Institutional Need-Based Scholarships
The financial aid office awards scholarships from the institution to students on the basis of financial need. A student may be considered for this type of scholarship by applying as an institutional aid applicant. Please review the application page for details about applying for institutional need-based scholarship funding.
Institutional Merit-Based Scholarships
Tuition scholarships are awarded to third and fourth year MD/PhD students that are not based on need. In addition, the Office of Admission offers merit scholarships based on criteria other than need. All other financial aid at Alpert Medical School is awarded on the basis of financial need.
Alpert Medical School Endowed Funds
Alpert Medical School is deeply grateful to the thousands of donors who offer generous scholarship support to our medical students. Through a combination of endowment income, annual gifts, a percentage of tuition revenue, and grants from the federal government, AMS was able to offer $6 million dollars in institutional scholarship funds to 50% of all aid recipients. The average scholarship award in 2012-13 year was approximately $25,170.
Financial aid applicants who qualify for institutional funding are considered automatically for the Alpert Medical School scholarships.
Abernathy Family Medical Scholarship
Established in 2001 by James L. Abernathy '63 and Kevin. K. Abernathy.
The Adelbert C. Eastburn Medical Scholarship
Established in 1983 through the bequest of Lt. Col. Adelbert C. Eastburn '12.
The Albert B. Tabor Medical Scholarship
Established in 1995 by the estate of Albert Brown Tabor '36.
The Albert G. and Evelyn S. Pierce Medical Scholarship
Established in 1982 by the estates of Albert G. and Evelyn S. Pierce. Preference for students from the Fall River, MA area.
Alexes Hazen, M.D. and Alex Ettl Medical Scholarship
Established in 1999 by Alexes Hazen '87, M.D. '96.
The Alpert Medical School Early Leaders Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Marie. J. Langlois '64 in honor of the early leaders of Alpert Medical School, Stanley M. Aronson, M.D., Pierre M. Galletti, M.D. and David S. Greer, M.D.
Alpert Medical School Faculty Scholarship
Established in 2001 by faculty, friends, and parents in honor of the educational partnership between students and faculty.
Alpert Medical Society Scholarships
Scholarships awarded based upon gifts from alumni, parents and friends who contribute to the Alpert Medical School Annual Fund.
The Andrew M. and Carol Hunt Scholarship for Medical Education
Established in 1976 with a gift from Andrew M. Hunt '51.
Bank of America Medical Scholarship
Established in 1985 by the former Rhode Island Hospital Trust National Bank. Preference for PLME students, with special consideration for Rhode Island residents.
The Bready Biotechnology Scholarship Fund
Established in 2003 by Richard L. Bready. Preference for students with an interest in biotechnology.
Brigadier General Ravindra Fulchand Shah, M.D. and Manjula Ravindra Shah, M.D. Medical Scholarship (formerly Tarandi Medical Fund)
Established in 1989 by the Tarandi Foundation as directed by Drs. Ravindra and Manjula Shah P89, 90. Restricted to Asian-Indian students who are U. S. citizens.
The Brodsky Family Medical Scholarship
Established in 1981 through a gift from David Brodsky, '59, Elliott J. Brodsky '64 and Family.
The Calvin and Alice Oyer Medical Scholarship
Established in 1998 by Dr. and Mrs. Calvin Oyer.
The Chace Family Medical Scholarship*
Established by Malcolm G. Chace and Elizabeth Z. Chace '59. Funding in progress.
Charles A. Baldwin Medical Scholarship
Established in 2005 by the friends of the late Reverend Charles A. Baldwin.
The Charles and Ellen Collis Medical Scholarship
Established in 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Collis. Restricted to M.D./PhD. students.
Charles and Lisette Tillinghast Medical Scholarship
Established in 1998.
Charles Hill, M.D. Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1989 in memory of Charles Hill, M.D.
The Crumley-Shaw Medical Scholarship
Established in 1987 by the estate of Janet M. Shaw, '30. Preference for students who were born in the United States.
