Canadian Founder Scholarship

The Canadian Scholarship is offered to students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. This merit-based scholarship provides tuition assistance to students enrolling in Ross University School of Medicine’s MD program. 

Initial Eligibility

  • Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale – OR – minimum “old” MCAT score of 23 / “new” MCAT score of 496*
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (equivalent to U.S. Bachelor’s Degree)
  • This scholarship is open to incoming first-semester students only. Students do not need to apply for this scholarship.

Award Amount

  • $15,000

Continued Eligibility

  • Must maintain full time enrollment status and remain in good academic standing.

For questions about this scholarship, please email

* The “new” MCAT refers to scores from testing dates in April 2015 and later. Prior testing dates are part of the “old” MCAT exam.