The Aroostook County Medical Society Scholarship Fund
The Aroostook County Medical Society (ACMS) disbanded several years ago, and they granted their remaining funds to the Maine Medical Education Trust (MMET) to provide support for students from Aroostook County who were enrolled in a medical school. Scholarships up to $1,000 per student will be awarded until all funds are expended. Application period for 2020 is open, due by May 1, 2020.
The Maine Medical Education Trust (MMET) Scholarship Fund
The Maine Medical Education Trust (MMET) Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. Jo Linder to provide scholarships to medical students enrolled in MD or DO program who demonstrate financial need and have a connection to Maine. SInce the establishment of the Fund, it has grown with several generous donations made through the MMA's Annual Fundraising Campaign and other fund-raising efforts. Applicants must be at least a 2nd year medical student (MD or DO) in good standing. A limited number of scholarships may be granted each year. Application period for 2020 is open, due by May 1, 2020.
The Maine Medical Education Foundation Loan
The Maine Medical Education Foundation (MMEF) Loan Program was established in the 1959 by the Maine Medical Association (MMA) to make loans available to Maine residents enrolled in or accepted to approved medical schools. Over the past 50 years, over $5 million has been loaned to deserving medical students. These loans can be used to fill the gap between federal loan programs and the full cost of education.