American University of Antigua College of Medicine annually offers a variety of scholarships, bursaries, and grants and one of the prestigious scholarships offered for the academic year of 2022-2023 is the International Grant intended for outstanding international students who wish to pursue their undergraduate education in the USA.
The financial barrier for the students who aim to complete their educational journey is setting aside the challenges and searching for ways to fulfill their education and achieve their career and professional goals. The AUA College of Medicine seeks high-potential international students and encourages them to apply for the International Grant to help them fulfill their education in the USA.
The International Grant offered by the AUA College of Medicine is one of the Cultural Awards, AUA has been guided by the belief that the benefits of the patients come from diversity and compassionate medical professionals, Cultural Awards will be granted to give encouragement and diversity to the students of the AUA Colege of Medicine
Scholarship Provider: American University of Antigua College of Medicine
About the Provider
The American University of Antigua (AUA) is an international medical school recognized for providing the best possible medical education with a focus on medical education and a growing population of minorities and racial diversity in the work of physicians. The AAU takes the opportunity to select students capable of completing medical school and provide them with the resources they need to compete at home and succeed in medicine.
The AAU was founded by Neal S. Simon, a lawyer and former president of Ross University. The American University of Antigua (AUA) is an international private medical school located in Antigua and Barbuda. The American University of Antigua has been included among the best medical schools in the Caribbean by World Scholarship Forum 2020 and Money Inc. 2019. The American College of Antigua Medical School (AUA) is a new medical school dedicated to providing first-class, student-centered minority support, a multicultural education, and empowering graduates to develop skills and behaviors, excellence, and professionalism.
The AAU is designed to support disadvantaged communities and address physician shortages that can arise with a focus on primary care. As such, the University recognizes the role of social media in advancing medicine and in leading the next generation of physicians and healthcare professionals to meet global health needs.
- Academic Year: 2022-2023
- Applicant’s Nationality: United States, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Canada, United Kingdom.
- Degree Level: Undergraduate
- Field: Medicine
- Number of Awards: NA
- Renewable: Yes
- Scholarship Award: $65,000
- Scholarship Country: United States of America
- Offered Annually: Yes
- Duration: NA
Before proceeding to the application, students must meet the criteria for the scholarships.
- The international students must be a resident of the eligible country, the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and South Asia countries such as Bangladesh, Afghanistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.
- The applicants must be able to provide their proof of residency and a copy of their passport.
- The scholarship doesn’t require a GPA.
- Must have good communication skills in oral and written English.
- Must be commencing their undergraduate degree in an eligible course offered by the university.
Before Applying for the Scholarship
- Prior to being considered for scholarships/grants, all applicants must be logged into the AAU and must complete a scholarship/grant application and supporting documentation, if applicable. Scholarships/grants are not cumulative.
- Those with more than one qualification will benefit the most. All grant/grant applications must be submitted prior to registration. Changes to scholarships/grants do not reflect previous scholarships/grants. Please refer to the AAU Academic Catalog for additional requirements.
The AAU believes that different patient populations require physicians trained in different cultures. To support diversity, the AAU is pleased to offer a limited number of Ph.D. Diversity Scholarships to qualified applicants.
The interested applicants must be able to complete their application form at the provided online application portal of the university. To complete the application process, the students must provide their personal information.
As part of the application process, the students must submit the following:
- Personal Information
- Essay not more than 500 words
- Copy of Passport
- List of awards, volunteer activities, and membership in the community participated.
- Letter of recommendation must be separated during the admission process.
Candidates who have completed their higher education in countries with a different level of education than the United States are eligible for their scholarship and wish to undergo pre-employment training or pre-medical curriculum must be comparable to the US offered education.
The AUA program is taught in English and all students must be fluent in English. Candidates can apply for a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score, or be interviewed by the admission department faculty if proficiency in English is a requirement that interferes with the student’s academic success.
- The Admission Committee of the AUA College of Medicine will evaluate and review all the applications and make the decision for the scholarship application and for admission.
- All students must submit a Criminal Background Check (CBC) prior to starting AUA. Applicants with any violation found by the CBC must submit documentation to the CBC before their application can be reviewed by the admissions process. Failure to submit a CBC prior to the decision may result in a change in admission.
- The AUA Admissions Committee may request TOEFL or IELTS test results and/or require an admissions faculty interview from any applicant if it is determined that English language proficiency may interfere with that student’s academic performance at AUA. An international applicant who has completed the required academic courses at an English-language academic institution will not be included in this requirement. Applicants should aim for a TOEFL score of 80 or better (internet-based total or equivalent computer or paper versions) or an IELTS score of 6.5 (total band score) or better.
The AUA College of Medicine will provide an award to the successful students who will be receiving the International grant, an award amounting to up to $65,000.
The deadline for application is still open until further notice, for the academic year of 2022-2023.