The Medical School Admissions Office will award all UofL scholarships to incoming students based on academic merit, MD/PhD, rural county of residence or underrepresented in medicine status. The Admissions Office will notify individual students in writing if they are selected for the UofL scholarship; no application is needed. Please contact the Admissions Office if you have any questions.

Below, are other types of scholarship opportunities available to prospective students:

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AAMC Loan Repayment/Forgiveness and Scholarship Programs

This is a searchable database by state. - They include tips for college funding as well. 

Other Scholarships

Military Scholarships

The Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) offers prospective military physicians a paid medical education in exchange for service as a commissioned medical department officer. Programs are available in the United States Army, the United States Navy, and the United States Air Force. For more information on the scholarships, please contact the healthcare recruiters listed at the above link.

National Medical Fellowships - Scholarships

Eligibility for these scholarships is as follows:

Offered primarily to first- and second-year medical students, these scholarships are granted on the basis of financial need and underrepresentation in medicine.

Underrepresented minorities in medicine are racial/ethnic groups whose representation among health professionals is disproportionately low compared to their proportion of the general population.

In determination for eligibility for participation in its programs, NMF designates the following racial/ethnic groups as "underrepresented minority":

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Americans (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian)
  • Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only)
  • Pacific Islander

National Health Service Corps Scholarships

You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in a fully accredited training program for Physicians (MD or DO).

Outside Scholarships

Search list of outside scholarships available to current and prospective medical students.

Information on where to send your outside scholarship check is here.

University of Louisville Endowed Scholarships

Most UofL endowed funds are pooled to offer scholarships. Endowed UofL scholarships are funded with the above endowed accounts. Thanks to all of our generous endowed donors. Click the link above to view the list of UofL Endowed Scholarships.