Financial Information
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) --this application determines eligibility for several different federal programs including the Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants(SEOG) and the Federal Work-Study.

Federal Stafford Loan Program

The Federal Perkins Loan Program

The Health Professions Student Loan Program

Health Education Assistance Loan Program(HEAL)

AAMC MEDLOANS Program–a student may apply for both a Federal Stafford Loan and the Alternative Loan Program(ALP) using the same form.

The Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program(SDS)

The Scholarship Program for Students With Exceptional Financial Need(EFN)

Financial Assistance for Disadvantaged Health Professions Students Scholarship Program(FADHPS)- This is offered through the health professional schools.

Loans for Disadvantaged Students(LDS)

National Health Service Corps Scholarships

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program -

The National Medical Fellowships–for minority students

American Medical Women’s Association Loan Program

American Association of University Women

The Daughters of the American Revolution

AAMC Link to Financing your Medical Education:

Primary Care Loans (PCL)

Nursing School Loans (NSL)

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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