The Fofoti Scholarship

A FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP toXavier University School of MedicineFor Two Aruban Students

Part of Xavier University School of Medicine’s mission is to make  medical education affordable.

We are excited to announce the Fofoti Scholarship that will cover two Aruban students’ full tuition for their entire medical education at Xavier!

Total Scholarship Value: $215,100

Scholarship Criteria

  1. Student must have been born in Aruba and be a current Aruban citizen.
  2. Student must have been accepted to Xavier University School of Medicine for the September 2023 semester.
  3. Complete VWO and have your diploma.
  4. Student must have grades of 7 or above.
  5. Student must submit a personal essay (no more than 600 words) about why they want to attend Xavier University School of Medicine and why they should receive this prestigious full tuition scholarship.

To maintain the Fofoti scholarship:

  • Students must not fail any courses and must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher in pre-med and basic science.
  • Scholarships must pass USMLE Step 1 on their first attempt and maintain a GPA of 3.5 GPA or higher in clinical science.
  • Students must not receive any disciplinary actions while a student of XUSOM.
  • Students must have continuous enrollment. There should be no interruptions or discontinuation in studies.

Scholarships may be rescinded if terms are not met, and the student will be responsible for full tuition. Awards are disbursed in the Student Management System as a credit toward your tuition. Scholarship offers are at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee, and the committee reserves the right to approve or deny a student for any reason.

If students do not meet all of the criteria, or are not selected as one of the scholarship recipients, they will automatically be considered for many of the other scholarships that XUSOM offers.

If you have any questions, please email

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