If your family's income meets the cutoff, you may qualify for the AAMC Fee Assistance Program. Benefits include an MCAT prep bundle, reduced MCAT registration fee, and significant savings on primary and secondary applications. Click to learn more!
AAMC Fee Assistance Program
Pre-Health Dreamers is a network and community of health career-bound undocumented students and allies across the United States. In addition to community, PHD provides resources, advocacy, peer mentorship and scholarships.
Project S.H.O.R.T is a volunteer organization that offers free one-on-one medical and graduate school admissions consulting (including DO, MD and MD/PhD) to diverse and underrepresented students. More details on the services they offer here.
The UpLIFT (Under-represented, Low Income, First-Time students) Project is a free, comprehensive guide to the medical application process created by medical students at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Immigrants Rising is a community and organization that provides broad resources and support for undocumented individuals. Through programs, educational partnerships and informative resources on education and immigration, they strive to empower undocumented young people to achieve their educational and career goals.
My Undocumented Life
My Undocumented Life is a volunteer-run organization with up-to-date information and resources for undocumented students, families, and allies (including educators, counselors and administrators). This comprehensive website covers information from high school, college and graduate school to applying for DACA.
F1 Doctors is an online mentorship platform for international pre-med, pre-dental, and current medical/dental students. In addition to providing a compilation of useful websites and information, F1 Doctors also has a list of international student mentors that pre-health students can reach out to with questions.
Rise First is an online community and platform with information on nationwide programs and resources to empower first-generation, low-income students and professionals. Some resources include webinars (from navigating careers in different sectors from an FGLI perspective to optimizing LinkedIn profiles), directories of programs and scholarships, and conferences on relevant topics.
National First-Generation and
Low-Income in Medicine Association
FGLImed is an organization created to promote visibility, representation and community among medical students who are first-generation college graduates and/or from low-income backgrounds. In addition to annual webinar series held every June, FGLImed also has a $500 scholarship for students applying to MD/DO schools and residency
American Physician Scientists Association Mentorship Program
The American Physician Scientists Association (APSA)'s Undergraduate Mentorship Program offers semi-structured mentorship and educational opportunities to students interested in careers as physician-scientists. Applications due in October
Prescribe It Forward
Prescribe It Forward is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free mentorship to pre-medical students of all backgrounds. The mentorship team is compromised of volunteer medical students enrolled in M.D., M.D./Ph.D and D.O. programs throughout the United States. Pairings are made based on background and program interest.
Questbridge is a non-profit organization that connects high-achieving low-income high school students with scholarships and opportunities (from $1000 laptop awards to college full-ride scholarships). High school juniors are invited to apply to the College Prep Scholars Program, while high school seniors may apply to the National College Match