So you want a civilian deferral

January 2016 Update: This page really talks about the Air Force process for requesting civilian deferral, as well as general considerations in applying for civilian deferral. Another post will be coming soon about the Army process.   So you’re a medical student on a military scholarship and you want to train in a civilian residency – you want to defer

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The Health Professions Scholarship Program, or Getting Uncle Sam to pay for medical school

As a medical student on a military scholarship, I get a lot of questions about the benefits, the downsides, and how to go about getting your very own military scholarship. As part of a series of posts about the military Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), today we will be talking about the basics: what it is, what it pays for,

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How the military match works (as of 2014)

As a graduating medical student on a military scholarship, I get a lot of questions about how military scholarships and the military match work. I plan to write another post in the near future that explains how the military scholarships work in general, but since it’s match season, let’s talk about the military match process first. I’m going to assume

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