St. George’s University Introduces Merit-Based Scholarship

Bangalore, 17th January 2024 – St. George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine, Grenada, in the Caribbean, has introduced a merit-based scholarship exclusively for its international students. The University’s expanded award portfolio highlights SGU’s dedication to fostering financially sustainable education and recognition of academic excellence.

The newly introduced Academic Merit Scholarship award is available to incoming international students, alongside the existing International Peace Bursary and Global Scholars Bursary, with eligible students able to qualify for multiple awards. Determined by predicted academic performance, the merit-based scholarship aims to acknowledge and reward students’ academic accomplishments. 

 Recognising the pivotal role of education in shaping the future of healthcare, SGU highly values and actively invests in learning opportunities. The expanded awards portfolio reflects its commitment to students, which extends beyond academics to address the individual needs of applicants and their families to provide comprehensive support. 

The latest program for international applicants places high regard on merit and achievement, acknowledging the dedicated efforts of students, and aims to provide a pathway to achieve their goals that both fosters diversity and ensures access to education for applicants from various backgrounds. The launch of the scholarship reaffirms SGU’s dedication to alleviating financial burdens associated with medical school which has seen over 22,000 SGU School of Medicine graduates succeed in the US and around the world*.

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David Anthonisz, Executive Director of International Student Recruitment at SGU, said: “St. George’s University warmly invites dedicated and academically accomplished applicants to seize this opportunity to pursue medical school education. We believe in creating an environment of excellence, where aspiring students can build rewarding careers in the demanding field of medicine without the burden of financial stressors. The students of today are the doctors of tomorrow, and we are invested in supporting their academic growth and success at every touchpoint of their journey at SGU.” 

*Based on the number of students who have completed the Doctor of Medicine program from 1981-2023.

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