Professional students enrolled full-time in a professional school located in the United States for the upcoming academic and who are verified to be in good academic standing are eligible to apply for the White Coat Investor Scholarship. That means medicine, osteopathic medicine, podiatry, dentistry, law, pharmacy, optometry, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, CRNA, anesthesiologist assistant, or veterinarian. We will also consider physical therapy and occupational therapy students if the program leads to a doctorate degree. Applications will be accepted from June 1 through August 31, and winners are usually announced in October.
No online schools (brick and mortar only).
You can't already have a full scholarship and be eligible.
No residents. Even if you’re a dental resident paying tuition. Students only.
You will need to fill out the application which will ask for your name, school, email address, and similar information. You will then be required to submit an 800-1,200 word essay written in English. The word count is strictly enforced. If you are over or under the word count, your essay will be disqualified. You may not attach a Word document. It must be pasted directly into the application. Emailed submissions will not be accepted. If you win, your essay will be published on The White Coat Investor blog. Submitting an application is considered your agreement to having your essay published along with your name and picture. No anonymous entries.