Welcome! The Office of Financial Aid at California Health Sciences University is committed to ensuring that CHSU students make informed financial choices. We assist our students in understanding, applying for, and securing financing for a professional education, from the beginning of their academic career at California Health Sciences University to their post-graduate entry into the workplace and beyond.

AACOM Financial Aid Modules for Osteopathic Medical School Students and Graduates

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) offers a series of educational debt management modules designed to help osteopathic medical students and recent graduates. Visit the AACOM website for more information at: https://www.aacom.org/ome/councils/aacom-councils/csfaa

Scholarships

CHSU Scholarship Fund Program
The California Health Sciences University Scholarship Fund is a private fund that was established by the university and funded through the generosity of our supporters and has since assisted students with awards of up to $10,000. This scholarship program is administered by the Central Valley Community Foundation and they have appointed a selection committee that will consider applicants for these limited funds.

Free Scholarship Search Databases
Students are encouraged to investigate sources of financial assistance beyond what is offered by CHSU. Many foundations, professional associations, religious and ethnic organizations, and corporations offer grants and scholarships. Below are some free resources that could be utilized:

Service Obligation Scholarships
Committing to serve in one of the following organizations upon graduation may make you eligible to apply for scholarship or loan repayment opportunities with that organization:

Loans

CHSU currently offers three competitive, private educational loan financing options:

In considering private or alternative loans, borrowers need to take into account such factors as annual and aggregate loan amount limits, interest rates, fees, disbursement processes, timing and frequency, deferments such as during the in-school period, and repayment terms. Students are also encouraged to explore other options to find the best program for their needs.

The Sallie Mae Graduate Health Profession Loan can be accessed at: https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/graduate-student-loans/

The Sallie Mae Parent Loan (for parents or other sponsor borrowers) can be accessed at: www.salliemae.com/ParentOptions

Student Loan Forgiveness Programs for Future Consideration

For more Financial Aid information, please contact:

Kevin Hoover, Director of Financial Aid
California Health Sciences University
Office of Financial Aid
120 N. Clovis Avenue
Clovis, CA 93612
(559) 325-3600