooling is complete. Scholarship recipients must agree to one year of active-duty service for each year of support, with minimum obligation of 3 years after graduation. Start your application when you are applying to medical school or when you have been accepted to a medical school.
To qualify for HPSP, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen currently practicing in the U.S. (contact a Navy Medical Recruiter for details)
- Graduate before the age of 42
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following: Philip D. Nacionales, HMC (FMF), USN Navy Medical Officer Recruiter Navy Recruiting District, Los Angeles 100 N. Sepulveda Blvd., suite 950 El Segundo, CA 90245
US Navy Tel: 1-800-USA-NAVY
White Coat Investor Scholarship
The White Coat Investor Scholarship provides funding for medical students to “help those who wear the white coat a fair shake.” Every year, the scholarship gives out multiple awards equivalents to 1% of the White Coat Investor’s total profit and additional contributions from corporate sponsors and readers. The total cash given out has increased in every year. In 2019, they plan on donating over $65,000 cash and over $90,000 in cash and prizes including books and online courses.
This scholarship is open to full-time professional students who are in good academic standing. Eligible students must be studying:
To apply, you must simply submit a document that details basic information such as your name and anticipated degree and date of graduation. In addition, you must submit an 800-1,200-word essay that can be about any topic that you would like to write about. Winners will be selected after a thorough judging process that consists of three rounds.
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund
The Dolorez Zohrab Liebmann Fund is another example of all-inclusive scholarships for medical school. It is a competitive program, with JP Morgan Chase serving as the trustee.
This scholarship covers the entirety of the successful candidate's medical school tuition. It also provides an $18,000 stipend to cover living expenses.
This award is only open to US citizens who attend specific institutions. Applicants must show financial need to be considered.
The Gamma Mu Foundation Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarship Program
The Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarship program focuses on the critical needs of gay men living in, or having come from rural areas, who wish to pursue higher educational opportunities and professional career growth. Scholarships may be used to defray tuition, books and fees or other college-related costs at an accredited college, university, trade, or professional school.
- All male students under 35 years of age
- Identify themselves as gay
- Are U.S. citizens
Applications must be post-marked by March 31st
For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following:
The Gamma Mu Foundation PO Box 23520 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-3520
Patient Care Foundation Medical School Student Scholarship
In order to improve patient access to care, treatment, and health education, the Patient Care Foundation of Los Angeles County supports the aspirations of medical students across LA County and promotes community service and mentorship by
- Awarding scholarships to inner-city graduates to minimize the financial obstacles to attending medical school
- Providing loan repayment funds to new physicians who practice in underserved areas of LA County,
- Working with Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) members to encourage, inspire, and mentor a new cadre of community-based physicians poised to deliver high quality health care in —areas with significant gaps in access and services.
To apply to the Patient Care Foundation Scholarship Program, you must meet all the following criteria:
- You must be a member of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, free membership is available to students and residents. To apply for membership, please visit their website.
- You must have been raised in a medically underserved area, as designated by the County of Los Angeles, and
- You must be currently enrolled in and attending an accredited medical school in the United States. u Application Deadline: October 1
For more information, please visit their website or contact by the following: Joy Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans fellowship supports 30 new Americans, immigrants, or the children of immigrants, up to two years of graduate study in any subject. The fellowship provides a $25,000 stipend per academic year.
Full eligibility requirements can be found here. If you are interested in connecting with a university fellowship advisor, you can find a list of universities with advisors here.
The competition is merit-based. Selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment.
For further information, please visit their website or contact email@example.com
Riverside County Physicians Memorial Foundation
The RCMA’s Medical Student Scholarship Program encourages medical students to return to practice in Riverside County, which has an insufficient number of physicians to care for its citizens.
To be eligible for a scholarship, a student must be:
- A Riverside County resident for at least a 5-year period
- Be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited allopathic or osteopathic medical school
- Be a citizen of the United States
Students waiting for confirmation of acceptance to medical school may apply. An applicant must demonstrate financial need. The medical school will be asked to attest to the applicant’s good academic standing and financial need.
Application deadline May 15. For further information, please visit their website or call (951) 686-3342
Pat Tillman Foundation – Tillman Scholars
The Pat Tillman Foundation – Tillman Scholars program is for veteran and active-duty military service members, those honorably discharged of pre- and post-9/11 service from all branches of the U.S. military, including National Guard and Reserve, as well as current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members, including surviving spouses, and service members or spouses who are pursuing a degree undergraduate bachelor’s or above, or graduate/professional) as a full-time student at a public or private U.S.-based accredited institution.
Contact the Pat Tillman Foundation by phone at (773) 828-5412 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNCF Scholarship Program
The UNCF Scholarships, Programs, Internships, and Fellowships website lists various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation.
To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.
As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient apply for Federal Student Aid, it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following: UNCF 1805 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Tel: (202) 810-0258
Ruth G. White Scholarship
Female residents of California who are seeking a degree in the broad field of medicine and have completed their first year of graduate work in their field may apply for the Ruth G. White Scholarship, named after the past president of the California chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
- Scholarships are awarded each spring to worthy California women
- The awards are based upon character rating, integrity, academic excellence, and financial need, and are renewable if a recipient's need continues and she is doing well scholastically.
For further information, please visit their website or contact by the following: Email: PeoCA.RGW@gmail.com
The Worcester District Medical Society
The Scholarship Fund of the Worcester District Medical Society awards scholarships to second, third, and fourth year medical students. Awards are based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and community service.
Eligible applicants must attend an accredited allopathic or osteopathic school and a legal resident of Central Massachusetts at the time of applying to medical school. Additionally, the student may not currently be on leave, in a gap year or a degree program such as an M.P.H. or Ph.D, or a fellowship year (ie: student research, global health, etc.) at the time the award is dispersed.