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The University of Arizona

Research Support and Funding

Research and External Funding

If you are interested in pursuing external funding for a research project, your first step must be to contact Carol Haussler, Silke Krueger, or Stephanie Sandrock  in the Research Administration Office at the College of Medicine – Phoenix a minimum of 2 and preferably 4 weeks before the application deadline to discuss your proposal.

External funding by Organizations and Societies for medical students- rev. 2/20/15

General Scholarships:

The AMA Foundation has made it a priority to assist medical students in handling the rising cost of medical education. The Physicians of Tomorrow Awards were created in 2004 to provide financial assistance to medical students facing spiraling medical school debt. On average, medical students in the U.S. graduate with a debt load of nearly $162,000. Each $10,000 scholarship is based on different eligibility requirements. Physicians of Tomorrow Award: Selection is based on academic excellence and financial need. Physicians of Tomorrow Award, supported by the Johnson F. Hammond, MD, Fund: Selection is based on a commitment to a career in medical journalism.


International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons (IODKS). Student must be a US or Canadian citizen, enrolled full-time in a school accredited in the field involved and application musts be for at least the third year of college. For those students seeking degrees of MD or DDS, application must be for at least the second year of medical or dental school.

External funding by Disciplines and Specialties for medical students-rev. 2/20/15

Summer - External funding for medical students-rev. 2/20/15