Funding Your Education

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Financial aid is awarded to help you meet educational expenses and may consist of loans, scholarships, or work-study. Assistance is based on your financial need, your enrollment status, and the amount of aid available.

Learn more about financial aid.

Our Medical School Financial Aid Office is available to assist you with the financing of your medical education. Learn more about the various assistance programs listed below.

Funding your education

The University of Minnesota Medical School offers a number of options to help you fund your education.

Scholarships and grants

Our scholarships and grants fall into 4 categories:

  • Non-resident tuition scholarships
  • University grants
  • University of Minnesota Foundation scholarships
  • Medical School scholarships 

Work-related financial aid opportunities

  • College work-study
  • Graduate assistantships
  • University of Minnesota Foundation Research Grants

Service-commitment scholarship programs

  • Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program
  • Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarships for Native Americans
  • National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program

Now that you’ve got the background information you need, let us help you through the financial aid application process.