1. michaelgjerkins

    $5,000 Scholarships for Medical Students from under-represented ethnic and racial minorities.

    My name is Dr. Michael Jerkins and I am practicing Med-Peds physician and co-founder of “Panacea Financial” and its not-for-profit arm the “Panacea Financial Foundation”. Our foundation is focused on strengthening the pipeline of underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities in medicine...
  2. michaelgjerkins

    $5,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Med Students from under-represented ethnic and racial minorities

    My name is Dr. Michael Jerkins and I am practicing Med-Peds physician and co-founder of “Panacea Financial” and its not-for-profit arm the “Panacea Financial Foundation”. Our foundation is focused on strengthening the pipeline of underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities in medicine through...
  3. D

    How does owning a house affect financial aid (Scholarships and Grants)???

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to this site, but a little bit about myself. I'm a recent graduate who will be applying during the 2021 Cycle (Starting med-school 2022). My major question pertains to having a house in my name when filling out the FAFSA. After some research, it is my understanding that...
  4. optostudent2020

    Financial Resources for Optometry School?

    Hello everyone! I’m an incoming OD class of 2024 and I’m so excited to start my education this year! That being said, I am well aware of the cost of said education. My federal aid only yielded loans and my school’s scholarship website only has specific scholarships that don’t apply to me. How...
  5. T

    Scholarships for incoming medical students?

    Does anyone know of a scholarship database, or any other resource of that nature, for incoming/current medical students?
  6. A

    Average Grants and Scholarships Offered by Texas Medical Schools - Advice for A Pre-Med

    Hello everyone. This is a Texas Pre-Med here. While researching Medicine and Medical schools, I have been focusing, nowadays, on the grants and all the different types of aid I can receive if (Hopefully) I get accepted to a Medical school/various Medical schools. So, can you guys guide me on...
  7. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Application Essay Tips [2019 – 2020]

    Paul Soros was often overshadowed by his younger brother, financial wizard George Soros, but he was a millionaire in his own right. In contrast to George Soros’s success in the financial industry, Paul Soros made his mark on the world by innovating in the shipping industry, filing patents...
  8. LindaAccepted

    Medical Tips for Your Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Application

    Do you aim to improve the world? Would you like to earn your graduate degree at Stanford — tuition free? Then you may be an ideal candidate for Stanford University’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, a program that will cover 100 Stanford graduate students’ tuition for up to three years plus...
  9. D

    How much should money matter?

    I'm deciding between two schools and I'm struggling to determine how much money should matter vs fit. If money didn't matter, I would definitely choose Loyola over Penn State because I feel it is a better fit for me. However, there is a major financial difference between the two. I was offered...
  10. N

    Let’s talk about money! Scholarships undergraduate transfer help?

    Disclaimer:) If this is not the right forum please tell me where to post/English is not my first language and I am on my phone so don’t kill me over formatting/grammar. I am hopefully transferring out of my Californian community college (applied to UC’s tagged UCSB so that seems a sure yes)...
  11. Biggytooth

    When to apply for NHSC & HPSP by to be competitive?

    Hi, By what month should a person apply for an NHSC or HPSP scholarship? Are they so competitive that you should apply asap? Or are some branches less competitive and relatively easy to get? Thanks for your input!
  12. C

    Scholarships for Class of 2023 Admits

    Hi! Sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, but I searched old forum posts and really could not find what I was looking for. I have been accepted to a couple schools and I'm still waiting to hear back from a few, but I want to be proactive and start thinking about finances now. Almost all of...
  13. R

    Cheapest Optometry school for Canadians & Scholarships

    Hi I'm a 4th year Canadian student and I've applied to NECO, ICO, Indiana, and Salus. I've gotten interviews from all schools, and have already attended Salus' interview. I want to know which schools are cheapest for Canadians, and if there is cheaper schools not on my list please list them as...
  14. LindaAccepted

    Medical NYU School of Medicine Offers Free Tuition to All Med Students

    According to an NYU press release, NYU School of Medicine will become the first top-tier U.S. medical school to offer full-tuition scholarships to all current and future MD program students. These scholarships are available regardless of need or merit. More than $450 million of the estimated...
  15. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Military: One Way to Get an MD Debt-Free [Episode 266]

    Become an MD Through the Army, Debt Free! [Show Summary] Are you interested in practicing medicine in an environment that allows you to focus on clinical excellence? Do you want to have the option of practicing medicine in a host of different environments? Is it important for you to emerge from...
  16. D

    Drexel IHS Accepted Class of 2018-2020

    I am creating this thread so that I can connect with my fellow IHS students. Feel free to post questions in this thread concerning housing, tuition, contacts, and anything else IHS related. Looking forward to meeting you all this August!
  17. bigeman101

    2019 Application Cycle: Scholarship Questions

    How do schools usually determine who gets a scholarship? Is it mostly need-based or merit-based as well? Do lot's of applicants leverage their way into a scholarship? i.e. "I have multiple acceptances and will come to your school if you give me money." Do schools release financial aid (and...
  18. hs764

    Am I an idiot for turning down a full ride to Columbia?

    As of April 30 I have been committed to the University of Virginia, who gave me $30,000 per year in scholarships and $10,000 per year in institutional loans. I really love UVA and I think I would be a great fit there. My family lives close to Charlottesville and I really have my heart set on...
  19. S

    MPH Scholarships for MPH students?

