Funding Opportunities

MedScholars Program

The Stanford Medical Scholars Research Program supports medical student research, both locally and off-site. Students carry out research in an academic setting under the direction of faculty members at the medical school, hospital and clinics, and throughout the University. 

Outside Funding

Outside funding opportunities including information on research, fellowships, clinical experience, travel awards, awards, and symposia is available at Financial Aid.   


  • Research Fellowships: support for proposed and ongoing research
  • Clinical Experience: mentorship programs, cross-cultural health care
  • Awards: recognition for completed work (e.g. paper, presentation, academic achievement)
  • Travel: funds for travel to participate in scientific meetings
  • Symposia: scientific meetings that encourage medical student participation