The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Merit-Based Scholarships - students are nominated and no application is required.
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Need-Based Scholarships – applied for using the Financial Aid Application; parent information is required on the application to determine eligibility.
Outside Scholarships – applied for by the student directly to the agency; funds come to the school and then disbursed to the student. See our publication of outside scholarship agencies.
University (Regents’) Loans (Need-Based) – applied for using the Financial Aid Application and parent information is required on the application to determine eligibility; subsidized with a fixed interest rate of 5%.
Loans for Disadvantaged Students (LDS), Title VII - HHS Funding – applied for using the Financial Aid Application and parent information is mandated on the application to determine eligibility for LDS; subsidized with a fixed interest rate of 5%, and deferment of repayment through medical residency.
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan – applied for using the Financial Aid Application; unsubsidized with a fixed interest rate of 5.31% (interest rate is set every July 1st)
Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loan – applied for using the Financial Aid Application; unsubsidized with a fixed interest rate of 6.31% (interest rate is set every July 1st).
Private Loans (from a lender) – a resource when eligibility for federal loans has been exhausted; some are school certified and others are applied for directly with the lender; unsubsidized with variable interest rates; cosigner’s are recommended.
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA campus, and their affiliates have more than 100 scholarships for medical students made possible through the generous support of alumni and friends. Criteria for each award varies; many are based on students' financial needs. We encourage you to apply for financial aid by completing the online FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov (UCLA's school code is E00374) and the Need Access Application at needaccess.org. Shortly after submitting these applications you will receive an e-mailed financial aid estimate for your first year in medical school.
Victor Amira, M.D., Memorial Medical Student Scholarship Kathryn H. Axel-Klein, M.D., Scholarship Fund Julius Bamberger and Emma Bamberger Scholarship Research Fund Ann Bauman Emergency Memorial Scholarship Albert Behrstock Medical Scholarship Fund Marilyn Mayer Bersch Medical Scientist Scholarship Sara A. Bicknell and Margaret I. Witts Fellowship Fund Bing Scholarship Fund June and Max Block Memorial Trust Fund Rosemary and Wallace Booth Scholarship Harry and Anna Borun Memorial Scholarship Fund Irwin E. Brill and Ruth Brill Scholarship Fund in memory of Dorothy Canfield Fisher, John Fisher, and Flora E. Brill David M. Brotman, M.D. Scholarships and Lectureships Fund Nora and Dr. Herschel Burston Scholarship California Medical Association Scholarship Senator Thomas C. Carrell Endowment Fund Jacob Chacko Scholarship Jacqueline A. Clark Scholarship FundClass of 1955 ScholarshipClass of 1961 ScholarshipClass of 1962 ScholarshipClass of 1975 ScholarshipClass of 1976 ScholarshipClass of 1979 ScholarshipClass of 1981 Scholarship Class of 1998 Medical Student Scholarship in International Health Arthur M. Cohen and Florence Brawer Cohen Scholarship Fund Dr. Roman Colbert Medical Student Scholarship M. Scott Cooper and Debra Ann Colletti Scholarship Martin B. Covel, M.D./UCLA Medical Center Auxiliary Endowment Fund The Susan G. Covel and Mitchell D. Covel, M.D., Scholarship Fund Hetty Cox Scholarship in Medicine Fund Carolyn Lyle Davis Scholarship FundDean’s Leadership in Health and Science Scholarship Dean’s Society for Medical Student Scholarships Dear Abby Scholarship William Adams Dongray, Eileen Dongray, David Baxter Scholarship Fund Hy Doyle, Ed.D. Endowed Medical Student Scholarship Fund The Dream Scholarship Education for the New Millennium Fund Michael and Inez Eicher Endowed Scholarship Fund Lewis E. Eldridge Medical Scholarship Fund William G. Figueroa, M.D., Memorial Medical Student Scholarship Fund Kathryn F. Fink Medical Scholarship William C. Fink