The CVS Medical Scholarship
Established in 2001 by the CVS Corporation.
Daniel S. Harrop, MD Medical Scholarship*
Established in 2007 by Daniel S Harrop '76 'MD '79 RES '83. Funding in progress.
The David and Esther Lecht Memorial Fund
Established in 1985 by the estate of Esther Lecht.
David C. Lewis, M.D. and Eleanor L. Lewis Medical Scholarship Fund*
Established by David C. Lewis, '57 and Eleanor L. Lewis, '59 to support medical scholarships at Brown University. Funding in progress.
Diana Kane Cohen '55 Medical Scholarship
Established in 2005 by Diana Kane Cohen, '55 in celebration of her 50th reunion, to provide financial aid for Alpert medical students.
The Donald J. Marsh, M.D. Medical Scholarship
Established by friends and colleagues honoring Donald Marsh upon his retirement.
The Dr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Ripley, Jr. Fund
Established in 1988 by the estate of Dr. Frederick W. Ripley, Jr. 32. Preference for Rhode Island residents.
The Dr. Louis J. Novak Medical Scholarship
Established in 1989 by Louis J. Novak '36, M.D.
The Dr. Richard Jay Smith Medical Scholarship
Established in 1990 by family members and classmates of Richard J. Smith '51, M.D., P'78, '80, '85 and the Alpert Medical Alumni Association. Awarded to a Year II student with high academic standing.
The Dr. Samuel Starr Medical Fellowship
Established in 1980 by Mr. and Mrs. Benton H. Rosen. Preference for a student interested in psychiatry or human behavioral problems.
The Dr. William Fain Medical Scholarship
Established in 1979 by William Fain '28.
Dresdale Family Medical Scholarship
Established in 2005 by Richard C. Dresdale '78 and Marcella L. Dresdale in honor of Frank C. Dresdale '45 and Doris Dresdale.
Edwin F. Lovering Medical Scholarship*
Established in 1997 by Edwin F. Lovering '38, M.D. Funding in progress.
The Edythe Kane Winslow '31 Medical Scholarship
Established in 1998 by the Kane-Barrengos Foundation as directed by Edythe Kane Winslow '31 and Diana Kane Cohen '55.
The F. M. Global Medical Scholarship
Established in 1975 by the Allendale Mutual Insurance Company.
Frank V Carollo Medical Scholarship*
Established in 2006 by Frank V Carollo '50 to supprt medical students scholarships at Alpert Medical School with a preference for fourth-year female students from southern New England. Funding in progress.
The Fred M. Roddy Memorial Medical Scholarship
Established in 1973 by the Fred M. Roddy Foundation, Inc.
The George A. Poll and Devara Abramson Poll Medical Scholarship*
Established in 2003 by Devara Abramson Poll '42 to support students in the MD/PhD program planning careers in biomedical research related to heart and cancer diseases. Preference givin to those who have completed at least two years of MD study. Funding in progress.
The George H. Gildersleeve Medical Scholarship
Established in 1982 by the estate of George H. Gildersleeve '19, Ph.D.
The Gordan E. and May R. Cadwgan Medical Scholarship Fund
Established in 1999 by Gordon R. Cadwgan, '36, LL.D. '66
The Grabel Foundation Medical Scholarship
Established in 1982 by Seymour Grabel PMD '85.
The Grace B. Ross Medical Scholarship
Bequeathed in 1984 by the estate of Grace B. Ross. Restricted to students who plan to specialize in eye or heart diseases.
The Gregory J. Miller '77, M.D. '81 Medical Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Gregory J. Miller '77, M.D. '81. Preference to students who entered Brown through the Resumed Undergraduate Education Program or who earned their undergraduate degree from Brown.
The H. Corbin Day '59 Medical Scholarship
Established in 1981 by H. Corbin Day '59.
