Office of Institutional Advancement


Thomas Jefferson University is committed to increasing the amount of available scholarship dollars for students throughout the university. Additional endowed scholarship funds are vital to reducing the debt burden for our students and will ensure that the cost of a medical education does not deter future Jefferson students from pursuing their dreams.

For more information about scholarships, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 877-533-3443.

Featured Scholarships

Read about generous Jefferson alumni and friends who have established new endowed scholarships at Jefferson. These scholarships funds will provide assistance to Jefferson students in perpetuity.

Drs. Leslie & Mitchell Weiss

Drs. Leslie & Mitchell Weiss Scholarship
The Drs. Leslie and Mitchell Weiss Scholarship is a need-based scholarship fund established by family and friends in honor and memory of Drs. Leslie ('93) and Mitchell ('94) Weiss. Leslie and Mitch were dedicated to supporting their loved ones at pivotal life moments, and this scholarship is meant to continue their legacy of generosity. Read more »

Mark Zwanger, MD and Malcolm Kram, DVM

Mark L. Zwanger, MD ’82 and Malcolm A. Kram, DVM, LGBT Scholarship
Mark Zwanger, MD and Malcolm Kram, DVM know the importance of supporting LGBTQ students who wish to pursue careers in medicine. Together, the couple made a $100,000 gift in honor of their parents, establishing the Mark L. Zwanger, MD ’82 and Malcolm A. Kram, DVM, LGBT Scholarship at SKMC. Read more »

Jackson/Minton Scholarship

Drs. Algernon Brashear Jackson and Henry McKee Minton Scholarship
Jefferson is committed to improving the diversity of our student body, faculty, and staff, and we recognize that increasing access to scholarship dollars for African American males, who are underrepresented in medicine, is the single most effective means of accomplishing our goal. Read more »


Jefferson Office of
Institutional Advancement

125 South 9th Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone:  215-955-1635