CityDoctors Scholarship

Provides academic full and partial tuition scholarships. Serve the people of NYC and become a doctor.

CityDoctors Scholarship

Provides academic and needs-based full and partial tuition scholarships. Serve the people of NYC and become a doctor.

Have you always wanted to give back to urban communities?
Now is your chance…

St. George’s University is proudly partnered with NYC Health + Hospitals—the largest municipal healthcare system in the US—to help alleviate the doctor shortage in the Big Apple and is awarding full- or partial-tuition scholarships to qualified1 students.

  • The demand for physicians, especially in urban areas, is expected to increase as the current physician workforce ages and retires.
  • The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) predicts a shortage of 46,000-90,000 physicians by 20252.

Participating Hospitals:

451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203

2601 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11235

79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst, New York 11373

760 Broadway
Brooklyn, New York 11206

1901 First Avenue
New York, New York 10029

234 East 149th Street
Bronx, New York 10451

Don’t let this opportunity to give back to the Big Apple pass you by…

1To be considered for scholarships you must be a permanent resident of New York City for the past five-years, have graduated from a New York City high school, college, or university, and be a full-time employee or have a parent or grandparent who is a full-time employee of either the City of New York or NYC Health + Hospitals.

2Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand from 2013 to 2025.

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Serve the people of NYC and become a doctor through CityDoctors Scholarship

Join Kyeiwaa in her success story…

The CityDoctors scholarship removed a layer of financial stress and brought me one step closer to becoming a physician in the communities that helped shape me. I feel like I am in the right place and doing what I’m supposed to be doing.

Kyeiwaa Amofa-Boachie, MD ’19

Pediatrics resident at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Eligibility for CityDoctors

Full and partial scholarship recipients will be selected jointly by St. George’s University Scholarship Committee and NYC Health + Hospitals and awarded to eligible* incoming students accepted to SGU’s School of Medicine.

In order to qualify for the scholarship, you must be a first-time incoming SGU student, a US citizen or US Permanent Resident, and meet one or more of the following criteria:

How To Apply for a CityDoctors Scholarship

Download your application, complete in full, and follow these instructions:

  1. Write an essay that explains your professional goals as a physician and your commitment to post residency training at a NYC Health+ Hospital (H+H) affiliated hospital.
  2. Complete all questions that apply to you. Failure to complete all questions will result in an incomplete status.
  3. Submit all required documentation for eligibility noted on the application.

Return all documents in a single attachment to:

For more information, please visit the application process and requirements for admissions page.