The Helen Humphrey Wood Hurlin Medical Fellowship
Established in 1971 by Dr. Ralph Hurlin '12 AM'B Ph.D.'15 in memory of his wife Helen Humphrey Wood Hurlin '14. Preference for a female student who completed undergraduate studies at Brown University.
The Henry and Marieanna Saphier Medical Program Scholarship
Established in 1986 by Dr. and Mrs. Henry Saphier P'88 M.D.'92, '92, '97. Preference for residents of Bergen County, New Jersey, other New Jersey residents and MD/PhD students.
The Herbert E. and Lillian W. Harris Presidential Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Herbert E. Harris, Jr., Ruth W. Harris '41, Walter D. Harris '35.
The Herman C. Bumpus & John H. Morrissey Fund
Established in 1965 by Dr. Moses Swick in honor of Dr. Hermon C. Bumpus, Jr., '12, and Dr. John H. Morrissey, '10.
The Hiroko and Noboru Murakami Scholarship
Established in 1997 by Hiroko and Noboru Murakami P'95, '96, '98, M.D. '02. Preference for Japanese-American students.
The Ira S. and Anna Galkin Medical Scholarship
Established in 1976 by Mr. and Mrs. Norman M. Fain in honor of the 60th wedding anniversary of their friends Ira and Anna Galkin. Awarded to a medical student completing the third year on the basis of scholastic achievement and service to the community.
The Irving A. Beck, M.D. Scholarship Fund
Established in 1998 by Aaron T. Beck, '42, M.D., P'74 and The Honorable Phyllis W. Beck, '49, P'74.
The Irving J. Fain Medical Scholarship
Established in 1979 by Mrs. Caroll M. Silver in memory of her first husband, Irving Jay Fain. Preference for Tougaloo student or minority student.
Isabelle Reynolds Medical Scholarship
Established in 1997 by the estate of Isabelle Reynolds.
The Joseph E. Cannon Endowed Fellowship
Established in 1989 by family, friends and colleagues of the late Joseph E. Cannon, PhD. '32. Preference for M.D./PhD. students.
The Julie and Albert Cornsweet Medical Scholarship
Established in 1984 by Albert C. Cornsweet '29, Ph.D.
The Julie Cornsweet Endowed Fellowship
Established in 1994 by the estate of Albert C. Cornsweet, '29, Ph.D. Restricted to M.D./PhD. students.
The Kenneth L. Nash Medical Scholarship
Established in 1978 by the estate of Kenneth L. Nash '12
Kott/Blumenkranz Family Medical Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Mark S. Blumenkranz '72, M.D. '75, M.M.S. '76, P'05 and Recia M. Blumenkranz, M.D. '76, P'05.
The Leonard H. Campbell Medical Scholarship
Established in 1973 through a gift from Lois C. Bigelow, Ph.D. '24 in memory of her father, Leonard H. Campbell, Class of 1892. Preference for a first-year medical student.
The Lucille B. Hacking Scholarship Fund
Established in 2007 pursuant to the terms of the Lucille B. Hacking Irrevocable Trust to support medical students in need of financial assistance, with a preference for students from Rhode Island.
Madelyn D. Wedlock '30 Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1999 by the estate of Madelyn D. Wedlock '30.
The M. Myer Cyker Medical Scholarship
Established in 1978 by M. Myer Cyker, P'80, '82.
The Manfred and Jeanne Weil Medical Scholarship
Established 1973 by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Weil.
The Mary H. and George E. Grimshaw Medical Student Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Mary H. Grimshaw to honor her son George E. Grimshaw. Preference for female students from Massachusetts.
The Maurce E. & Mary Bayles Carlson Endowed Dean's Scholarship Fund*
Established in 2007 by Mrs. Mary Bayles Carson '45 in recognition of the undergraduate education which she and her husband, Maurice E. Carlson '46 received at the University. Funding in progress.
The May Sherman Rosen, M.D. and Samuel H. Rosen, M.D. Scholarship
Established in 1992 through a bequest of May Sherman Rosen, '31, M.D. Restricted to female students.
