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The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is offered to students who have a work/volunteer history with an RUSM graduate. This scholarship provides tuition assistance to students enrolling in Ross University School of Medicine’s MD program.

Initial Eligibility*

  • Letter of recommendation from a Ross University School of Medicine graduate
  • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to RUSM for the scholarship to be awarded
  • This scholarship is open to incoming first-semester students only
  • Complete and submit the scholarship application below

In addition to the initial eligibility requirements above, the following criteria will also be taken into consideration by the awarding committee when selecting eligible applicants to be awarded this scholarship:

  • MCAT score
  • GPA
  • Clinical experience, including shadowing/preceptorships
  • Special honors or recognition


Scholarship Amount

  • $24,170 (full cost of first semester tuition, one-time scholarship for first semester)
  • Note: Applicants who are not offered the Alumni Legacy Scholarship will automatically be offered a $500 Alumni Book Scholarship if they completed all initial eligibility requirements.


Deadline to Apply

August 2, 2019 for the September 2019 Semester
December 13, 2019 for the January 2020 Semester
April 10, 2020 for the May 2020 Semester
August 7, 2020 for the September 2020 Semester

For questions about this scholarship, please email Scholarships@RossU.edu.

*Must maintain full time enrollment status and remain in good academic standing for the first semester.

*Meeting the criteria above ensures you will be reviewed for the scholarship, but does not guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded.

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