Financial Aid

Overview

 

Student Finance Handbook

The Office of Student Finance has put together a handbook for all students. It contains up to date information and instructions. Please click here to access this handbook.

General Information

The cost of financing a medical education can be daunting, but the office of student finance at Albert Einstein College of Medicine is available to assist you in preparing to meet it. Staff members are committed to clarifying the process of applying for financial aid so that you may explore various options that exist for funding your medical education. Read this information carefully and use it as a reference guide to help select from the numerous avenues of funding available to you.

Applicants to the M.D./Ph.D. (also known as the Medical Scientist Training Program — MSTP) and Ph.D. programs should note that this website is intended primarily for students enrolling in the M.D. program at Einstein. Tuition for students in these programs is remitted and a stipend is offered. Students in such programs are encouraged to contact the appropriate graduate division for information regarding tuition waivers and stipends. The office of student finance reviews grant applications for M.D. students only.

The office of student finance awards grant assistance on the basis of demonstrated financial need. In addition, a number of scholarships not based on financial need are awarded by the admissions office.

 

Upcoming Deadlines for Outside Scholarships

Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program: Community Outreach in New York City

NMF is pleased to announce the Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program: Community Outreach in New York City, established through a partnership with Empire BlueCross and BlueShield Foundation, which will provide a mentored service-learning program of proactive community service by implementing a diabetes education curriculum in a variety of community sites and healthcare-related settings in New York City. The focus of this program is to impact adult diabetes management with a structured curriculum customized for the recruited target group. 
 

Eligibility:

  • US citizenship
  • Enrollment in a US-accredited medical or graduate nursing program located in New York City (including boroughs)
  • Identification with one of the following underrepresented minority groups: African American, Latino, Native American, or Asian American (Vietnamese or Cambodian only)
  • Demonstrated leadership at an early stage
  • Commitment to serving medically underserved communities

 
Award amount
$5,000 scholarship (10 awards) 
Application deadline: September 10, 2015 
 

National Medical Fellowships (AMF) General Scholarships and Award

National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians and other professionals in the healthcare workforce in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities. NMF offers a number of scholarship programs that are awarded on the basis of need and merit.

General Eligibility: 

    • US citizen
    • Attends an accredited medical school
    • Underrepresented minority student 
    • Has demonstrated leadership ability
    • Committed to serving medically underserved communities
 
Award amount: Various scholarships
Deadline: Application cycle is open

 

  Ruth G. White Scholarship

 
This scholarship opportunity is available to female California residents studying in the United States who have completed their first year of graduate study in the broad field of medicine. Applicants will be rated on character, integrity, academic excellence and financial need.  

Applications are sent only upon written or e-mail request by the prospective applicant. Request an application in fall of the year beginning September 1 and no later than January 10.

Award amount: Not specified   

Application deadlineRequest an application in Fall of the year (beginning September 1 and no later than January 10). 

 
   
Contact Information:  
Lynne Miller, Chairman 
Ruth G. White P.E.O Scholarship Fund 
1875 Los Altos  

Clovis, CA 93611  

Telephone: (559)709-6123 
Email: peoca.rgw@gmail.com 
 

AMWA Medical Education Scholarships

AWAA awards 4(four) $500 scholarshiops to women currently enrolled in medical school. Awardees will be chosen based on the embodiment of the goals of AMWA. Financial need, though not a requirement. is also considered.  
 

Award amount: $500 (4 awards)

Application cycle 1: August 1, 2015-September 30th, 2015

Application cycle 2:December 15th, 2015-January 31th, 2016.

 

Blair County medical Society Scholarship

Awarded to full-time medical students who are residents of Blair County in the state of Pennsylvania. Additionally applicants must be in the second, third, or fourth-year of medical school.      

Award amount : $1,000 (2 awards)  

Deadline: September 30th, 2015 

Website: http://www.foundationpamedsoc.org    

 

Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary's Scholarship And Education Fund 

Awarded to a full-time medical student who is a resident of Lehigh County in the state of Pennsylvania.

Award amount:$2,500

Deadline: September 30th, 2015

Website: www.foundationpamedsoc.org 

 

Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship

Awarded to Full-time Medical students who are residents of Lycoming County in the state of Pennsylvania.

Award amount:$3,000 (up to 3 awards)

Deadline: September 30th, 2015

Website: www.foundationpamedsoc.org 

 

Montgomery County Medical Society Scholarship

Awarded to full-time Medical students attending their first year of medical school. Additionally, the applicants must be residents of Montgomery County in the state of Pennsylvania at the time of high school graduation or for at least four years prior to medical school.

Award amount:$2,500 (2 awards)

Deadline: September 30th, 2015

Website: www.foundationpamedsoc.org 

 

The Myrtle Siegfried, MD, and Michael Vigilante, MD Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time Medical students attending their first year of medical school. Additionally, the applicant must be a resident of Lehigh, Berks, or Northampton County in the state of Pennsylvania.  

Award amount:$1,000

Deadline: September 30th, 2015

Website: www.foundationpamedsoc.org 

 

Zumper Apartments Scholarships

They are looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way.

Eligibility: Any legal residents attending an accredited university in fall 2015.

Award amount:$1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2015 

Website:https://www.zumper.com/apartments-scholarship 

 

Home Alarms Educational Scholarships

Interested applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university or be enrolling in the upcoming semester. Applicants must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. 
 
Award Amount: $500 
Deadline: December 31, 2015    
 

Charles River District Medical Society- Dr. George G. Katsas Scholarship Fund

The Charles River District Medical Society program is available to any medical school student enrolled at an approved US institution who is a legal resident of one of the five towns comprising the district: Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston. Applications must be received before December 31st of the sophomore or junior year. If the scholarship is awarded in the sophomore year, it may be renewable for the junior year upon reapplication and at the discretion of the committee on medical education.

 

Award amount; Not specified

Deadline: December 31, 2015

website: http://www.massmed.org/charlesriver/ 

Caring.com Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship

Caring.com is offering three(3) $1,500 scholarships to university students attending an accredited U.S college or university who care for aging relatives. 

 
Award amount: $1,500
Deadline: December 31, 2015

 

Pride Foundation

We manage numerous scholarships and each one has its own specific criteria (there is only one application to complete). There is not a minimum GPA requirement. Students must have some demonstrated need, but the overall amount varies. We look for students who demonstrate commitment to social justice and LGBTQ concerns, exemplify leadership in their communities, and demonstrate the ability to be academically and personally successful. All applicants must be from the Northwest.

Deadline: Varied

Website:http://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/scholarship-funds/ 

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Various awards

Deadline: varied

Website:http://hsf.net/ 

 

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