Fee Assistance Program

The AAMC Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to take the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), apply to medical schools that use the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®), and more.

Who Is Eligible to Participate in the Fee Assistance Program?

Learn the eligibility requirements for the Fee Assistance Program, including citizenship status, parental information, award limits, and benefits.

What Are the Benefits of the Fee Assistance Program?

The benefits of the Fee Assistance Program include discounted fees, complimentary access to the MSAR database, free MCAT preparation products, and more.

What You Need to Apply

The Fee Assistance Program application asks for general information and financial information about you, your spouse (if applicable), and all of your living parents.

Fee Assistance Program Application Guide

The information below will assist you as you proceed through the application, submission, and post-submission processes.

Fee Assistance Program FAQs

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the AAMC Fee Assistance Program application process and the required documentation.
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The 2018 Fee Assistance Program application is closing on December 20, 2018. All applications and supporting financial documentation for 2018 are due on December 20. No supporting documents will be accepted from applicants after 11:59 PM ET.
As of December 14, the Fee Assistance Program is processing applications that were in "Submitted and Pending Verification" status on December 13.

The Fee Assistance Program Application Tutorial

This tutorial provides important information about the Fee Assistance Program and key steps to complete the application, including necessary financial documents you will need to apply.

2018 Fee Assistance Program Essentials

This Fee Assistance Program guide is the first step in applying. This is required reading before completing your AAMC Fee Assistance Program application and necessary for a smooth application process.

Financial Aid Resources

The AAMC's FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program provides free resources to help you make wise financial decisions. 

Contact the Fee Assistance Program

Attn: Fee Assistance Program
655 K Street N.W., Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001

Fax: 202-828-1120

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Canadian Fee Assistance Program:
Questions? Visit AFMC’s website at - https://afmc.ca/medical-education/mcat-fee-assistance-program-canadians

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. ET, Closed Wednesday, 3-5 p.m. ET

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