The Financial Aid Office at Samuel Merritt University encourages all students to research scholarship opportunities. For assistance in the scholarship application process and for scholarship websites, please refer to the two documents below:
Scholarship FlyerScholarship Guide




Health Resources and Services Administration

Samuel Merritt University has been awarded $5.2 million over the next four years from the Health Resources and Services Administration to award scholarships to economically and/or educationally disadvantaged Master of Physician Assistant and Doctor of Physical Therapy students. Scholarships of $15,000 each will be awarded to 86 students per year through 2016.  Current and incoming students are eligible to receive the scholarship.  Students who remain in good standing will receive priority consideration for each year they are successfully enrolled in the program.

For information, please contact the academic program chair:

Physical Therapy
Dr. Terry Nordstrom, Program Chair

Physician Assistant
Dr. Michael DeRosa, Program Chair