The cost of Caribbean Med School is often split into semesters or key stages of study. You’ll also have to factor in the price of other charges like administrative costs, insurance fees, and other costs.
US students qualify for financial aid and for student loans. However, everyone outside the US isn’t eligible and would need to pay the university directly.
You could take out a private loan to cover the cost of studying Medicine in the Caribbean. You’ll have to pay interest and you’ll need to go through credit checks, which can be challenging for students that haven’t had the opportunity to build a decent credit rating.
International AUA students in years three and four can apply for loans with specialist lenders. Find out more on their website.
There are many scholarship opportunities with Caribbean Medical Schools, so it’s definitely a route worth exploring before you apply.
AUA has more than 20 different scholarships available! Many of these are automatically awarded to students that qualify when they’re accepted and don’t even need to be applied for. Students from the UK are awarded grants of up to $65,000 (USD) to help offset the cost of their education, for example. AUA also offers additional awards, some of which total up to $100,000 (USD)
Visit AUA’s scholarships and grants page to review the full list and learn more.
AUC offers an International Student Scholarship to applicants who are citizens or permanent residents of a country outside of the United States or Canada. If you’re an incoming first-semester student or a transfer student, you’re eligible. You’ll get $8,000 each semester of enrolment of the MD program, during ten (10) semesters of enrolment, where tuition charges are applied in the semester, with a maximum lifetime value of $80,000.
This scholarship will be awarded to qualified applicants during the enrolment process, after submission of a completed application to AUC. Find out more on their website.
Partial-tuition bursary awards are available to eligible non-US citizen/permanent residents who demonstrate financial need.
The International Peace Bursary program is committed to promoting a student body made up of diverse nationalities and cultural backgrounds that will contribute to a worldwide medical community.
The Global Scholars Bursary is available to eligible non-US citizen/permanent residents entering the St. George’s University of Grenada School of Medicine/Northumbria University (SGU/NU) 4-Year MD Program. It is committed to promoting a student body made up of diverse nationalities and cultural backgrounds specifically within the SGU/NU program, which will contribute to a worldwide medical community.
Partial-tuition bursary awards are granted to international students dedicated to the enhancement of medical care systems. These awards are grants-in-aid and do not have to be repaid. Visit their website to find out more.
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