Scholarship Universe

Scholarship Universe is an advanced scholarship management system for students at the University of Arizona. Scholarship Universe can help match you to thousands of UA and non-UA scholarship opportunities.

College of Medicine – Tucson Scholarships

The College of Medicine – Tucson offers a variety of scholarships to entering and continuing medical students.

Future Physicians Scholarship

Partnership with COM & Navajo Nation

Opens March 15th

Deadline June 25th

Key points of the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund:

• The agreement is in effect for six years and then reviewed for renewal

• The fund will provide financial aid and academic support for up to seven Navajo scholars per year, to help them earn a medical degree from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson or the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.

• Current UA medical students will be eligible for the awards, as will students who are accepted into the Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (PMAP) program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, or the Pathway Scholars Program (PSP) at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. Both programs are designed to prepare students from rural and economically challenged parts of Arizona to qualify for entrance to medical school.

• Navajo medical students who receive support from the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund, and earn their medical degrees, will be required to serve the Navajo people for a minimum of five years upon completing their post-MD medical residency programs.

• The UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will match the scholarship funds provided to students by the Navajo Department of Diné (Navajo) Education.

• Financial assistance will cover tuition 

If you are interested, please send an email to both the COM Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office to confirm the process: and


Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) and Third-party Funding

If you are to receive QTR or any third-party payments, we will coordinate your financial aid awards around these funds. The amount of your financial aid awarded will be reduced. Please tell us if you are anticipating a QTR or other third-party payment.

External Scholarship Awards

If you receive an external award from a non-UA organization and would like to have the funds placed in your student financial aid account, please follow these steps:

  1. Notify the Office of Financial Aid via email at
  2. Notify your donor to send the endorsed check to: 

University of Arizona 

Office of Student Financial Aid

P.O. Box 210066

Tucson, Arizona


Make sure to keep a copy of all records and receipts of payments from external scholarships.  

Thank your donors: (Sample Thank you Letter Template)