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Scholarship Advantages

The benefit of receiving a scholarship, rather than a loan, is that it doesn’t need to be repaid. There are two types of scholarships available to students at RowanSOM – those that are reviewed and awarded through the RowanSOM Scholarship Committee and those that are awarded by outside organizations and companies.

The criteria for scholarship programs typically reaches beyond financial need, which is often a major consideration in the loan process, and includes other factors, such as academic excellence.

Rowan University Scholarships

The RowanSOM Scholarship Committee administers awards based on academic excellence or other criteria, specified by the donor. The Committee is responsible for identifying students that may be eligible and meet the requirements of individual awards. There is no separate application to be considered, however, if required, the student will be emailed the appropriate supplemental application by the Student Financial Aid Office.

External Scholarship Resources

In addition to scholarships offered by RowanSOM, there are a variety of scholarships available through private entities, non-profit institutions, foundations, companies, and state and federal agencies. A list of these resources can be found in the Financial Aid Handbook. Please feel free to conduct your own online research, as well, just be sure you are using a verified source of information!

Loans

Find out more about how to use both private and federal loans to fund your medical education.

Other Aid

There are other financial aid programs available. Read more about those programs here.