Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid

The MSU Office of Financial Aid assists students in the medical colleges by distributing financial aid information, coordinating financial aid workshops, and providing individualized financial aid counseling.

The College of Osteopathic Medicine provides access to resources to help students with managing their finances, including financial aid debt.


Information for applicants

The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship committee awards scholarships to incoming students based on their application materials, taking into account factors such as evidence of financial need, academic prowess, and service to community. There is no scholarship application to complete for incoming students. Notifications of awards may occur anytime between September and June, prior to matriculation.

Information for current students

Current MSUCOM students will be invited to complete a scholarship application by early January. Notifications of awards will occur in late spring for disbursement for the following academic year (beginning fall semester).

List of available scholarships

Click here for current list of scholarships.


When can I begin filling out the 2023-2024 MSUCOM Scholarship application?

The MSUCOM Scholarship Application will be available on February 1st, 2023 through March 12th, 2023 at

Do I have to fill out the application multiple times if I qualify for more than one award?

No, by filling out the one application in its entirety, you will be eligible for any award within the MSUCOM scholarship system that you match the criteria for.

I received a recurring award in the last scholarship cycle, do I need to fill out the application again?

Yes, even if you received a recurring award such as the MOCF, Kobiljak, or even the non-resident scholarship, you must fill out an application each year to stay eligible.

When will I know if I will receive a scholarship from MSUCOM?

All students will be notified if they will be receiving a scholarship by the end
of June.


February 1 - MSUCOM Scholarship Application Opens. Currently enrolled MSUCOM Students will be able to fill out the scholarship application for the 2023-2024 scholarship season from February 1st, 2023 to March 12th, 2023

March 13 - Scholarship Committee will begin reviewing applications through May 26th, 2023

June 30 - Students will be notified if they were selected to receive an award

July 14 - Student Award Acceptance Deadline. All students who are offered a scholarship must log in to to accept the award and complete the postacceptance items on or before July 14th, 2023 in order to receive the award. If the award has not been accepted by July 14th it will be rescinded from the original awardee and given to another applicant.

September TBD - During the week of homecoming, there will be a scholarship dinner for all awardees and donors. More details will be sent to awardees for the 2023-2024 scholarship cycle.


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