Student Funding Opportunities

SGA Creative Initiative Grant

The Creative Initiative Grant exists to provide funding opportunities for projects that benefit the DUCOM student body. Grant applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis by the SGA Executive Board.

Student Creative Initiative Grant Application, 2021-2022

Creative Initiative Grant Overview

SGA Medical Student Research Grant

The Medical Student Research Grant aims to fund student efforts to create and present original scientific knowledge.

Conferences and scientific meetings are valuable forums for professional students to present original work, learn about current findings in their field of interest, and network with other members of their professional community. The award is intended for meeting-related expenses: conference registration and associated fees such as poster printing, travel and lodging, which are often barriers to student travel. The award recipient is expected to be budget-conscious and pursue any outside awards and stipends. Applicants must be in good academic standing and must be presenting an original poster or oral presentation. Award recipients are required to display their affiliation with the College of Medicine and should consider presenting their research at Drexel Discovery Day in the fall.

In an effort to provide as many students as possible with funding opportunities, each grant will be limited to a maximum of $500. Additionally, students are eligible for one grant during their time as a Drexel medical student. MD/PhD students are not eligible during their years dedicated to PhD study. Recipients are encouraged to seek out other sources of funding to supplement this award.

Please allow 1 month for review of your application. If approved, refunds are processed through submission of itemized receipts to Good luck and we value your effort!

Medical Student Research Grant Application, 2021-2022

If you have any questions, please contact Caitlin Curcio, Director of Student Affairs (

DUCOM Alumni Grants

The Drexel University College of Medicine Alumni Association evaluates grant applications and provides financial support for programs, services or professional development that will enhance interaction between our students and alumni, improve the student experience, and/or promote tradition, academic excellence or awareness of the Alumni Association.


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