Academic Scholarships

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Scholarships

Texila American University (TAU) recognizes the academic excellence, community, and volunteer service(s) of our applicants. We have established a number of full and partial scholarships to qualified students for each entering semester. Scholarship criteria are competitive and funding is limited; eligible students are encouraged to apply in a timely manner for review. Applicants and accepted students are invited to apply for available scholarships posted on our University website.

Please Note: Scholarship applications are only available to first-year, incoming students & Not for transfer students. Scholarships are limited to certain numbers in each category.

Academic Achievement Scholarship

Limited scholarships are awarded to students, who have demonstrated academic excellence in the Pre-Med Program. An application for this scholarship is not required, as qualified, deserving students are nominated by the Admissions Committee. Details are as follows:

MD Scholarships

A grant of 15% on the tuition fee per semester for the 1st three semesters will be awarded to those students possessing an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.8 or higher, and a pre-requisite GPA of 3.5 or higher

PRE-MED Scholarships

A grant of $15% Pre-Med semester will be awarded to those students possessing a Final High School GPA of 3.5 on the 4.0 scale and SAT score of 1300 to include a combined verbal and Math score, or a composite ACT score of 27 or higher and otherwise accepted by the Admissions Committee.

A minimum final GPA of 3.0 must be maintained to continue to receive the benefits of the awarded scholarship.

TAU Global Citizen Grant

Limited half-tuition scholarships are awarded to students, who have demonstrated strong personal qualities of citizenship, dedication to the community or public service, and academic excellence, and are classified as an under-represented minority in the field of medicine. The grant covers 25% of the tuition for the duration of 1st year of the MD program. Ideally, applicants will possess a minimum of an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher, and a pre-requisite GPA of 3.0 or higher and are otherwise accepted by the Admissions Committee. this is for MD programs only.

TAU- Veterans Honour Scholarships

A grant of 25% of the tuition fee per semester for 1st and 2nd year, (Basic Sciences only) 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, which are verified by DD214. All awardees must prove eligibility from official records and candidates must otherwise meet all admissions standards of TAU. to maintain continued eligibility for the TAU scholarship program, students must maintain satisfactory academic progress.

TAU- Native American Indian Students

The scholarship will also provide tuition toward the 16 month Pre-medical degree program. TAU will offer 25% of the tuition fee as scholarship for all Basic Science and Pre-medical courses. The Scholarship does not include room, board, transportation or educational supplies.

In order to continue eligibility for the TAU Scholarship Program, the student must maintain satisfactory academic progress.

TAU- CARICOM Scholarship

Under this program, TAU offers full tuition waiver for the Basic Sciences ( Pre Clinical) , to ONE applicant selected, who is a citizen of CARICOM region. In order to maintain continued eligibility for the scholarship program, the student must maintain at least 3.2 grades in all prior classes.

TAU- Guyana Scholarship

Under this program, TAU offers full tuition waiver for the Basic Sciences ( Pre-clinical) , to ONE applicant selected, who is a citizens of Guyana and must have completed his schooling in Guyana. In order to maintain continued eligibility for the scholarship program, the student must maintain at least 3.2 grades in all prior classes.

The Scholarship Committee must receive all applications and supporting documentation at least four weeks prior to the start of the semester. Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing and by phone within two weeks of the Committee's decision.

NOTE:

Students already in ONE form of Scholarship will not be eligible for another scholarship. The number of scholarships is limited and served on first come first serve basis. The Admissions committee is the final authority on award of scholarships

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