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The Army, along with the Navy and Air Force, provides generous scholarships for medical students. They will pay for the entire tuition of your school for one, two, three, or four years. Additionally,you receive a monthly stipend of about $1200 for 10.5 months and get paid a little more as a member of the army for 1.5 months. This is an obligation scholarship. Basically, you will owe the army one year of service as an attending for each year of scholarship or residency training received from the army. At the end of medical school, you will either select match into the army residency program or the civilian residency program. If you decided on the army residency program, you will owe an obligation of the number of years of residency or the number of years of scholarship received, whichever is larger. As an army resident, your pay is usually significantly higher than civilian residents, sometimes more than $60,000. Currently, with some medical schools having a tuition of upward of $36,000, this scholarship can be worth up to $48,000 per year. One caveat is that army attending pay is lower than civilian pay in some specialties, and this would defray the savings from the scholarship. This scholarship is a great idea for people interested in primary care, pediatrics, and general practice if you're going to a private college. For more information, please contact an Army recruiter.