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Office of Student Inclusion and Academic Enrichment

Office of Student Inclusion and Academic Enrichment

Encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds to pursue careers in science is a national priority

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  Financial Assistance

Several major competitive scholarships are available to students who contribute to the diversity of the student body and have outstanding academic credentials. For Wisconsin residents, the Dean's Scholarship reflects the College's commitment to ensure that students from diverse backgrounds have an opportunity to pursue their career goals in medicine. Other scholarships available and open to both Wisconsin and out-of-state residents include the Presidential Scholarship and the Advanced Medical Opportunity Scholarship. In addition to these, the Wisconsin Energy Corporation Foundation Endowment and the Hearst Foundation Endowment were recently established to provide financial support to deserving students.


Scholarships are also funded through several clinical departments for students from diverse backgrounds who possess outstanding academic credentials. Students who would like to be considered for any of these scholarships should contact the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs/Diversity. Institutional financial assistance is comprised of need-based scholarships, interest-deferred loans and federal loans (i.e. Stafford loan program). The Office of Student Financial Services provides assistance to students completing their financial aid application. Application fee waivers for financially disadvantaged applicants are available for those who have received an AMCAS fee waiver. Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions as questions or concerns arise. In addition, students do not have to be accepted to begin the financial aid process; however, a clean credit report is required of all students prior to matriculation.

  Non-Discrimination Policy:

The Medical College of Wisconsin offers all its educational programs and services, including admissions, and all employment opportunities, conditions and benefits, including recruitment, selection, promotion, pay, use of facilities, and retirement, without discrimination, as defined by applicable federal and state laws, executive regulations and orders. MCW is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. The Medical College of Wisconsin does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin or use or nonuse of lawful products off MCW’s premises during nonworking hours in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other College administered programs and activities, but may favor Wisconsin residents in admissions. All communications and questions concerning this policy should be directed to:

Vice President Human Resources
Office of Human Resources and Affirmative Action
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226
(414) 955-4145

Staff and Contact Information

Thank you for visiting our website. Whether you have a question, need assistance, or you're in town and want to check out our campus, we want you to know that we are here and accessible.

Please feel free to reach out to a member of the Student Affairs/Diversity Team:

Office of Student Affairs/Diversity
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-0129 (fax)

Dawn S. Bragg, PhD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs/Diversity
Assistant Director, Office of Educational Services
Associate Professor, Pediatric - Medical Education
(414) 955-8734

Jean Mallett, MBA
Program Manager I
(414) 955-8734

Yvette Williams
Administrative Assistant III
(414) 955-8734

Crystal L. Jushka, MEd
Pipeline Program Coordinator
(414) 955-8734

Adrienne German
Pipeline Program Coordinator
(414) 955-8734

Page Updated 10/17/2017