Scholarship Application Form
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Apply for a scholarship.
This budget worksheet was created as a simple tool to help students budget for both school and living expenses during the academic year.
You can use this resource in a number of ways, but the top uses that we've found are to keep track of all credit taken out in your name, and to watch that list for any errors that may arise.
AAMC has provided numerous resources for medical students to use in regard to their finances. Please take some time to explore their site and its many helpful tools.
This is one example of a FREE scholarship search engine that is available. There are a number of search engines similar to Fastweb. Just be sure that you follow two guidelines: First, don't pay for a scholarship search engine; there are good free engines out there. Second, beware of search engines that ask too much information. They should not need your social security number to see if you might qualify for a scholarship. Be sure to check the FFC site for other scholarship scam warnings.
This is widely accepted as one of the top financial aid information websites, and while it is not specifically geared toward medical students, the owner of the site is very good at summarizing upcoming changes in the law.
Home of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Your first stop in applying for financial aid.
This website, set up by the Department of Education is where you'll sign promissory notes, complete loan counseling, apply for new loans, and keep track of all of your loan documents.
This is a free budgeting website that helps you monitor your spending and breaks it down by category. It also provides useful graphs and tables.
USC has a group of people entirely devoted to financial literacy initiatives. Their website can provide you with great tools and tips so that you don't exceed your budget.
While this is mainly directed to undergrad students, this tutorial is one of the best and easiest to use if you run into any trouble completing the FAFSA. Thank you to UC-Santa Barbara for letting us use it.
If you are a veteran and want to use your educational benefits, please contact Dr. Rivers at the USC Veterans Service Office.
If you are interested in both serving your country and finding a way to pay for medical education, the Army's HPSP program may be for you. The scholarship requires years of service so we advise you to carefully consider before signing up. For more information, you can visit Casey Wiley in the Student Services Office.
If you are interested in both serving your country and finding a way to pay for medical education, the Navy's HPSP program may be for you. The scholarship requires years of service so we advise you to carefully consider before signing up. For more information, please contact Dr. Benjamin Griffeth, our PSLO. He is a psychiatrist here at GHS and also has served many years as a Navy Doctor.
If you are interested in both serving your country and finding a way to pay for medical education, the Air Force's HPSP program may be for you. Like the Army and Navy, years of service are required once you are certified. We are in the process of establishing a formal contact with Air Force, but in the meantime, please contact Casey Wiley with any questions.
Similar to the HPSP program, the National Guard offers a scholarship program that grants a living stipend in return for years served in the guard. This is different from the active duty requirement of the HPSP programs and if you would like more details, please contact Capt. Kevin Bonderer of the SC Army National Guard at 803-465-4288 or Kevin.Bonderer@us.army.mil.