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1 Tulane University School of Medicine’s Scholarship Information
For Prospective Students enrolling August 2013

2 Overview of Tulane Scholarships
Merit: Jack R. Aron Scholarship (NEW !) Full Tuition Dr. Julian Hawthorne Scholarship Half Tuition Jack R. Aron Scholars Award (NEW !) $25,000 Endowed/Non-Endowed Scholarships $20,000 LAMMICO Scholarship $12,000 Need-Based: Limited Need-Based Scholarships Amount Varies

3 Tulane School of Medicine Jack R. Aron Scholarships
New for Tulane will award up to five incoming students an Aron Scholarship covering the full-amount of prevailing tuition The value of the scholarship will keep pace with any future tuition increase during a student’s 4 year medical school career. Tulane will award up to ten incoming students an Aron Scholars Award valued at $25,000, renewable for all 4 years of a student’s medical school career.

4 Jack R. Aron Background information concerning Mr. Aron
Jack Aron believed deeply in the mission and work of Tulane University and was passionate about Tulane, especially medical education, clinical activities, and public health. Between 1968 and 1977 Jack played a tremendous role in the development and expansion of the health medical sciences at Tulane, when his vision, generosity, and thoughtfulness proved instrumental in creating the Tulane hospital. Since his passing in 1994, the Jack R. Aron Scholars Program has helped more than 350 students successfully complete their studies at Tulane. It was Jack’s hope that every recipient would one day contribute to the fund in his name to ensure subsequent generations of scholars would have the same opportunity to enter into the health sciences.

5 Tulane School of Medicine Dr. Julian Hawthorne Scholarships
Tulane will award up to two incoming students a Hawthorne Scholarship covering half of prevailing tuition The value of the scholarship will keep pace with any future tuition increase so as to always equate to half-tuition during a student’s 4 year medical school career.

6 Dr. Julian Hawthorne Background information concerning Dr. Hawthorne
The Dr. Julian Hawthorne Educational Fund was established in 1957 by the bequest of Dr. Julian Hawthorne, a 1920 graduate of the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr, Hawthorne was a native of Pine Apple, Alabama. Following his medical studies at Tulane and an internship at Touro Infirmary he taught in Tulane’s anatomy department (from ) and at the Yale Medical School form He later conducted private practice in New York and Connecticut. Dr. Hawthorne was hailed as “a conscientious worker and a physician with a warm understanding of his fellow human beings.” Hawthorne Scholarships are awarded to “deserving medical students” at Tulane’s School of Medicine.

7 Tulane School of Medicine Merit Scholarships
Endowed & Non-Endowed Scholarships Tulane’s generous donors have established several Endowed and/or non-endowed scholarship programs at the School of Medicine to assist students with the costs of their medical school education. Tulane’s School of Medicine expects to award up 20 merit scholarships each in the amount of $20,000 using available funding from these various scholarship programs. Awards are renewed for the 4 years of a student’s medical school career.

8 Tulane School of Medicine LAMMICO Scholarship
Tulane will award one incoming student a LAMMICO Scholarship valued at $12, The LAMMICO scholarship is only for a first year student, however Tulane will continue to award scholarship funds of $12,000 for the remaining 3 years of a student’s medical school career.

9 LAMMICO Background information concerning LAMMICO
The Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO) provides healthcare practitioners with medical professional liability insurance and is the only physician-owned company specializing in medical professional liability insurance products and services for Louisiana physicians. Since the LAMMICO merit scholarship program has helped freshman at various Louisiana medical schools with funds to defray tuition costs. LAMMICO president/CEO Dr. Thomas H. Grimstead, a 1973 Tulane SOM graduate, established the scholarship program for eligible students from Louisiana.

10 Tulane School of medicine Need-Based Scholarships
Awarded only after the student has been offered admission AND Tulane has received and reviewed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (Available January 1, 2013) Apply at: Use Tulane’s Federal school code: Tulane’s need-based scholarships are limited. Parental financial information is required for need-based scholarship consideration. Refer to the Tulane School of Medicine’s financial aid website for more information:

11 “Outside” Scholarships
Scholarships available from entities outside of Tulane Military Scholarships: Army, Navy, & Air Force offer full scholarships covering tuition & fees, and a stipend for books and living expenses in exchange for your service agreement. National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarships: For students interested in primary care specialties and committed to serving a part of their career in a health professional shortage area, the NHSC program pays for tuition & fees, books, and a stipend for living expenses. Outside Scholarship Opportunities: free scholarship search engine: Check local medical societies & hospitals regarding possible scholarship opportunities.

12 Questions? Thank you! Information provided by the Tulane School of medicine’s Office of Financial Aid. Contact at or visit our website at:

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