The scholarship programs included here are for students and applicants at SIU School of Medicine. This information is not intended to be a comprehensive list but to supplement other financial aid information available from our office.
Numerous scholarships are available, but you must be willing to make the effort to search for them. Students interested in seeking a private grant or scholarship should check as many sources as possible, including high school guidance offices, local clubs and civic organizations, businesses, employers, church groups, alumni organizations, public libraries and financial institutions. If you have been a hospital volunteer, contact the hospital auxiliary to inquire if any scholarships are available for volunteers.
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Academic Background/Career Plans
Area of Residence
Raena Brown Trust
Nesbit Medical Student Foundation
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation
William E. McElroy Charitable Foundation
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
P.E.O. Scholars Awards
Wilhelm-Frankowski Community Service
Minorities Underrepresented in Medicine
Professional Degrees, Memberships, Associations
American Indian Graduate Center Award
Armenian Students' Association
Chinese American Physicians Society
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Japanese Medical Society
Turkish American Doctors Association of Midwest
Vietnamese American Medical Association
Scholarships with a Service Obligation:
McFarland Medical Trust Grant
Havana National Bank
Phone: 309-543-3361, Ext. 215
112 South Orange, Havana, IL 62644
Repayment and Loan Forgiveness Programs
Information is available via a searchable database that provides detailed profiles of many of the state and federal programs available to allopathic medicine and other health professions students at the AAMC's Repayment and Loan Forgiveness/Scholarship (RALFS).
Year of Medical School
Perform free scholarship searches via the Internet. Some scholarships may be very specific to a certain type of student, field of interest or program of study; others have more general requirements but may require a certain level of academic excellence. You'll never know what you might qualify for unless you do a search! Click on the following links to access FREE scholarship search services.