The Shaping Xavier Scholarship

A FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP toXavier University School of Medicine

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

We are excited to announce the Shaping Xavier Scholarship that will cover a student’s full tuition for the entire medical education!

Total Scholarship Value: $189,100

Scholarship Criteria

  1. Students must have been accepted to Xavier University School of Medicine for the May 2023 or September 2023 semester.
  2. Students must be entering Xavier University School of Medicine in MD-1.
  3. Students must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  4. Students must have an MCAT score of 490 or higher. (MCAT must have been taken within the past 18 months)
  5. Students 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.

May 2023 Scholarship

5 Shaping Xavier scholarships are available for the May 2023 semester. Students must receive their admissions decision and submit their scholarship application by March 15, 2023.

September 2023 Scholarship

15 Shaping Xavier scholarships are available for the September 2023 semester. Students must receive their admissions decision and submit their scholarship application by June 1, 2023.

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.

Building Tomorrow. Today.

An excellent school, a gorgeous environment, and the tools you need to succeed. Xavier University School of Medicine (XUSOM) offers everything you’re looking for — and more. Our esteemed faculty is comprised of distinguished physicians who are committed to preparing our students for success. We cultivate a positive environment  through small class sizes and engaged learning, so students can gain the most from their education.

Fully Accredited

Xavier is fully accredited. Students can practice anywhere in the US and Canada.

Academic Success

High pass rates on USMLE Step 1 and Step 2, and a high residency match rate.

Residential Campus

A brand new all-inclusive residential campus was opened in Fall 2021.

New Academic Campus

A brand new state of the art academic campus is set to open during Fall 2024.

To maintain the Shaping Xavier scholarship:

  • Students must not fail any courses and must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher in 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.
  • Student must reside at on-campus housing during their basic science semesters

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 you have any questions, please email