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Scholarships and Opportunities for SOM Students

The School of Medicine has many opportunities for students to apply for scholarships and other awards and to apply to other opportunities.  Please explore to find those that might interest you. 

Scholarships for Merit and Diversity open to medical students in the early Spring Semester 2012. Students in the classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 should watch for an email from the Office of Student Affairs for details. Awards will be announced in early June. 

Please click below to access the Merit/Diversity scholarship application: 

Merit/Diversity Scholarship Application



 Scholarship Name  Criteria  Eligible
Merit/Diversity Scholarship One or more of the following: Community service, Academic excellence, Volunteer work, Personal accomplishment, Service, Scholarly achievement, or Ability to contribute educational benefit MS 1-4
Doris Thomasi Scholarship Your training, activities and future goals' benefit to health care for women MS 1-4
John E DeLauro Scholarship Academic achievement in Phases I and II and interest in pursuing a career in surgery MS 3
Maurice H Rees Memorial Scholarship Academic excellence and a devotion to duty as manifested by Dean Maurice H Rees MS 3
Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation Scholarship Connection to 1 of 5 boroughs of New York and academic excellence MS 1 - 4
Virginia E Glassman Scholarship Demonstrated research activity MS  1-4

Please click below to access Named Scholarship applications:

Named Scholarship Applications


Current medical students may be elgible for the Adler Award for work they have done on their Mentored Scholarly Activity projects. The donors of the award, Edgar and Marion Adler, made this gift based on Marion’s interests in serving the less fortunate, developing community health programs and support for the local community.  The scholarship was created to recognize outstanding achievement in scholarly work in honoring the Adler’s values in the following areas: 

      • Clinical Science
      • Epidemiology and Public Health
      • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Medical Education

Awards will be made up to $20,000.00. The award will be credited through the Office of Student Financial Aid and will be used to repay outstanding loans.  

Sumbission acceptance for the Adler Scholarship for this year are closed.