Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid & Scholarships

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.

Financial Aid

The team at NSU Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) 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.

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The 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. For more information, contact Alyssa Eason at or (954) 262-0522.

Current-Use Scholarships

Brandon, Ariel and Rachel Friedman Changing Lives Scholarship
Award Criteria: NSU MD students who demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required for current aid year.

Charles A. Messa, III, M.D., FACS, Scholarship Fund
Award Criteria: Partial tuition scholarship to students with an interest in research during the four-year program. There is no separate application.

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.

Lachman Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Award Criteria: NSU MD 2018 charter class. Clinical research experience required.

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

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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

Calculate Loan Scenarios and Payoff Rates

The MedLoans® Organizer and Calculator (MLOC), developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges, helps medical students manage education debt. You can run different repayment plan/cost scenarios based upon your data and have a secure place to organize and track your student loans.