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Scholarship, Grant & Fellowship Opportunities

Admitted Students: Institutional Scholarship & Grant Opportunities

Applicants to the MD program at the Feinberg School of Medicine may be eligible for merit scholarships through the Admissions Office and/or need-based grant funding through the Chicago Office of Financial Aid. All students admitted to the MD program are automatically considered for merit scholarships; no application is required.

Admitted students that complete financial aid applications by the deadline will be considered for need-based grants. The Office of Admissions will send out notifications of merit scholarships in mid to late March. The Chicago Financial Aid Office will send out financial aid offer letter showing eligibility for need based grant funds and student loans on a rolling basis in mid-March.

Fellowship Opportunities

The Northwestern University Office of Fellowships can help current students with the following:

  • Provide support and mentorship through fellowship application process
  • Help you search for fellowships that match your interests and qualifications by using the Fellowship find
  • Match you with mentors who have won fellowships that you are pursuing
  • Provide writing help, interview prep and access to essays written by previous winners

Outside Scholarships Opportunities

See the Applying Grant and Scholarship Aid to Your Account page for information on that process.