Scholarship Tips

The more scholarship dollars you receive, the less you’ll have to borrow in loans, so it’s worth it to explore other ways to fund your medical education beyond what is available at U-M.

We’ve found that successful scholarship recipients:

  • Apply for all relevant opportunities.
  • Adhere strictly to guidelines for each application.
  • Provide supporting documents before deadlines.

To enhance your chances of getting a scholarship, we recommend that you:

  • Adhere to deadlines and pay attention to applications with multiple deadlines for different portions of the application.
  • Make sure you have quick access to secure transcripts from your previous schools.

Consider all sources for possible scholarship opportunities, including:

  • Unions.
  • Employers with scholarship programs for employees or their families.
  • Department or retail stores.
  • Local churches.
  • Multicultural associations.
  • Local civic organizations.
  • Agencies administering programs for veterans and their children.
  • Community organizations.
  • Local county medical society associations.

Try these free scholarship search engines: