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 online database, free MCAT Official Prep 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.

2020 Fee Assistance Program Essentials

Understanding the 2020 Fee Assistance Program Essentials is the first step in applying.

Fee Assistance Program for Canadian Examinees

The AAMC and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada’s (AFMC) pilot fee assistance program for Canadian examinees.

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 2020 Fee Assistance Program application is now open.
As of October 20, the Fee Assistance Program is:
Processing applications that reached "Submitted and Pending Verification" status on October 16.

2020 Fee Assistance Program Essentials

Understanding the 2020 Fee Assistance Program Essentials 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.

Fee Assistance Program Webinar

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This pre-recorded webinar covers how medical school applicants can save over $2,000 through the Fee Assistance Program. It walks through the 2020 Fee Assistance Program benefits, eligibility requirements, and application process.

Fee Assistance Program Webinar Slides PDF

PDF slides of the 2020 Fee Assistance Program webinar covering program benefits, eligibility requirements, and application process.

Fee Assistance Program Benefits

Learn how you can save over $2,000 through the Fee Assistance Program by utilizing our benefits on your premed journey

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

AAMC
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/learners/mcat-fee-assistance-program

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

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