The Merck Company Foundation Scholarship
Established by the Merck Company Foundation. Preference for a Year II student.
The Mitchell Pediatric Fellowship
Established by Michael W. Mitchell '59, P'88, '90 and Brooke A. Mitchell '59, P'88, '90.Preference for student with an interest in hematology/oncology.
The Nancy Starr Medical Fellowship
Established in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Benton H. Rosen and Mr. Robert E. Starr. Preference for a student interested in medical ethics.
The Paul Levinger Medical Scholarship
Established in 1988 by Paul Levinger, former president of Speidel, Inc.
The Peter Rabe Shank, Ph.D. Medical Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Susan E. Shank to honor the career of her brother, Peter Rabe Shank, Ph.D. Preference for students of African-American or Hispanic descent enrolled in the M.D./PhD. Program.
The Philip J. DiSaia, M.D. Medical Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Dr. Philip DiSaia. Restricted to California residents.
The Philip Sacknoff '39 Medical Scholarship
Established in 1972 by Philip Sacknoff '39. Restricted to M.D./PhD. students.
The Pilavin Medical Scholarship
Established in 1972 by Mrs. Albert Pilavin.
The Poch Family Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Kathryn and Gerald A. Poch P'98 M.D.'01, P'01 M.D.'05. Preference for PLME students.
The Ruth Cooke Peterson Scholarship
Established in 1992 through the bequest of Ruth E. C. Peterson '14. Restricted to female students, with preference for students from large families.
The Samuel and Sona Morein Medical Fellowship
Established in 1980 by Sona Morein. Restricted to a student with an interest in gastroenterology and nutrition.
The Samuel J. Fogelson Medical Scholarship
Established in 1979 by Richard Fogelson '56 in memory of his father.
The Sanford W. Udis, MD '41 and Beverly T. Udis Medical Scholarship
Established by Sanford W. Udis, MD '41+, P '73, Gloria I. Udis with additional contribution from Andrew H. Udis '72 MAT '73 and Jonathan Udis '75.
The Sarles Scholarship Fund for Medical Education
Established in 2006 by Marilyn Dawson Sarles, MD '76 and H. Jay Sarles. Preference for students interested in becoming physicians.
The Scott E. Chanchien Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1992 by Dr. and Mrs. Tsunie Chanchien, P'90, '92 in memory of their son, Scott, who was a member of the PLME. Preference for Year I PLME student.
The Seymour B. Muney Medical Scholarship
Established by Alan M. Muney '75 MD '78 and family in memory of Seymour Muney.
The Sidney A. Kane Medical Fellowship
Established in 1968 by alumni and friends in memory of Sidney A. Kane.
Stephen R. & Diane K Smith Medical Scholarship*
Established by Stephen R. and Diane K. Smith. Funding in progress.
The Stephen R. Ehrlich Family Medical Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Stephen R. Ehrlich '55, and Mary Ann Ehrlich P'85. Preference for a student in fibromyalgia or depression.
Terry M. Sanderson Medical Scholarship
Established in 2004 by Terry M. Talbot.
The Vivian B. Allen Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1964 through a gift from the Vivian D. Allen Foundation to provide financial assistance to students in the Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME).
The Walter H. & Eleanor Van Cott Endowed Dean's Scholarship Fund*
Established by Mrs. Eleanor Van Cott in recognition of the undergraduate education which her husband, Walter H Van Coot '39 received at the University. Funding in progress.
The Warren Alpert Scholars Program
Established in 2007 by The Warren Alpert Foundation.
The Yvonne Galletti-Chamorel Medical Scholarship
Established in 1985 by Dr. and Mrs. Pierre Galletti in honor of Dr. Galletti's mother. Restricted to students who are neither U.S. citizens nor permanent U.S. residents.
The Zisson Medical Scholarship
Initiated in 1966 by gifts from Max Zisson P'61, '63, GP'91 +, Gertrude Rosenhirsch Zisson '30, P'61, GP'91, and their sons Harry Zisson '61 and William J. Zisson '63.