Frequently Asked Questions

What is the role of the AAMC?

  • AAMC is solely responsible for funding the reduced registration fees for awardees and providing copies of the Official Guide to the MCAT® Exam, Fifth Edition and the Official MCAT® Flashcards. AAMC does not make any decisions on who is awarded the fee assistance for Canadian examinees. Any questions regarding the application, evaluation, and qualification process should be directed to the AFMC at MCAT-FAP-PAF@afmc.ca.

What is the role of the AAMC?

  • AAMC is solely responsible for funding the reduced registration fees for awardees and providing copies of the Official Guide to the MCAT® Exam, Fifth Edition and the Official MCAT® Flashcards. AAMC does not make any decisions on who is awarded the fee assistance for Canadian examinees. Any questions regarding the application, evaluation, and qualification process should be directed to the AFMC at MCAT-FAP-PAF@afmc.ca.

How long is the pilot program?

The pilot program has been extended for a second year and will continue during the 2019 testing year. The AAMC and AFMC reserve the right to discontinue the program after the pilot year.

How long is the pilot program?

The pilot program has been extended for a second year and will continue during the 2019 testing year. The AAMC and AFMC reserve the right to discontinue the program after the pilot year.

What benefits will Canadian examinees receive during the first year of the pilot fee assistance program?

During the pilot program, Canadian examinees will receive reduced scheduling, rescheduling, and cancellation rates as well as printed copies of the Official Guide to the MCAT® Exam, Fifth Edition and the Official MCAT® Flashcards. For information about the application, evaluation, and qualification process, please contact AFMC at MCAT-FAP-PAF@afmc.ca.

What benefits will Canadian examinees receive during the first year of the pilot fee assistance program?

During the pilot program, Canadian examinees will receive reduced scheduling, rescheduling, and cancellation rates as well as printed copies of the Official Guide to the MCAT® Exam, Fifth Edition and the Official MCAT® Flashcards. For information about the application, evaluation, and qualification process, please contact AFMC at MCAT-FAP-PAF@afmc.ca.

Why don’t Canadian students receive the same Fee Assistance Program benefits as American students?

The current program and benefits outlined here are in place for Canadian students during the pilot. The AAMC and AFMC will explore possible adjustments to the program when evaluating the pilot at the end of the 2019 testing year.

Why don’t Canadian students receive the same Fee Assistance Program benefits as American students?

The current program and benefits outlined here are in place for Canadian students during the pilot. The AAMC and AFMC will explore possible adjustments to the program when evaluating the pilot at the end of the 2019 testing year.