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SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOANS

The American University of St. Vincent School of Medicine offers a number of scholarships to recognize outstanding performance of applicants in various fields. Scholarships are granted as a credit to basic sciences tuition for semesters one through four. Scholarships are competitive and funds are very limited. Eligible students are encouraged to apply early in the semester. Applicants may download the respective scholarship application forms and submit them along with your admission application material to the Canadian Administrative Office.

All scholarships require the submission of a scholarship application, outlining the relevant academic successes and challenges, community service, and professional achievements and recognitions. Applicants may submit an essay accompanied by supporting documents such as transcripts, letters of recommendation, certificates, awards, and proof of eligibility as necessary. The Office of Admissions must receive all applications and supporting documentation at least thirty days prior to the start of classes. Please note that there is no guarantee of a scholarship and the number of scholarships awarded per semester may vary. All scholarship decisions are final and are not open to appeal. The maximum number of scholarships that a student is eligible to receive, per semester, is 5 (4 academic scholarships and 1 outstanding student scholarship). Please be advised that all scholarship awards are rescinded if the recipient fails any class.

Special Scholarship Grants
Special Scholarship Grant for the next 100 students beginning September 2019!
50% tuition fee scholarship for Basic Sciences
30% tuition fee scholarship for Clinical Rotations.
This unique scholarship grant is available and will be awarded to qualified applicants for the September 2019 and January 2020 semesters on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Academic/Outstanding Medical School Student Scholarship
We award scholarships to new applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence in their previous coursework. Applicants who have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher will be considered for these scholarships. Students who demonstrate strong personal qualities of citizenship, dedication to the community or public service and academic excellence will be considered for an outstanding medical school scholarship. Academic/Outstanding medical school scholarship provides up to $1000 tuition credit for each semester of the Basic Science program. In order to maintain continued eligibility for this Scholarship Program, students must maintain passing grades in all courses.

US Military Veterans Scholarship
Veterans of the US Army, Navy and Air Force are eligible to apply for this Scholarship that covers $500 USD off of the Basic Sciences tuition fees. This scholarship will be awarded to a limited number of U.S. military veterans, who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty, either currently or with an Honorable Discharge and who do not have any type of funding from Military. All Scholarship must prove eligibility with official records and meet all admissions requirements of the AUS School of Medicine.

Medical Professional Scholarship Program
A scholarship of $300 USD off the Basic Science semester tuition will be awarded to Certified EMT’s or Paramedics, LVNs, RNs and similar licensed medical professionals who wish to pursue higher education with AUS School of medicine. Proof of current certification and licensure along with other admissions requirements must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee.

Caribbean Scholarship Program

AUS School of Medicine provides 25% off tuition for all four semesters of Basic Sciences and Pre-Medical education for qualifying citizens of Caribbean Nations. The scholarship is given on a first come first serve basis. This Scholarship does not include room, board, transportation or educational supplies.

Saint Vincent Scholarship Program
AUS School of Medicine provides 50% off tuition for all four semesters of Basic Sciences education for qualifying St. Vincent citizens. The scholarship is given on a first come first serve basis. This Scholarship does not include room, board, transportation or educational supplies. The recipients are intended to practice medicine in St. Vincent.

Loans
AUS currently does not offer any loans or work with any lenders to obtain loans. Canadian Citizens may qualify for a Student Line of Credit from various financial institutions in Canada.