Outside Scholarships


  • Apply for $1,000 scholarship by submitting 750 word essay

Alpha Lambda Delta

  • Must be a member of Alpha Lambda Delta. Graduate fellowship awards range from $3,000-$7,500.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

  • Ideal applicant is female who is involved in research.

American Heart Association

  • $2,000 available for medical students involved in cardiology research (MD/PhD's not eligible).

American Medical Association

  • Variety of awards available to currently enrolled medical students.

American Medical Women's Association

  • AMWA awards 4 (four) $1000 scholarships to women currently enrolled in medical school.

AmeriCorps Education Award

  • Amount is equal to each year's maximum Pell grant.

Chinese American Medical Society

  • Be an M1, M2, or M3 student. Must demonstrate financial hardship with letter from the dean.

Ty Cobb Scholarship

  • Georgia resident with academic merit and need.

Welsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship

  • For third year medical students who have resided in Connecticut for at least five years.

Daviess County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship

  • Information available at Kentucky Medical Alliance or by contacting the society: P.O. Box 282, Owensboro, KY 42302, (270) 313-7428.
  • 5 year prior residency of an Essex South community (Massachusetts) with a desire to return and practice in this area
  • Scholarship search engine

Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

  • Scholarships for Latino, first generation, migrant, and undocumented students

Frank & Louise Groff Foundation

  • Scholarships are limited to those students who have graduated from a public high school within Monmouth County, New Jersey (Renewable).

Go Grad

  • Scholarship opportunities for LGBTQ graduate students

Greater Louisville Medical Society

Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

  • $1,000 scholarship available to students enrolled in a medical field of study in an accredited institution.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Indian Health Services Loan Repayment Program

  • Participants agree to a two-year service commitment in a full-time clinical practice within specific healthcare disciplines at approved Indian health facilities. In return the loan repayment program awards up to $40,000 (plus up to $8,000 in tax allocations) in loan repayment funding.

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons (IOKDS) Health Careers Scholarship

  • Medical and dental students (in human medicine) who have completed their first year of an accredited medical/dental school are eligible to apply.

    Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA)

    • Those eligible should demonstrate academic excellence, show a strong interest in the JMSA and achieving its goals, and propose a clear, achievable project that will benefit the JMSA and the Japanese community. Awards range from $2,500 up to $20,000.

    Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

    • Five different loans/scholarship with varying criteria

    Kaufman and Coffman Scholarship

    Benjamin Kean Travel Fellowship

    • Awarded annually to support medical students involved in clinical or research electives in tropical areas.

    KidGuard for Education Scholarship Essay

    • Essay contest supporting the KidGuard mission to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology.


    T.B. McClelland Scholarship Trust

    • Must be a Miami-Dade County H.S. graduate

     Middlesex North District Medical Society

    • Applicants must be a legal resident of one of the towns within Middlesex North District (Massachusetts)

    Morgagni Medical Scholarship

    • The Morgagni Medical Scholarship is only for incoming first year medical students. Students need to have an overall college GPA of at least 3.5, and be of Italian descent (at least 50% Italian).
    • The amount awarded will be $10,000 over 4 years ($2,500 per year). 

    Mortar Board National Foundation Fellowship Awards

    • Applicants must be current or former members of Mortar Board.

    Muhlenberg Foundation Scholarships

    • Medical students from New Jersey (specifically Union, Somerset, and Middlesex Counties) - see details and application in link. 

    National Health Services Corps Scholarship

    • Scholarship requires 2 year service obligation and commitment to primary care.

    National Medical Fellowships (NMF)

    • NMF's mission is to provide scholarships and service-learning programs for underrepresented minorities in medicine and the health professions.
    • Underrepresented minority students enrolled in a US healthcare program enrolled in a US healthcare program with a demonstrated leadership ability and commitment to serving medical underserved communities

    NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund

    • The NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund is only open to underrepresented minority students who are US citizens, and enrolled in accredited medical or osteopathic medicine schools located in the US.

    Pacific Medical Training

    • Your submission will be a 750 to 1,000 word essay discussing emergency medical care from the perspective of a medical student.

    NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program

    • $7,500 scholarships are one-time non-renewable grants awarded to NCAA student athletes.

    The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society Scholarships

    • Small scholarships available to students from specific Pennsylvania counties.

    P.E.O. California State Chapter

    • Scholarships for California women residents.

      Piscano Leadership Foundation

      • Rising 4th years committed to Family Practice.

      Pride Foundation

      • Scholarships are organized in four distinct categories: academic pursuits, community leadership, cultural identities, and geography.
      • $500 scholarship to aspiring healthcare leaders
      • Must be a first year medical student from Eastern Kentucky counties of Greenup, Boyd, and Carter with a particular focus on Greenup county.
      • Return application as PDF attachment to Leslie_Alexander2@BSHSI.org

      Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

      • The makers of TYLENOL® are awarding a total of $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees in healthcare.

      UofL Alumni Association Scholarships

      • Click on link above to view eligibility requirements.

      Worcester District Medical Society Scholarship

      • 2nd, 3rd, 4th year students enrolled, (with a tuition obligation) in an accredited medical or osteopathic school and a legal resident of Central Massachusetts at the time of applying to medical school.

      John B. & Brownie Young Memorial Scholarship

      • Awarded to students from Daviess and McLean counties in Kentucky (Renewable).

      Waterbury Medical Association

      • Awarded to applicants that are residents of Connecticut for 5 years.
      • For students entering their fourth year of medical school.
      • Demonstrate need, academic excellence, extracurricular interests, and community service