School of Medicine Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Each semester excellent incoming students at St. Matthew's University Medical School may earn a partial-tuition academic scholarship from the school. This scholarship may be renewed for each of the five basic science semesters.

St. Matthew's is proud to offer the academic scholarship to students who display exceptional promise in the pursuit of a medical degree. It is our way of rewarding excellence and encouraging individuals to pursue a medical degree.

At the time of application, candidates must:

» Have a strong undergraduate GPA and/or MCAT score.
» Submit an application requesting the consideration of the Scholarship Committee. To view the application, please click here.

Cayman Islands Scholarship

As part of St. Matthew's University's commitment to the country and citizens of the Cayman Islands, one Basic Science tuition and fees scholarship is offered to qualified Caymanian citizens each calendar year, beginning in the January term. This scholarship is awarded to a qualified applicant who meets all the admission requirements, shows exceptional promise for medical studies, is a current resident of the Cayman Islands and is dedicated to delivering health care to the country of the Cayman Islands. Applicants must submit a Letter of Request to the Scholarship Review Board explaining the desire for consideration. This letter should include (but not be limited to) examples of tenacity, compassion and commitment to helping others, and must be received by the Review Board prior to November 10.

Proof of current Caymanian residency required.

Jha Family Scholarship

The Jha Family Scholarship is given on behalf of the Jha Family. The Jha Family believes in the concept of leadership and its benefit to the medical profession. The $3,000 per calendar year ($1,000 a semester) scholarship is open to new and current students who meet the criteria below. St. Matthew's University is proud to offer this scholarship to students who display exceptional leadership skills in the medical field. It is our way of rewarding leadership while encouraging individuals to pursue a medical degree.

At the time of application, candidates must:

» Have documented proof of participating in a leadership capacity.
» One letter of recommendation from a person that can attest to your leadership ability.
» Overall GPA not lower than 3.0
» Submit a letter requesting the consideration of the Scholarship Committee to the Director of Admissions, Adriana Marin-Negron at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The letter must include (but not limited to): leadership abilities, community achievement and any leadership awards received.