Financing Your Program

Financial Planning

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has several resources available to answer your questions about financing your medical education.


If you qualify, you may be eligible for the AAMC Fee Assistance Program (FAP) which reduces the cost of the application process. Most medical schools will reduce the fee associated with secondary applications based on the FAP status.

Awards and Scholarships

There are many programs to which you can apply to for awards and scholarships to help finance your education; the Internet is a valuable tool with which to start your search.

The following are some places to begin your search: