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
Minorities Underrepresented in Medicine
Professional Degrees, Memberships, Associations
Scholarships with a Service Obligation:
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.