Community Outreach Award

Awarded to students who have shown exceptional dedication to their communities, hospitals, or charities.

Regardless of where you are in the enrollment process, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship if you think you qualify. If you have questions or further documentation to submit, please email

Award Amount

$10,000 towards tuition – renewable for two additional semesters ($30,000 maximum)

Final Application Deadline for January 2017 Semester

December 2, 2016

Final Award Date for January 2017 Semester

December 9, 2016

Eligibility requirements

  • Minimum undergraduate overall GPA of 3.0
  • For continued eligibility: Satisfactory academic progress
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (bachelor’s level)
  • Complete the award application
  • Personal statement, not to exceed 500 words, describing your participation in outreach activities, including communities, hospitals, charities, etc.  The statement should describe why these activities are important to you and provide in-depth description of one activity.
  • Letter of recommendation from a community partner or leader who can attest to your commitment and involvement in community outreach activities
  • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to AUC for the scholarship to be awarded
  • This award is open to incoming first-semester students only

Required documentation can be provided using the Upload Attachments button below, via email at, or mailed directly to AUC (with attention to the Scholarship Committee) at this address:

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
901 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 700
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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