Students, Residents and Fellows

ACMS Medical Student Scholarship - $4,000
Applications are accepted July 1 - September 30

As you begin your career in medicine, cost should never be a barrier to access to information and resources. That’s why your ACMS membership will remain FREE for the duration of your training. If you are a Medical Student, Resident, or Fellow, visit the PAMED website to join.*

*For the 2024 membership year, PAMED membership for students will be $5 and membership for residents is $20. These costs are directly associated with your membership to the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Unable to afford the cost of membership? Please reach out to Eileen Taylor ([email protected]) to request a form for dues exception.

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society is pleased to administer the ACMS Medical Student Scholarship for medical students who reside in Allegheny County. This scholarship is made possible by contributions from the ACMS Foundation, which established the fund within the Foundation to assist local students with the cost of attending a Pennsylvania medical school. 


  • Applicant must be a United States citizen.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Allegheny County in the state of Pennsylvania for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student (not including time spent attending an undergraduate or graduate school in Pennsylvania). 
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a fully accredited Pennsylvania medical school.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in or entering his/her third or fourth year of medical school.
  • Applicant cannot be a past recipient of the Allegheny County Medical Society Medical Student Scholarship
  • Applicant must be a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (membership is free for medical students); click here to join if you are not already a member.



Benefits of Membership as a Student, Resident, and Fellow:

Benefits of Membership as a Student, Resident, and Fellow: