Scholarship Application

To be completed by accepted students only. Submissions without acceptance will be discarded.

Step 1

Healthcare Professionals Grant


Awarded to qualified applicants who have a professional background in a health care profession and are now ready to expand on their knowledge.


Award Amount



  • $2,000 one-time awarded in term 1


Eligibility



  • Proof of current certification or license

  • Proof of full-time employment for at least six months in a recognized health profession including but not limited to: Nursing, EMT/Paramedic, Physician’s Assistant, Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, Pharmacist

  • Letter of recommendation from a relevant supervisor


Please note:



  • Scholarship candidates must be accepted as a student by UHSA before consideration

  • Scholarships may not be combined

  • Only new incoming students enrolling into their first term are eligible

  • Grant cannot be regained once lost


Dr. Yele Akande Grant for International Medical Students


Awarded to eligible international medical students, the Dr. Yele Akande Grant offers eligible incoming, first-semester students a pathway to becoming licensed, practicing physicians.


Award Amount


Grant covering the cost of the 4-year education. For students receiving this grant, the cost of tuition is reduced to:



  • $5,837 Per Term for the Basic Sciences (Six Terms)

  • $5,837 Per Term Clinical Sciences (Four Terms)


This grant excludes the following fees:



  • Normal academic fees

  • Malpractice Insurance for the clinical sciences

  • Room and board and any education supplies


Eligibility



  • Applicant must be a citizen & resident of an African, EU, or South Asian Country

  • Proof of residency (for example National ID, Driver’s license, or Recent utility bill)

  • A copy of your passport

  • One page essay stating why you should be considered for the grant

  • Must maintain good academic standing

  • Applicants who have taken college-level coursework in the United States or Canada are ineligible


Please note:



  • Scholarship candidates must be accepted as a student by UHSA before consideration

  • Scholarships may not be combined

  • Only new incoming students enrolling into their first term are eligible

  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress each term

  • Grant cannot be regained once lost

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