Scholarships and Awards

The University of South Alabama College of Medicine is pleased to grant a number of scholarships and awards based on academic performance and financial need. Other foundation-based scholarships are available by independent application based on selective criteria which include diversity, community residence, and a commitment to primary care practice in underserved communities. More information regarding these opportunities is available through the College of Medicine Office of Admissions.


Freshman Scholarships

All incoming freshman medical students are considered for the following scholarships:

  1. College of Medicine Dean's Scholarships
  2. Crampton Trust Scholarships
  3. Medical Alumni Association Scholarships
  4. The Clyde "Sid" Huggins Endowed Scholarship
  5. The Class of 1981 Medical Alumni Scholarship
  6. Barbara Corcoran Endowed Scholarship
  7. Ernest G. DeBakey Scholarships

College of Medicine Dean's and Crampton Trust Scholarships may be renewable for each of the four years of medical school. Other renewable scholarships are limited to students who are from specific counties in Alabama (Turner Trust Scholarships) or who are committed to practice in an underserved area of the state (Ernest G. DeBakey Scholarships).


W. Hudson and Sarah E. Turner Trust Medical Scholarships

Students from Houston, Dale, Henry and Geneva counties are eligible for the W. Hudson and Sarah E. Turner Trust Medical Scholarships.


Additional Scholarships, Awards and Honors

A number of additional scholarships are available for students who already are enrolled in the medical school at the University of South Alabama. The College of Medicine is deeply appreciative of the generous support of the individuals, organizations and foundations that provide funding for all of these scholarships.

Alpha Omega Alpha Scholarship Fund McDonald, Mark Memorial Scholarship
Baliga, Ritha Memorial Women's Medical Scholarship McKnight, W. S. Scholarship
Baugh, Charles M. Award Medical Alumni Scholar Award
Black Physicians Scholarship Medical Society of Mobile
Box, Claudette Scholarship Merck Award
Cave, L. W. Family Endowed Scholarship Meyer/Anderson Orthopedic Excellence Award
Chandler, Ralph B. Scholarship Mullins, H.C. Award in Family Practice  
Class of 1981 Medical Alumni Scholarship Pulliam, James Scholarship
College of Medicine General Scholarships Robinson-Young, Regan Memorial Scholarship
Cope, William Frank, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Russell, Robert E. Memorial Scholarship
Corcoran, Barbara Endowed Scholarship Semple Family Endowed Scholarship
Crampton Trust Medical Scholarship Sockwell, Lester Memorial Scholarship
DeBakey, Ernest G. Scholarship Student National Medical Association
Desak, John A. Award Sullivan, Daniel F. Scholarship
Donald, John B. Memorial Award in Surgery Taylor-Davis Scholarship in Physiology
Eichold, Charlotte H. and Samuel Scholarship Teplick, MD, Steven Karl Memorial Award
Fonde, Edgar C. Scholarship Thornton Endowment for the College of Medicine
Franks, Drs. Ron and Vicky Endowed Scholarship Tow, Leonard Humanism in Medicine Award
Gardner, William A. Pathology Award Turner, W. Hudson and Sara E. Trust Medical Scholarship 
Goldstein, Mr. and Mrs. Mendel P. Memorial Award Urschel, Charles W. Scholarship 
Grinaker, Christian L. Memorial Scholarship USA Medical Faculty Guild Mendenhall Award
Gurich, Dr. Richard W. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Waterman, T. H. Scholarship
Huggins, Clyde G. "Sid" Endowed Scholarship Webb, Drs. William T. and Francis A. Memorial Scholarship
Lange Book Scholarship Wiseman, Hollis J. Award for Excellence in Pediatrics 
Ledet, Donna B. Memorial Scholarship Wool, MD, Thomas J. Endowed Scholarship 
Marsh, Stephanie A. Medical Scholarship Wright, Ralph Denny Memorial Award 

In addition to scholarships and various awards, eligible students are elected for four significant honors: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Alabama Beta Chapter), the Gold Honor Society for Humanism in Medicine, the National Pathology Honor Society, and Research Honors. These honors are based on academic and non-academic criteria which include professionalism, leadership attributes, community and school service, and extensive research in a selected science.


Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

Under this program, the student is commissioned a second lieutenant or ensign in the U.S. Army, Air Force or Navy in the inactive reserve. While in the program, the student receives a monthly stipend in addition to all tuition, mandatory fees, and related academic expenses. The student incurs an obligation of one year of active commissioned service for each year, or fraction thereof, of program participation or a minimum of three years. Application is made directly to the military services. Please visit their individual websites.

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