Financial Aid Resources

Comprehensive resources

AAMC FIRST for Medical Education
Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools (FIRST) is your source for financial aid, budgeting, and repayment information from the Association of American Medical Colleges. This website is highly recommended.

One Stop Student Services
Resources for University of Minnesota student services such as billing and student account details, Financial Aid Award Notices (FAANs), and Direct Deposit of financial aid funds are found here, along with other University resources.

Calculators, organizers, and other tools

AAMC MedLoans Organizer and Calculator (MLOC)
This will help you organize, manage, and save your student loan information in a secure location, along with a repayment calculator.

Estimated Student/Parent Contribution
These are tools and calculators by the College Board.

Becoming financially literate

AAMC Financial Literacy Modules = SALT
This is an easy-to-understand program to get you thinking about budgeting, use of credit cards, and what school loan debt means to you.

Repayment resources

Income-Based Repayment (IBR) Plan Information
This is an independent, nonprofit source of information about new federal student loan repayment and student loan forgiveness programs.

Scholarship and loan databases/links

Financial Aid Supplemental Scholarship Booklet
This is a list of outside scholarships compiled by the Medical School Financial Aid Office.

CollegeNET Mach25
This is a $1.6 billion scholarship database.

Fastweb Scholarship Search
This is the leading online resource in finding scholarships to help pay for school.

StudentLoans.gov
Find out about federal student loans.

Resources from the federal government

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
This is the federal student financial aid application website.

U.S. Department of Health Resources & Services Administration
Find information on loans and scholarships for students pursuing health professions.