External Loan and Scholarship Options

There are several loan and scholarship options available to students that are not federally or institutionally funded. 

Scholarships from Private Sources are offered through organizations outside the Alpert Medical School community. Financial award applications are located on our website and on the Helpful External Scholarship Website Listings.

Private Loans are offered through organizations outside the Alpert Medical School community and are usually low-interest loans offering favorable terms to qualified students. Our  private loan database is worth a look!

Private Educational Loans are provided by preferred private commercial lenders for the purpose of financing college costs. In conjunction with the Brown University, please visit the Fast Choice website for private loan comparisons.  

Residency and Relocation Loans can be obtained from external lenders who provide loan assistance to fourth-year medical students for these types of costs.   Please visit the Fast Choice website for the private loan lenders available to you.  Residency Application and Related Expenses are available through AMS with a maximum limit of $3,000.

Loan Repayment Programs offer fourth-year medical students and residents financial assistance in exchange for serving underserved medical communities.

AAMC Repayment/Forgiveness and Scholarship Programs is a searchable database and provides detailed information about many of the state and federal programs available to medical professionals.  

Federal Scholarship Programs can reduce and, in some cases, eliminate debt altogether. Please familiarize yourself with our federal scholarship program listing. The Yellow Ribbon Scholarship Program is available to eligible veteran or dependent of an eligible veteran.