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Our office hours are:
Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm. **Wednesdays we are closed to student traffic from 9am to 12pm. You can still call us during this time period.

Student Financial Planning
Mailing Address:
630 West 168 Street, P&S Box 52-A
New York, NY 10032

Street Address:
650 West 168 Street
Black Building Room139
212.305.4100 tel
212.305.0221 fax

Please e-mail the SFP Office with comments or questions regarding financial aid.

Financial Aid Opportunities From Outside Organizations:  

The Office of Student Financial Planning provides the following information, including links, about non-Columbia financial aid opportunities as a courtesy. The information and related links are provided for reference and general information purposes only. The information on this site is not an exhaustive list of outside financial aid opportunities and is not intended to be a substitute for an individual’s research into other such opportunities.  In no way does Columbia University, or the Office of Student Financial Planning, accept any responsibility for the content or validity of the information on this site, or endorse the listed organizations or their financial aid criteria.

Academy of Latter-day Saints Dentists Scholarship

Air Force Scholarship Program
Contact TSgt William Daniels, Medical Corp Scholarships
26 Federal Plaza, 30th Fl, Suite 30 -131, New York , NY 10278
Phone: 212-267-1120

SSgt Luis Rodriguez for Dental
Phone: 212-233-4719

TSgt Gregory De La Rosa
Phone: 646-457-1888

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program

ADA Endowment & Assistance Fund, Inc.
(Dental Student Scholarship, Minority Dental Student Scholarship)
211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-2678; (312)440-2567

Association of American Medical Colleges
Overseas Fellowships in Global Health and Clinical Research

American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
1625 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 600 , Washington , DC 20036

American Association of Women Dentists

American Association of University Women

American Heart Association

American Indian Graduate Center

American Medical Association
Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Scholarship
Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship
Johnson F. Hammond, MD, Memorial Scholarship
Arthur N. Wilson, MD, Memorial Scholarship
For more information or to apply, please call 800-621-8335

The American Medical Women’s Association

American Occupational Therapy Association Scholarships

American Physical Therapy Association

American School Heatlh Association

American Society of Hematology
Minority Medical Student Award Program

AOTA E.K. Wise Scholarship: Building a Diverse Occupational Therapy Workforce

Armenian American Medical Society

Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

SFC Cassandra King, U.S. Army Health Care Recruiter
114 White Ave. 2nd Floor, Rm 248, Fort Hamilton, NY 11252
Office Phone: (718) 630-4576
Cell: (877) 860-4175


SSG Michael B. Trantham, U.S. Army Health Care Recruiter
114 White Ave. 2nd Floor, Rm 260, Fort Hamilton, NY 11252
Office Phone: (718) 630-4574
Cell: (877) 228-1962

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved

The Bergen County Dental Society
Contact Dr. Lon Rosen, Treasurer (210) 797-8100 or (201) 487-1073

Berkshire District Medical Society
Phone: (413) 447-2417

Betty Ford Center
(877) 872-8675

Board of Education Scholarship for OT/PT
For further information on the OT/PT Scholarship Program, please contact:
Rita Venekas
NYC Department of Education
Office of Related & Contractual Services
28-11 Queens Plaza North
Room 402
Long Island City, NY 11101
(P) (718) 391-8391
(F) (718) 391-8128

Borenstein Scholarship
Please pick up your application in Student Financial Planning, BB-139 and
submit it as soon as possible.  Applications are usually due early June.

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
Awards scholarship for OT/PT students entering their final year of the program.
Contact Sofi George (914) 597-2345

785 Mamaroneck Avenue; White Plains, NY 10605

Chinese American Medical Society (for Medical and Dental students)

Chinese American Physicians Society
Contact Lawrence Ng, M.D., Chair, Award Committee, Chinese American Physicians Society,
345 Ninth St., Suite 204 , Oakland, CA 94607-4206

Civitan International Foundation

Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships for students entering their fourth year of medical school.
You must have been a resident of Connecticut for at least five years and demonstrate
"financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular interests and community service. 
Applications are available in our office.  The deadline is April 30; winners will be announced on July 1st.

Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians Endowment Loan Fund
P.O. Box 30 , Bloomfield , CT 06002 ; CAFP Executive Office: (860) 243-3977
Joseph and Roberta Czarsty Endowment Fund
Hartford County Medical Foundation Medical Memorial Scholarships
Nolan Scholarship
The Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship
Windham County Medical Association

Daughters of the American Revolution Medical Scholarships
Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship
Contact Committee Services Office, Attn: Scholarships, 1776 D Street, NW ; Washington , DC 20006-5303

Delta Dental - Washington Dental Service Foundation

Department of Education-Office of Postsecondary Education
1990 K Street, NW, 6th Floor, Washington D.C. 20006-8544; (202) 502-7500

Orazio DiMauro Foundation Scholarship
11 Green Acres Lan e, Trumbull, CT 06611
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Durante Scholarship
Please contact the P&S Alumni Office about this Scholarship

East Bruswick Charitable Foundation

Educational Portal of the Americas

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

Foundation Center Library

General Foundation of Women's Clubs

Anthony Garramone Trust
For medical students who are of Italian extraction and graduates of high schools
in Oneida County New York. Please let your Financial Aid Officer know as soon
as possible, and we will forward your name to the Trust.