    Hey everyone, So I finally made the decision and picked an MPH program, but money, sadly, is a thing and so now I am trying to find outside scholarships to apply to. Does anyone know of any good ones or had success with any website? I have just been googling and looking on fastweb, but I am...
  20. C

    MPH Berkeley MPH Scholarships Financial Aid

    I'd like to gather all conversation about the scholarships and financial aid Berkeley gives its MPH admits in this thread. Berkeley sent an email recently saying the following: The School of Public Health has notified nominees of their nomination for GOP, Block Grant, and KP Scholars program...
  21. D

    Dental scholarships

    Hello, I am starting dental school in July and was wondering if there were any scholarships I could apply for that aren’t through my school? i Am just working now so I figured I could apply for some that might save me some money, even just a couple thousand, but I’m not sure if they even exist...
  22. P

    Are recruitment scholarships the only type?

    Are recruitment scholarships the only types of scholarships medical schools offer? By recruitment I mean they only offer it to you if they see you have other acceptances. If you only have one acceptance is your chance of a grant/scholarship nil? Thanks for all the help :)
  23. Crocognar

    Can I use a scholarship as leverage?

    Hey all, I recently got a hefty scholarship from a school I was admitted to. Although this school is great, it’s not my number one choice. Can I use this scholarship as leverage to get money from other schools that I would admittedly rather attend?
  24. O

    Negotiating Scholarships

    Is this still a thing? I interviewed at BU and after hearing I was accepted to Tufts they pulled me aside at the end of the interview day and sat me in the Dean's office, who very kindly (and poetically actually) told me he wanted me at BU and he would be giving me a 20k per year scholarship. I...
  25. Patrick Bateman's Brother

    Sports Medicine Fellowship after practicing

    Based on the school's calculations, it will cost $300,000ish dollars to attend 4 years. I'm not made of money so I've looked into primary care scholarship options. Specifically, 1 offers $30,000/yr so long as I take a residency in the state for primary care and then practice in the state for 3...
  26. whosnisarg


    Hey, guys! Anyone here know of any scholarships for pre-dents to apply to? Thanks in advance! :)
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  28. J

    Scholarships for Post December interviews?

    Does anyone know if this can happen? I know usually schools will give out their scholarships to students during the first round of acceptances because they really want those students in their class. But does anyone know if you can still be offered scholarships if you get an interview after the...
  29. F

    Comprehensive listing of scholarships/grants for medical students?

    Finances were something that had always been lurking on the back of my mind throughout the whole application process, but the reality hadn't sunk in until my first acceptance. Loans are inevitable and the extent of aid schools can give is limited, but ideally, I'd like to defray some of the...
  30. A

    Going to interviews in hopes of better financial aid

    Hi guys, I'm in a bit of a difficult situation (a good kind of difficult, though). As of now, I have been blessed enough to have been accepted to 4 MD schools, 2 of which I would happily attend. I have interviewed at 6 others, and am waiting to hear back from them. For this, I am extremely...
  31. sat0ri

    NIH OxCam Program, Track 3--Do MSTP schools dislike this?

    Based on the figure below, I'm curious if the track 3 NIH MD/PhD pathway might but you at a disadvantage when applying to dual MD-PhD programs? My reasoning is that, if you spent your PhD somewhere else, what incentive is there for the med school to pay for your tuition if you will not be...
  32. A

    Attending all interviews to bargain?

    Good evening, My question regards interviews. As of now, I have been blessed enough to have received 10 interview offers. I applied to a lot of schools, apparently underestimating my competitiveness. Of course, different schools will offer different financial aid packages, and I have heard of...
  33. S

    When do you get informed about scholarship offers from optometry schools?

    So I've seen on ICO's website that they offer a Presidential scholarship to incoming students. Does anyone know when applicants are told they've received this scholarships (or any scholarship from any school)? Also if you got a scholarship, what your stats were. Thank you!
  34. C

    scholarship for minorities(URM)?

    For any urm that got acceptances or have knowledge through word of mouth I would like to know Which schools are generous with financial aid packages? Which schools are known to give scholarships to minorities? Please and thank you
  35. S

    Schools that Offer Good Scholarships

    For those of you that applied in previous cycles, what schools gave you decent scholarships? And if you don't mind elaborating, what were your stats? There isn't much out there on this. After searching SDN, I realized some of the large private schools like BU and NYU do offer good $$ to...
  36. Upstage

    URM 3.5cgpa/3.4sgpa/507mcat/California

  37. AcornFactory

    Are the decks stacked against low income pre-med students with few resources?

    Becoming a doctor is a deep desire for me. I can't imagine being anything else. I adore the human body and I'm fascinated by pathophysiological processes. I want to serve my community in the fullest sense and I believe that I can best do this by becoming a physician. But I'm barely scraping by...
  38. C

    Financial Aid/Scholarship Search

    Hello, I am a 23 year old Mexican-American female who is starting the Physician Assistant Program at Philadelphia University in July 2017. I am having a very difficult time finding scholarships and financial aid, especially those that I am eligible for before actually starting the semester. Any...
  39. Chimikins

    Loan Repayment Programs

    Hey everyone, I'm currently hounding the internet for any programs/ scholarships that can potentially help me find a job and graduate with lesser debt after I graduate from vet school. I've only found one that I don't qualify for yet. Are there any more that you guys know of? For anyone who...
  40. ExtraEspresso

    MD Funding After PhD

    I am currently in my first year of my PhD program, and I decided just too late that I am interested in pursuing both an MD and a PhD. I am working with my current program to try to switch from PhD to MD/PhD, but there is no guarantee that that will be possible or that I will get accepted. If I...