Tuition Free: The First Chapter of Countless Stories

You can help write the next chapter by supporting full-tuition scholarships for all future students at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

It’s a dream come true: Every MD degree student’s tuition is covered in full through philanthropic support.

On August 16, 2018, NYU Grossman School of Medicine surprised students and their families with the life-changing news that every student enrolled in our MD degree program will receive full-tuition scholarships. The announcement marked an unforgettable first chapter in our students’ medical careers, but the story isn’t over. Our Tuition Free initiative is funded entirely through the generosity of our alumni and friends, and we need your support. Make a gift today to ensure that all future classes of students receive the same scholarship opportunities, regardless of financial need or medical specialty.

See what our Tuition Free initiative means to NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s students.

Students and faculty reflect on the before-and-after of the Tuition Free initiative announcement at last year’s White Coat Ceremony, the medical school tradition where we welcome new students with their own white lab coat.


Gwen Cody ’20 embarked on a journey to medical school that shaped her belief in taking care of people as the best way she can make a meaningful contribution.


Following his grandfather’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, Albert Liu ’19 has focused on new medical interventions that can restore a patient’s sense of self.

Tunmise Fawole ’22 believes that full-tuition scholarships provide an opportunity for young people intimidated by the cost of medical school to reconsider the possibility of becoming a physician.


Inspired by the joys of fatherhood, Isaac Chamani ’20 is pursuing research that helps other families have kids.


Ariel Ostad ’91, president of the Alumni Association and proud scholarship donor, believes that anyone with a passion for medicine should be able to pursue their dream of becoming a doctor.

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