The MD Financial Aid Office within Medical Student Affairs provides comprehensive financial aid packages to assist in making a Stanford University School of Medicine education affordable for a broad range of students.

These pages describe the educational financing opportunities available through the MD Financial Aid Office and the policies that govern financial aid eligibility. Policies regading university funds are reviewd annually taking into consideration the availability of resources. You are encouraged to discuss  any questions or concerns you have about the policies and procedures  with the Financial Aid Office.

Stanford attempts to maintain, continue and or expand the programs and policies in effect at the time you marticulate. As some circumstances are beyond the university's control, Stanford reserves the right to change policies, fees, programs and other information contained in these pages at any time and without notice.  


Nondiscriminatory Policy

Stanford University holds a policy of nondiscrimination. Stanford University admits students regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the University.

NEW! Knight-Henessey Scholars

Knight-Hennessy Scholars will award full funding to Stanford medical students for twelve quarters, with additional opportunities for leadership training and collaboration across all graduate disciplines.

Apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by September 27, 2017.


Need Help?

For financial aid guidance, please contact the Financial Aid Office within Medical Student Affairs.

MD Financial Aid
1265 Welch Road Suite #100
Stanford, CA 94305-5404 
Telephone: (650) 723-6958 
Fax: (650) 723-6475

Facts at a Glance

Comprehensive need and non-need based aid.

Numerous research and teaching grants.

Extensive external funding database.

Effective the 2010-11 academic year, the SoM will participate in the Department of Education's Direct Lending Program.