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Chart & Stethoscope

Student Support Programs

The Alumni Association College of Medicine's primary mission is to provide financial support and services to medical students, to enhance their experience during their four years at Downstate.


Student Travel Grants

Support to enable students to present their original work at national conferences.

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Full Year Research Scholarship

For medical students to devote one full year of rigorous scientific research on project approved by faculty & alumni committee.


Brooklyn Free Clinic

Community clinic initiated by medical students to serve the Brooklyn local population with no insurance.


Student Summer Research Fellowships

Support for students to conduct full-time research for eight weeks (during the summer following the first year) to promote interest in research.


Tuition Scholarships

Tuition is $40,160+ alone, not including living expenses. Many students come from families that have income below $60,000. Our scholarships are based on financial need. ->Apply Here


White Coat Ceremony /  Match Day

The annual event to welcome all first year students into the medical profession with an inspirational presentation from an accomplished alumnus/a, and the distribution of white coats.

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