In this difficult time, the Foundation, PHP and LifeGuard staff members are committed to meeting your needs virtually. You may reach us the following ways…

Foundation Staff: Phone: (717) 558-7750 or (800) 228-7823 and Email: 
PHP Staff:
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Additional resource: Face COVID – How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis by Dr. Russ Harris

Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES)

Applications will be accepted January 1, 2022 - February 28, 2022

Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES)

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The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society is pleased to administer the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES) for Pennsylvania residents attending a Pennsylvania medical school as a second- or third-year student.

Applications must be submitted online by
Feb. 28. *Multiple $2,500 scholarships will be awarded from this fund.

To financially assist Pennsylvania residents enrolled in a Pennsylvania medical school, the Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance established the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES) Fund in April of 2000. The Alliance ceased in existence in June 2019; however their legacy and commitment to the education of medical students continues through this scholarship.

The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance is the volunteer voice of the family of medicine, dedicated to healthy communities and the preservation of the doctor-patient relationship. 

The Fund is administered by the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization. The official registration and financial information of the Foundation may be obtained from the PA Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.



To obtain more information on loans or scholarships, contact me!

Deborah K. Monko
Director, Student Financial Services
Phone: (717) 558-7809