Scholarships

AICASA recognize the academic excellence, community and volunteer service of our applicants.

With the objective of encouraging meritorious students, academic excellence, community and volunteer service of our applicants, AICASA has established an endowment of a select number of full and partial scholarships to qualified students for each entering semester. Scholarship criteria are competitive and funding is limited. Accepted students are invited to apply for available scholarships posted on the university website. AICASA scholarships do not preclude you from seeking outside grants, scholarships and awards.

PLEASE NOTE: Scholarship/Grant applications are only available to first-year, incoming students

Scholarships/Grants Offered

Scholarship for Indian Citizens and Residents

$96,500 scholarship broken down by:

  • $10,000 scholarship awarded $2,500 per semester of the 4 semester AICASA pre-med program.
  • $47,500 scholarship awarded $9,500 per semester of the 5 basic science semesters of AUA College of Medicine MD program.
  • $39,000 scholarship awarded $7,800 per semester of the 5 clinical science semesters of AUA College of Medicine MD program.

The scholarship does not include room, board, transportation, or education supplies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must submit an application along with proof of residency in India (no older than two months from application date), copy of passport, and a one page personal statement indicating why you should be considered for the scholarship.
  • Applicants who have taken college-level coursework in the US or Canada are ineligible for this scholarship.
  • AICASA applicants must possess a final secondary school GPA of 3.6 or higher on the 4.0 scale.
  • Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress each semester to continue eligibility.
  • To apply, download the application here: CRI

Canadian Scholarship

Award Amount

$10,000 scholarship awarded $2,500 per semester of the 4 semester AICASA pre-med program.

The scholarship does not include room, board, transportation, or education supplies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Proof of residency in Canada (no older than two months from application date)
  • One page personal statement indicating why you should be considered for the scholarship. 
  • AICASA applications will be individually considered based on a holistic review of their transcripts and other documents. 
  • Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress each semester to continue eligibility.
  • To apply, download the application here: CSA

The Antiguan Tuition Grant

  • A limited number of Antiguan Tuition Grants are available only to Antiguan citizens currently enrolled at AICASA.

  • The grant provides full tuition for the entire medical education program leading to an MD degree. The grant does not cover room, board, transportation, or educational supplies.

  • Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress each semester to continue eligibility.

Montserrat Tuition Grant

  • One grant per every calendar year is awarded to a citizen of Montserrat enrolling into AICASA.
  • The grant provides full tuition for the entire medical education program leading to an MD degree. The grant does not cover room, board, transportation, or educational supplies.
  • Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress each semester to continue eligibility.

CARICOM Tuition Grant

  • AICASA is pleased to assist the career aspirations of students from the Caribbean community (CARICOM) by offering a special tuition grant for the Basic Sciences Enhancement Program and the Non-Degree Program
  • All Applicants must submit an application along with a copy of their passport, birth certificate, and proof of address.
  • CARICOM citizens who are accepted into AICASA's Basic Sciences Enhancement Program and the Non-Degree Program will receive a 30% grant off their tuition cost. The tuition grant does not include room, board, transportation, or educational supplies.
  • Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress each semester to continue eligibility.
  • To apply, download the application here: CARICOM.

Before You Apply for One of These Scholarships, Please Make Sure You Have the Following:

  • Completed enrollment application (as applicable to AICASA).
  • Completed scholarship application.
  • Copies of all your transcripts from all schools/colleges/universities attended (if not already submitted to Admissions Department).
  • Letter of recommendation specifically for scholarship from a professional or academic source.

All applications should be submitted to:

Admissions Department; ATTN:
Karen Ash
Scholarship Coordinator
Manipal Education Americas, LLC Representative for
AICASA
One Battery Park Plaza, Floor 33
New York, NY 10004
kash@auamed.org

Phone: 212-661-8899 x 185

Fax: 973-498-7707