The Student Financial Services (SFS) area within the Foundation administers yearly scholarship programs for deserving medical students. It is important to note, our scholarship opportunities are made possible by generous contributions from the Pennsylvania Medical Society and its Alliance, county medical societies and alliances, physician members, and other partnerships within the medical community.
We will be accepting applications for the following two scholarships starting January 1, 2018.
For more scholarship and application information, please select a below scholarship.
The Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES) Fund is awarded to second or third-year medical students (when applying), and who are residents of Pennsylvania and enrolled full time in a Pennsylvania medical school.
*Deadline: February 28, 2018
The Scott A. Gunder, MD, DCMS Presidential Scholarship is awarded to a second-year medical student from Penn State College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania.
*Deadline: April 15, 2018
Scholarships available July 2018 through September 2018:
Allegheny County Medical Society Medical Student Scholarship (ACMS)
The ACMS Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth-year medical student who resides in Allegheny County and is enrolled full time in a Pennsylvania medical school.
Blair County Medical Society Scholarship (BCMS)
The BCMS Scholarship is awarded to a second, third, or fourth-year medical student who is a resident of Blair County.
Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent (ESASID)
The Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent Scholarship is awarded to a South Asian Indian student enrolled full time in his/her second, third, or fourth year at a Pennsylvania medical school. Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania.
Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary's Scholarship and Educational (LeCoMASE) Fund Scholarship
The LeCoMASE Fund Scholarship is awarded to a medical student who is a resident of Lehigh County.
Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship (LCMS)
The LCMS Scholarship is awarded to a medical student who is a resident of Lycoming County.
Montgomery County Medical Society – William W. Lander, MD, Medical Student Scholarship (MCMS)
The MCMS Scholarship is awarded to first-year medical students who are residents of Montgomery County.
The Myrtle Siegfried, MD, and Michael Vigilante, MD, Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a first-year medical student who is a resident of Berks, Lehigh, or Northampton County.
If you are interesting in establishing a scholarship endowment fund, or you would like to contribute to an existing scholarship, contact our Manager of Philanthropy & Hospital Relations, Lori M. Storm at (717) 558-7861.
If you would like more information on loans or scholarships, contact me!
Deborah K. Monko
Director, Student Financial Services
Phone: (717) 558-7854
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m