We offer a number of scholarship programs to recognize outstanding performance of applicants in various fields. Scholarships are granted to new incoming students and are credited to basic sciences tuition for semesters one to four. Scholarships are competitive and funds are very limited so eligible students are encouraged to as early as possible in the semester. Applicants may download the respective scholarship application forms and submit them along with the admission application material to the US Office of Admissions in Dallas, TX.
All applicants must submit an application for scholarship, outlining their academic successes and challenges, community service, and professional achievements and recognitions. Applicants are also required to submit a 1 page essay explaining why they should be awarded the scholarship. The application should also be accompanied by supporting documents relevant to the type of scholarship 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. Questions regarding the scholarship application process must be directed to the must be directed to the Assistant Director of Student Services. Please address all scholarship applications and materials to:
The Office of Admissions
5999 Summerside Dr Ste 220
Dallas TX 75252
Outstanding Student Scholarship - This extremely competitive and limited scholarship is awarded to students, who have demonstrated strong personal qualities of citizenship, dedication to the community or public service, and academic excellence. This scholarship provides $2000 off tuition each semester for the Basic Science portion of the MD program. Qualifying applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 3.7 or higher. Ideal candidates will also possess a masters or advanced degree or outstanding MCAT scores. Candidates should exhibit strong qualities of citizenship and dedication to the community. In order to maintain continued eligibility for this Scholarship Program, students must maintain passing grades in all courses.
Click here for the OMS Application
Academic Scholarship - Each semester IAU awards scholarships to new applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence in previous university coursework. Applicants who have an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher can be considered for this scholarship. The maximum award may not exceed $1500 off tuition each semester for the Basic Science portion of the MD program. In order to maintain continued eligibility for this Scholarship Program, students must maintain passing grades in all courses.
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US Military Veterans Grant - Veterans of the US Army, Navy and Air Force are eligible to apply for this grant which provides $500 off tuition each semester for the Basic Sciences portion of the MD program. 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. All awarded students must prove eligibility with official records and meet all admissions requirements of IAU College of Medicine. In order to maintain continued eligibility for this Scholarship Program, students must maintain passing grades in all courses.
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Medical Professional Scholarship - This scholarship can be awarded to certified EMTs, Paramedics, LVNs, RNs and similar licensed medical professionals who wish to pursue higher education with IAU College of Medicine. This scholarship provides $500 off tuition each semester for the Basic Science portion of the MD program. Proof of current certification and license along with other admissions requirements must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee. In order to maintain continued eligibility for this Scholarship Program, students must maintain passing grades in all courses.
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Saint Lucian Scholarship - We provide 100% of tuition for all four semesters of basic sciences to qualifying St Lucian citizens. In order to qualify for this scholarship the student must meet all requirements as well as have the St. Lucian Department of Education recommend the student and give ample reasons why the student should qualify. The scholarship does not include school fees, room, board, transportation or educational supplies. In order to maintain continued eligibility for this Scholarship Program, the student must maintain passing grades in all classes. The recipients are intended to practice medicine in St. Lucia. IAU does not guarantee clinical placement in the United States and applicants are subject to all US Immigration laws if they wish to do their Clinical Rotations in the USA.
Click here for the SLS Application