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Student Financial Services

Medical Student Scholarships

There are two major sources of University of Vermont College of Medicine scholarships: Merit Scholarships and Service Scholarships. Beyond these sources, students should search for outside scholarships. Medical students who are 100% eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill can also apply for the UVM Yellow Ribbon Scholarship.

Merit Scholarships

  • Eligibility factors include academic achievement, merit, diversity, and socio-economic background.
  • The College of Medicine Admissions department is responsible for choosing and notifying recipients (FAFSA information is not required).
  • Award amounts vary for each student, but generally range from $5,000 - $25,000 per year.
  • Scholarships are generally renewable up to four years if making satisfactory academic progress.
  • No separate application needed.

Service Scholarships

There are variety of service oriented scholarships for medical students that will pay full tuition and fees, books and supplies, plus a monthly stipend for living expenses while the student is enrolled. Specific terms and conditions vary among service organizations. Click here for more information on the available programs.

Outside Opportunities

Outside scholarship assistance is perhaps the largest source of potential funding for students.  The best resources for exploring these scholarships are bookstores and libraries.  There are also a number of websites that can assist you in finding outside scholarship assistance. Here are some websites and outside scholarship foundations to help start your search:


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