Student Loan Opportunities

Maine Medical Education Foundation-

Low Interest Medical School Loan Program


The Maine Medical Education Foundation (MMEF) Loan Program was established in the 1959 by the Maine Medical Association (MMA) to make loans available to Maine residents enrolled in or accepted to approved medical schools. The Maine Osteopathic Association also contributes funds to this program and osteopathic medical school students are eligible to apply. Over the past 40 years, nearly $4 million has been loaned to deserving medical students. These loans can be used to fill the gap between federal loan programs and the full cost of education.


Terms and Eligibility:

  • Maine residents accepted by or enrolled in approved medical schools
  • No loan fees
  • Loan amounts range from $2,000 up to the full cost of education
  • Checks are payable to the student and mailed directly to the address listed on the application
  • Application deadline: May 1st of award year
  • Student must be pursuing a degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

For more information: Call 1-800-922-6352 or email: