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Scholarships for Medical Students in Pennsylvania

 

County / Name of Scholarship ​

Scholarship Requirements

Scholarship Amount ​

Scholarship Deadline

Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Medical Student Scholarship

  • Must be a third or fourth year medical student enrolled full time in a Pennsylvania medical school
  • Must reside in Allegheny County
  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student. ​

Scholarship Award: $4,000

Sept. 30, 2017

Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES)

  • ​Must be second or third year medical student enrolled full time in a Pennsylvania medical school
  • Must be a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.

​Multiple scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 each.

Feb. 28, 2018​

Blair County Medical Society (BCMS) Medical Student Scholarship

  • ​Must be a second, third or fourth year medical student enrolled full time in a fully accredited U.S. medical school
  • Must be a resident of Blair County, Pennsylvania at the time of application.

​A qualified medical student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.​

​Sept. 30, 2017

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Cambria County John B. Lowman Scholarship Trust

  • Must be a medical student
  • Must be a resident of Cambria County ​

​Typically award around $13,000 total to multiple winners

​Summer 2017

Cambria County Medical Society Apollo Scholarship

  • ​​Must be a third or fourth year medical students.
  • Recipient agrees to return to the area to practice upon completion of their medical training.
  • Recipients also agree to practice in the community for at least two years for every $5,000 they receive.
  • Recipients who do not return to the area after completing their training may be expected to re-pay the scholarship.

​​Up to $10,000

​Summer 2017​

Endowment of South Asian Students of Indian Descent

  • ​Must be entering second, third of fourth year of medical school
  • Must be a South Asian Indian or a descendant of a South Asian Indian immigrant to the U.S.
  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.
  • Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student.

Sept. 30, 2017

Lancaster Medical Society Scholarship

​Established in 1991, the Lancaster County Medical Society provides funding to a county resident who demonstrates good character, motivation, academic excellence, and demonstrates financial need.

July 1, 2017

​Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary's Scholarship and Education (LeCoMASE) Fund Scholarship

  • Must be currently enrolled in a fully accredited medical school in the U.S.
  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident from Lehigh County for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student. ​

A qualified medical student will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship.

Sept. 30, 2017

Luzerne County Medical Society Scholarship (offered through the Medical Heritage Foundation of Luzerne County, an affiliate of the Luzerne County Medical Society).
               
Visit http://luzernemedsoc.org/medicalheritagefoundation/ or email info@luzernemedsoc.org for application.

  • ​Must be a current resident of and/or raised in Luzerne County.
  • Must be a third-year student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine program.
  • Should be committed to practicing medicine in Northeast Pennsylvania.

One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $3,000

Sept. 1, 2017

Lycoming County Medical Society (LCMS) Scholarship

  • ​Must be currently enrolled in a fully accredited medical school in the U.S.
  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident from Lycoming County for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.
  • Cannot be a recipient of the Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship in the immediate prior year of this application

​Two scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each will be awarded

​Sept. 30, 2017

Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS) Scholarship

  • ​ ​Must be a full-time first year student enrolled in a fully accredited medical school in the U.S.
  • Must be a resident of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at the time of high school graduation or for at least four years prior to registering as a medical student.

​​A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student

​Sept. 30, 2017

The Myrtle Siegfried, MD and Michael Vigilante, MD Scholarship

  • ​Must be a first year medical student.
  • Must be a resident of Lehigh, Berks, or Northampton counties in Pennsylvania at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student​

Sept. 30, 2017

Scott A. Gunder, MD, DCMS Presidential Scholarship​

  • Must be a second year medical student enrolled full-time at Penn State College of Medicine.
  • Must be a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

$1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a qualifed medical student

April 15, 2018

 

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