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TMEF Medical School Scholarship 

 

The Tennessee Medical Education Fund, Inc. (TMEF) is an independent, nonprofit 501 (c) 3 corporation, created by the Tennessee Medical Association in 1963 with the purpose to provide scholarships to students enrolled in an accredited medical school within the state of Tennessee.

TMEF Medical School Scholarship Application


Scholarship Amounts

The scholarships available are entirely “need based” without regard to course of study, academic performance or year of school and are restricted for medical school expenses only. Scholarship award funds are distributed directly to the medical school in which the applicant is enrolled. Scholarships range from $2,500 - $10,000 per year, based on financial need. Financial need is determined in part by a financial need ranking by the applicable medical school.

Requirements for Application

  • Must be a citizen of the United States and a legal resident of the state of Tennessee as certified by the medical school in which enrolled
  • Must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited medical school within the state of Tennessee
  • Provide documentation of financial need to pursue a course of study in medicine by meeting Federal Unsubsidized William D. Ford Loan eligibility requirements
  • Must be a member of the Tennessee Medical Association

TMEF 2022-23 Scholarship Program Timeline

  • January 6: School Financial Aid Offices notified and application packets sent
  • February 15: Preliminary report to schools on applicants
  • March 15: Preliminary report to schools on applicants
  • April 15: 2022-23 Application deadline
  • April 19: Student Application information sent to each school; Schools complete Financial Aid information for each student
  • May 2: Completed Financial Aid information due from schools to TMA/TMEF; Email completed excel document to jocelyn.dodge@tnmed.org
  • May: TMEF BOD meets to award scholarships (TBD)
  • May/June: Notify schools and students of scholarship awards; Students will receive award letters via email provided on application
  • June: First distribution checks to schools – 50% of total award value
  • January 2023: Second distribution checks to schools – 50% of total award value
  • January 5, 2023: 2023-24 Call for scholarships to schools

 

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