This award recognizes students who have made contributions to the communities of Sint Maarten during their medical sciences education. Awardees have used leadership skills to increase student participation in community engagement initiatives. The awardee's leadership in developing community engagement initiatives has also fostered an asset-based approach to collaboration, with attention to diversity and inclusion among people living in Sint Maarten. 
Award Amount: $5,000 one-time award towards tuition (applied the following semester)
Deadline: March 7, 2024 by 4:00 p.m. AST

Eligibility requirements
  • Must be a currently enrolled 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th semester student (UK Track students are not eligible)
  • Complete the award application (see below)
  • Personal essay (see below)
To apply for the Social Accountability Scholarship, submit an essay that describes the following:

1.    Describe your contributions to the communities of St. Maarten and what you have learned about the community.

2.    Describe the diversity among the communities you have collaborated with, highlighting the assets of those diverse communities.

3.    Describe how these activities have contributed to your self-development and the development of your peers as future physicians.

4.     Describe your plan for continued engagement from an asset-based perspective during your enrollment at AUC.

5.     Please report if you have an existing AUC-provided scholarship and the amount of that source of support.

Please upload a photo of yourself in your white coat. Photos of scholarship recipients will be included in the ceremony.

Photos should be headshots (taken from the waist up) in your white coat. Hold your camera or phone horizontally so your photo is landscape and make sure you are in a well-lit area and against a plain background. Photos should be high-resolution if possible.

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* 1. First Name:

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* 2. Last Name:

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* 3. Student ID (D#):

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* 4. AUC Email Address:

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* 5. Current AUC Semester:

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* 6. Please upload your personal essay.

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* 7. Please upload a photo of yourself.

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