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Types of Financial Aid

Students have access to multiple loan, scholarship and alternative resources for financing their graduate and medical education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

PCOM students can apply for multiple student loan programs. Student loan options include the Federal Direct student loan program, Health Resources and Service Administration loans and private student loans. View student loan options.

PCOM offers different kinds of scholarships for new and returning students. We also provide resources for external scholarship opportunities. Learn more about scholarships.

The Federal Work-Study (FWS) program allows students with financial need to work part-time jobs on campus. Each PCOM location offers a variety of jobs including administrative assistants, lab workers, classroom aids, tutors and more. Learn more about Federal Work-Study.

PCOM offers funds to help students who may have unforeseen financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. View emergency funding resources and information.

The Office of Institutional Advancement offers various professional and financial resources for current PCOM students.

Professional resources

PCOM students have access to alumni mentors and speakers for student club events. Fourth year medical students also have the opportunity to conduct virtual mock residency interviews with alumni from varying specialties.


Our virtual speaker series connects students with PCOM alumni from different programs and specialties to discuss their careers. We also organize networking events and discussion panels.

Financial resources

Financial resources are available to support student activities including travel to attend conferences, research presentations, medical mission trips and community service projects. In addition, the Impact PCOM crowdfunding initiative allows clubs to raise money for student-led projects.

View Alumni Resources