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

Hellenic Medical Society of New York

Hispanic Dental Association Foundation
Procter & Gamble Oral Care & HDA Foundation
Trident/HDA Foundation Scholarship Program

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Phone: (877) 473-4636

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Hughes Predoctoral Fellowships, The Fellowship Office, National Research Council;
Phone: (301) 215-8500

The J. Edgar Hoover Foundation

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons

The Japanese Medical Society of America
e-mail: Dr. Anzai at

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Albert Strickler Memorial Fund
Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Fund
Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund
Questions - call (312) 673-3400

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program
Contact JVS at 312-673-3400 for additional information

Jewish Foundation for Education of Women

Seymour L. Kaplan Scholarship
Applications are available in the Office of Student Financial Planning, Black Bldg. 1-139. 
All medical students are invited to apply
Due Friday, October 27, 2017 for the 17-18 AY

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program
If you have questions, call 1-855-509-5253

Korean American Scholarship Foundation
220 Old Palisade Road, U nit 22F, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 , (212) 596-9284

The Kosciuszko Foundation

R.D. LaPenta Medical Scholarship

The Maddak Awards Program for Occupational Therapy

Maine Education Services

The Maine Medical Education Trust (MMET)
Dr. Melvin Bacon Scholarship Fund

Massachusettes Medical Society
(781) 893-4610

Mensa Education & Research Foundation

Muhlenberg Foundation
Medical Staff Scholarship

The Monroe County Dental Society
offers grants to deserving second, third, and fourth year dental students who are legal residents
of Monroe County in New York State . Applications are available in the Office of
Student Financial Planning, Black Building 1-139.  Completed applications should
be submitted to Dr. Lamster for his endorsement and submission to the
Monroe County Dental Society. The deadline is in December

The National Association of Business Clubs

National Association of Medical Minority Educators
(919) 573-1309

National Dental Association Foundation
3517 16th St., N.W. , Washington , D.C. 20010 , 202-588-1697

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)

National Health Service Corps
Applications for the NHSC Scholarship Program can be obtained by calling 1-800-221-9393

National Hispanic Health Foundation
Phone: (212) 416-3686

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund

National Institutes of Health
Phone: (800) 528-7689
Addtl site:

National Medical Fellowships

NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award

Navy Dental Scholarship
HMCS Christopher Hall
116 Chambers Street
New York , NY 1 000 7
Phone: (212) 732-3220

Navy Medical Scholarship
Commander John Skarin
990 Stewart Avenue, 2nd Floor, Suite 220
Garden City , NY   1 1530
Phone: (516) 683-2501

The New Hampshire Dental Society Foundation
The New Hampshire Dental Society Foundation has funds available for scholarship loans for dental students from New Hampshire . Scholarship loans of $4,000 are available to worthy students from New Hampshire who are entering their second, third and fourth years of dental school.  Terms of repayment may be negotiated for students who return to New Hampshire

The North Atlantic Region of Soroptimist International of the Americas

NY Grace Legendre Endowment

Organization of American States (OAS)

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
Contact the foundation at (717) 558-7854

Pat Tillman Foundation

The Pisacano Leadership Foundation
Contact Robert Cattoi, Executive Director, Pisacano Leadership Foundation
1648 McGranthiaria Parkway, S te 550 , Lexington, KY   405 11 ; (859)269-5626, ext. 248

The Charles River District Medical Society
860 Winter Street, Waltham , MA 02451 (800) 944-5562

The Roothbert Fund, Inc.

The Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund

SallieMae Fund

Leopold Schepp Foundation

Scholarships for Minority Students

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
Telephone: (805) 687-6065

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Student Loans

Severinghaus Gift Fund
This fund can be used to cover the cost of round trip transportation to Cooperstown for third year
clerkships and fourth year electives for medical students. The typical award has been $80 for bus fare
Please contact your financial aid officer with details, if you qualify

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
400 West 59th Street, New York, New York 10019; (212)547-6926

The Spencer Foundation Grant Programs
625 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600 , Chicago , IL   60611 ; (312) 337-7000

STEP for Leaders
oppotunities for minority students

The Greater St. Louis Dental Society (GSLDS)
11457 Olde Cabin Road, Suite 300 , St. Louis , MO 63141 ; (314) 569-0444

Hattie M. Strong Foundation

Student National Dental Association

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial Scholarship

Turkish American Doctors Association of Midwest

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

United Negro College Fund- Student Scholarships
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-4511; (800) 331-2244

USA Funds

Application questions, please call (800)279-1605 or (240)453-6125

Vietnamese American Medical Association

The Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars in Neuroscience Award
Contact Samantha Phu, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8631 W. Third St., Suite 800E,
Los Angeles, CA 90048; (310) 423-9522

Waterbury Medical Association

Horace Wells Dental Student Scholarship
Dr. Jeremiah Lowney, 100 Sherman St. , Norwich , CT 06360
Applications are available in our office, room 1-139 in the Black Building

The Scholarship Committee of the Worcester District Medical Society
Scholarship Fund, Worcester District Medical Society, 321 Main St., Mechanics Hall
W o rcester , MA   01608 ; (508) 753-1579

updated 9/22/2017

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