2022 Fee Assistance Program Essentials

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Understanding the 2022 Fee Assistance Program Essentials is the first step in applying.

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The AAMC Fee Assistance Program provides financial assistance to individuals who, without this aid, would find it very difficult — if not impossible — to take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), apply to medical schools through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), and fulfill other obligations on the path to a career in medicine. The AAMC encourages all eligible aspiring physicians to apply for fee assistance.

The information in this guide is necessary for a smooth application process. You must read the Fee Assistance Program Essentials for Calendar Year 2022 before completing your AAMC Fee Assistance Program application.

When you apply, you will be asked to certify that you have read and understand the policies and procedures contained in Fee Assistance Program Essentials for Calendar Year 2022 and that you agree to comply with them.

Access the 2022 Fee Assistance Program Essentials.

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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://www.afmc.ca/en/learners/fee-assistance-programs

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

202-828-0600
Application Processing

The Fee Assistance Program is now closed. The 2022 program application will open at the end of January. 

2022 Fee Assistance Program Essentials

Understanding the 2022 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.

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