Initiated by concerned local physicians and business leaders, the Western New York Medical scholarship addresses two key objectives — student debt and projected physician shortages.
Each scholarship recipient is required to sign a pledge to live and practice for at least five years in one of the eight Western New York counties at the conclusion of their training.
$30,000 per year (for four years)
First-year medical students who graduated from a high school located in one of Western New York’s counties:
We are not currently accepting applications for the Western New York Medical Scholarship.
Details for the 2021 application will be posted as they are made available.
Indicate your interest by emailing Lani Jandreau.
Emails must be received by Dec. 15.
The Scholarship Committee of the Office of Medical Education, in consultation with the Admissions Committee, will decide which students to interview.
Among factors taken into consideration are: academic achievement, future plans and demonstrated financial need.
Following interviews, the Scholarship Committee will make the awards.
Awardees will be notified by phone call and written confirmation in mid-March.
If you have questions about the Western New York Medical Scholarship, please contact: