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The Community Health Leadership Award is offered to students who have made significant contributions to their communities through volunteer work or research. This award provides tuition assistance to students enrolling in Ross University School of Medicine’s MD program.

Initial Eligibility*

  • Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale – OR – minimum “old” MCAT score of 20 / “new” MCAT score of 490*
  • Evidence of prior volunteer or research work
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (equivalent to U.S. Bachelor’s Degree)
  • This award is open to incoming first-semester students only. Students do not need to apply for this award.
  • Must maintain full time enrollment status and remain in good academic standing.


Award Amount

  • $7,500 - $15,000 awarded toward semester one tuition


For questions about this award, please email scholarships@rossu.edu.

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

*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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