Dr. Kiran C. Patel

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Registration

Get Help Paying for Your Medical Education

If you have the talent, passion, and determination to embrace medical innovation and become a physician leader, we’re equally as committed to helping you find the financial resources to achieve your dreams.

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Financial Aid

The team at Nova Southeastern University's Office of Financial Aid has everything you need to apply for financial aid. Our office administers federal, state, and university financial aid programs such as grants, loans, and scholarships.

See How to Apply


The Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) Scholarship Committee allocates scholarships based on a holistic approach. We strongly suggest you submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) promptly. 

Current-Use Scholarships

Dean’s Scholarship Fund
Award Criteria: Partial tuition scholarship to students with an interest in cancer immunotherapy research. There is no separate application.

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) Fund
Award Criteria: NSU MD 2018 charter class and beyond. All accepted students are automatically considered. There is no separate application. 

Health Professions Division Chancellor’s Scholarships
Award Criteria: Full and/or partial tuition scholarship awarded to in-state NSU MD students.

Mary Jane Harlow Scholarship Fund
Award Criteria: NSU MD 2018 charter class. Partial tuition scholarship to students, FAFSA required. There is no separate application.

Steven and Rosemary Kircher Scholarship 
Award Criteria: Incoming or current NSU MD Student. FAFSA required. Separate application required. 

Learn More About Scholarship Opportunities

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Explore Additional Financial Resources

Federal Student Aid, part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid nationwide. It provides more than $120 billion in student grants, loans and work-study funds annually.

See Types of Aid and How to Apply



Registering for Classes

Register for classes online through Sharklink, then go to SSB (WebStar)

  • Select the “Student Tab” and then select “Registration”

  • From the registration tab, you can check your registration, add/drop classes, and/or display your class schedule

As a reminder, please log into Sharklink to accept the Student Enrollment Agreement (SEA) before registering 

Add/Drop Deadlines




First week through the first Sunday of the term

No Penalty (100% tuition refund)

Second week through the second Sunday of the term

75% tuition refund

Third week and onward

No refund

For any registration related questions, including but not limited to when the registration period opens and the start date of the term to determine add/drop penalties, contact Harvey Hines by telephone (954) 262-1249 or (954) 262-0515, or by email hhines1@nova.edu.


Our Team is Here to Help

Financial Aid Applications
Eight steps to get the funds you need.
Admissions Timeline
Don’t miss important dates.
Application Steps
Already know what you need?
Financial Aid Questions
Call toll-free 800-806-3680.

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