School of Medicine

Outside Scholarships

Scholarships now available.

To explore the Internet for information on outside scholarships (awarded by entities outside of Tulane) we recommend that you try searching a scholarship database known as FastWEB. At this site you can access a free on-line searchable database of more than 200,000 scholarships, grants, and fellowships.



The AMA Foundation has a variety of Awards and Scholarships with various application dates; some basic information is below.
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There are 8 different scholarships (awards) under the Physicians of Tomorrow umbrella. These are:

  1. AMA Foundation Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship: A general nomination form must be submitted by a medical school dean or designate.
  2. Underrepresented in Medicine (formerly the Minority Scholars Award):  For African American, Latino/Hispanic, or Native Americans/ Native Hawaiians/Alaska Natives scholars who demonstrate a dedication to serving vulnerable or underserved populations.
  3. AMA Alliance Grassroots Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship: Students must have an interest in women’s and/or children’s health issues.
  4. Dr. Lin and Minta Hill Alexander Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship: Students must attend medical school in Oklahoma.
  5. AMA Foundation Chicago-area Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship: Students must attend one of the Chicago-area medical schools: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Rush Medical College, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine or University of Illinois College of Medicine.
  6. Medical Society of the State of New York/Dr. Duane and Joyce Cady Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship: Students must attend a medical school in the state of New York, be actively involved in organized medicine and have expressed plans to practice in the state of New York.
  7. Ohio Physicians of Tomorrow: Students must attend medical school in the state of Ohio and be actively involved in, or willing to become involved in, organized medicine.
  8. The Herman E. Diskin, MD Memorial Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship: Students must demonstrate a strong commitment to humanitarian public service and compassionate patient care. There are no restrictions on populations served, field of medical specialization or geographical area.


CEDARS-SINAI, Washington Family Scholars Program in NEUROSCIENCE

The Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars in Neuroscience Award is available to medical students  The selected awardee will be hired in a paid position for (1) year to conduct research in a Department of Neurosurgery laboratory. The annual salary range is between $30,000 to $34,000 depending on experience.  For more information:

The Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars in Neuroscience Award
Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery, C/O Samantha Phu
127 S. San Vicente Boulevard, AHSP Suite A6600
Los Angeles, CA   90048

Tel 310-423-9522 / Fax 310-967-8591 / email

Apply at

Application Deadline: March 2018


Who is eligible?  Needy medical students from various races.

Award amount:  The awards consist of four scholarships of $2,000 to $5,000.

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2018.

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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.

There are 9 different scholarships available to residents of Pennsylvania; some of them are county specific and application deadlines vary. For details, please refer to Or, students may contact Deborah Monko, Director, Student Financial Services at 717-558-7852 or email her at



Who is eligible? Minority medical students from the United States or Canada who are enrolled in a DO, MD, or MD/PhD program.

The award consists of a $5,000 stipend; travel allowances to the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting; complimentary subscriptions to Blood, the official journal of ASH, and The Hematologist, ASH's newsletter.

Application Deadline: Request a Mentor Deadline is November 15, 2017 and the Application deadline is January 15, 2018.

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The Pisacano Scholars Leadership program is designed to provide educational programs, leadership training, and funding to reimburse a portion of medical-school-related debt.  Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding medical students for a four-year period.  Students who have made a commitment to the field of family medicine and who will enter their fourth year in medical school in the fall of 2018 may apply.  The PLF will award scholarships with a maximum value of $28,000 each for the 2018-2019 academic year.

2018 Pisacano Scholars Leadership program is now available online at

The application deadline: applications must be received by March 1, 2018 to be considered.



The scholarship shall be awarded to students who reside in Alabama or Northwest Florida, and who attend, or have been accepted for entrance by, recognized private medical schools, wherever located, and who are pursuing a degree in medicine.The scholarships shall be for one academic year, and shall be in amounts determined by the Selection Committee based on the recipient's financial situation, relative costs of the private medical school, and the trust income available for distribution. 

As the term is defined by the Joanna F. Reed Medical Scholarship Trust, "Northwest Florida" includes all counties in the state of Florida west of the Apalachicola River, more specifically:  Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes , Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun and Gulf counties.

For more information about the scholarship, contact the Health Sciences Financial Aid office

Application Deadline:  June 8, 2018.

How to Apply:  Paper applications are available in the Financial Aid Office as there is no online application process.


NMF's mission is to provide scholarships and service-learning programs for underrepresented minorities in medicine and the health professions. Their primary goal is to achieve equity of opportunity in medicine and equity of access to quality healthcare for all groups in American society by increasing the number of minority physicians and changing the face of medicine to better reflect and serve our diverse nation. For much more information about their various awards, please go to



The Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship was established to provide scholarships for third year medical school students entering their fourth year of medical school.  The scholarship requires that the applicants must be residents of Connecticut for five years.  For more information and to download an application, go to .

Application Deadline is April 30, 2018.



The Women in Medicine has four $5,000 scholarships to be awarded to LGBTQ female students..  For more information, please go to .

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2018



The Scholarship Fund of the Worcester District Medical Society will, one again, award scholarships to second, third and fourth year medical students who are in financial need and are legal residents of CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS.  

Application Deadline:  July 28, 2017

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revised 12/05/17

Health Sciences Financial Aid, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-6135