Scholarship Fund Eric W. Fonkalsrud, M.D., and Margaret Z. Fonkalsrud Endowed Scholarship Bobbe Frankenberg Scholarship Fund Robert C. Fraser Scholarship FundThe David Geffen Medical Scholarships Samuel Goldwyn Medical Scholarship Fund Leslie and Susan Gonda/ILFC Fellowship Fund Gordy Foundation Medical Student Scholarship Fund Dr. and Mrs. William A. Gore Fund Maud Cady Guthman Scholarship Fund Stanton G. Hale UCLA Medical Student Scholarship Fund Hiatus and Active Learning (HAL) Scholarship Hollywood Canteen Foundation Pledge Fund Augusta G. Huber Scholarship Fund Milton Tilman and Ann Goodhue Hunt Endowed Fund Viola G. Hyde Scholarship Fund Barney and Minnie Katz Family Scholarship Fund Nathaniel M. Kirshner Scholarship Fund Olga C. Lamerdin Scholarship Fund Ormie and Baldwin Lamson Scholarship Edward A. Langdon, M.D., Memorial Fund Helen Pierce Latta Scholarship Mary and Irving Lazar Scholarship Fund Nat R. Lazar Medical Scholarship Fund Lillian Shufen Lee Medical Student Scholarship Barbara A. Levey, M.D., and Gerald S. Levey, M.D., Scholarship Fund Gerald S. Levey, M.D., Medical Scientist Scholars Fund
Israel Levin Scholarship Fund John and Gail Liebes Family Scholarship Forest and Rachel Linden Scholarship Anne Rosenthal Lothar Fellowship MacKenzie Foundation Scholarship Sylvan Mallinson Scholarship Fund Dr. Ursula Mandel Scholarship Robert C. Marshall, M.D., Scholarship Fund Robert Mazet Scholarship Louis L. Meitus and Ivan S. Meitus Medical Student Scholarship Fund Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff Scholarship June and Sherman M. Mellinkoff, M.D., Medical Alumni Scholarship Fund Elsie May Miller Scholarship Fund Mae Mitzenmacher Scholarship Fund Reiso and Shizuka Miyamoto Scholarship Fund Dr. Donald and Barbara Mulder Scholarship Fund James A. Musich Scholarship Victor D. Newcomer, M.D., Medical Student Scholarship Helga K. and Walter Oppenheimer Educational Trust Anne B. Payton Memorial Scholarship Fund Oris E. Payton Memorial Scholarship Fund Physicians Aid Association Fund John Jack Pick Scholarship Fund Gerald Kevin Pines and Jerome Dean Shaw Scholarship Fund Barbara and Martin Pops Scholarship Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Scholarship Fund Lily and Albert Quon Scholarship Fund The Raymond Family Scholarship Fund Leon D. and Leah E. Rivenburg Fund R.W. Rissé Family Medical Student Scholarship Dr. Alan G. and Beverly A. Robinson Scholarship Fund Barbara M. Rodgers Endowment Fund Ilse Roth Scholarship Fund Nancy Lynne Schultze Memorial Fund Lillian Paula Seitsive, M.D., Scholarship Lynn F. Shafer, M.D., Scholarship Shirley and Ralph Shapiro Family Scholarship Dr. Joseph F. and Phyllis M. Shea Memorial Scholarship Bell Shephard Medical Student Scholarship Fund Murray and Clifford Silsby Scholarship Fund Jim Slotnick Fellowship in Medicine Inez Smith Scholarship Fund Marianne and Norman F. Sprague, III, M.D., Medical Student Scholarship Emil J. Stache Endowed Scholarship Fund Dr. Robert L. Stern Memorial Scholarship Fund Neil F. Strassburg Memorial Scholarship Neil, Lorraine and Leo Strassburg Memorial Scholarship Fund Roslyn Holt Swartz Scholarship, in Memory of Major C.B. Slack, U.S. Air Force Randall A. Tamura Family Scholarship Endowment Tchekmedyian Family Scholarship Ray E. and Louise T. Teal Fund Paul and Hisako Terasaki Endowed Medical Scientist Scholarship UCLA Affiliates Scholarship UCLA Alumni Association Medical Student ScholarshipUCLA Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship UCLA Medical Alumni Association Scholarship UCLA Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarships UniHealth Foundation Medical Student Scholarship The U.S. Trust Company Medical Student Scholarship Fund Marietta Voge Memorial Fund in Tropical Medicine Nathan and Zara Volen Scholarship Fund Charles Wacker Memorial Scholarship Wadsworth VA Medical Alumni Scholarship Fund, in honor of Leo Fred, M.D. Marvin Weiner, M.D., Medical Student Scholarship Fund The Caryl F. and Eileen Williams Medical Scholarship Fund Norman R. Willis, M.D., Scholarship Evelyn M. Wilson Scholarship Hannah S. and Stanley D. Winderman Memorial Scholarship Winnick Family Scholarship Mauro Melachi Wolinsky, M.D., Memorial Scholarship Fund Donald, Jason and Stefan Wong Memorial Scholarship Fund