Student Scholarships

Medical Student Scholarships

The Medical Alumni Foundation presents over $500,000 in scholarships and awards each year to current and incoming College of Medicine students who qualify based on individual scholarship criteria. Scholarship applications will open in February 2022.

Reference list of all scholarships offered in 2021:  Available Scholarships

NEW! Scholarship Search Tool!
You can now search for available scholarships based on your specific criteria using our new Scholarship Search Tool. *Please note when you are ready to apply for scholarships, you must have a Medical Alumni online community account to use the "apply online" feature. (applications will open in Feb 2022)

Important Scholarship Application Information:

  • Medical Alumni online community account: To create your online account, click here>>.   It may take 1-2 business days for your request to be processed. If you have any questions or difficulties with the form, or questions about scholarship requirements, please contact Ellen Edgerton at edgertoe@upstate.edu.  *Please note online accounts are not available for incoming students.

  • Essays and Statements:  Please be sure your name is on the top of all essays or statements. Unless otherwise noted on the application form all essays should be typed, single-spaced, and no longer than one page in length.

  • About Class Rank: If you would like to learn your current class ranking, please contact Jennifer Martin Tse, Registrar at registrar@upstate.edu for this confidential information. (Be sure to include your class year with your request.) However, please note that final eligibility consideration for merit-based scholarships will be based on your ranking as of the end of the Spring 2021 semester. For general questions about class rankings and scholarship eligibility, contact edgertoe@upstate.edu.

  • More Questions: Visit our Scholarship FAQ page or contact us at 315-464-4361 or medalum@upstate.edu for assistance.