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This is just an overview of some financial aid medical programs that are out there. Please conduct further research on your own.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA) http://www.fafsaonline.com --this application determines eligibility for several different federal programs including the Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants(SEOG) http://www.mappingyourfuture.org and the Federal Work-Study.
Federal Stafford Loan Program http://www.staffordloan.com
The Federal Perkins Loan Program http://www2.ed.gov/programs/fpl/index.html
The Health Professions Student Loan Program http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/loans/healthprofessions.html
Health Education Assistance Loan Program(HEAL) http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/scholarshipsloans/heal/index.html
AAMC MEDLOANS Program–a student may apply for both a Federal Stafford Loan and the Alternative Loan Program(ALP) using the same form. http://www.aamc.org
The Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program(SDS) http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/
The Scholarship Program for Students With Exceptional Financial Need(EFN) http://www.cfda.gov
Financial Assistance for Disadvantaged Health Professions Students Scholarship Program(FADHPS)- This is offered through the health professional schools.
Loans for Disadvantaged Students(LDS) http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/
National Health Service Corps Scholarships http://bhpr.hrsa.gov
The National Medical Fellowships–for minority students http://www.nmf-online.org
American Medical Women’s Association Loan Program http://www.amwa-doc.org
American Association of University Women http://www.aauw.org/
The Daughters of the American Revolution http://www.dar.org
AAMC Link to Financing your Medical Education: http://www.aamc.org/students/financing/repayment/start.htm
Primary Care Loans (PCL) http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/
Nursing School Loans (NSL) http://www.Federalgrantswire.com/nursing-student-loans.html
If your desire to attend a prehealth school is hampered by financial worries please realize that this does not need to stop you from your dream. The financial assistance is out there and dedication toward locating this information is worth your time.
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